People keep asking us how Google makes money,” said Marissa Mayer, vice president of search products. When using Google to search for flowers, the left side of the screen shows 10 website addresses that Google finds related to flowers, and on the right are the addresses that Google calls advertising links. And Into The Ocean Scuba poster. These on the right are where money comes from. When someone clicks on this sponsorship link, the system notifies the “billing memory” of a completed ad transaction. It’s a revolutionary idea: Advertise to each person for what you want to buy and sell.