Set up your Publisher account

Publishers who sell their content can create, manage, and delete their accounts under Publisher account.

Create an account

  1. Open the Publisher Center.

  2. On the left panel, click Publisher Account.

  3. Click on New account.

  4. Add an account name.

  5. Click Save.

  6. Next to the account name, click on the arrow and edit the information below.

Basic information

In this section, you should include:

  • Publisher name

  • Contact email

Tip: If you're going to manage the account in a professional capacity, we recommend that you do not use a personal Gmail account. Instead, you can set up a Google Account with an existing email address (such as a work email address). This setup will help ensure the News team can contact your business in the future at an active email address.

  • Postal address

Provide a current, valid postal address where you may be contacted. Ensure you keep these details up to date.

Privacy policy

Google News can display a link with your publication’s privacy policy after someone purchases your content.

To provide a link:

  1. Click Add privacy policy.

  2. Enter the link to your publication’s privacy policy

  3. Select the countries where you want to display the privacy policy.

To manage the link, next to the link click Edit or click Remove to delete it.


You may see here some agreements that your organization has signed with Google.

Clicking on the name of an agreement will open a new browser window and you will be able to compile or edit some information related to your agreement (e.g. add payment profile, payment method, sales tax).

Download reports

Financial reports are available per dates and per publication. select the type of report you want to obtain and the file type in the fields: Report type and Download type. If your file is encrypted, in the “Password” field, type in the password.

You can download the following types of reports:

  • Transaction

  • Transaction subscriber

  • Summary

  • Tax summary

  • Subscriber count

Learn more about how to read your reports.

Delete an account

You can only delete an account if it’s not being used by a publication. To delete your account, click Delete account.

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