“All right,” Claude said, “you've sold me. How do I join AdSense? Do I have to sign away the rights to my firstborn?” Anita rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed.
I continued my description of AdSense. “Joining AdSense is a simple process—you apply online and wait for Google's approval.”
“Does it cost anything?” Stef asked.
“No, there are no fees,” I answered, “and once you're approved you can start earning money almost immediately. There are a few conditions, though.”
The AdSense program is open to most Web-site owners who meet Google's standards for content and service. You apply online from Google's AdSense site at www.google.com/adsense. The first part of the application process involves creating an ...