Thursday, February 22, 2007

Google Goes Beyond Ad Supported Services

Google has based its business around ad supported services with the few exceptions of its search appliances. Now Google seems to be pushing towards a dual business model in which it provides some free ad supported services and other ad free services in return for a fee. Google is now offering a business edition of Google Apps.

The premier edition of Google Apps is costs $50 per user account per year. The standard edition is free and is supported by ads. Here is a comparison between the two editions.