The Google AdSense program is today among the most popular ways of making money online. Essentially Google runs a huge advertisement platform which allows the advertisers to display their ads on the sites of publishers who associate their websites with the Google AdSense program. If you wish to join the AdSense program, all you need is a website or a blog where you can place ads from Google. Google will then send contextual ads that will relate to your websites content and will appear relevant to your visitors. When your visitors click on these ads, you will earn a portion of the revenue advertisers pay to Google per click. If your site or blog draws traffic then there is a good chance that you will earn significant amount of money from the AdSense program.
The AdSense program is surprisingly easy to setup and manage. In case you wish to make money through this widely popular program just go through steps mentioned below:
1. To start with you must build your own website with good content. The more the active your blog or website, the more money you will be able to fetch. Try to build your website using CMS software like Blogspot or WordPress. You can also build your own fully customized website.
2. In order to start making money through AdSense you will need to have an account on Google AdSense. To get an AdSense publishers ID sign up for free on Google AdSense website and create a publishers account including your own website in the application. As soon as Google approves your application, you can start earning money instantly with every click the users will make on your website. Websites or blogs with good content which more and more people visit earns more profit.
3. You will have to get AdSense script code and set it up on your website template to show them on your website. For this purpose, try to know the details of AdSense setup by clicking on the setup tab in AdSense.
4. Maintain your website in such a way that you can attract more and more visitors. There are many types of ad formats. Generally text based ads generate more revenue than image based ads. To attract best traffic on your website, submit to popular search engine like Google, Yahoo, Wikipedia or AltaVista. Do not forget social book markings or Social networking websites. Posting in article content directories and blogs will be beneficial as well. It may take a few months or weeks to be indexed by these search engines; so do not get impatient.
5. After placing the AdSense script code on your website, your website will automatically start receiving relevant AdSense ads from Google. Because of its relevance, AdSense ads are also called contextual ads.
6. You will be paid money for every single click to your AdSense by Google AdSense team. When you reach $100 you will be paid by check. But never try to click AdSense yourself or ask your friends to do the same. Your site will be suspended in that case, as Google knows the trick.