YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform. It is truly a very exceptional platform.
It allows creators from around the world to not only share their ideas with the public, but also earn a living from it.
Do you want to start your YouTube channel or perhaps you already have one and you’re wondering how to make your hobby a steady job, let’s find out together.
Major YouTube channels make a decent income from it, so if you’re thinking of making YouTube your main source of income, where should you start? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered.
The first thing you should do is of course create your YouTube channel. It’s always good to choose your username carefully because, the more complicated it is the less chance it is that you will make it big.
It should be something easy to remember and memorise.
Now that you’ve your channel it’s time to work on your content and upload it. You’ve to find your own topics and have a unique style. Try to make your videos short and mind catching so your audience won’t get bored.
More so, post videos regularly. If you only post videos once or twice a month, your audience can easily forget about your channel so try to upload at least one or two videos in a week, this way you will have your subscribers visit your channel always, anticipating a new video
Now this is where it all begins. You can monetise your content and start making money from it. All you have to do is:
Go to my channel
Click on the video manager link
Click on channel again
Then choose enable monetisation
From now on YouTube will place ads on your videos. You need at least 4000 hours watch time and up to 1000 subscribers to monetise your channel
Don’t forget to set up Google Adsense so you can get your money
Don’t be shy, share your YouTube content to social media so you get more views and subscribers