How to create and make money from YouTube channel

Hello guys,  today am going to show you how to create and make money from YouTube channel. So if you are one of the people looking for some ways to make online money on a long run, you should go for YouTube. There are many people who goes for some online programs to perform tasks to get rewarded but it’s hundred percent sure that the programs won’t last.

On YouTube, you have so many opportunities to make money from your videos. All you need are strong subscriber base who are interested in viewing your videos.

YouTube money making is somehow related to that of blogging but they have differences as YouTube is based on videos while blogging is firmly based on publishing articles to make money. And also, those who blogs are called Bloggers, while those who publish videos are called Vloggers. It all depends on your ability.

Read also: How to create a blog in less than twenty minutes 

Moreover, in this tutorial, I will make you familiar with how to easily setup and create a YouTube Channel to start making solid money from it.

How to create and make money from YouTube channel

1. FIND YOUR YOUTUBE NICHE

You cannot just decide to create a YouTube Channel just like you cannot start blogging without knowing its purpose except you are not ready to make money from it. You have to know the purpose of your YouTube Channel and build a niche around it.

For example, you can decide to start uploading funny videos and members will know you for that. But if you decide to add multiple niches, like WWE, Entertainment, Technology, Sports, Racing and more, you may lose subscribers because they will think you’re not focused.

2. HOW TO OPEN A YOUTUBE CHANNEL

YouTube accounts have only one channel attached to it. Firstly, create a gmail account and then, go to YouTube Channel Creator Page and open a channel.

After you have successfully created a YouTube channel: add your channel description, channel logo and cover image, name (please make it short to fit your YouTube purpose) and add keywords to it. Those keywords should be related to your video contents and it will make your content to be seen when people search using the keywords.

3. ADD CONTENTS TO YOUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

After creating your YouTube Channel, the next step is to add videos to it. This will bring subscribers to the page. Since you have found what you do best on our first tutorial, you should be able to upload what will attract those audience to your channel.

Try to upload video contents that are highly super and quality. Find a good camera or find a better editing software or technique to light the scenes of your videos. Subscribers likes quality and unique videos. Do not copy other people’s content or scrape. Video your own and upload in order not go against YouTube Terms and conditions.

And also, upload videos consistently, do not upload today and forget about it. Upload regularly to bring more members. You should always try to make the videos descriptive and short. Nobody would like to waste time on long videos.

Your video title should be eye-catching, same goes to the description and keyword. This will help you automatically bring more members and views without much advertisement.

4. GET AUDIENCE TO YOUR CHANNEL

After adding contents, you need people that will view your videos, or do you want to view your videos by yourself, of course, No!. So, you need strong subscriber base.

Building audience on your YouTube Channel is the best way to make money from it. There is no other way around it. You have to share your videos to your friends, on forums and social media or other places you know people that will like your contents are located.

Connect with your community by responding to their comments and make videos based on their requests to solve issue or to entertain them. It all based on your channel niche. Understand them and give them what they need.

5. MONETIZE YOUR CHANNEL VIDEOS

A work without payment is as useless as the “P” on Psychology. Man gots to eat and take care of basic needs. There are different ways to monetize your YouTube channel. Read on

A. Google Adsense 

This first monetization option when thinking how to make money on YouTube is always adsense. Which is good. To activate adsense for your YouTube Channel and make money, click on your profile picture on the top right and click on settings.

On the next page click view additional features.

Youtube features

Click on View additional features

Check under monetization and click enable. See screenshot

How to create and make money from YouTube channel

Then on the next screen click on Start and sign up or sign in to make money from your YouTube channel with adsense. Once you have been accepted into adsense, you will be making money depending on how many people views your videos or click on your video ads.

What to expect:

Making money from adsense is relative to the niche you are in. Generally, you should expect from $1000 to $2000 for every 1 million views. If your channel goes viral and you join the league of YouTubers that gets over 5 million views per video, this will be a good method. But still, it is way off the mark. It is not good to just stop at this. It should just be one of the ways you make money from YouTube not the only way. There are other ways you can make more money.

B. AFFILIATE  MARKETING

Affiliate marketing is a very good way to make money from your Youtube Channel. We recommend that you consider it. This is very easy and straight forward. Look for top brands that offer affiliate marketing on product or services that relates to your niche. For this to work, it must relate to what your videos focus mostly on. Then sign up with them as affiliate. And use YourTube Channel to drive traffic to your affiliate link. You can talk about the product or service at the end of the videos and leave a link in your description.

C. WORK WITH BRANDS

As you establish yourself with many viewers, be smart and sharp. Look for brands to partner with. They can offer direct advert or offer you payment based on impression. The good thing is you keep 100% of whatever they give you! You don’t share with YouTube or anyone. It is all yours!

When looking for brands, look at your niche and approach those in same niche with good products or services you are sure will benefit your viewers. Always put your viewers first. You can go through their website and send them a pitch. This process will become easier when you have lots of subscribers and followers, brands will reach out to you. Be innovative. Learning how to make money on YouTube is learning how to be innovative.

D. BECOME A SPEAKER

Once you have lots of views and followers on your YouTube channel, you become what is known as a celebrity. Better still, you become an authority in your niche. People respect and look forward to your opinion. Why not replicate same thing you do on YouTube in real world? Let’s say your niche is healh, offer yourself to speak at health product events, health programs and make money from such appearance. Be a speaker!

E. SELL COURSE

Selling course related to what you talk about is a very good way to make money. Especially if your niche is tutorial. Actually it cuts across almost all niche. You can create a course that covers your niche. Let’s say your niche is about make up, you can create a course title: “How to draw the killer eye lashes” and sell it online. Tell your viewers about the course with a video and leave the link the description. They will go sign up for the course and you make money. You can create courses at Teachable.com and Udemy.com.

Read: How to make money creating and selling online course

6. THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

Discovering how to make money on YouTube means researching, reading and learning. New information turn up everyday! Never get comfortable with what you know, learn more. How to make money on Youtube today is not the same as it was 6 years ago, new innovative ways come up. Explore. We will try to keep this page updated. You can bookmark and return here.

BOTTOM LINE

If you are looking for how to make money on YouTube, stay steadfast, give it your best and you will get there. Consistency is key. You may have 20 videos with low views but your 21st video can go viral and from there people will flock to your channel and your other video views will be up. At that point everything makes sense. Do this as what you love. There are people making over $15 million a year from Youtube and you can too!

Big companies can come for sponsored advert on your YouTube Channel which will give you a mouth-blowing money because they know you have huge subscribers.

Be the biggest and hotcake on your channel niche and make high quality videos. Do not copy, be unique and find a good camera or software for clean editing. Trust me, you will start counting millions as time goes on.

Summary

Google owns YouTube and is one of the most visited sites in the world with millions of users. Your videos can easily be monetized and reach a wide audience without any advert, only if is high quality and demanding.

I remembered uploading an entertainment video that got 8,000 views without any promotion. It’s unlike blog article that needs promotion.

So, I advice you to start today and make enough money tomorrow.

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