How to Fix: We encourage you to publish your seller information in the Google sellers.json file

You are on this page because you may probably have seen a strang notification from Google on your Google AdSense dashboard that requires your imidate attention, that; “We encourage you to publish your seller information in the Google sellers.json file. Visit the account settings page to review your current visibility status.”.

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In this article, we have shown steps on how to solve this action. 

But before jumping to the steps, you have to understand the purpose of the Google sellers.json file notification.

Why this update?

Google explained in this page (here) that;

“Sellers.json is an IAB Tech Lab standard that increases transparency in the ads ecosystem and helps to combat fraud. Sellers.json works through a publicly available file of seller information. Publishers can elect to share their individual name or business name (depending on their AdSense account type) in the file. This gives advertisers a reliable way to discover and verify the identity of publishers.

We encourage you to make your information transparent and allow your individual or business name to be listed. This will help advertisers to verify your inventory. If your information isn’t made transparent, advertisers won’t be able to see your name, which might impact your revenue.”

This link is visible at the learn more page of this notification. 

What to do next?

Step 1: After logging into your Google AdSense account.

Step 2: You should see the notification at the top of the page. Now click on the Action” button.

Or Click on “Account” then “Account Information” to also land you on the page below. And that is the seller information visibility.

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Step 3: By default, the seller information visibility is on “Confidential”, but you should choose the “Transparent” option.

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You will see notification at the bottom of the page, letting you know that your changes are saved.

Step 4: Then enter your business or personal domain. Please note that you are not expected to use any suffix, prefix, slash, subdomain, etc in the business domain name area.

Google’s recommended format to input your business domain name is – google.com and google.co.uk

For example, our business domain name we input is onlinedailys.com

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you can click outside the box or anywhere for your changed to save. Also pay a close attention to see that your business domain name is save.

We encourage you to publish your seller information in the Google sellers.json file, To see your Seller id in google Sellers.json file?

How to Find your information on Google’s Sellers.json file

  1. View Google’s sellers.json file.
  2. Then when the page opens use Ctrl + F (Command ⌘ + F, for Mac) to find your seller_id or copy and paste your AdSense Pub ID (which is your seller_id also) and then press your enter button to search your information on Google’s seller.json file.
  3. Review your information.

You can click on the “Learn More” in the notification to see this same information and other information you should know about Google’s sellers.json file.

Read other Resolved tips of Google Adsense update:

  1. How to fix Google Adsense earning at risk
  2. How to fully activate your Google AdSense Account
  3. How to strategically place your Google Adsense Advertisement code for better conversion

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