Make money on YouTube

How to make money on YouTube

YouTubers are getting the same status as Hollywood idols did back before the internet existed.
Fans are going crazy about them, and these YouTube stars are raking in a lot of money with their viral videos using YouTube ads and other forms of monetization from home known as millennial money

Are you wondering how to start making money on YouTube through ad revenue?

We're a company which helps their YouTube partners grow their channel,
so we have access to a lot of useful data!
We use this data to create excellent posts such as this one:

Want to learn how to start a YouTube Channel?

In this post, I'll be answering some FAQ's, but I'll also provide you with some in-depth information on this topic!

Making money on YouTube isn't hard, but there are a lot of alternatives to keep in mind!
As YouTube's partner program isn't your only option to earn ad revenue!

Upload content become a YouTube Partner and earn money!

This is the most popular YouTube strategy, and it's pretty straightforward!
You start looking for the best ways to create video content!

YouTube video creators should try to create trending video's which could potentially go viral. Something which you can learn in our other blog post:
How to create a YouTube Channel in 2019 

You upload content regularly, your videos get some views, but how do you make money and generate ad revenue?

There are multiple ways to make money on YouTube; for example, you can create a Google Adsense Account. But as most YouTube account owners do, they get a YouTube Partnership deal via a YouTube Network or Multi-Channel network.

Don't know what a YouTube network is? Click here!

How much money do youtubers make?

It's no surprise that YouTubers are earning money when they upload content in the form of a YouTube video.

You're probably wondering, how much money do they make?


There are a few top tips you can use to calculate approximately how much income YouTubers generate based on how many viewers they accumulate.

Dependant on the audience of the YouTuber, the average CPM (Cost Per Mille
is around 1 and 3 dollar. (Our partners have an average CPM of 3.52 dollar)

However, there's another statistic to keep in mind, and that's monetized views.
Not every viewer is being monetized, and this takes down your revenue too.
The average amount of views being monetized is around 57%.

So to calculate a YouTubers income, you need to make the following calculation:
Total monetized views = 0.57 (average monetized views) * total views.
Total revenue = Total monetized views * YouTube Channels average CPM. 

You now know how to calculate a YouTubers income, but you're probably still left with a lot of questions! So let's answer the most common FAQ's on this topic.

Do YouTubers apply Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is something a lot of YouTubers do because it's one of the easy ways to make money online. As a YouTuber having a broad audience is your most significant selling point, and affiliate marketing is a great way to make use of your reach! Let's say you get a million views per video. You place some affiliate links in the description of a product you cover in your video... With a million people watching you'll quickly sell 10-100 of these products. At this point, you're taking the advertising job into your own hands, and as a reward, you get paid a percentage of the profits for your service.

What about Product placement on YouTube?

Besides Affiliate Marketing, Product placement is a great way to make some money on the side!
You cover a product in your video, or even do a review! This gives you some fresh new content but combined with a sponsorship deal. You'll quickly earn a quick buck on the side!
The only thing you need is your video equipment and some good video editing software!
However, you can also use this in different ways; for example, you can start doing social media marketing using the same concept.

What are the requirements for YouTube's Partner Program?

To join YouTube's Partner Program, which you need to make money on YouTube.
You'll have to hit the following requirements:
You need more than 4000 watch hours in the last 12 months.
Your channel should have more than 1000 subscribers.

Once you join YouTube's Partner Program, you can also enable fan funding, some YouTubers are getting paid massive amounts from fans!