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Stores Referral Credit
Start Getting 50% of your Final Value Fees back!
 
Here's what you need to do:
Promote your eBay Store on the Web
Promote your eBay Store in printed materials
Promote your eBay Store in emails


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To qualify for Store Referral Credit:

The buyer must enter your eBay Store or go to one of your Store Inventory listings directly from a location outside of eBay, Inc. The buyer must go to your Store because of your promotion
The buyer's Web browser must accept "cookies."
The buyer must purchase the item during the same Web browser session used to enter your Store
The item sold must be in Store Inventory format (regular Auction and Fixed Price listings are not applicable for Store Referral Credit)

 
Promote your eBay Store on the Web
Direct buyers to your Store by creating links on Web pages outside of eBay.

Decide which part of your Store you'd like to bring buyers to. In addition to your Store's main page, you can include links to these parts of your Store to become eligible for the credit:

The item page of one of your Store Inventory listings
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Your About the Store page (your About Me page)
A custom category within your Store
A search results page within your Store, based on keywords you've specified
Follow the steps on the Store Referral Credit FAQ Help page to obtain your 50% credit on Final Value Fees

 
Promote your eBay Store in printed material

If you promote your eBay Store in printed materials, such as business cards, packing slips, or printed advertisements, continue to show the simple URL of your Store's main page (www.stores.ebay.com/yourstorename). You do not need to add the referral code described above.

Users who see your promotion in printed materials will need to type the URL to your Store in their Web browser. eBay's system automatically detects when this happens and interprets the user as coming from your off-eBay promotion, thus making you eligible for the Store Referral Credit.

Note: If a user clicks on a bookmark to your Store that they've saved in their Web browser, this will also make you eligible for the credit.


Promote your eBay Store in emails
Email communications with buyers are another great way to promote your Store and earn the Store Referral Credit. Follow the instructions above for promoting your Store on Web sites, including a link to your Store with the referring ID code in the URL you send to prospective buyers. (e.g. http://stores.ebay.com/yourstorename?refid=store).

Once you've set up your off-eBay promotions, your part is done. Now all you have to do is wait for the many visitors you've drawn to your Store to buy your Store Inventory items!

Please remember: All of the following conditions must be met to qualify for the credit:
The buyer must enter your eBay Store or go to one of your Store Inventory listings directly from a location outside of eBay. The buyer must go to your Store because of your promotion
The buyer's Web browser must accept "cookies."
The buyer must purchase the item during the same Web browser session used to enter your Store
The item sold must be in Store Inventory format (regular Auction and Fixed Price listings are not applicable for Store Referral Credit)

Still have questions? Click here for Store Referral Credit FAQs.





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