Giveaway: Another $100 in Google AdWords

We recently received another free Google AdWords certificate, and as usual, it can only be used by new users, which excludes us. Hence, we are delighted to give away another one to one of our dear readers. You just have to answer one question (see below).

A quick overview of Google AdWords: after signing up for a free Google account or using an existing one, you can register for the adwords service. Detailed online tutorials show you how to buy keywords that you can use to help promote your website via the sponsored links on the margins of the Google search results pages. You will select a few terms related to your business, then determine what you want your daily budget to be (you can easily cap it $100 and not spend a cent beyond that) and the amount you would like to pay every time someone clicks. Once customers search for one of the terms you have purchased, such as "Farsi translator Brisbane," your ads may appear next to the search results. Read more about Google AdWords here. Getting started is quite simple and straightforward. 

Some rules:
  1. You must be a freelance translator or interpreter and have a website to participate. Please include the link in your comment.
  2. Google is giving away this certificate for new customers only. If you already buying Google AdWords, the system won't let you use this new customer coupon. Sorry; Google said so.
  3. The certificate expires at the end of March, 2012.
  4. We will e-mail the access code to the winning person.

And the question is....who is who in this picture? It was taken in Death Valley, CA a few weeks ago. You  have a 50/50 chance of getting it right. The first person to get it right will win the prize. Good luck!


Nicoleta Risteiu on January 15, 2012 at 6:56 AM said...


I am a freelance translator and interpreter for English, Norwegian and Romanian and I haven´t used Google AdWords so far, but would like to do that, hopefully by winning this giveaway.
So, I will try and answer your question: Dagmar is the lovely lady on the right and Judy is the lady just as lovely on the left. I hope I am right :)
My e-mail address is
and this is my website (which in Romanian means "Norwegian translations")
Have a nice day!

Nicole on January 15, 2012 at 10:23 AM said...

I think Judy on the right, Dagmar on the left!
My website is

A newcomer to your blog since reading Judy's article 'Quote This' in the ITI Bulletin...great stuff :)


Judy Jenner and Dagmar Jenner on January 15, 2012 at 3:14 PM said...

@nicoleta and @nicole: thanks so much for playing!

@nicoleta: you are our first response, thanks a lot! However, unfortunately, you got it wrong. :) Happens all the time. Be sure to play again next time!

@Nicole: congratulations! You identified us correctly. We will send you the code within the next few days (Judy is on vacation and doesn't have the code with her). :)

Nicole on January 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM said...

Yay! I am so glad, and I'll let you know if I get any business enquiries as a result of my GoogleAds!
I'm by the way.

And how strange that two people with such similar names should be the first two to comment...


Judy Jenner and Dagmar Jenner on January 16, 2012 at 6:10 PM said...

@Nicole: thanks for sending the e-mail address! We will send the code to you once I (Judy) get home from LA -- the card is sitting on my desk. :) Yes, it is funny that you both have such similar names!

Judy Jenner and Dagmar Jenner on January 19, 2012 at 12:55 PM said...

@Nicole: just sent the access code to the e-mail address you provided a few minutes ago. :)

Global Translation Services on February 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM said...

It seems to be true that if you're in the translation business, you're also in the business of internet marketing. In our experience Google AdWords is a good investment, although the campaigns do benefit from active management.

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