Please help! Ebay has highjacked one of my hubs!

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  1. wrenfrost56 profile image77
    wrenfrost56posted 9 years ago

    I do not have an account set up with ebay, yet I have just found one of there ads on one of my hubs? What can I do and is that allowed and why? Any help would be greatly appreciatd much thanks in advance.

  2. Michael Willis profile image77
    Michael Willisposted 9 years ago

    I would be interested in this question also. If EBay refuses you as a partner in the money part of it, how can they be on your hub if you do not add their capsule?

  3. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    perhaps its under the Hubpages ID, when it's their impression.

  4. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 9 years ago

    Most likely what you are seeing is an eBay advertisement that is run through Google as part of AdSense.  You'll be paid for clicks on that ad by Google.

  5. relache profile image83
    relacheposted 9 years ago

    eBay cannot hijack a Hub. 

    You are aware that HubPages runs general ads on the site to pay for all of this, right?  If it was a sponsored ad, that's how those get there.

    You can add eBay capsules and sell things even if you haven't joined eBay's affiliate program, it's just that HubPages would get all the earnings in that case.

    I suggest you read the entire FAQ as you seem to be unclear on some of the finer details of how HubPages operates.

    1. Michael Willis profile image77
      Michael Willisposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I have read the FAQ and did again just to be sure I did not miss it. It says after you sign up with the affiliates. Not just one affiliate that all can post on your site.
      If it is through Google, then fine. Just say that. No need to sound patronizing.

      1. relache profile image83
        relacheposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        IMO, I wasn't being patronizing, I was doing some friendly teasing.  What my "voice" sounds to me in my head as I type and what you "hear" as you read can't be correlated.  If I decide to be patronizing, you'll know...

        1. Michael Willis profile image77
          Michael Willisposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Thank you for explaining.
          I hope you can see in the FAQ why the info there about the original post can lead to a question though. It is really not that clear to what was being asked.
          For those who have been here for a long time they may have figured this out already or have been told.
          Sometimes the members of longevity may need to add a little help to those of us who are not as informed on some issues.

      2. Whitney05 profile image83
        Whitney05posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I hate to say it, but she always sounds like that, but usually when the answer is simple and a simple read of the FAQs could answer. Relache is very blunt and to the point.

        No offense to you or anything, but I think this question has been answered before.

        But like what has been said, you're probably seeing a google add, and yes you can still add ebay capsules and HP would just profit since you were denied. I'd suggest trying ebay again though, you never know since HP has spoken with ebay and they have the new verification feature thing, you never know, you may be approved. If you want to that is.

  6. wrenfrost56 profile image77
    wrenfrost56posted 9 years ago

    Will do thanks. I guess there are A LOT of finer points I missed when I sighned up for hubpages and whack off great ebay ads where one of them! Still I suppose a click is a click.

  7. sunforged profile image66
    sunforgedposted 9 years ago

    lmao should be happy to take money from ebay whatever way possible.

    why would ePn be interested in a partnership with a service (the complaining hubbers) that have less than a dozen web properties,prob not even worth the paperwork.(even automated)

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image77
      wrenfrost56posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I like complaining, i'm british.

      1. sunforged profile image66
        sunforgedposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        nothing wrong with complaining! ...its just common to see people downright outraged when they cant get into ePn, they are usually sitting on 3-4 hubs, 50 visitors a month, no other sites, and wondering why one of the most trafficked sites in the entire web doesnt want to partner up with them

        Doesnt seem directly applicable to either of you yet, but im sure if the thread lives long enough it will relate to many comments

        ePn is becoming increasingly more stringent and less worthwhile anyway..(not in reference to hubs)


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