YouTube Monetization: How do you make money on YouTube? Find the answer to this question along with below basic of starting with YouTube.
- What should be your theme or content?
- YouTube Channel Ideas. What you should upload?
- How to edit YouTube video?
- How to monetize YouTube?
Does YouTube pay you? What do you need to do, to earn from YouTube?
Yes, YouTube pays you for the videos that you create and upload for the public. But there are few terms and condition to get paid and there is a process to get your channel being paid. The process is called monetization.
What is the basic requirement to qualified for Channel monetization?
Two Basic Requirement & Many guidelines. Basic Requirement: To get into the YouTube Partner Program, your channel needs to have 4,000 public watch hours in the last 12 months. Second is a minimum of 1,000 subscribers. (YouTube you will email you, once your channel crosses the landmarks)
Guidelines to be taken care from start:
- Channel theme should be clear. (Not mix videos of different topics)
- Original videos. (Not taken from other platforms like TikTok or WhatsApp.
- Video metadata (including titles, thumbnails, and descriptions)
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How to start?
Creating a YouTube channel is very easy and it is just as simple as creating a Gmail account. But to sustain and to grow your account to monetization level, you need to keep a few things very clear from the start.
Selection of Topic (Main theme): In YouTube “guideline for monetization” is clearly mentioned that they will first analyze the main theme of your channel. You just can’t create videos on random topics and upload to get view time. You need to select the theme of the channel based on your passion or interest. Don’t go by the YouTube expert who will tell you which niche is good to go for getting easy subscriber and get view time. If you don’t select your theme based on your passion, eventually you will end up doing something which is not your area of interest and feel demotivated soon.
The magic point in growing your YouTube channel is- If you love to something (Like singing, reciting a poem, drawing, teaching, cooking, netting, writing, storytelling, interview of people, digital marketing, and anything that you love), and you can record them and learn a little about editing (editing is as easy as playing a game in mobile), nobody will stop from growing your channel.
To Start with Recording: Do I need to by a DSLR worth Rs.35,000.00 to start?
You don’t need to have DSLR of very high-end mobile phone for recording, you can do the recording with an 8 to 10-megapixel phone camera. But you need to have two other things (very minimum cost) correct.
- Proper microphone (available in the local market, or in Amazon, or Flipkart)
- A tripod to place your phone steady and to get a proper angle while recording.
Video editing: How much I need to invest for video Editor?
Once you decide the theme of your channel, next is to get a video editor, there are lots of video editors in the market. You can go for below editors, which has lots of creative features that will help your video to look amazing.
**Tip for video recording: you don’t need to retake your video from starting if you made some mistake in between. In the video editor, you can cut the mistake portion or join as many as videos you want. So. Don’t worry about the mistake.
** To know more about editing you can go to YouTube and learn various tricks in educational videos on Kinemaster and Powerdirector.
As you move into this, you will learn more and more while practicing.
Growing your channel: How to promote my YouTube videos free?
The basic principle to grow your channel is to create good content. If you regularly uploading videos to your channel, soon it will be a lot of content. While developing your content, to grow your subscriber base you can do below few things.
- Join the free Facebook community with your topic and post your link.
- Create a Facebook page and updating all videos through that page on a regular basis.
- You can use various WhatsApp group to promote your channel.
- Join other social platforms like Twitter, Instagram etc.
- Paid promotion, like Facebook marketing, YouTube promotion etc.
- You can request other successful YouTuber to feature your channel in their YouTube Channel.
Paid promotion to grow your channel: How much to promote videos on YouTube?
It will be advice able to initially create as many contents you can create. You should try the non-paid options that I have mentioned above. Latter you can try to do so, to grow to another level.
YouTube Monetization: How do you make money on YouTube?
As you reach the required level of subscribers (1000) and 4000Hrs of watch time, (status of these two requirement, you can check under “YouTube Studio”:
Once you click on monetization follow the instruction.
To sum up- Most important is to decide the theme or subject (your passion or what you love to do) that you will bring forward to the world. Focus is on content creation (Not uploading others or used content), Joining all possible community (to get subscriber), activity watch other like-minded channel and comment (relevant to the content) with a link to your channel. Finally, monetization of your YouTube channel.
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