Data Sources

Data Source, and how to upload It

In order to create a campaign, you need a data source. If you’re not sure what a data source is, what it’s supposed to look like, and where to get it, click here where you’ll find all the necessary information.

If you have your feed ready to go, you can click one of the blue 'Add source' buttons and get straight down to business.


You can select the type of your new data source, we will show how to work with XML,CSV,JSON for this one.


And now let’s talk about how to upload your data source. (You can read on our blog how to add Google Sheets as a data source. The procedure is not significantly different, though.)


First, give your data source a name (1.). The name serves information purposes only and will help you find your footing in the application. Enter a URL source (2.) and choose the correct format of your data source (3.). If you select a wrong importer, the data source won’t be uploaded correctly and you won’t be able to work with it later. Then, choose how many times a day you’d like the data source to be updated and synchronized (4.), and create the source. 

The first download will start automatically as soon as the data source is completed. Sni_mek_obrazovky_2021-10-15_v_15.50.21.png

Click browse products and check whether the data was uploaded correctly. Also make sure that the number of imported products is accurate as it sometimes happens that our importer chooses a wrong unique identifier, importing fewer products into PPC Bee than what the number in the data source actually communicates.

If the data wasn’t uploaded, make sure that the source is valid. If it is but there’s still a problem of some sorts, feel free to contact our support team on email and we'll figure out a solution together. 

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