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 Centre.

  2. At 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 that 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 that 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 organisation 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 financial reports

Financial reports are available per publication on a monthly basis.

  1. Select the publication(s) and the type of monthly report that you want to download. 
  2. To export your reports, click Download Download
Learn more about how to read your reports.

Remove an account


  • You can only delete an account if it’s not in-use by a publication. 
  • If you delete an account, any information associated with the account is permanently removed. Organisations aren’t deleted.

To delete your account, click Remove account.

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