Google Merchant Center: Setting up a Shopping Feed
Acenda can easily be integrated with Google Merchant Center. This allows you to publish your products within Google Shopping, Google Product Listing Ads Adwords and a variety of other service providers.
To locate your Google Merchant Center Feed follow the steps below:
|Google Merchant Center Settings|
|1. Login to your Google Merchant Center Account (https://www.google.com/retail/merchant-center/).|
|2. Click General > SFTP and FTP|
|The SFTP and FTP settings form displays.|
3. Create a new SFTP account
Note: Acenda's Google Merchant Center integration only supports SFTP - it does not support FTP.
|4. Safely & securely document the following information:
Note: We recommend testing your sFTP credentials with a FTP Client such as FileZilla. In our experience, it may take Google up to 20 minutes to provision your sFTP account.
|5. Within Google Merchant Center visit the Feeds section and click + Data Feed|
6. Enter the details to Register a new feed:
|7. Click Continue|
|The Feeds page displays.|
|8. Select the Regular Uploads by user option|
|9. Click Continue|
|The Feeds form updates.|
|10. Enter a File Feed Name for your feed, e.g. storename_gmc.txt|
|11. Click Save|
|Acenda System Steps|
|1. From the Acenda dashboard click Services|
|2. Then click Services Library|
|The Services page displays. Locate the Google Merchant Center service.|
|3. Click Add Service|
4. Complete the Services form:
Your feed will begin to process after Google imports the file.
Allow a few days for Google to review/approve your first feed. Once approved then you will be able to bid on Google Product Listing Adwords.
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