If you have heard stories of people who have made tons of money on YouTube, then it is important you know that you too can make lots of money on YouTube as well.
While earning thousands of dollars may not be realistic especially if you don’t have a strong subscriber base, the good news is that you can make tons of money over time as long as you have the basics on how to make money on this world’s largest video-sharing platform. But if you don’t, here are a couple of tips that will help you get started with making money on YouTube.
Set up and create your own YouTube channel
Having your own YouTube channel is like having your personal presence on YouTube. Every YouTube account has a channel linked to it. A YouTube account is like a Google account, and creating one will give you access to essential Google products like Gmail and Drive. After you have created your personal account, add keywords so that other people can find your channel with ease.
Add high quality content
Upload high quality content that isn’t super long. Again, keep uploading content regularly and remain consistent with your uploads. One thing that you can do to ensure your content is high quality is making every video better than the previous one. You can also improve the quality of your content by using better editing techniques or software, or you can use a better camera than the one you used previously.
Get an audience
Gaining an audience is crucial to increasing your monetization. As a matter of fact, you must have people who will watch your adverts on YouTube for you to make money off of them. One thing you can do to get an audience is uploading high quality content and people will come to you in droves.
Monetize your videos
You need to monetize your videos for you to start making money on them. Monetizing your videos simply means allowing YouTube to place their ads on your videos. Once you have uploaded a video, just click the monetization tab in order to monetize it.
Setup Google AdSense
You can do this for free by simply visiting AdSense site and then click ‘signup now’ button. You need to have a bank account, a PayPal account along with a valid mailing address so that you can receive payments from AdSense.
Keep checking your analytics
Once you have uploaded some videos and monetized them, it is imperative to keep on checking out the analytics on your videos in order to figure out how your videos are performing. To check your analytics, go to the Channel menu and click the ‘Analytics’ option, where you will get to see ad performance, estimated earnings, video views and more.
Market your videos on many platforms as possible
Don’t just upload your videos on YouTube only. You should also post them on your blog, website and other social media networks. The more views your videos get, the more money you will earn over time.
Become a YouTube partner
YouTube members with lots of viewers are regarded as YouTube partners. Once you have monetized your videos and gotten lots of viewers , you automatically become a YouTube partner, and you will have access to various content creation tools. Most importantly, you will not only earn money from your videos , but you will also wins prizes once you have lots of viewers.
With these tips on how to make money on YouTube right at your fingertips, you are definitely going to make lots on money on the world’s largest video-sharing platform over time.