Perhaps you like watching videos on Youtube or you have created a Youtube channel that you use to post videos, well you can turn your hobby into a money making channel through monetization of your Youtube channel by joining the Youtube Partners Program. This is the best way on how to make money with Youtube
But first before you can be able to join the Youtube Partner Program and start earning money from your videos, you need to have a Youtube channel first.
How To Create a Youtube Channel
Creating a youtube channel is one of the simplest thing for anyone to do. You do not need an expert to create a Youtube channel for you. All you need is a gmail account which you likely have, If you do not have you can simply create a google gmail account by using your phone or a computer.
The below steps will help you create a Youtube Channel
- Create an email using google’s gmail if you do not have one
- Open Youtube
- On the top right corner click on the plus sign that prompts you to add a video
- If you do not have a channel, you will see a prompt to create a channel
- Confirm and create your Channel
- Give out the details you would wish to use on your channel including your channel name.
That’s it, you will have successfully created your channel. From here, you can start uploading your videos on your channel.
How to join the Youtube Partner Program
Now that you have successfully created your youtube channel you can monetize it and start earning as long as you have attained the minimum requirements for you to be accepted into the YPP.
Qualifications For Joining Youtube Partner Program
For your Youtube channel to be accepted into the Youtube Partner Program one must meet the below minimum requirement before applying to join the YPP.
- Your Channel Must have a minimum of 1000 subscribers
- Have at least 4000 public watch hours.
- Post fresh Original Content free from piracy
- Obscene and adult content is not permitted
Once you have met the above minimum requirements you can always check for your eligibility through the Youtube Studio. You can also choose to be notified by email when you reach the Youtube Partner Program threshold.
If accepted into the program you will now be able to set up an Adsense account. Your application will be reviewed and you will get feedback in within a period of 30 days.
All done, now you can choose the monetization format you like and start earning.
However, if you are already a publisher and you have an active Adsense account, you do not need to apply for the YPP. All you need is to add the Adsense code containing your Publisher ID to your Youtube Channel.