Congratulations on making a channel on youtube! A career on Youtube sounds very fancy to all of us, doing what we love, talking to the camera and earning a crazy amount of money!
How much youtubers earn is still a very controversial topic, some say they earn a lot, and some say they’re always broke!
Let us look at the numbers!
The Wall Street Journal reported that PewDiePie, a channel with the most numbers of subscribers earned $4 million in 2013 alone.
Following year, a Swedish magazine Expressen reported that it’s a production company, PewDie Productions AB, earned around $7.5 million in 2014, most of their revenue was from their youtube channel.
$7.5 million is approx 50 crore Indian Rupees!! Isn’t it exciting if you can earn just 1% of that by starting your own youtube channel?
Like any other business, this one requires some investment. It depends on how much you need to invest person to person, but the return does come for sure.
There isn’t one but several ways of earning money on youtube. Let’s step by step look at these!
If you’re in the YouTube Partner Program, you may be able to earn money through:
Some of these monetization features have different eligibility requirements. This article will tell you how to turn on each of these features if you’re eligible.
Before you start: Make sure you’ve completed all the steps to turn on monetization for your channel and set up an AdSense account for payments.
Turn on ads
If your video meets our advertiser-friendly content guidelines, you can turn on ads. If you’re not sure your video is eligible, you can self-rate your content. Choosing to turn on ads doesn’t mean that ads will automatically appear on a video. Before any ads appear, the video will go through a standard process including automated or human reviews to see if it meets our guidelines.
By turning on ads for videos on YouTube, you confirm that you have all the necessary rights to the visual and audio elements of those videos.
You’ll also see these terms on your youtube menu:
YouTube Studio beta
Creator Studio Classic
Turn on channel memberships
Turn on memberships for your channel
Turn on the merchandise shelf
The merchandise shelf allows some creators to showcase their official branded merchandise on YouTube. The merch shelf appears on some video pages of eligible channels.
What is Super Chat
Super Chat lets you interact with your fans. When a viewer purchases a Super Chat, their message is highlighted (and sometimes pinned) at the top of a chat stream.
Turn on YouTube Premium revenue
You don’t need to do anything extra to turn on YouTube Premium revenue. If a viewer who is subscribed to YouTube Premium watches your content, you’ll get part of the fee they pay for YouTube Premium. Every video you post (that meets our Community Guidelines) is eligible for YouTube Premium revenue. Learn more about YouTube Premium.
So, those are several ways of earning money as a YouTuber. For more such articles, regularly visit Information section.