If someone clicks an affiliate X's ebay link and the ebay cookie is activated - then leaves and comes back 5 minutes later, but comes back through Affiliate Y's ebay link...
which cookie is in effect, and which affiliate gets credit for any sales made?
Affiliate Y's cookie is in effect. Cookies get overwritten like this all of the time.
This is why coupon affiliates are so controversial. You convince a shopper to buy through your site. They go through the checkout process to the point where there is a request for a coupon code. Even if the merchant has no active coupon, many shoppers open another window, google for a coupon, visit the affiliate site, a cookie is set, and they return to the check out process.
You get no credit for the sale. This isn't ebay, but you lose all the same.
by Kate Swanson 4 years ago
eBay is changing its affiliate scheme in October and there is one HUGE change which has been sneaked in.Their cookie is now a 24-hour cookie, same as Amazon. For Hubbers, that makes eBay effectively worthless and I strongly recommend you remove your eBay capsules! Amazon will now be a...
by Susana Serer 7 years ago
I saw this on the UK news yesterday. The European parliament is implementing a new privacy law (from 25th May) that will require websites to get "explicit consent" to track users via cookies. My immediate thought was that any affiliate marketers that target the European markets will need...
by Paul Edmondson 4 years ago
We are going to increase Amazon earnings for most of you! Amazon is becoming part of the HP Earnings program. In early November folks will have the opportunity to switch to get paid their Amazon earnings through the HP Earnings program. For new Hubbers, this will greatly simplify...
by bigmikeh 9 years ago
Nobody else seems to have picked this up, (and accuse me of cross posting if you wish as there is another dormant thread) but the new eBay Partner Network (EPN) policy effective Monday statesPublishers may only place links and/or promotional content on sites they own. Affiliate links on third...
by Dale Mazurek 8 years ago
Well everyone here know that I am a marketer but many dont know what I do. Well I will not start telling you but I will tell you what I dont do anymore.Up until last month I was an eBay affiliate and had been for almost 17 months. Things started slow but in the last 6 or 8 months things...
by Rajinder Soni 9 years ago
I just received an email today from ebay stating that they are starting quality click pricing for new users from 1st of Septembers and for old users like me and you from 1st of October.Now we will earn some money when visitors on our hubs will click products on our ebay widgets. Please read this...
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