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Google Giving Away $50 Million in Free Advertising to Promote Video AdWords

Google Giving Away $50 Million in Free Advertising to Promote Video AdWords

Posted on 24 Apr 2012 at 7:53am

Google officially opened up its AdWords for video product to all businesses on Monday with a new program offering $50 million in free advertising to small businesses.

The company announced on Monday that it is offering $75 in free advertising for 500,000-plus businesses. (The original post on the offer set the number at 500,000, which would come out to $37.5 million in total. A YouTube rep says the 500,000 isn’t a set number.)

Introduced in September, AdWords for video is based on the same technology as AdWords, but is applied to video on the Google-owned YouTube. While with AdWords you pay for…