In the above video, you have learned to create a YouTube channel.
YouTube is an online video-sharing platform, where everyone from everywhere can share videos with the world free of cost.
This amazing platform was developed by three gentlemen in 2005, who are “Jawed Karim”, “Steve Chen”, and “Chad Hurley”.
You know, YouTube is the second-largest search engine in the digital world.
It has 2 billion monthly active users – that means we have a huge opportunity.
Now Let’s understand how can we earn money from YouTube.
Nothing is free in this world – economist says to us if you choose something, you lose something.
If you need money from YouTube, you need to give your time and effort.
YouTube is an ecosystem, there are three types of users – let’s see in the picture.
I think now you have a clear idea “How YouTube works?”.
Now, you are using YouTube as a user – there are everything is free for you.
Whatever you listened, Whatever you enjoy, and Whatever you see on YouTube all the things are created by the Creators (also known as Youtubers).
Don’t think the creator is completely different people – He/she is people just like you and me.
If you want to earn money from YouTube, you need to become the creator.
I know you have a question in your mind, “who gives the money to the creator”.
Ok, Now let’s understand,
How can we earn money from YouTube?
Creators make videos and share them on YouTube.
Users like you and me can watch and enjoy these videos.
After that, the advertiser comes and pays the money to YouTube to advertise.
Then, YouTube can share this revenue with creators in a 60/40 ratio.
This is not a fixed, but revenue depends upon your geographic location, video categories, and many other factors.
How to Monetized YouTube Channel?
Oh, I forgot to say that you need to complete some criteria to earn money from Youtube.
- 1000 Subscribers
- 4000 Hours of Watch Time
And this 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours of watch time you need to achieve in one year.
If you do it then you can apply for monetization then the YouTube team can review your channel if your channel is genuine and your content is powerful then YouTube monetizes your channel.
This criterion is not big for experienced creators, But for the new creators, it’s a little bit difficult in a starting point because they don’t know how to create videos and they don’t know how to upload videos.
And so many other things you need to consider and you need to learn to earn money from Youtube so it’s the really amazing and best career for you, only if you work seriously on it.
In these three steps, you can start to make money from YouTube.
- Create your YouTube channel
- Make videos consistently
- Monetize your channel
This is a basic overview of how you can make money from YouTube.
But if you really want to become a creator on YouTube, you need to join YouTube Creator Academy.
Now let’s recap, what we learned in today’s blog post.
Creating a YouTube channel is not hard, you can create your own YouTube channel just in 5 minutes.
You need to complete 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours of watch time on our YouTube channel to earn from YouTube.
When you complete these criteria then you can apply for review for monetization, if the YouTube team approves your channel then you can start to make money from Youtube.
I hope now you have a clear idea of what I need to do next.
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