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New on #MarketingNerds: How eBay’s Search Technology Helps Users Find Your Listings

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New on #MarketingNerds: How eBay’s Search Technology Helps Users Find Your Listings

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Dan Fain, Vice President of Search Technology at eBay Inc., joins me for today’s podcast to discuss eBay’s proprietary search technology, which they use to help both sellers and users in search results. More specifically, our discussion touched on how eBay’s evolving machine learning search technology helps users find the listings they are looking for.

Dan describes the parts of each listing eBay’s algorithm searches to contextually find the best listings for users’ searches, as well as recommending additional listings they may be interested in.

In this episode of Marketing Nerds, we cover:Marketing Nerds podcast with Dan Fain on ebay search technology

  • Whether or not eBay search utilizes users’ prior search behavior to influence search results
  • The top areas in a product listing that are crawled first
  • Why search is so important to eBay
  • What eBay is looking forward to in the future of their search technology
  • How eBay is treating mobile search

To listen to Marketing Nerds with Dan Fain of eBay & Kelsey Jones:

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Kelsey Jones

Kelsey Jones

Marketing Consultant, Owner at Six Stories & StoryShout

Kelsey Jones is a marketing consultant, writer, and owner of SixStories.com and StoryShoutNews.com. Kelsey has been in digital marketing since ... [Read full bio]

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