July 9, 2012 ChannelAdvisor Launches The Retailer’s Roadmap to Google Shopping Success Program
Collection of blogs and webinars aim to help online sellers during each phase of Google Shopping transition
Research Triangle Park, N.C. – July 9, 2012—ChannelAdvisor, a global e-commerce software provider that helps retailers be seen and sell more across online channels, announced today The Retailer’s Roadmap to Google Shopping Success program to educate retailers on the proper steps needed to smoothly transition to Google Shopping. This educational collection of blog posts and webinars will keep retailers up-to-date on the important news and noteworthy dates that are critical for Google Shopping success.
“Google Shopping is going to create a substantial shift in the e-commerce ecosystem and will have the biggest impact on retailers since Google launched AdWords,” said ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo. “As information about Google Shopping unfolds, it’s crucial for retailers to know how the workings of this new advertising format will affect their businesses. Our goal with this program is to offer retailers high-level strategies for success and guidance through every step of the transition so they continue to see positive results from their Google advertisements.”
The Retailer’s Roadmap to Google Shopping Success program will include regular updates on the CSE Strategies blog, announcing the latest news and information from the ChannelAdvisor community. Retailers can subscribe to this blog by visiting http://www.csestrategies.com/. There are a number of current posts that retailers can review, including:
- Google turns off Google Product Search in One Box
- First Look at the complete Google Shopping/Product Listing Ads experience
- FAQs: Common questions with answers from ChannelAdvisor and Google
This program will officially start with a webinar titled “Preparing Your Business for Google Shopping—Get Started Today!”that will take place on two separate occasions, first on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 and second on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, both at 2:00 p.m. EDT. This webinar is dedicated to retailers that are new to Google Shopping and want to gain an understanding of the Google Shopping basics and timeline.
Following the introductory webinar, ChannelAdvisor will kick off its inaugural “Tuesday 20 Webinar Series,” a 20-minute webinar series that occurs on Tuesdays and covers hot-button topics in e-commerce. The “Tuesday 20: Google Shopping Webinar Series” will take place every Tuesday from July 24, 2012 through August 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Each week, retailers will hear from ChannelAdvisor experts about key Google Shopping topics with 10 minutes of updates and 10 minutes for questions and answers. The “Tuesday 20: Google Shopping Webinar Series” schedule and topics are as follows:
- July 24- Understanding Google Shopping
- July 31 – Effectively Managing Your Google Feed
- August 7 – Optimizing Your Feed Content for Google Shopping
- August 14 – Targets and Promotions
- August 21 – Bidding and Negative Keywords
- August 28 – Review and Looking Forward
As a trusted solution provider and e-commerce pioneer, ChannelAdvisor is dedicated to its charge of helping retailers connect to new sources of demand across all online channels around the world. E-commerce is an ever-changing and fast-growing industry, where retailers can easily get bogged down in the process and requirement changes. Launching this instructive program will calm the chaos surrounding the on-going Google Shopping transition, helping retailers with each step of the experience.
Retailers can register for the “Preparing Your Business for Google Shopping—Get Started Today!”webinar by visiting, http://ar.gy/PrepareforGoogleShopping.
To register for the “Tuesday 20: Google Shopping Webinar Series,” please visit http://ar.gy/Tuesday20GoogleShopping.
There will be live Q&A sessions following all webinars. Attendees may submit questions in advance by emailing them to moc.rosivdalennahc@gnitekram or tweeting them to twitter.com/channeladvisor or using #GoogleShopping hashtag.