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Sexual Interests in Personalized Advertising a New Google Merchant Center Warning
Emmanuel Flossie

Sexual Interests in Personalized Advertising a New Google Merchant Center Warning

August has witnessed a flurry of new policy flags from Google, with the introduction of “Inappropriate Image (Discovery and/or Demand Gen Ads)” and “Inappropriate Text (Discovery and/or Demand Gen Ads).” Recently, Google unveiled another policy warning titled “Personalized advertising: Sexual interests.” Similar to the previous warnings about inappropriate images or text, the current issue highlights

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Google Merchant Center Publicly Added Virtual Model Link Attribute
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center Publicly Added Virtual Model Link Attribute

A new attribute has been officially added to Google Merchant Center, the virtual_model_link, released as a feature for the manufacturer merchant center many years ago, as most merchants don’t use the manufacturer center. This is an excellent addition for Google Merchant Center users. Virtual model links show your products in augmented reality (AR) or 3D. AR

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How To Fix Inappropriate Image Discovery and-or Demand Gen Ads
Emmanuel Flossie

How To Fix Inappropriate Image (Discovery and/or Demand Gen Ads)

There seems to be an error with this warning. Based on Google’s historical approach to launching new features, this could be a misconfiguration with Google’s bot. This can also flag a similar waning named: Inappropriate image (YouTube Shopping Ads) In Google Merchant Center Next, the new UI version shows up as Invalid attribute value [image

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New Feature, Create Collections From Multiple Products For Google Shopping
Emmanuel Flossie

New Feature, Create Collections From Multiple Products For Google Shopping

Google has just released a new feature that allows you to create collections by combining multiple products.This allows Google to use all its submitted data, meaning the assets, to enrich product data further. According to Google will increase product performance. Benefits of Collections Collections are devised to associate various products with other creative assets, such

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Google Merchant Center Misrepresentation Tips
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Merchant Center Misrepresentation Tips

Today, we delve into an essential topic with significant implications for avoiding or resolving misrepresentation. The term ‘misrepresentation’ refers to any inconsistencies in the trust-related signals communicated by your business which do not align with your actual physical operations. These inconsistencies could stem from several issues. For instance, if the physical location of your business

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Google Silently Re-Enabled Free Shopping Listing, Cry With Joy?
Emmanuel Flossie

Google Silently Re-Enabled Free Shopping Listing, Cry With Joy?

Since March 2023, many merchants reported a significant drop in free shopping traffic, sparking considerable discussion within the Shopify community. The issue’s magnitude was so extensive that I contacted community managers with Google Ads for further insight. Regrettably, the feedback received was less than ideal – they asserted that the service in question was a complimentary,

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Get More Engagement in Google Shopping When Using High Resolution Images
Emmanuel Flossie

Get More Engagement in Google Shopping When Using High Resolution Images

Google recently announced the importance of high-resolution images for the enhanced performance of merchants’ product listings. This strategic move is set to maximize visual appeal and provide a comprehensive depiction of the items on sale, effectively improving user experience and overall sales performance. Google strongly suggests that merchants include at least three high-resolution images for

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No Surprise, Buy On Google Discontinued
Emmanuel Flossie

No Surprise! Buy On Google Discontinued

Update 25th October 2023, Hiroki Tanaka discovered that Buy on Google for Youtube will also be removed. As per the official documenation. In a recent development that comes as no surprise, Google announced that it would discontinue its ‘Buy on Google’ feature in September 2023. Initially launched in the United States and subsequently in France,

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Setup Guide - Free Shopping Listings Tracking For Google Merchant Center
Emmanuel Flossie

Setup Guide – Free Shopping Listings Tracking For Google Merchant Center

Over the past several months, Google has enhanced the functionality within Google Merchant Center, enabling users to effectively track conversions from free shopping listings directly on the platform. This offering provides a valuable alternative for users who prefer not to employ Google Analytics for such tracking purposes. Consequently, you can now directly view and analyze

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