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What is Google Merchant Centre Next?

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Those whizz kids at Google are always cooking up something which is why we’re not surprised that they‘ve updated Google Merchant Centre.

Google Merchant Centre Next (catchy name eh?!) is an exciting development in the world of e-commerce and online retailing. It’s like the cooler, more sophisticated cousin of the original.

As the successor to the existing Google Merchant Centre platform, this new iteration promises enhanced features, improved functionality, and greater opportunities for businesses to thrive in the digital marketplace. 

In this blog post, we will explore the key aspects of Google Merchant Centre Next, including its integration with Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising, and how it can benefit retailers and Google advertisers alike.

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What is Google Merchant Centre Next?

Google Merchant Centre Next is the newest version of Google’s online shopping platform, designed to help online retailers manage their product listings more efficiently. 

With features like advanced tracking and reporting, streamlined product feeds, and more intuitive navigation, it’s the ultimate tool if you’re an online retailer looking to expand your reach and increase sales. 

So, whether you’re a small business owner or a large-scale e-commerce provider, Google Merchant Centre Next has a place within your marketing strategy.

Key Features and Benefits of Google Merchant Centre Next

This platform is like the personal assistant you’ve always dreamed of.

It has all the key features to help you market your products and reach your target audience. Here are some of the key features and benefits of Google Merchant Centre Next:

Enhanced Data Management

You’ll see improved data feed management and customisation options, ensuring accurate and up-to-date product information is displayed to potential customers.

There will also be advanced data validation and error reporting to help identify and fix issues with product data, reducing the chances of disapprovals or inaccuracies.

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Seamless Integration with Google Ads and Google Shopping

There will be direct synchronisation with Google Ads, making it easier to create and manage Shopping campaigns based on your product feed data.

You’ll also get streamlined access to product information for ad creation and optimisation, simplifying the process of setting up and running advertising campaigns.

Advanced Reporting and Analytics

Google Merchant Centre Next has enhanced reporting capabilities, providing deeper insights into campaign performance, user behaviour, and conversion tracking.

It grants users access to real-time data to monitor the performance of product listings and advertising efforts, enabling quick adjustments to improve results.

Smart Shopping Campaigns

Support for Smart Shopping campaigns is available, which uses machine learning to optimise ad delivery across various Google platforms and networks.

The platform also includes automated bid optimisation and audience targeting for better ad performance and increased conversion rates.

Mobile-First Approach

Google Merchant Centre Next is fully optimised for mobile devices, catering to the growing mobile commerce market and providing a seamless shopping experience for mobile users.

You’ll be able to use mobile-specific features and capabilities, such as showcasing mobile-friendly product images and descriptions.

Easy Migration and Onboarding

It will be a smooth transition from the previous Google Merchant Centre platform using guided processes for migration and onboarding to Google Merchant Centre Next.

The platform also comes with comprehensive support and resources for businesses during the migration process.

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Google Merchant Centre Next represents a significant leap forward for online retailers and advertisers. 

It has the potential to revolutionise the way businesses approach their online marketing and overall sales efforts. 

If you have any questions about Google Merchant Centre Next or getting started with Google Ads then please contact us.

We have a team of professionals that know Google like the back of their hand who can guide you through the process from start to finish.

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