Google Advertising Tools: Cashing in with AdSense and AdWords (Google eBook)

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Nov 16, 2009 - Computers - 432 pages
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With this book, you'll learn how to take full advantage of Google AdWords and AdSense, the sophisticated online advertising tools used by thousands of large and small businesses. This new edition provides a substantially updated guide to advertising on the Web, including how it works in general, and how Google's advertising programs in particular help you make money.

You'll find everything you need to work with AdWords, which lets you generate text ads to accompany specific search term results, and AdSense, which automatically delivers precisely targeted text and image ads to your website. Google Advertising Tools focuses on best practices, with several case studies that demonstrate which approaches work well, which don't, and why. Google's ad programs can help any business with a web presence, and this guide explains precisely how to use them.

  • Learn how to create effective campaign plans for your website
  • Understand the PageRank algorithm, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • Drive traffic to your website and make money as an advertising host
  • Add AdSense code and Google search to your site
  • Learn how content, search, and referral ads perform
  • Create and edit AdWord campaigns
  • Monitor AdWords activity and improve your campaign's performance
  

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Contents

Part II Cashing in with AdSense
197
Part III Working with AdWords
275

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About the author (2009)

Harold Davis is a strategic technology consultant, hands-on programmer, and author of many well-known books. He's also a popular speaker at trade shows and conventions, giving presentations on topics ranging from digital photography to wireless networking, web services, and programming methodologies. Books include: "Building Research Tools For Google for Dummies" (Wiley), "Learn How to Program Using Any Web Browser" (Apress), "Red Hat Linux 9: Visual QuickPro Guide," and "Visual Basic .NET: Visual QuickStart Guide" (both Peachpit Press). Harold has served as a consultant for investment funds, technology companies, and Fortune 500 corporations. In recent years, he has been VP of Strategic Development at YellowGiant Corporation, a company providing infrastructure for Internet marketing, Chief Technology Officer at a CRM analytics startup, a Technical Director at Vignette Corporation, a leader in customer-centric content management, and a Principal in the enterprise consulting practice at Informix Software.

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