You probably want to live the American dream (or anyone else’s… so long as it brings in some wealth!) There’s a famous saying – TANSTAAFL – or for those who don’t know the basics of abbreviations “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch!” What’s really amazing about those who talk this way is that they’re simply not that interested in sharing anything for nothing. Actually, there is a strange concept in the universe – the more one gives, the more one gets back. And nobody ever mentions money as being the only option here.
The creators of Google are millionaires (and more!) But how do they make their money? If only WE could know something about their thinking, maybe we too could make it big! For those – not in the know, you’ll probably know Google as a search engine www.earlynewspaper.com. Things are just simple with Google. You want to find something on the Internet, so you type in google.com and do a search. You can type anything you want (and you’ll probably get it!) You can find web entries, category entries, images, videos – anything! Then you finish up with Google by choosing your website from them and off you go venturing into the wide open spaces of cyberspace!
How could Google make so much money from this – you probably ask! When was the last time you paid Google for doing a search? Did they ever send you an invoice for the millions of searches you’ve done already?! So how are they making all their money?!
Google must understand the real dynamics of what sharing is all about, and how to go about doing it right, so that those parting with their money will want to – because it’s beneficial for them to, and those who want to help those part with their money – also want to make it as easy and comfortable as possible. They’re geniuses!
In 2000, Google set up the most amazing program to benefit anyone interested in making money through the Internet. ANYONE can use it and ANYONE can literally make fortunes of wealth from it. The better you understand it, the faster you’ll be able to bring in a steady income for doing… nothing! Okay, not nothing entirely, but let’s fantasize for a moment:
Imagine adding to your blog or website on a regular basis. You love writing about… whatever it is you love writing about! Every day you teach people all sorts of new things. You get to express yourself, others get to enjoy your writing, and you’re making millions from it – without anyone actually paying you… anyone except for Google that is!
Here’s how they work. They have a program known as AdSense. They have the flip-side of this which is called AdWords – which we’ll learn more about in a later article. AdSense makes sense. AdSense makes cents. AdSense adds cents (and sense!) In fact, it even adds dollars!
Advertising for others and helping them is your surest way of bringing in an income for yourself. Think of it like this. If you are able to help another make a sale – he’ll be happy. He’ll then pay you for your help. You didn’t even need a product! You simply told someone about someone else’s product; they bought it, and Mr. Seller signs a check to give you some commission for all the great work done!
You’ve probably seen AdSense on every single web page or blog page you’ve visited, but have you paid attention to how it actually works?
It’s simple. Lets call Mr Advertiser – “John”! Now, John wants to sell his latest electric car that he’s recently made up. Well, he feels that he needs to show everyone the benefits of it and doing so in the space of a few textual lines won’t help much (he’s probably right!) So he sets up a web page devoted to show how his electric car works. He’s got pictures on his site, videos, musical videos (to get you all excited!) lots of information, prices and of course big “BUY ME” buttons all over the page. Once you’ll click there and enter your credit card info, John will check his Paypal (discussed in a previously published article) with a HUGE amount in it, and get so excited that he’ll now send the car express mail to your home!
Okay, but John’s page isn’t so well known. Actually he’d like the entire world to know about it! Everyone knows Google, so if he can just buddy buddy up with Google, he’ll get the whole world informed about his website and his car! So what he does first is to set up some really good adverts (which he designs in Adwords). He calls his ad “Electric Car” and then writes underneath this “Car that runs on electricity.” On the second line he says “Woohooo!!! Buy it here!” Then there’s a link that takes one directly to his site – or alternatively you can just click on the advert and be “transported” (without gas or electricity, save for that being used by your laptop) to his page. There you’ll pick up an electric car for the special of just 2 million dollars – terrific!
Imagine that all this takes place by John having to pay only some 40 American cents (or less?) Actually it does! This is AdSense.
Your job is to put his advert on your web page or blog. Don’t worry, Google does all the hard work and you just put in the given code.
The short of it is like this: You’re going to register with AdSense. After that, you’ll be able to put some code onto your web page or blog page. Google will automatically choose the adverts that go onto your page for you. They’ll be related to the content on your page. So if you’re talking about dancing… you’ll probably get adverts dealing with dancing teachers, dancing moves, dancing videos – everything dancing. And so on.