Channel-based monitoring is the most recent automated price tracking feature of Prisync. With channel-based monitoring, Prisync fetches Google Shopping results with 12-13 digit product codes you provide. Competitor websites and price results are being updated once in an automated way.
If you are a Shopify user you can refer to this article.
Firstly register for the 14-day free trial. Proceed with the “Set up your panel option” for using the channel monitoring method. If you would like to switch your URL-based panel to a channel-based one, please reach us via live chat.
Choose your country and type your own website.
Note: Please type your website address without https:// or www
Proceed with the Channel-based Monitoring option and choose the Google Shopping country you’d like to monitor.
Select which product detail you’d like to use when fetching the results. The channel engine brings the best results with 12-13 digit UPC/EAN/GTIN codes. You can also add websites to the exclusion list that you would not like to see among the results.
Note: Exclusion list and barcode/product code selection can be edited later on from settings.
You can add your products with the following methods;
-Batch import in other words excel file import
-Adding products one by one
-By integrations. Shopify and Magento have built-in integrations with Prisync and they can add products through integration. For others please reach us from live chat.
If you choose to add products one by one; the system will forward you to the products page and you will see a list of product properties.
If you'd like to batch import continue with other steps.
For having a batch import, download the sample file from the next page. Use the downloaded file for filling your products and preparing your batch import file. Please note that the import engine will not add products to your panel without name, brand, and category. Also do not forget to enter the product code/barcode column as channel-based monitoring will use that value while fetching the results.
Once you upload your file, the next page will ask you to check the match the details of the excel file with Prisync properties. Please review the columns and choose the correct properties for columns with unmatched fields and make sure the checkbox is clicked for them.
When the import is done you will be on the batch import page. You can check the status of your import from there. To see your products please click the products tab on top of your page. You can check the imported products and edit their details. The channel-based monitoring results will be there in a day.