This One Just Makes Good Sense

This One Just Makes Good Sense

This One Just Makes Good Sense

By John Jantsch

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last year or so, you probably know that Google has become the king of the search engine hill. There are many reasons for this but number one in my opinion is that above all else they put value on content. Today I want to introduce you to two very powerful small business advertising options created by Google.

These two ingenious programs have all but revolutionized the way advertising is done on the web. Warning: If you are thinking…”web advertising isn’t for me, I just need a few more clients around the block”…you better read this or be prepared to have your competitors eat your lunch.

Goolge AdSense – Again content is king at Google. This program allows web site “publishers” to add some code from Google and receive “content relevant” ads on their site from other site owners. Here is an example – those ads in the box on the right of the page are delivered by Google and are matched to the content on the page. When someone surfs to the page and decides to check out one of those ads, the web site owner earns a portion of the advertising revenue that Google collects.

The key here is that if you go to a site about quilting, you will see ads about quilting and not about dog grooming. I know this sounds so obvious but Google was the first to really figure this out.

This program has worked so well that some website owners are actually building content specific sites and paying for them solely through AdSense revenue. Small business owners should consider adding this feature to pages on their site for several reasons.

I’ve already mentioned the fact that there is money to be made, but what many site owners are finding is that because Google is so respected and because the ads are highly targeted…they are no longer looked at by surfers as ads, they are looked at as content.

Some will even go as far as to say that by putting the Google ads on your site you actually better your chances of higher rankings with Google. Google flatly denies this claim and I don’t think it is true but I do know that Google AdSense ads should be on every small business owner’s site. (Google AdSense)


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