eBay moves away from Commission Junction

  1. Hovalis profile image81
    Hovalisposted 10 years ago

    For a moment I thought I had got an early April Fool's joke. I just received an email from eBay saying that they are going to be running their own affiliate program from April 1st. Did anyone else get the same email? If so, how will this affect HubPages? I assume there'll be some kind of phase-over period, and we'll have to get new affiliate ID's on for our pages here?

    Here's a copy and paste of the email sans my real name.

    We are excited to announce eBay�s new global affiliate platform: the eBay Partner Network.

    The new platform will go live on April 1st, 2008 PST, at which point eBay will no longer be running its affiliate program through Commission Junction.  Beginning April 1st, affiliates should register with eBay Partner Network and migrate their links from CJ to the new platform. 

    While CJ and ValueClick have been valuable partners to eBay throughout the years, we�ve decided to give our affiliate community a customized experience for eBay affiliates.

    All the great tools and benefits of working with the eBay program will remain the same â�� access to the Editor Kit and affiliate API, the flexible destination tool, the great payout structure.  In addition, the eBay partner network will provide several new features:
    â�¢    Easy global registration to multiple countries simultaneously
    â�¢    New, targeted banners and rich media creatives
    â�¢    New landing page optimization and geo-targeting capabilities
    â�¢    More detailed reporting capabilities for eBayâ��s programs

    The eBay Partner Network and Commission Junction will run in parallel for one month through this process, so please plan to complete your migration by May 1st, 2008. 

    You can receive an additional 5% bonus for all traffic tracked through eBay Partner Network in April 2008 (bonus applicable to traffic sent to Half.com and US, UK, Australia, Canada, Italy, India and Spain eBay sites).  The sooner you migrate, the more youâ��ll earn!  Just:
    â�¢    Register with eBay Partner Network on April 1, 2008
    â�¢    Confirm your registration, and obtain your new identifiers
    â�¢    Update your links with your new identifiers.
    â�¢    Reminder: Please plan to complete migration by May 1, 2008.

    You will receive more information and step by step directions for the transition on April 1st.  A special help desk to answer your questions about migration will also be available starting April 1st.  You can find more details, including a list of programs that will be affected, at http://affiliates.ebay.com.

    Thanks for being a valued partner.  Weâ��re excited for a successful transition, and the opportunity to grow your business through even more innovations, information and communication moving forward! 


    Sincerely,

    eBay�s Affiliates Managers

  2. About-The-Home profile image61
    About-The-Homeposted 10 years ago

    Yes I got the same email, in fact I got 3 or 4 of them for the different countries.

    Didn't seem like an April fool although that thought crossed my mind too.

    It would be nice to here something official from hubpages.

    Maddie? Are you making an announcement in your new capacity?

  3. topstuff profile image58
    topstuffposted 10 years ago

    If so it does not matter.enjoy

 
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