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you know in google when you search and the page comes up in the top yellow is this a service you pay for?
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Yes, it is a paid service called Adwords, and it is the primary way that Google makes money.
http://adwords.google.com/
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You pay per click...  anywhere from 0.05 to $50.00+ depending on the competiton for that keyword.  Its sort of like an auction for the top spots.  Up to the top 3 bids get in that top spot and the rest of the ads go down the right side.

Heres a free way to get a rough idea on cost per click

https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal

After you search for your keyword, choose CPC from the show/hide drop down menu to see the avg cost per click.

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