eBay

Make your own eBay widget!

eBay’s new affiliate program, eBay Partner Network, is an excellent source of income for product-related blogs and websites. It takes some skill, however, to integrate eBay links and images into content and templates. The program offers several creatives that can be pasted into sidebar widgets. However, I found them to be slow-loading as well as poorly converting (to sales). I decided to make my own eBay Sidebar Widget. You can see an example of the widget (GPS on eBay) running in the sidebar just to the right. Does it make money? Yup, it does. That’s why it gets a prime position. I have outlined the steps below. The WordPress PHP widget and TWP auction code are free. Steps to make your own eBay widget 1. Download and install the WordPress PHP Code Widget. 2. Download TWP Auctions. 3. Upload the files twpauctions.php and twpfunctions.php to your root directory. 4. Go…