2. Making Money from Your Website with AdSense

Yes, you can make money from your website—and it’s easy to do. All you have to do is sign up with Google’s AdSense service, which adds relatively unobtrusive text advertising to your website. Whenever a visitor clicks on one of these ads, Google gets paid and passes on a portion of that fee to you, the hosting site.

Any site, large or small, can sign up for Google AdSense and start generating revenues immediately. But how does AdSense work? It’s really quite simple, as you’ll learn in this chapter.

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