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Google Manufacturer Center – Q and A

What is it?

Best of all its FREE to use for any manufacturer who creates and makes there own products

Why use it?

It helps you control on the web how your products are represented in search results and across Google services

Why has it been created?

Google Manufacturer Centre was developed to help manufacturers control how their products are displayed. This helps for better shopping experience for consumers, and gives resellers a more accurate data set from which to pull info for product descriptions.

Does it work?

Statistics show that companies who administrate their product information with Google Manufacturer Centre gain more shows in Google search and get more clicks more clicks.

Whats the difference between Google Manufacturer Centre and Google Merchant Centre?

Google Manufacturer Centre Is where actual product makers control the product data associated with their products inside Google search results. Google Merchant Centre Is where resellers advertise products and upload to resell

If I’m a manufacturer should I use both?

Simple answer is yes, because you are controlling your product description etc at source for Google

What countries does it work in?

Its available in the following countries for manufacturers who use ISBNs, GTINs or UPCs in the following areas: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Who is eligible?

This is the preview screen from signup, if you answer yes to all these you can get started

what you need to be eligible for Google Manufacture Centre

What information do I need to upload?

There are six standard attributes thats needed for each product (ID, brand, title, GTIN, description, and image link), more information the better.

How do I get started quickly?

We have put together this handy You Tube playlist from the Google Retail Team which contains

  1. Get Started
  2. Overview
  3. Prepare your product information