Make Money With YouTube Revenue Sharing Program

Every website adopts a monetization avenue such as advertising to earn revenue. We find banners promoting brands placed along the sides, top and bottom in a website. YouTube, originally a video sharing website, also has a monetization method called the revenue sharing program. This video website competes with Facebook for the amounts of time people spend watching videos on YouTube daily. On YouTube people explore, watch and share original videos, acquire rates, comments and respond to videos with a respond video. If you are Youtuber, use the revenue sharing program to earn money from your own videos.

Revenue Sharing Program

The revenue sharing program comes as an incentive to Youtubers who have a lot to share with world through videos. To be a part of the program you need a Google Adsense account and an invite from YouTube to enable revenue sharing for that video. YouTube shall approach you when your video is an original video (not a copyrighted one!), has video copyrights and distribution rights to display and has valid views. By valid views I mean good traffic and subscription to your video. I guess nobody is able to figure out the exact view count as yet, probably a view count of 1000 will definitely get you an invite from YouTube to join the program. You would also need to tell about your video for an approval.

YouTube - Revenue Sharing

Once you have joined the program, ads will placed will be on the right side of your YouTube video box or sometimes at the bottom on the video player. When people click the ad to see it, you get paid into your Adsense account. Just a click on the ad is required for you earn! YouTube and the advertisers pay for promoting their brands to your friends. A separate menu in your YouTube account called the revenue share videos shall have all your earning videos. If you are able to earn from two or three videos, you’ll have the option to monetize almost every video you upload on YouTube. Videos with ads bring along curious subscribers apart from some money.

Youtube Monetization

YouTube considers monetization options for popular videos which are not a part of the program to expand the reach of the site’s program. So any Youtuber’s viral video gets a chance of being a revenue share video.

  • Upload HD videos to attract more views. HD videos deliver clarity with respect to picture and sound. People would like to stay on the video and not leave easily.
  • A catchy video title helps you get more people to view your video.
  • Above all creating a good quality content contributes to the success of a video.

YouTube - Revenue Share Videos

Although the revenue sharing program appears to be an easy way to earn money, as a Youtuber you also need to know:

  • You don’t choose ads for your videos so you might get ads of companies which are not your preference.
  • You can’t expect huge earnings from this program. Even earning $100 would take a long time.
  • Video ads are sometimes too disturbing. Your subscribers have to close them to watch the video. [Learn how to increase YouTube Channel Subscribers]
  • Your video has to be original and make sure you own the rights to all the video content. There are chances of rejecting based on copyright infringement.

A lot many profitable ways are available to make money on this video website. YouTube’s revenue sharing program although a slow pace money machine gives an opportunity to work towards sharing good video with world.

Youtube’s Revenue sharing and Monetisation Program [VIDEO]

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7 Basic Social Media Strategies For 2012

Social Media Strategy 2012Social Media is the new term for socialising online. Social media includes web-based and mobile technologies that allow users to talk, participate, share, bookmark, network and more. It is indeed a social instrument of communication. Forums and Online Communities, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter – all these are called social media. Companies ought to follow consumers where they head to. People read blogs, give comments, share content in various blogs, forums and social networks. The reason why all businesses need to have a social media strategy is because it prevents sending a wrong signal or a mixed signals and emphasizes why social media is relevant to your business’ overall goals. You can have a brand/fan page on almost every popular social network however you also need to keep in mind as to who will be your audience and reach them where they are. It is also important to ensure that these media give a good opportunity for you to connect with your customers and vice versa. Here’s a practical approach to developing a social media strategy for your business for the year 2012.

1. How much is the effect: One brand or fan page in Facebook or a Digg bookmark won’t create a difference so try a combination of tools.

2. Online presence: Today there are a range of platforms like laptops, smartphones, tablets and desktop. Get to know how your consumers are using their mobile phones and its related apps. Also have a check on the online presence you create in these platform for your consumers.

3. Security measure: The Single sign-on, also called convergence has simplified the interaction on social networks. Users now have lesser passwords to remember as they can access websites using Facebook or Twitter. But convergence has paved the way for hacking to hackers as it is easy to get more information with less passwords to get in the way. The same treat poses even for mobile users. You need to earn trust and consistency from your customers and this is a major factor which will influence your business in the e-commerce world.

4. Online sales: Today, in Facebook we can find online shops of so many businesses selling different products and services paving the way for online sales. Keep a watch on the share your consumers make on products they like and purchase. As your online customers participate more, your brand is valued more. Shared experiences can improve your products and services.

5. Establish relationships: When you have an opportunity to attend conferences or events related to your industry, make the best use of it to strengthen existing relationships and also create a new network. There might be people who have hidden their identity with an avatar in social networks and through these events you get a chance to meet in person.

6. Measure Success and Presence: These are the actions which you need to measure like Brand presence.Take a note of the fan count for your Facebook page, follower count on Twitter, comment count in blog and forum. This tells you about your brand presence across various media.

7. Traffic and Response: Take a note of the number of links from other websites to your brand’s URL. Also take care of Comment response for brand. Take a note of the positive and negative feeback about your brand. Both are required for upgrading.


This article is written by Linda. She is an active guest blogger who blogs on a variety of topics that include social media, software, technology and mobiles.