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Art-One [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, August 10, 2006
16 years ago5,043 views

If you buy something to day on the net (> 20 $) and you pay with Google Check Out then you'll get a free Google T-Shirt...

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/08/thanks-for-checking-out-google.html

Why would they do that? :P

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

money.. of course.. a T-Shirt costs them what? 50 cents? a dollar tops?
so theyve earn 19 dollars and spent 1 dollar (per person).
that how you make revenue!!

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

a tshirt for 50cents? URL?

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

no no no!!
it costs Google 50 cents.. to buy the T-Shirt..

Google buys it for a very small amout of money.. and sell it (not on this case though) but they sell it for a large amount of money..
like this one for example:
http://www.googlestore.com/product.asp?catid=5&code=GO0133

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

<< a T-Shirt costs them what? 50 cents? >>

I doubt even Google can get a T-Shirt for $0.50.

<< so theyve earn 19 dollars and spent 1 dollar (per person). >>

Nope. The store you buy the $20 of goods from make the most money. Google only make around $0.60 – i.e. $0.40 (2%) + $0.20. So it's actually quite a good deal if you really want a Google Checkout T-Shirt. (Google are obviously willing to lose money by bribing people to use Google Checkout because of all the bad reports about it...)

Sankar Anand [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

ha ha tony is humourous.....

and google may do so.... whatever they do they earn......

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

a "free" T-shirt ? ...

and this doesn't work if Google doesn't allow Checkout in your country :-(

Piotr Konieczny [PersonRank 9]

16 years ago #

A little bird told me that Googlers have 50% off on every item in GShop ;-)

Kirby Witmer [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

anbody get their google t-shirt yet?? I got mine yesterday. It's pretty cool. But what's not cool is I didn't get my order yet!! :) Actually, its on the way after Google finally "resolved" the glitches.... But I think its funny that the t-shirt comes before the order does..... :D

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