Why Join the eBay Partner Network?
eBay Developers Program members can join the eBay Partner Network (
Join eBay's affiliate network for:
- Very competitive commissions
- Bonuses paid for driving new and reactivated buyers
- Access to eBay's unmatched inventory selection that includes items that appeal to any audience
It's easy to get started with ePN: just set aside 3 minutes to fill in an application, and you'll soon be on your way to exploring a new stream of revenue! Note:
How do Affiliates Access the eBay API?
Get access to the eBay API in just four easy steps:
- Become an eBay
- Review the API License and terms and conditions.
- Join the eBay Developers Program.
- Generate your application keys to use the eBay APIs and to start developing with eBay APIs.
Check out our Step-by-Step Guide to learn how to build applications with eBay APIs.
What is eBay's affiliate program, and how does it relate to the eBay Developers Program?
eBay Partner Network, which is eBay's in-house affiliate network, offers publishers and developers a way to earn commissions for driving buyers to make purchases on eBay. eBay Developers Program members, using eBay's APIs to power buying applications, can also join the eBay Partner Network for the potential to earn money for referring traffic to eBay. Some eBay APIs, such as the Finding API, support affiliate tracking, which is necessary to identify the traffic you drive to eBay. For example, when you submit a search request with the Finding API, using your
The following APIs support affiliate tracking:
How do I join eBay's affiliate program?
Fill out a brief application to join the eBay Partner Network. If you're already a member of the eBay Developers Program, you'll want to include your developer ID in order to associate your accounts. eBay Partner Network offers a quick approval process, and you'll receive access to resources and instructions for everything you need to get started.
How am I compensated for affiliate traffic?
When you drive traffic that converts into a purchase, you'll earn a percentage of eBay's revenue. Essentially, the more revenue your traffic generates for eBay, the more you'll be paid. Pricing is based on a set of category-level commission rates, ranging from 40% to 80%. You can earn even more with a 200% bonus by driving new and reactivated eBay buyers to purchase. Visit the
How does eBay know the traffic is from me?