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Google Merchant Center New Pricing Enforcement Policy
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center New Pricing Enforcement Policy

Starting from 6th April 2021, Google will begin reviewing the price match between the data feed, website, and checkout. Before this policy, Google will only be checking if the prices matched between the data feed and website landing page (visually and structured data). Make sure that the prices are always accurate! What Happens When It’s

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Google Merchant Center MCA Over Capacity Issue
Emmanuel Flossie

[SOLVED] Google Merchant Center MCA Over Capacity Issue

As of 28th of January 2021, Google Merchant Center has issues with a weird error stating MCA over capacity. As of writing, Google is aware of the issue and the technical teams are working on resolving this. It is currently unknown what this issue is. As of 28th January 2021, this issue is resolved. As

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[SOLVED] Extraneous text [title] Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

[SOLVED] Extraneous text [title] Google Merchant Center

When you have a warning in your Google Merchant Center Diagnostics saying Extraneous text [title] or even [description]. Then this indicates you have promotional words in your data feed. You will need to remove words or sentences that indicate a promotion, for example: best selling number one best price free shipping money back guarantee free

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Google Shopping ID Attribute Optimization - Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Shopping ID Attribute Optimization – Google Merchant Center

The easily overlooked Google Shopping attribute is the ID due to its insignificant foundation. However, the ID field is vital for a lot of reasons. This article will explain some tips, recommendations, and corresponding values attributed to the Google Merchant Center ID field. Introduction The ID attribute is a required field used for Google to

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Phone Number Verification Now Required On Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

Phone Number Verification Now Required On Google Merchant Center

As of 11th January 2021 you are required to verify your phone number in Google Merchant Center. You can verify by going to Google Merchant Center > gear icon > Business information > About your business > phone number section Ensure the phone number you enter matches the phone number on your website. As of

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Amazon Inventory Feed Formats For Buy On Google (Google Shopping)
Emmanuel Flossie

Amazon Inventory Feed Formats For Buy On Google (Google Shopping)

Buy on Google has now been discontinued. Recently Google has introduced a new feed input method that allows you to add your Amazon Listings on Buy On Google previously named Shopping Actions. Buy On Google has two options in place. The options are zero commission-based and commission-based. So that means you can list and sell

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Google Shopping A_B Testing Titles For Increased Performance
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Shopping A/B Testing Titles For Increased Performance

Easily A/B test your product titles for Google Shopping using query strings and Google Analytics. In this article we will cover how to achieve title performance testing the manual and automated way. Manual Method Create a Google spreadsheet with 3 columns: id title link Make sure to have the ID values match the ID of

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Google Shopping Free Listing Out of Stock Products Disapproved
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Shopping Free Listing Out of Stock Products Disapproved

If you list products on Google Free Listing standard listings, all products must be in stock. Products that are out of stock will be disapproved, as per Google’s latest policy update. If too many products are out of stock, new products become preemptively disapproved, even when they are in stock. To avoid this from happening, check

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Google Merchant Center Shows Extra Countries I Don't Want
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center Shows Extra Countries I Don’t Want

If you see too many target countries in Google Merchant Center, you do not want to target them. Then there are two areas to check. Step 1 Go to Google Merchant Center > Products > Feeds > Click on your Feed > Settings > and remove any additional countries that are enabled. You can do

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Google Merchant Center Store ID Error Local Inventory Feed
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center Store Code Error Local Inventory Feed

This is a very rare error, but has happened to me once before while setting up the local inventory ads for a client. Reason 1 If your store is closed, ie not open yet. The supplement feed will show error Invalid Store Code. To resolve this, make sure your store is open. Reason 2 If

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Install Google Tag Manager in Squarespace
Emmanuel Flossie

Install Google Tag Manager in Squarespace

Step 1 Log in to your Google Tag Manager account and go to Admin > Install Google Tag Manager. Keep this page open in a tab so you can copy it’s contents later. Step 2 Go to Squarespace > Settings > Advanced > Code Injection Step 3 Go to your Google Tag Manager Tab and

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