AdSense basics

Google AdSense

Google AdSense is a free, simple way for website publishers of all sizes to earn money by displaying targeted Google ads on their websites. You can also use AdSense to provide Google search for your site's visitors, while earning money by displaying Google ads on your search results pages.

How does it work?

1. You make your ad spaces available
  • You specify where you want ads to appear
  • You choose what types of ads can compete for those spaces
2. The highest paying ads appear on your site
  • Advertisers bid on your ad inventory in a real-time auction
  • We always show the highest paying ad
3. You get paid
  • Google handles billing advertisers and ad networks
  • You get paid through our reliable payment options

More features

If you have a website that complies with our program policies and eligibility criteria, we encourage you to give a try to AdSense. Learn more about publishers who are seeing success with AdSense in our Success stories.


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