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Problems Linking Google Adwords and Merchant Accounts

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Hoping someone can help me.  I accidentally set up my Google adwords account using a different google account to my merchant one.  I only realised when I tried to set up a shopping campaign, and it told me I needed to link my accounts. I did that - I went to merchant centre and clicked to link, then went into my adwords account and clicked on the notification, and accepted.  It's now showing as a linked account.  However, for some reason adwords still won't let me set up a shopping campaign, saying I need to have a merchant account linked to it first.  I'm left scratching my head, and very frustrated, as I have a £75 voucher that's going to expire soon, and I can't even get started.

 

Can anyone help?

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Problems Linking Google Adwords and Merchant Accounts

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Hi Louise,

 

Unlike other account linking, it doesn't need to be the same Google account. You did everything properly. Have you verified your site in the Merchant Centre? And have you created a feed? You can't run shopping ads until those are done.