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eBay Partner Network (ePN) and affiliate programs

Program overview

eBay Partner Network, eBay's in-house affiliate program, offers a way for you to make money by driving buyers to eBay, without having to sell or ship anything. All you need is a blog, website, social network or mobile app to refer buyers to eBay and earn commissions.

Four steps to eBay's Affiliate Program, eBay Partner Network (ePN):

  • Apply: Complete a quick online application to join ePN.

  • Create: Use ePN tools to create eBay affiliate links.

  • Promote: Add ePN links to your blog, website, social network pages or mobile apps to promote eBay items.

  • Earn: You'll earn a commission when your visitors click on your ePN links and make a Winning Bid or Buy It Now purchase.

Applying to eBay Partner Network

If you have a content site, mobile app, shopping comparison site, social presence or other online business, we encourage you to apply to ePN. It's free to join and it takes just a few minutes to apply on the eBay Partner Network site.

Creating links

After becoming a member of ePN, you'll receive access to tools to help you easily create trackable links to eBay. These links can direct your users to specific eBay listings (including your own), search results pages and many other locations.

Adding links

After you create your ePN links, you'll add them to your blog, website, social network pages or mobile apps. You can add as many links as you like, and can focus on promoting specific items or categories that will appeal to your visitors.

Earning commissions

When visitors click through your ePN links and make purchases on eBay, you'll earn commissions. Commissions vary by product category, and are based on a percentage of eBay's earnings for that transaction. When you drive a new buyer to make a purchase, you'll earn an additional commission bonus.

Visit eBay Partner Network for more information and to become an eBay affiliate.

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