EPN TV: Affiliate Marketing Advice from the Pros

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For this episode of EPN TV, we went straight to the professionals for their top affiliate marketing tips. Their feedback was invaluable, and, regardless of your experience or skill level, you can start using this advice today.

Our friend Chris Brogan, CEO of Owner Media Group and New York Times Bestselling Author weighed in alongside our partners from WatchCount, Rebuyers.com, Zuburbia, and WikiBuy to provide you with some exclusive insight into earning, optimizing and growing as an eBay affiliate partner.

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From making your buyer the hero to building an audience with trust, here are a few resources to help you implement this advice in the best way for you:

  • Make sure you’re attracting buyers that best align with your goals and your brand. Try one or more of these 5 strategies to identify your target audience and increase your traffic.
  • To build trust with your audience, be transparent and responsive. Engage in social media communities, personify your business and give your message some legs. Of course, social media platforms are not one-size-fits-all. Read this article for more information on picking the best social media channels for your eBay affiliate business.
  • To feature relevant listings that improve the lives of your identified target audience, leverage the data provided to you. Follow these instructions to effectively use eBay data to turn more clicks into higher-paying conversions.
  • Wrap your listings in quality content that tells a story. Award-winning entrepreneur Syed Balkhi recommends that, rather than writing your web content for search engines, “Write for people, but with search engines in mind.” Click here to learn how.

To help you customize all of this to fit your needs, we offer a growing suite of solutions for every affiliate business model. Whether you drive buyers from your blog, social media channels, emails, or your website, you can find the affiliate marketing tools that are best for you right here.

If you have any questions or feedback, please email us anytime at AskEPN@ebay.com. For even more ways to earn, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, exclusive insights, and unique networking opportunities, join our members-only Insiders community.