Local inventory ads onboarding guide

Enable local in your Shopping campaigns

  This is step 5 of local inventory ads setup.

This page details how to set up and optimize a Shopping campaign to run your local inventory ads. You need to have an active Shopping campaign in your AdWords account. If you don’t have one, create an AdWords account.

Local inventory ads offers a number of ways to customize your setup and improve your performance. Check out local inventory ads optimization features.


Log in to your AdWords account and do the following:

  1. Navigate to the Settings tab and click the name of the Shopping campaign you want to use for local inventory ads. Create a Shopping campaign, if you don't already have one.

  2. Navigate to SettingsShopping settings (advanced), check the Enable local inventory ads box and click Save.

Note: Connect your AdWords account to your Merchant Center account. In Merchant Center, open the 3-dot dropdown and click Account linking. Then, click LINK ACCOUNT.


Our full-service agency partners can help you set up and run your Shopping campaigns. Learn more about Shopping ads partners

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