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How To Add Countries in Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

How To Add Countries in Google Merchant Center

As of last week (mid-November 2023), you can add countries in Google Merchant Center Next using your default data feed. However, as with Google Merchant Center Classic, this setup is not recommended. Why Not? When adding countries to your default feed, you use your data feed’s default language and currency. This means if you initially

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Brand Logo & Checkout Links Now Supported in Google Merchant Center Next
Emmanuel Flossie

Brand Logo & Checkout Links Now Supported in Google Merchant Center Next

As Google is slowly adding more features that already exist in Google Merchant Center Classic, today, I noticed that Google has added two new features in Google Merchant Center Next. Business Logos and Colors for Ads Previously, this was called branding. Google is now calling it Business Logos and Colors for ads, which you can

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How To Add Small Business To Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

How To Enable Small Business In Google Merchant Center

If you enable Small Business in Google Merchant Center, you can show an annotation (tag) on your products on Google Search and Google Maps. It will also show as a result in Google Search when you choose both Web Search and the Shopping Tab filters. Why Enable? Enabling that you are a small business will

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New Google Shopping Results With Member Benefits
Emmanuel Flossie

New Google Shopping Results With Member Benefits

Menachem Ani discovered today that Amazon Prime is advertised in the shopping tab when searching for products in the US. This specific ad is listed when searching for plumbing baths. I was immediately disappointed that Amazon Prime was added, as it would make it so much harder for merchants to compete against Amazon. I then discovered

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Google Launches Automated Importing for Promotions Using Crawler
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Launches Automated Importing for Promotions Using Crawler

Google is launching another innovative feature in automated promotions, making a considerable difference for merchants. This innovation promises to place promotions from their websites on sites automatically. But what exactly does this mean for your online store? Google’s new algorithm is designed to crawl your site for any promotions that meet its criteria. Once identified,

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Google Launches Shopping Insights Notification on Chrome
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Launches Shopping Insights Notification on Chrome

Last week, Google launched promotions for the Google Chrome Browser. Now, Google is allowing consumers to get a notification when product prices are lower on your website compared to competitors. This feature is currently available in the US only. You do not need to do anything for this feature to become active. This function does require

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Add Shopify Checkout Link in Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

How To Add Shopify Checkout Link in Google Merchant Center

The checkout link feature in Google Shopping offers a streamlined purchasing option by enabling a “Buy Now” button that adds products directly to the shopping cart and takes the customer to the checkout page. This function is beneficial for straightforward products that require no customization. However, retailers should use caution: it may lead to increased

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New Google Merchant Center Promotion Destination
Emmanuel Flossie

New Google Merchant Center Promotion Destination

Google has released a new destination for promotions, reported by Valentinas Buzas over at LinkedIn. This new promotion destination is targeting Chrome browsers, which can target new Chrome tabs as part of recent activity across the web and in the Chrome address bar while consumers are browsing your website. Currently, this feature is available in

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Google Business Profile Now Available in Google Merchant Center Next
Emmanuel Flossie

How To Add Google Business Profile in Google Merchant Center Next?

Google Merchant Center Next now allows you to connect your Google Business Profile. To accomplish this, navigate to Google Merchant Center Next, select ‘Business Info,’ followed by ‘Shops.’ It’s important to note a current limitation: you must be a super admin if you want to add or edit your connection or details. How to become

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Important Disable Website Feeds in Google Merchant Center- If
Emmanuel Flossie

Important! Disable Website Feeds in Google Merchant Center, If

If you already have a primary data feed in Google Merchant Center, turn off the website feed immediately or risk getting suspended for abuse of ad network / double listing. As demonstrated in the screenshot below, you can see the listing from the content API (primary) and again in the web crawler (which should show

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Google Merchant Center New Availability Value
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center New Availability Value

Today, I found a new value that Google quietly launched, which Google did not even update the official documentation. When creating feed rules for availability in Google Merchant Center, a new value called limited availability can be seen. As there is no official info in Google’s documenation, I reached out to my contacts and the following has

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