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How to get Google to pay you

Mar 12, 20141 min

How bad does Google want new Apps users? They’ll pay $15 for a referral

Google is really looking to drum up business for its Google Apps portfolio. But just how bad is Google looking for new users? Well, today the company announced that it will provide any registered users with a $15 referral bonus for each new customer that signs up for Google Apps, up to 100 customers.

So if you use Google Apps, which include Gmail, Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets, etc., and you can get four other businesses to sign up, then boom, $60.

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Senior Writer Brandon Butler covers cloud computing for Network World and He can be reached at and found on Twitter at @BButlerNWW.

Senior Editor

Senior Editor Brandon Butler covers the cloud computing industry for Network World by focusing on the advancements of major players in the industry, tracking end user deployments and keeping tabs on the hottest new startups. He contributes to and is the author of the Cloud Chronicles blog. Before starting at Network World in January 2012, he worked for a daily newspaper in Massachusetts and the Worcester Business Journal, where he was a senior reporter and editor of MetroWest 495 Biz. Email him at and follow him on Twitter @BButlerNWW.

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