Emmanuel Flossie

Adding New Google Merchant Center Countries Removes Other Countries

Adding New Google Merchant Center Countries Removes Other Countries

Since the introduction of feed labels and target countries in the Google Merchant Center, if you plan to add additional countries using a dedicated feed, you will find that other countries have started showing zero products. The issue is that if, for example, your default country is the US, and you add another country, such …

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[beta] Free Shopping Listings On Google.com (Web Search Main Page)

[beta] Free Shopping Listings On Google.com (Web Search Main Page)

Google is now testing free listings on web search, the main page where you search. Free shopping listings have been limited to the shopping tab for many years, resulting in limited traffic if you are also advertising. It now seems Google is gearing up to show free listings underneath the shopping ads. With free listings, …

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Google Ads Allow You To Add a Value Modifier For In-Store purchases

Google Ads Allow You To Add a Value Modifier For In-Store purchases

Google Ads allows you to adjust sales values for all conversion goals or store visits. This is especially helpful if you measure in store visits differently from online sales. Reference: https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/12487857 For example, for in-store visits, you might want to add shipping prices if you offer free shipping. You can choose to add a value …

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You Can Now Target All Countries In One Google Ads Shopping Campaign

You Can Now Target All Countries In One Google Ads Shopping Campaign

This is an exciting change. Before the change, when setting up a Google Shopping campaign, you could only set up 1 country per campaign. Now you can target all feed countries within 1 country. Existing Campaigns For existing standard shopping campaigns and performance max campaigns, you can change the settings to target all feeds or …

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No Longer Disapproved Due To Missing Contact / Return & Refund Policy For Free Listings

No Longer Disapproved Due To Missing Contact / Return & Refund Policy For Google Shopping Free Listings

Google has yet again made changes to when products are disapproved. This is another change with many others, such as client log in, and website needs improvements that no longer get your products disapproved, but limited performance instead, which is a significant step forward in reducing the stress from not getting products active. Now products can get listed …

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Product Landing Pages Or Purchases Locked Behind Login Allowed for Free Listings, But!

Product Landing Pages Or Purchases Locked Behind Login Allowed for Free Listings, But!

It’s interesting how Google is catching up and allowing specific business models. For example, for a long time, Google has not allowed businesses with a login requirement to view product prices or a login requirement for purchasing an item. 8+ Years ago, I had a lot of clients, namely CCTV, where prices are not allowed …

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No More Disapprovals For Free Listings With Website Needs Improvement In Google Merchant Center

No More Disapprovals For Free Listings With “Website Needs Improvement” In Google Merchant Center

Previously when you were missing fundamental requirements, your products would get disapproved, or free listings become not eligible. As of July 2022, this is going to change. Websites that are missing basic requirements will now have a limited visibility warning instead of disapproval. That is excellent news as it means Google will not be so …

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