How can I make money on YouTube?
As of now there’s several ways to make money online on YouTube if you’re a content creator. This article will give you information about YouTube’s partnership programs and other ways to make money on YouTube. However, I have to warn you that it is not that easy to instantly make a lot of money on YouTube instantly, but you will have a much greater chance after reading this. YouTube is truly a great website and you should not ignore its powers, some people are earning over $300,000 per year on it. See you later at the end of this article!
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Pick a good YouTube channel name.
So what’s the first thing you will need to do in order to make money from YouTube? Well obviously it would be to create a free account at their website. When creating an account you should not just pick a random username that no one will be able to remember. Make your username unique and easy to pronounce and remember. A bad example would be to name your account “23baxx4i5” or similar. A good username would be something that also reflects your future videos such as “AlexGamingTips”, assuming you’re a gamer or “InstPhil” :). Put some though in to it and you will not regret it later on!
Video camera or computer recordings?
There are two ways of making videos on YouTube. One is by using a real video camera and recording things around you. This could be your everyday life (also known as Vlogging) or just fun things you and your friends come up with. These are some successful channels of people who make money on YouTube recording videos: “sxephil”, “RayWilliamJohnson”, “smosh” and “Fred”.
If you do not want to or if you do not own a camera to record videos, then you could focus on doing things on your computer. This could be anything from how-to videos teaching people how to use programs like Photoshop or similar. These videos are always popular since people find it easy to search for help videos on YouTube if they run in to a problem. Just remember to get good software for recording and to have a computer that does not lag. One last thing I have to say about this is that you should talk in your videos. People that tries to write what they are saying in notepad or people that does not communicate at all with their viewers in any way are doomed to fail and will never make my money with YouTube. Get a microphone!
Creating a good video (a viral hit).
So what does the YouTube community like to watch? Well almost anything, but most people come to YouTube to relax and watch funny, interesting or cute videos. The hottest videos often contain something of the following: puppies, kittens, fast cars, hot girls (not porn), music (not stolen) and a lot of humor. If you happen to have any of these lying around at your home then they might be the next video to go viral online. But don’t forget to edit the video before you upload it! This can be done with simple programs such as Windows Movie Maker or more advanced ones. Shorten the clips down to the most interesting parts and maybe use some effects to make them more interesting, however don’t overdo the effects.
You should at all costs try to avoid making videos containing the following.
- Content that you did not create or do not have permission to use, such as movie trailers, music, other peoples videos etc. If you create music covers without permission from the original creator you cannot get a YouTube partnership either.
- Videos that contains people who do not want to be in your video. However if you just happen to record some people in the background on a busy street it would be ok.
- Content that is inappropriate for children should not be uploaded if you want to get a partnership with YouTube, but I assume you already knew that.
Write catchy and simple to remember titles.
When you are done with your video you should think of a good title that fits it. The title should be self-explanatory and easy to remember and pronounce. Some good examples of viral hits on YouTube are “Charlie bit my finger”, “David after dentist” and “Sneezing panda”. After you have come up with a good title you should also give a detailed description where you explain a bit about the video and maybe give a link to your website if you have one.
Boost your video views.