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10 ways to make money with a YouTube channel

We recently revealed how much YouTube pays for 1 million visits, this time we are going to tell you some ways to earn money and monetize your YouTube channel.

Worldwide, several million creators take advantage of the YouTube platform to establish a business, reach a general audience and establish a community; Fortunately for these creators, the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) was founded 14 years ago, a one-of-a-kind monetization program.

The main purpose is to help creators who meet all the requirements to make a profit through the channel. Here are 10 ways to make money with a YouTube channel.

These are 10 ways to make money with a YouTube channel

Below, you can see several ways available to monetize your YouTube channel and earn money creating content on any subject.

Join YouTube and monetize your ads

Allowing ads on your channel can be the beginning of generating income through this medium; To do this, in the YouTube Studio section of your account, you must configure your account as a YouTube Partner, enter the menu, verify the account and accept the monetization.

Later you must enter the Google advertising network, but for this, you must have an AdSense account; In this way, you will be able to receive payments and verify the earnings generated by the ads.

Check that monetization has been enabled by observing the green “S” symbol in the “Video Manager” and that by clicking on it, it is possible to configure monetization for each video.

All this will be possible if you meet the requirements: more than 1000 subscribers, 4000 hours of public playback, and 0 absences for non-compliance with the active Community Guidelines.

YouTube Premium

It is a paid subscription where you can see the content without ads before or after playing the videos; You will not see third-party ads or overlays. However, there will be promotional links enabled by the creators that can direct you to their websites and other destinations.

You can also download videos and then watch them without an Internet connection, use background playback, access YouTube Music and enjoy YouTube Originals movies and series, at no added cost. The YouTube partners receive the majority of revenue from YouTube subscriptions.

YouTube Super Chat

Super Chat gives users the opportunity to buy chat messages that stand out and pin them in the chat feed at the top which are then seen as colored messages; If a user makes a purchase, their profile photo appears at the top of the chat feed and the time it lasts there will depend on the money invested in the purchase.

Super chats can be moderated in the same way that live chat messages are moderated; You can also see details of income and income from transactions in YouTube Analytics: the income of the “Super Chats” is received through Adsense.

YouTube Super Stickers

They are decals or stickers that the user can acquire and thus show solidarity with the creator of the content by broadcasting a video live; in this way, he grants a smaller amount of money in correspondence for his work.

The use of super stickers has been promoted by YouTube at VidCon, an event held in July, and the option is given to creators who have more than 1,000 subscribers on their channel, who can monetize, and whose market has availability of these stickers.

These stickers are offered in multiple languages, cost between 99 cents and $ 50, and can be sent to other social networks.

YouTube Super thanks

Although they are in trial, they make it possible for followers of content creators on YouTube to give donations directly and thus contribute to the financing of their favorite channels.

Available in both mobile and desktop apps, on Android and iOS, and in 68 countries. Users have four options to choose from: $ 2, 5, 10, or $ 50 and it will be visible as a heart-shaped icon with the $ symbol inside and the word “Thanks”, arranged in the bar below the videos. The creator can check the access to super thanks in YouTube Studio and know if it is available on their channel.

YouTube Memberships

The memberships are monthly contributions that followers of a channel grant their creators in exchange for content and benefits exclusive; these contributions will be set by the creator of the channel. The beneficiaries will be those who have paid and active memberships and will also be able to enjoy videos and live broadcasts.

You can choose between different prices for various membership levels and add up to 5 different price levels, each of which should have between 1 and 5 benefits. You can include badges, custom emojis, and other benefits.

To add or remove levels, access the channel that has memberships at studio.youtube.com and follow the steps; When you delete a level, you delete all the members, therefore you must refund the payment of the last month since it will lose its benefits.

YouTube Merchandise

YouTube Merchandise in conjunction with the Teespring platform, allows content creators to choose from more than 20 personalized items and sell them to the public.

In this way, each content creator will have personal merchandising skills, personalizing their brand and at the same time abiding by some YouTube Merchandise rules. The more audience, the more possibilities you will have to offer your products.

YouTube Ticketing

If you are an artist and you have a YouTube channel, the platform gives you the opportunity to sell tickets through its channels. Once the user enters, they will see a section with links to buy tickets for events with special dates.

And as we said before, this option will be enabled only for official channels of recognized artists and users will be able to see the ticket sales catalog as long as it belongs to some of these countries such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA.

YouTube BrandConnect

Previously FameBit, BrandConnect allows the connection between creators and brands to make content campaigns that benefit both. And if you include banner ads in your most prominent videos, you will have the opportunity to receive additional payments. Without a doubt, it is one of the strongest ways to make money with a YouTube channel.

To enjoy BrandConnect it is necessary to be over 18 years old, be a YouTube member, lives in the United Kingdom, Canada, or the United States, and comply with the established regulations.

YouTube Funds

It is a fund of 100 million dollars that will be distributed between 2021 and 2022 to the creators of Shorts with the most views and interactions and that entertain the YouTube community.

And it’s not just for members of the YouTube Partner Program, but for everyone who produces content unique to Shorts and abides by Community standards.

If you liked this article about how to make money with a YouTube channel, then you will also be interested in the best applications to make money with your mobile, or better yet, check out how to make money with Instagram, even if you are not an influencer.

Mehran Khan

Mehran Khan is a Software Engineer, a leading Digital Marketing expert in Pakistan. With over 4+ years of experience in digital marketing & SEO.

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