How to start earning serious money on YouTube. YouTube is a truly exceptional platform it allows creators from all over the world to not only share their ideas and work with the public but also we’re in a living from it.
Do you want to start your own channel or perhaps you already have one, and are wondering how you can make your hobby a steady job. YouTube channels make a profit from their videos and work and it’s a decent amount of money, so if you’re seriously thinking about making YouTube your main source of income. Where should you start, what are the steps to success, don’t worry we’ve got you covered with this post.
The first thing you have to do is of course start your own channel, if you haven’t already the Yanga of YouTube is that your channel can be about almost anything about African fashion and design however, the options are endless your YouTube account is basically the same as your Google account and you can either use it as it is or create a new one. It’s better to choose your username carefully because the more complicated it is the less chance that you’ll make it big.
It should be something easy and memorable so that people won’t be saying I saw a pleasant video on that channel, but I can’t remember the name, anyway if your current user name is just not working for you that’s not a problem simply change it on your Google+ account and you’re good to go. The more people find your channel the better, so don’t forget to add keywords connected to your content in the advanced section of your channel settings.
When you have a YouTube channel it’s time to work on your content and upload it, you have to find your own topics and discover your unique style. Try not to make your videos too long and always make sure that your audience won’t get boring, you want them to keep being fascinated by every second of it, of course nothing happens right away and your videos and their quality will grow with you just watch a couple of the very first videos by popular you tubers you will find out that, they’re not exactly as amazing as what they do now right. Well try to upgrade your content buy a better camera, use better editing software and so on. The key thing however is to post videos regularly.
If you only post videos once or twice a month your audience can quickly forget about your channel, if it’s not some one of a kind content so try to keep a pace of at least one video a week this way people will be waiting impatiently for the next week to find out what your new video will be and don’t forget about tags and keywords. Make sure everyone who’s interested in the topic can find your videos and this is where it all begins, you can monetize your content and make money from your videos, to do so go to channel click on the video manager link, click on channel again and choose enable monetization done from now on YouTube will place ads in your video. But don’t forget that to make it all work and make real money you need to have a steady audience that will watch your videos, don’t be shy share your videos in your social media and interact with your viewers are more often to keep it personal. Your audience will find you and then they’ll stay, there’s one more simple requirement you need at least 4,000 hours of watch time and 1000 subscribers to enable you start earning money.
If it’s necessary you can monetize your old videos as well by opening video manager and clicking on the dollar sign next to them, don’t forget to set up Google Adsense so you can get your money. You can do it for free at the Adsense website. if you’re younger than 18 years old ask your parent or relatives to help you. Adsense will need a PayPal account or valid address to know who you are and who to send the money to.
Another important thing for any you tuber or blogger is analytics it’s basically your feedback along with the comments to help you learn which topics really boom with your audience and vice-versa. Every you tuber checks it regularly, so if you’re still building your audience pay attention to those numbers and grass they can tell you pretty much anything about your viewers and subscribers and give your ideas on how to improve and if one of your videos happen to go viral, there’s also a way to get your amount of profit from it, simply speaking you can license your content in exchange for money. Now TV news media outlets and other creators will have to reach out to you for the rights to use your video, ok let’s say that you have a good steady audience and are earning a nice amount of money can you do anything else to step it up a little bit sure just become a YouTube partner. For this you’ll need to meet another requirement 15,000 cumulative watch hours for your channel over the last 90 days, when you achieve that go to the YouTube Partner page do a couple of clicks and voila there are other great additions to this title as well. YouTube partners have access to more creation tools community support and tips and can even win prizes not bad right.
You can also start selling your own produce once your channel starts to become more prominent of course this takes even more effort and work but it’s incredibly rewarding for both the excitement of your subscribers and let’s be honest your bank account, you can get even more subscribers as people will ask others where they got such cool stuff more people will check out what you’re all about then become part of your audience. There are tons of affordable freelance websites that can help you with that like Fiverr and many others just search for more information on any questions you have and take some time to think about it and while we’re on the topic of selling stuff you can also sell other people’s products as an affiliate marketer which means that you selling them in exchange for a commission. Even a huge companies like Amazon and eBay offer great deals to affiliate marketers promoting their products, so it won’t be a problem to go with this if you decide to however, it may change and affect your content as you’ll have to review your affiliate products leave links to them in the description or even make how to use tutorials which isn’t that bad for a lifestyle blog. But may not be suitable for blogs with other themes looking for sponsorship with certain companies for advertisements can also be an excellent solution so to put it briefly all you need to make it big on YouTube. Hard work determination creativity and belief in yourself just like with any other job out there so what are you waiting for start to share your ideas and creations now and turn your favorite hobby into your dream job good luck.