Many people want to know how to make money from YouTube videos. This is not surprising that YouTube is known and used in many homes throughout the civilized world. In fact, it is the third most used search engine in the world. Enough videos are uploaded every three minutes to play non-stop for more than a week. And then that video is seen in 39 countries in 54 languages. There are different ways to earn money from YouTube videos. This article is about one of the easiest ways to make money with YouTube, and that is to join the YouTube Partner Program.
The YouTube Partner Program was created in 2007. Joining this program is very easy and, once set up, requires no additional effort on your part. In fact, hundreds of YouTube partners earn more than 6 figures of income each year. But even though this amount of income is obviously achievable by some, most people are very happy to earn much less than that. And why shouldn’t they? The money is there to make and can be earned with very little effort.
So what does it mean to make money this way?
Join the YouTube Partner Program
This is a simple step-by-step procedure to get started on YouTube’s income ladder: –
Open a YouTube account.
If you are not sure how to do it, just open your internet browser and type or copy “how to open a YouTube account”.
Click on one of the links that opens and then follow the instructions.
Once you have completed your details and created a Gmail account (to receive and send emails), you will be directed to your own YouTube channel.
Upload a video to your new YouTube account.
The video does not have to be of high technical quality.
Uploading a video that you have recorded on your phone, your camera, or even your webcam is pretty cool.
The most important thing is that your video is interesting, funny or informative so that people will want to see it.
You should also ensure that you have all necessary commercial rights to the audio and visual elements of the video.
The main problem occurs when someone includes a pop song in their video, for example. And that pop song is copyrighted. Or there could be a song on the radio or television when a video is being recorded, for example. Just make sure you’re not recording anything that is copyrighted and you’ll be fine.
And if you prefer, YouTube has a vast collection of music that is free to use and it is very easy for you to change the soundtrack of your video once it is uploaded and before it is published and made public.
Obviously, if your video includes someone speaking, you don’t want to change the soundtrack. But if a musical background is part of your recording, then you can easily use the YouTube selection.
Post your video.
When you upload your video to YouTube, the default setting is to make it “public”. This means that the general public will be able to see it.
If you prefer, you can change that public setting to Private or Unlisted, but since you want people to see your video so they can click on your ad, you’ll prefer to leave it at the default public setting.
And finally you can take the:
Join the YouTube Partner Program.
To join the program, you need to have at least one video approved for monetization, so as long as your video is acceptable, everything should proceed easily.
Just go into the Channel Settings on your YouTube channel, open the Monetization section and apply for the Partner Program.
Finally, to make sure that you are the one who receives the money from the “clicks” on your video, you must open your own Google AdSense account.
To do this, simply paste or copy the following in your web browser “how to open a Google AdSense account”, follow the links that appear and get your own AdSense account
After that, enjoy creating videos and start recording and uploading your videos as often as you like.
Your videos will be there, on the Internet, for people to see and click on the ads, and little by little, your income will start to accumulate.
So if you are still wondering how to make money from YouTube videos, just follow the above mentioned procedure and start enjoying while generating income.