For anyone who dreams of making a passive income Online Google's Adsense program seems like it could be too good to be true. All you need to do is build a website, stick a little bit of code on your pages and Google will serve up ads that are relevant to your content. Then all you need to do is wait for the visitors to arrive, click your ads and you can leave for the Bahamas and live off the passive income stream for the rest of your days.

As you have no doubt guessed, things are not quite as simple as the Internet marketers would have you believe. To make money with Adsense requires a lot of knowledge of several areas in connection to working Online. You have to get clued up on how to build websites, choose profitable niches, optimize websites for the search engines and position your ads to get a the best click-through-rates.

A click-through-rate is the percentage of times a visitor to your web pages clicks on one of your ads. Something in the region of 5% would be considered reasonable by many people but obviously the higher it is the more money you will make for a certain number of visitors. You can work to increase your CTR by repositioning ads, changing the fonts and colors used in the ads and manipulating your content to make ads more relevant and make visitors more likely to click.

Anyone hoping to learn how to make money with adsense must understand that the more visitors you have to a site the more money you are doing to make so your job is to increase traffic to your pages above all else. The best type of traffic to get to your websites would be search engine traffic so you are going to learn some search engine optimization if you want to earn cash online whether you want to make money with adsense or any other method.

There are free tutorials all over the web on SEO so you should have no trouble learning the basics but for the real good stuff you're going to have to dig a little deeper, but it is out there. When you get serious you will find some great information if you are willing to join a paid membership site which specializes in making money with Adsense.

The other thing that most people prefer not to talk about is that to make money with Adsense you're going to have to put in some real hard work. Earning money Online is no picnic but if you are willing to do the hours and get yourself a quality education in what is required then you will succeed.