Google Shopping Update: Now You Can Show Your Products for Free

Google Shopping Update: Now You Can Show Your Products for Free

On Tuesday, Google announced some BIG news for small businesses.  In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Google is overhauling its Shopping results to show free listings.  Since 2012, businesses had to pay to show products in the Shopping results, but starting next week it’ll be free! Here’s what Bill Ready, President of Commerce, said on Google’s blog: Beginning next week, search results on the Google Shopping tab will consist primarily of free listings, helping merchants better connect with consumers, regardless of whether they advertise on Google. Wait a Minute, Are All Google Ads Free? It’s important to clarify that this change is specific to Shopping Ads.  This does not affect text ads […]