Dying to make money online but confused as to how? How about becoming active on YouTube? YouTube acquires more than one billion unique active users every month: now that’s a huge market to tap on. Many people are already earning there as YouTube bragsof about one million creators in its YouTube Partner Program (YPP) alone. Getting started is easy too. You just need to use Google’s Creator Playbook and before you know,you have just created your channel and are now ready to monetize. But, what to post there? Need inspiration? You are at the right place.
Use YouTube to get traffic to your website and blog
If you already have a website or blog which brings in income, you just need traffic then. Many websites were bullished by Google’s updates like Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird. If the same happened to you, you’re hurting too. But,using YouTube, you can not only regain traffic, but also increase it. Start using the Creator Playbook and when you’re set up;you can refurbish some of your old contents in a video, as well as create new videos.
Promote your products on YouTube
If you create or manufacture some products or anything, YouTube provides unlimited ways to promote your products via videos and increase your sales. By this, you can earn in two ways; through the sale of your products and through the viewership of your videos of the products.Just produce something, and add them to a shopping cart. Next, use YouTube to promote them. Just add a link to your product in your video’s description, so that viewers can buy them easily.
Create a Web Series
The best thing about YouTube is it lets you create your own Web TV shows. The only limit you have here is your imagination… and your budget. You can create series of any genre you like- comedy series, drama, or your very own talk show too. So, if you are an unsatisfied TV or show writer, just get a few friends together and start your own TV shows. And if you can attract a lot of views, who knows you may start a career.
Join the YouTube Partner Program and monetize your videos
After creating several videos and gaining hands on experience, it’s now time to join the YouTube Partner Program. For this, you have to enable the channel you created and operate for monetization and you will start receiving your share of the income YouTube advertisements. You’ll get paid for each thousand views on your videos just like the YouTube stars earn their income. But your first step would be to verify your channel. There are two ways of monetizing your videos-
- One can monetize the video as it uploads by clicking the Monetization tab and choosing the “Monetize with Ads” box or
- One can monetize a video after it has been uploaded.Just open the Video Manager and click the dollar sign shown next to the video that you want to monetize. Again choose the “Monetize with Ads” box.
YouTube provides you with the option to market your videos everywhere. So, don’t just put your videos here and forget about them. Market them strategically.
So, what are you waiting for? Make a website, create a blogand put your video link on other sites too. The more views you garner, the better. Share the link or embed the video on the internet, and you can increase your chances of getting noticed