You can easily create eBay affiliate links for use in your niche stores or elsewhere. When eBay’s affiliate accounts were still with Commissions Junction (CJ) you could create affiliate links using eBay’s Flexible Destination Tool. Now that eBay has moved their affiliate program from CJ to their own EPN you can still use the Flexible Destination Tool but it is now located in your EPN account and it is now called Link Generator.
My instructions to create eBay affiliate links
|Log in to your eBay EPN account.|
|Click the ‘Tools‘ tab and ‘Link Generator‘ link.|
|Enter or choose the following:|
|Advertiser = eBay (or Half if you are promoting Half.com items)|
|Link Type = Custom URL|
|Custom URL = URL to the page you are creating an affiliate link for|
|Geo-Target = Yes, if you can (I’ve not been able to get this option to work)|
|Select program to apply = country you are targeting (i.e. eBay US)|
|Campaign Name or ID = Name or ID for store you are creating link for|
|Custom ID = Something descriptive so you can see if link is working (i.e. shop-safely-on-ebay)|
|Click the ‘Generate Link‘ button.|
|Copy the link from any of the three link options at the bottom and paste it to your desired location. I only use the ‘URL Only’ link because I add the links created here to my sites and don’t need the other two options.|
Some of the instructions I’ve written instructions for that use eBay affiliate links you create include:
|How to Add a ‘Safety on eBay’ Page to Your Site|
|How to Add External Links Alphabetically to Your Site’s Sidebar|
|How to Add External Links to Your Site’s Sidebar|
|How to Send Ad Viewers to the Actual Items you Advertise on USFreeads|
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