My New Book – Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Just Released

Last week, my new and second book Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Revealing Profits & Strategies was released on Amazon! One question that I was immediately asked was “do you think it is wise to release your book in the midst of a worldwide pandemic?”. My answer was a resounding YES and … Continue reading “My New Book – Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Just Released”

It’s Back To The Future With Google’s Free Shopping Ads

Last week, Google announced that after 8 years, they will once again start showing free ‘organic’ ads inside Google Shopping. For retailers, being able to show products for free means that any retailer can have their products showing within the Google Shopping tab as part of the surfaces across Google program. For advertisers already listing … Continue reading “It’s Back To The Future With Google’s Free Shopping Ads”

Sneak Peak – Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Revealing Profits & Strategies

Below is a sneak peak into my soon to be released book Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Revealing Profits & Strategies. Introduction – Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Revealing Profits & Strategies is your guide to unlocking profits inside Google Shopping and magnifying those profits using the latest techniques … Continue reading “Sneak Peak – Make Each Click Count Using Google Shopping – Revealing Profits & Strategies”

Mobile Equality – It Almost Is Never Fair, Nor Should It Be So

There are many times that things need to be equal. When you are splitting a sandwich in half for your kids that should be equal or when you are balancing your finances all that should be equal. However, how much you are bidding for your ads to appear on various devices between desktop, mobile and … Continue reading “Mobile Equality – It Almost Is Never Fair, Nor Should It Be So”

Segmenting Product Data – Develop Your Plan With Custom Labels

Pretend that you are a new advertiser and have decided to start advertising using Google Shopping. You have successfully uploaded your products into Google Merchant Center and you have completed your basic settings. Google has approved all of your products and you have linked your Merchant Center account to your Google Ads account. So, you … Continue reading “Segmenting Product Data – Develop Your Plan With Custom Labels”

New Google Smart Shopping Campaigns – What You Need to Realize

Last week, I was contacted by a former private client. When last we worked together, he had been running an e-commerce health supplement business and had just sold his interest. Now, a couple of years later, he was back at it with an all new e-commerce health supplement business. He was confused and looking for … Continue reading “New Google Smart Shopping Campaigns – What You Need to Realize”

Positive Keywords – A Better Way To Control Unwanted Searches

Unwanted Searches – One of largest obstacles in achieving profitability for many advertisers using Google Shopping is the presence of unwanted keyword searches. Even profitable Shopping campaigns are not immune to wasted ad spend due to the nature of Google Shopping. With Google Shopping the advertiser does not select their keywords as they do with … Continue reading “Positive Keywords – A Better Way To Control Unwanted Searches”

Using Supplemental Feeds in Merchant Center

Most often one of the least understood pieces of advertising using Google Shopping is the continuous updating of product data to Google Merchant Center. Far too often I have found when reviewing a retailer’s Google Ads account, they setup the Merchant Center; linked it to their Google Ads account and then never or almost never … Continue reading “Using Supplemental Feeds in Merchant Center”

Effectively Optimize Google Shopping Based on Your Past History, Nothing More

(Don’t miss the free download located near the bottom of this post!) Most retailers are not profitable advertising with Google. Those advertisers that are unable to generate a profit using Google ads often will say things like Google is too expensive or too over saturated. However, the truth is that those advertisers are not getting … Continue reading “Effectively Optimize Google Shopping Based on Your Past History, Nothing More”

Knowing Your Priority Settings in Google Shopping

Google allows campaigns to be configured using different priority settings of low, medium or high.  By default, a campaign’s priority level is set to low; however, along with bids, priority settings, when you know how to use them, can be a powerful tool in optimizing your Google Ads campaigns. A more advanced concept, I have … Continue reading “Knowing Your Priority Settings in Google Shopping”