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How Google Rakes in Cash

Category: Internet, Release Date: 24-Jan-2012

Do you ignore those pesky ads on that show up along the top and side bars of your search results? If so you're in the minority because even though few of us like to admit it these ad links are clicked on so frequently Google hauls in more than $3,000,000,000 a month; yes that is 3 billion and yes that is per month! The quick and dirty explanation is that each time you click on one of these ads that advertiser pays anywhere from a under $1 up to $50 per click to Google. The most expensive ads sell to US based health insurance companies with Car insurance companies coming in second.

The most prolific ad purchasers of 2011 are shown here in this info graphic courtesy of Wired.com




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