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Google India Testing New Web Search Shopping Ad Format

Google India Testing New Web Search Shopping Ad Format

While browsing my favorite people to follow, such as Barry Schwartz I noticed an article regarding a new feature where brand names will slide along with ads. However, Barry mentioned he could not replicate the results. I have tested multiple countries, including the US, UK, and Australia, and could also not replicate it. However, I can repeat …

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[asaplabs.io] Suspended Shopify Account Due To Malicious Software In Google Merchant Center

[asaplabs.io] Suspended Shopify Account Due To Malicious Software In Google Merchant Center

I am receiving many clients suspended in Google Merchant Center due to Malicious software starting yesterday (14th June 2022). They seem to be using an app (which one I don’t know yet) that is sourcing from asaplabs.io (do not navigate to this link) Not sure if its anything to do with ASAPLab (different URL) When checking …

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Google Shopping Short Titles

Google Shopping Short Titles Available In Google Merchant Center

Google has now released new attributes for shopping ads, allowing you to add a short title. Short titles are currently used in browsy contexts such as discovery, shopping ads, or Gmail. You might have already noticed that the full title you use always gets cut off after x number of characters. You can make the …

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Conversion Tracking For Google Shopping Free Listing Are Now Supported

Conversion Tracking For Google Shopping Free Listing Are Now Supported

You can now track conversions with the newly released auto-tagging feature in Google Merchant Center for free shopping listings. Before this release, there was no option to track conversions. Now using auto-tagging, you can use Google Analytics to track conversions from free listings and free local listings. Testing my clients today, I noticed the feature …

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Google Shopping Automatically Prepend Brand Names In Titles

Google Shopping Automatically Prepend Brand Names In Titles

Today, I randomly checked up my client’s ads to identify specific information. And noticed an interesting new feature, where Google prepends brand values in your titles. However, when you have already added your brand name in the title, Google will not prepend this again. Why Is This Important? It’s essential to know and understand that …

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Shopify Barcodes (GTIN) Not Showing In Google Merchant Center

[Fixed] Shopify Barcodes (GTIN) Not Showing In Google Merchant Center

For three weeks now (End of November 2021), Shopify merchants that use the free Google shopping app have started complaining that barcodes are no longer getting submitted to Google Merchant Center. And you will start seeing warnings such as GTIN is required for this product or Limited performance missing product identifiers. While you do have barcodes in your Shopify account. …

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Google Confirmed ROAS or Max Conversion Value Caused Abnormal Spending 2nd December 2021

Google Confirmed ROAS or Max Conversion Value Caused Abnormal Spending 2nd December 2021

On the 12th of November 2021, which was less than a month ago, Google had issues with Google Shopping causing dramatic overspending. Now again on the 2nd of December 2021, automatic bidding campaigns such as ROAS or Max conversion value caused abnormal overspending. The majority of my clients encountered this issue. This issue was so …

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Google Merchant Center Shows Competitive Visibility

Google Merchant Center Shows Competitive Visibility, Know & Understand Your Competitors

Yesterday Google released data on eligible badges. Today, Google released competitive visibility data. The new competitive visibility report allows you to view your competitor’s data, such as relative visibility, page overlay rate, and higher position. Not only that, but you can also see the top merchants’ competitive data within your target categories. Currently, it is in …

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