Headline Search Ads Now Available in Amazon Seller Central

By EXCLUSIVE Insights Team
TOPICSAmazon, Featured

Move over Amazon Marketing Services (AMS), Seller Central is stepping up its game.  Over the past month, Amazon has been rolling out a beta across brand registered sellers to include Headline Search Ads in Seller Central.

For those out of the loop, Headline Search is an ad format that had been reserved for vendors with AMS access only.  This ad type allows merchants to target specific keywords with a top-of-page banner ad, like so:

How Headline Ads appear on Amazon

What We Discovered

After performing an internal review, we identified that every merchant with a brand registry has access to this ad type.  For merchants without a brand registry, this field is missing.

Here, the new feature is visible in the Seller Central backend on Amazon

Unlike AMS, these ads can only be created for items within the registered brand associated with the account.  This is a small price to pay for an ad type that was previously unavailable to Seller Central merchants.

Want to learn more about optimizing Headline Search Ads? Schedule a free Seller Central consultation with us.

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