Creating a Google AdWords account

Many merchants use Google AdWords as a way to have their products viewed by potential buyers.

You can use AdWords to display your products as search ads, display ads, video ads, or in-app mobile ads on the Google network.

Find out more about Google AdWords at Google's Help Center.

Create a Google Adwords account

Find steps for how to sign up for an AdWords account at Google's Help Center

Google AdWords credit

After you pay your first subscription fee to Shopify, you might be eligible for a Google AdWords credit.

Get a free Google AdWords credit

To claim your AdWords credit:

  1. Get your AdWords credit code:

    1. Log in to your Shopify admin.
    2. In the Discounts section, if you are eligible, you'll see a message about Google AdWords. If you aren't eligible for the credit, then you won't see the message.
    3. Click Claim your Google AdWords Coupon to get a coupon code.
    4. Highlight the code and copy it. You'll need this later.
  2. Set up your AdWords account:

    1. Create a new AdWords account. Click Start advertising today to begin.
    2. Enter the email address that is associated with your Google Account.
    3. In the What is your website? field, enter the primary domain of your store.
    4. Click Continue.
    5. Complete Step 2 of your AdWords signup and customize your AdWords campaign.
    6. In Step 3 of your AdWords signup, complete the billing information form and paste your AdWords credit code, which you copied earlier, into the Introductory offer field. Click Apply.
    7. Click Save and continue and complete Step 4 in Google.

Eligible countries

Google currently offers the Google AdWords promotion to merchants in the following countries and for the following amounts:

Country Spend Get
United States 25 USD 100 USD
Canada 25 CAD 100 CAD
United Kingdom 25 GBP 75 GBP
Australia 25 AUD 100 AUD
Austria 25 EUR 75 EUR
Denmark 200 DKK 600 DKK
Finland 25 EUR 75 EUR
France 25 EUR 75 EUR
Germany 25 EUR 75 EUR
Greece 25 EUR 75 EUR
Indonesia 150,000 IDR 450,000 IDR
Ireland 25 EUR 75 EUR
Italy 25 EUR 75 EUR
Malaysia 50 MYR 150 MYR
New Zealand 25 NZD 100 NZD
Norway 250 NOK 750 NOK
Philippines 500 PHP 2000 PHP
Portugal 20 EUR 60 EUR
Singapore 25 SGD 75 SGD
South Africa 200 ZAR 600 ZAR
Spain 25 EUR 75 EUR
Sweden 250 SEK 750 SEK
Switzerland 25 CHF 100 CHF
Thailand 500 THB 1500 THB

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