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Merchants Center Promotions

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I am trying to create a promotion for the site. I have a promotion feed already in excel sheet format which has these columns. 

 

Then I followed the help center article and created a promotional feed with the required attributes. This is how my promotional feed looks like : 

promotion_idproduct_applicabilityoffer_typelong_titlepromotion_effective_datesredemption_channel
19424ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 10.5% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:00ONLINE
19426ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 11.50% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:01ONLINE
19427ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 13.40% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:02ONLINE
19428ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 13% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:03ONLINE
19429ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 12.50% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:04ONLINE
19430ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 12.5% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:05ONLINE
19431ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 12.5% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:06ONLINE
19432ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 13.40% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:07ONLINE
19433ALL_PRODUCTSNO_CODEGet 13.40% Savings today. Join the Group now.2017-08-22T21:30:00-05:00/2017-08-30T21:00:00-05:08

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Now in merchant center I get this error that "Promotion already exists" and further it says that This promotion already exists in the system. 

 

Also, I received a rejection email saying : 

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Hi Merchant Promotions Customer, 

We would like to notify you that some of the promotions for Bandalou Baby (Merchant Center Account ID 115449590) have been rejected.

Promotion # 1: 19426 
Long title: Get 11.50% Savings today. Join the Group now.


Reason of rejection: Editorial Issues 

A promotion title must use correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Feel free to refer to our help center for guidance. 

To solve this issue, make the necessary edits to your title and re-upload the promotion. You will not need to use a new promotion id.

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I do not know how to fix this. 

 

The ultimate goal is to show the discounts and the buying window as a special offer with the products. Any help would be appreciated,. Thanks. 

Group IDLeader EmailLeader GenderFirst NameLast NameLeader commentLeader RevenueLeader BucksBase priceBucksCurrent SavingsCurrent SizeScheduled MembersExpected SizeLeader PhoneLeader LocationTeam CommentsStart dateNameProduct IDHiddenUPCSKUBrandURLDescriptionCategoryImage URLStart dateOffer dateEnd date
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You can not reuse a promotion ID, you must use a new ID.

 

Join the Group now, is not aloud as it insinuates customer harvesting such as collecting information.

You also say Savings today, while the promotion is for 8 days, which is considered false advertising.

 

Also you have multiple promotions for the same products which makes no sense, why would anyone have 9 promotions all with different discounts, this too me is a red flag.

I recommend you read : https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/2877565?hl=en&ref_topic=7322621

 

I recommend you read up on Google's Promotion Title Editorial Guidelines.

https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/2877578

 

Make sure that repeated violations, may result in Google removing you from there promotions program.

 

Hope it helps.

 

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Marked as Best Answer.
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Accepted by topic author Pristine P
January

Merchants Center Promotions

[ Edited ]
Top Contributor
# 2
Top Contributor

You can not reuse a promotion ID, you must use a new ID.

 

Join the Group now, is not aloud as it insinuates customer harvesting such as collecting information.

You also say Savings today, while the promotion is for 8 days, which is considered false advertising.

 

Also you have multiple promotions for the same products which makes no sense, why would anyone have 9 promotions all with different discounts, this too me is a red flag.

I recommend you read : https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/2877565?hl=en&ref_topic=7322621

 

I recommend you read up on Google's Promotion Title Editorial Guidelines.

https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/2877578

 

Make sure that repeated violations, may result in Google removing you from there promotions program.

 

Hope it helps.

 

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Merchants Center Promotions

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So, I am submitting again with following changes, 

 

Changing promotion ID different from the group Id in product feed, 

 

Changed long title " get x% discount. " Hope this works.