April 13th, 2012 / Viral Marketing

How To Make Money With YouTube

YouTube has long been a great opportunity for webmasters and businesses to increase exposure for their brands and to monetize their video content. Now, the opportunities have been expanded thanks to the video sharing service opening up its partnership program to everyone.

The program is only available in 20 countries including the United Kingdom.

So what do you do to become a YouTube Partner? First, you need to have a YouTube channel. The first step is to sign up for a YouTube account. When you do that, monetize one of your videos. All you have to do is monetize at least one of them. Then, be sure that you follow YouTube’s guidelines for monetization.

One of the guidelines of course is to use only content in your videos that you have the right to use by law. You can’t violate the intellectual rights of others.

Next, start producing and sharing more videos. I can tell you that you won’t likely make a lot of money if you simply produce and monetize one video. It takes a lot of video content to successfully monetize a YouTube channel. You have to produce good videos on a consistent basis, but it doesn’t matter what niche you serve. If you produce good video content and you build a loyal audience, then you can make money with YouTube.

But making money isn’t the only benefit to having a YouTube channel. You can also use it for branding and building your audience. It takes time and commitment.

With iPhones growing in popularity and more people sharing videos through their smartphones, it makes a lot of sense to use your own video channel for branding building and marketing. And who knows? Maybe it will earn your company another revenue stream.

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