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How To Earn Money Off Youtube

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YouTube is a truly exceptional platform. It allows creators from all over the world to share their ideas and work with the public but also to make a living from it.

Do you want to start your own channel or perhaps you already have one and you are wondering how you can make your hobby a steady job? Here are 6 great tips for you to monetise and make money off Youtube.

  1. Start your own channel. The great thing about YouTube is that your channel can be about almost anything. You can make short and meaningful cartoons, sing or share your lifestyle, the options are endless. Your YouTube account is basically the same as your Google account and you can either use it as it is or create a new one. It's better to choose your username carefully because the more complicated it is, the less chance there is that you'll make it big. It should be something easy and memorable so that people won't be saying "I saw a cool video on that channel". The more people that find your channel the better. Don't forget to add keywords connected to your content in the advanced section of your channel settings.
  2. You have to find your own topics and discover your unique style. Try not to make your videos too long and always to make sure that your audience won't get bored. You want them to keep being intrigued.
  3. Try to upgrade your content by buying a better camera, use better editing software, and so on. The key thing however is to post videos regularly. If you only post videos once or twice a month your audience can quickly forget about your channel. Don't forget about tags and keywords. Make sure everyone who is interested in the topic of your video can find your videos and this is where it all begins. You can monetize your content and make money from your videos.
  4. Don't forget that to make it all work and make real money, you need to have a steady audience that will watch your videos. Work hard at growing your audience. Don't be shy to share your videos on your social media and interact with your viewers. There's one more simple requirement that you need and that is at least 4000 hours of watch time and 1000 subscribers to start earning money. If it's necessary, you can monetize your old videos as well by opening video manager and clicking on the dollar sign next to them.
  5. Another important thing for any youtuber or blogger is analytics. It's basically your feedback along with the comments to help you learn which topics really resonate with your audience.
  6. You can also sell other people's products as an affiliate marketer which means that you'll be selling them in exchange for a commission. Huge companies like Amazon and eBay offer great deals to affiliate marketers promoting their products.

All you need to make it big on YouTube is hard work, determination, creativity and belief in yourself, just like with any other job out there
 

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