How to make money on YouTube

How to make money on YouTube
How to make money on YouTube 
You've probably heard stories of many YouTubers who are earning on Youtube.

Being the second largest search Engine. How to make money on Youtube? - is a common question in Digital Marketing. YouTube has a huge Market with the most engaging content ie videos.

Every minute more than 500 hours of videos are uploaded on it and 1 billion-plus hour of videos are watched in a day.

All this makes YouTube one of the most powerful Market place to make good money or to create an online brand.

In this complete blog, I'll tell you How to make money on Youtube. First of all, let's see what is YouTube and What are its functions.

What is YouTube?

Youtube was started as an independent website on February 15, 2005, by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim and after it was acquired by Google. A video sharing service where users can watch, like, share, comment, download and upload their own videos. YouTube can be accessed on PCs, laptop, tablets, smart TV and via mobile phones.

What are the main functions of YouTube?

  • users can search for and watch videos they want.
  • creat personal Youtube channel, become a creator and can freely upload their own videos.
  • Like/comment/Share other's Youtube videos
  • Users can subscribe/ follow other Youtube channels.
  • Create playlists to organise videos and group videos together
  • The most important, creators can earn money

How to make money on Youtube?

Making money online with Youtube, Instagram and Facebook etc is not an overnight success. You have to create an audience around you that loves your content. You have to invest your time, your skills, your creativity. 

But the good thing is you would succeed definitely. All you have to learn some of the strategies and different ways to make money on different platforms.

Let's see 6 different best ways to make money with YouTube.

1. Monetize your videos with the Youtube Partner Program.

Create your channel and find out what you are good at i.e. Your Niche. There are thousands of creator out there who are making money by sharing their hobbies and passion with the world through Youtube videos.

Search out for your Niche in which you can easily create videos. There are some common Niches-
  • News, tutorial, review products
  • gaming, sports
  • singing, dancing, acting, drawing, cooking
  • Roasting, vines etc.
After uploading some videos. You have to apply for the Adsense( Youtube partner program). After your channel gets verified. Just like other Youtube stars, you'll get paid for every thousand views on your videos. 

You can apply for Adsense only if your channel reaches-
  • At least 1000 Subscribers
  • At least 4000 hours of total viewers for the last 12 month.
After achieving the above milestone. You can apply for Adsense and you'll receive a share of the income from advertising on your channel.

2. Use Youtube to get traffic on your website and blog.

If you've a website or blog which generates income, you need traffic.

There are millions of websites out there in the Market and it's hard to rank on Google all the time. But through the Youtube channel, you can easily increase your traffic on your blogs or websites. All you have to do is to create a channel and get some active subscribers. Just make sure that you link to your own website in the first line of the description of your videos.

3. Create products and promote them on Youtube

In this digital Marketing era. E-commerce companies are growing rapidly by promoting their products on Youtube and other social platforms like Instagram, facebook and twitter.

If you have any product or going to launch in future. You can easily promote them on your own Youtube channel.

4. Sell others' products as an 'Affiliate Marketing'

Affiliate Marketing means selling products online in exchange for a commission.

Many companies offer attractive deals to affiliate marketers who are promoting their products like Amazon and Flipkart and eBay.

If you have a website, blog, Youtube channel or followers on your social media. You can join many affiliate Networks and sell their products with your own followers base.

To make money on Youtube as an Affiliate marketer, you can suggest your viewers about the products you want to affiliate on your Youtube videos or you can tell them to buy a product from the link in the description. Make sure you are using affiliate links on the description of the videos.

5. Crowdfunding

On June 21, 2018, Youtube launched a new Youtube feature that is 'Memberships'. If your youtube channel has more than 100k subscribers. You can enable this feature. In which people can join your channel after paying.

All you have to do is to set some plans so that anyone can opt for them. After paying, anybody can access your Youtube videos.
Many YouTubers doing crowdfunding with their videos. It could be a great source of money for you too.

6. Sponsorships

Sponsorship is another great way to earn money on Youtube. Youtube stars can make lots of money from sponsorships.

Lots of companies nowadays providing sponsorships to Youtube channels for direct advertisements. They approaching verified channels because of their real and active followers.

The good thing is that you can double your earnings with sponsors because at the same time you can earn by youtube partner program also.

NOTE: To reach sponsors you should have your own huge market that means more than 100k subscribers.

So, these are the best options if you want to know - How to make money on Youtube. If you've creativity skills, or you're passionate about your interests, develop your Youtube channel. Who knows, you may be the next Youtube star.

Also, read: How to make money on Instagram?

At last, tell me, what I missed or you want to ask anything about How to make money on Youtube, digital marketing and its growth, simply leave the comment below. Our team will discuss your problem with you as soon as possible. Thank you.

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  1. I have only 1k subscribers can i apply for the AdSense?

  2. Thanks a lot for your sharing. Also found the article about free YouTube Video Downloader on VidMate helpful.