With the ever-increasing advancements, people now have the access to every type of information that too at their own convenient time. This has made our lives so much easier. Ex. Now, a woman can cook any recipe for dinner just by going through a video on YouTube.
A vast majority of people in the world are now on social media and it is the best way to connect to the people worldwide. People spend a lot of time online. However, many of us are unaware that this addiction can also make your money wallet smile. Almost everybody in this world is after huge money making in a short period of time. So what it is the best platform for all the aspirants looking for easy money tricks in this competitive world?
There are lots of ways available on social media platform, which avails you a lot of money-making opportunities through digital marketing. It is proved to be the most effective marketing tool. Ex. If you have enough followers on the social media pages, then the followers will be more hitched to check your posts and the links.
Trending on YouTube is the latest buzz. YouTube shows commercials, music videos, movies etc. It is platform where you can simply create a channel and upload videos and earn a lot of money. YouTube was ranked as the second-most popular site in the world by Alexa Internet.
Some of the Indians who earned name, fame, and money through YouTube in a short time are:
1. BHUVAN BAM – His YouTube journey started suddenly. His videos went viral. He has won the Most Popular Channel on YouTube at the WebTV Asia Awards 2016.
Monthly earnings – 35 Lakhs.
2. NISHA MADHULIKA – She is a YouTube chef and her channel has 2.65 Million Subscribers.
Monthly earnings – 30 Lakhs.
3. GAURAV CHAUDHARY – His channel “Technical Guruji” is very popular because of his simplified technical talks.
Monthly earnings – 13 Lakhs.
4. SANDEEP MAHESHWARI – He presents motivational videos.
Monthly earnings – 9 Lakhs.
5. SHRUTI ANAND – She uploads makeup tutorial videos.
Monthly earnings – 8 Lakhs.
These YouTube sensations earn so much just by putting some efforts in pursuing their hobbies and make a lot of money.
So how many views does it take to make money on YouTube?
YouTube is one of the best ways to earn money online at home. The outstanding part of YouTube is you do not need to buy a server for hosting your videos. Some people say that YouTube pays $3-$5 per thousand views. But money making is based on people’s engagement with the ads. All you have to do is simply create a channel and upload videos. After that enable the monetization option.
Advertisers pay you only when someone clicks an ad or it watches for 5-30 seconds. If your video gets a lot of views but there are no clicks on ads then you cannot make money. YouTube advertising is managed in the Google Adwords. The advertisers choose ads based on two different factors: Cost Per Click (CPC) and Cost Per View (CPV).
Steps to Make Money on YouTube
1. Build your YouTube channel
Your channel shows your presence on YouTube. Each YouTube account has just one channel attached to it. A YouTube account is the same thing as a Google account.
2. Create User Name
A username can work for or against you. If it’s short and catchy along with a description of what your videos are about, people will definitely remember you better.
Upload high-quality content. Add hashtags and keywords that describe the content and attract people to your video. This way you are increasing the chances of it getting noticed.
Building an audience is the key to making money. The more views you get, the better. Make good contents and upload them regularly to keep the people hooked. Publicize it on Twitter and Facebook. Interact with your viewers by responding to comments and making occasional QA videos.
5. Monetize your videos
YouTube allows placing ads in your video. This also shows that there is no copyrighted material in your video. At least 4000 hours watch time and 1000 subscribers are required earn money.
To start earning, you’ll need to enable monetization.
- On youtube.com go to “My Channel”.
- Click on “Video Manager” on the top bar.
- Click on the channel and Enable Monetization.
- Then, go to “Monetize with Ads” box.
- Open your Video Manager and click the “$” sign next to the video to be monetized.
Google AdSense can be set up for free on the AdSense website. You just need to be 18 years or older to create your own account. Signup Now” button allows you to create your account. You can use PayPal or maybe a bank account and a valid mailing address well as other information so that AdSense can verify who you are and who to send the money to.
7. Check your analytics
When your videos are monetized and being viewed, you can check the analytics option in your Channel and view the estimated earnings, ad performance, video views, demographics etc.
You can also change your content or marketing if you find that you aren’t attracting many users.
You can become partners with the people who have monetized their videos with a large number of viewers. They gain access to more content creation tools and win prizes for the number of viewers. For applying for YouTube partnership you need 15,000 watch hours for your channel over the last 90 days.
9. Supp.me service
To increase your revenue on YouTube use Supp.me. It creates polls & quizzes for free. You just create a question for your subscribers and invite them for answering. When people visit pages you created on Supp.me, you earn. This is also a way of getting feedback and increase your earnings.
If you really have the caliber and talent of shining like a YouTube star then, this your platform. Keep aside all the bars that are stopping you. Go grab your goal!
Who knows, maybe you can be the upcoming YouTube sensation.