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Link Generator Quick Start Guide


Link Generator Quick Start Guide

The Link Generator is a tool you can use to create an affiliate link in the partner portal. This enables people to click your link, make a Qualifying Transaction, and ensure you earn commission.

Creating an affiliate link with Link Generator

To create an affiliate link:
  1. Log into your partner account at https://partner.ebay.com/
  2. Select Link Generator from the Tools drop-down menu:
    select Link Generator
  3. You will see the following screen:
    Link Generator menu
  4. Select your Campaign from the drop-down menu:
    Select your campaign
  5. Add a custom ID so you better track and optimize your performance in the future:
    Add custom ID
  6. Find the URL of the item on eBay that you want to promote and paste it into the eBay URL address field.
  7. Click the Generate Link button.
  8. You will see several options for you to share your item with your affiliate details included in the link. You can choose to share a simple URL, HTML code, or Javascript, and whether you want the link to open in a new browser tab:
    Select how to share your link
  9. Click the Copy Link button. You will know it worked when the button text changes to Copied!
    Copy Link
  10. Paste your link wherever you want to promote this eBay item to your audience.