Mobile commerce taking off – will mobile affiliate marketing be next?

Techcrunch has a story about eBay’s growing revenues from mobile commerce.  eBay has just announced the launch of two new iphone apps and released some stats on its sales through mobile devices:

– $1.5 billion worth of goods sold via mobile phones in 2010

– over a 100% increase on sales in  in 2009 ($600 million)

– iphone app downloaded 8 m times and 1 item is bought on ebay using a mobile every 2 seconds

It is clear that mobile commerce is really starting to reach lift off.  Clearly as the money moves onto mobile, affiliate marketing won’t be far behind.

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