Although I make money with the ebay partner network - I am not really an expert and had a question for any experts out there.
Since the Panda update, the quality of traffic here has dropped considerably as far as EPN goes - basically not buying traffic any more - presumably because it is not US based, so therefore may click and visit ebay, but not buy anything.
Upshot is - my EPN click values here have dropped drastically (down to 0 cents some days) and this is bringing my average click values down.
My question is - does anyone know at what point my account will be in jeopardy because the click values are so low if I continue sending poor converting traffic?
i refrain from claiming expertise..
but with similar concerns I can state that long periods under .04 is considered a danger zone, and many at .02 level complain about cancellation at EPn and phpBay forums
Careful use of campaigns SHOULD provide some protection.
A 3k item sale saved me this month, but I may not be able to continue ePn at Hubs
Thanks - I am trying to decide what to do before I get my account canceled. Haven't quite got down that low across my account, but the HP values are worrying. I run a separate campaign for HP, but I am still concerned with how poor the value has become.
Yay! Good for you on the big sale.
I remembered this thread -
Yes, mine dropped too, but not to that point, and has picked up some now. But you are right to be concerned.
Mine hasn't dropped at all - the income has, but not the click value.
Mind you, I've never written any Hubs targeted directly at eBay sales. I also went through my Hubs a while ago (after a post by Sunforged) and removed eBay from a lot of my Hubs, leaving only the ones where the product was directly related.
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