Google Ads is introducing a detailed guide for business operation verification. This guide aims to help users understand the verification process and provide details on why verifications might fail. The guide will be accessible through the “Billing icon” and “Advertiser verification” options in users’ Google Ads account. It is set to be available at the end of the month, though an exact date has not been confirmed. Users can determine if they need to complete business operations verification by checking specific steps under “Your status” on the page. If verification is required, users can click “Get Started” next to the relevant step and fill out an application form.
Business operation verification is a step in the advertiser verification program within Google Ads. This verification process aims to ensure the legitimacy of businesses advertising on the platform and provide a secure ad experience for users. Advertisers may need to confirm information about their business operations including their business model, registration information, product or service offerings, business practices, and relationships with advertised brands or third parties. Once advertisers provide this information, Google will verify their business operations and display a disclosure featuring the business’s name and location linked from any ads they run.
The guide aims to simplify the verification process and clarify potential reasons for verification failure. The goal is to empower advertisers to address any issues and successfully complete verification. While the guide is yet to be released, it is expected to provide valuable insights and instructions to users, ensuring that they can understand the verification process and complete it without any complications.
This update to the verification process does not involve any changes to the scope of the advertiser verification program, according to a statement from Google. Instead, it’s aimed at providing additional information to advertisers, improving transparency, and increasing the credibility of advertising on the platform. By offering detailed guidance and clear instructions, the guide will make it easier for advertisers to navigate the verification process and ensure that their business operations can be verified successfully.
Overall, this update by Google Ads underscores the growing importance of verification and transparency in digital advertising. By making the verification process more accessible and providing clear guidance, Google aims to cement the credibility of businesses advertising on its platform while fostering a secure and trustworthy ad environment for users.