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Google and Money

  1. Mar 11, 2005 #1
    Can someone explain to me how does Google make so much money? As far as I can see everything is free on their website.
     
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  3. Mar 11, 2005 #2

    Pengwuino

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    Advertising. They have a remarkable system that they invented. Their systems match up your search term with advertisements with the same terms. If you search for like... "comcast cable service", the search engine might match up comcast to IT service websites or maybe internet provider websites and display them on the right hand side in the search results. This is measured to be highly effective so they can charge more money for the same ad space then other websites do because its targeted advertisement.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2005 #3
    And the profits of Google are increasing at an unusual rate lately.
     
  5. Mar 11, 2005 #4
    Google is more hype than profit... But thier share price just seems to go up and up....
     
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