Google announced its earnings last Thursday, and markets termed it as “disappointing” – Do you know what the disappointing figure was ??
It was whopping USD 37.9 Billion Dollars!
Google has host of different products and services that we use every day including their search, Gmail, Google+, Google Apps and many others. However, Google’s majority of revenue comes from only one source – and that is “Adwords”. The adwords advertising platform alone brought 36.53 Billion USD in 2011, while other revenue amounted for only 1.37 Billion USD.
Check-out full details of Google Earnings Here!
Google Revenue Break-up
While analyzing Google earnings, I came across a wonderful infographic created by Wordstream which beautifully breaks down the Google’s USD 37.9 Billion earnings. It gives you an idea of which Industries advertised the most with Google, and which were some of the most popular key-phrases as well which ones got highest bids.
So how does Google provide all these wonderful free services to us?
It is advertising and advertising alone!!