People have come to know Google as a ast and easyway to nd the inormation they want. This is what weset out to do more than 10 years ago, and it’s what wecontinue to work on today.Many people also know Google as a set o toolsthey use to make a living. Through our search andadvertising programs, businesses nd customers,publishers earn money rom their content, andnon-prots solicit donations and volunteers. Thesetools are how Google makes money, and they’re howhundreds o thousands o other businesses do, too.In the pages that ollow, we describe Google’s economic impact across the U.S.This impact is reected by the number o advertisers and website publishers inevery state, the non–prots we provide with ree advertising, and the real–liestories o small businesses that have beneted rom using Google.Like so many American companies, Google began lie as a small business thatsucceeded by putting in long hours and hard work. That’s why we want to help asmany businesses as we can to grow.Sincerely,Claire Hughes JohnsonVice President, Global Online Sales
Google drives economic growth in all 50 states.