Beginning today, Homeforprofit would discuss various money making opportunities present online. This is first of the series.
In 2003, Google announced arrival of adsense. Since then a plethora of websites are using adsense as one of means to monetize their websites including homeforprofits.
Adsense is a great program to make money. In spite of what is said about it, adsense is a great monetizer for your website. How much you make would depend upon your website and traffic.
What is Adsense?
Adsense is an ad serving program run by Google. Website owners can enroll in this program to enable text, image and, more recently, video advertisements on their sites. These ads are administered by Google and generate revenue on either a per-click or per-thousand-impressions basis.
Who Can Apply?
As per Google you can apply if you have
- A launched website with acceptable content and valid URL.
- A valid payee name and mailing address to receive your payments.
How Do You Apply for Adsense?
To get include in adsense program you need to open an account with Google Adsense here. You need to have a website to apply for this account. If you do not have a website, you can make our free of cost at blogger.com
After you fill an online application form you would be informed by email whether you have been accepted.
When accepted you can log into your account and choose the codes for display on your website.
There are various ad formats available from which you can choose.
The ads can be customized to meet your website’s look.
I use adsense on this website and it is quite rewarding. You would see two adsense formats in use.One is 468×60 and other is 336×280. Former is called banner and latter is popularly known as large rectangle.
In addition to this I also use Adsense Links. If you see just below the header, you would notice.
Before you publish, you can preview how the ad looks by using preview button. This feature has been added recently and is a good utility in my view.
After you get the code, you paste the code into the place where you want to put the ad. This would display the ads on your website.
How do you make money?
Whenever somebody clicks on the ad displayed, you are awarded with a percentage.
Google never tells you how does it calculate your percentage and it varies from click to click.
How much money you would make
That depends on you. Many people are happy with few hundred dollars.
A lot go for thousands.
Before you put a cap there, I would advise you to look at Jermey’s famous photo at shoemoney.
To apply for adsense click here.