Are you still looking for ideas to make money online?  If yes,  then try YouTube and you’ll me amazed with how much you could be making everyday.  In this lesson, I will show you how to earn money from YouTube by uploading videos online.

I often said…  There’s money elsewhere!

The problem many people have is lack of correct knowledge on how to make money online.

There are many ways you can make money from YouTube here in Nigeria and elsewhere in the world.   You can make money by creating YouTube channels and you can also make money from monetizing YouTube traffic.

6 Ways to Make Money from YouTube by Uploading Videos Online
6 Ways to Make Money from YouTube by Uploading Videos Online

What’s YouTube [ if I may ask ]

YouTube is currently the biggest video search engine in the world owned by Google.

It’s also the second largest search engine in the world after Google Search. There you can watch a whole lot of videos for free.  Videos are hosted on YouTube for free and allows many people to make money without paying a dime

Because of  huge traffic potential of YouTube,  many smart internet gurus have seen fortune using it.  Many YouTubers make millions of dollars from the platform every month.  The the most interesting thing is that it’s free.

How to Create YouTube Channel and Make Money?

You can join YouTube for free using your Google account.  Simple visit and signup with your Google account.  There, you can create new account if you don’t have Google account already.

After signup,  go ahead and create your first YouTube channel.

Tips for creating YouTube channels 

  • 1. Make sure the channel name is short and easy to pronounce
  • 2. Make sure the channel topic is related to your niche.
  • 3. Make sure you write a brief about your channel.
  • 4. Make sure you upload a very unique logo on your channel.

The next thing… 

After creating your YouTube channel, the next thing is to create and upload interesting videos.

Just like blog contents, you’ll publish helpful video on your YouTube channel. The more people that will view your video,  the more money you’ll make if you have a good YouTube monetizing strategy in place.

How to create videos and upload to YouTube 

There are many ways to create videos to your YouTube channel.  I personally use my Samsung Galaxy phone.  I also purchase Canon Rebel T5 camera from Amazon to shoot sharp videos.  Ýou can still make money from YouTube even if you don’t have any of these. Even a small phone that have a camera function can shoot YouTube videos.

Another way to create a video is by using PowerPoint slides and screen video capture software. I use NCHsuit to Capture my screen. The software also have video editing function you can use to edit your video.

You can also edit your videos using YouTube video editor.  The whole platform is incredibly awesome because it’s easy to use.

How to Make Money from YouTube videos

There are many ways you can make money from YouTube.  I’ll try to explain them below…

1. Make money from YouTube ads : Just like on blogs, YouTube allows you to monetize your videos using Google AdSense.  It’s even easier to get AdSense approval on YouTube more than on blogs.

A lot of YouTubers make thousands of dollars every month from AdSense displayed on their videos.

So you too can make it.  

2. Make money from YouTube teaching others: You can make money from YouTube by turning it into an online classroom.  You can teach people anything to YouTube ranging from cooking tips,  traveling and tour guide,  tech support and more… I have a friend who is making nothing less than $400 everyday teaching algebra to university students on YouTube.

3. Make Money selling products on YouTube:  You can make money from YouTube without AdSense by selling direct products on YouTube by providing the product links in the description or on video in-text. YouTube made it very easy to sell digital products such as e-books,  software, apps and more…

4. Use to host Paid webinars: You can host Webinar on YouTube for free by connecting it to Google Plus Hangout on Air. You can make money when participants pay money to join the Webinar online.

5. Use to generate leads to affiliate links: Affiliate marketers Mame a lot of money from YouTube by placing their products affiliate links on the video in-text or video description.  Because YouTube is very popular, users now better chance to make huge affiliate commissions from their campaigns.

6. Use YouTube to grow your email list: Smart people build and grow their audience. One way to grow your audience is through YouTube.  It’s simple… Just add your subscription link to the video description with a call to action and your viewers will turn to your loyal subscribers.

How to Enable Monetization on YouTube Videos

You cannot make money from YouTube unless enable monetization on all your videos.Once you enable monetization, you will stat to make money from YouTube views.

Here are the steps to enable your YouTube channel to earn money for you.

  • Step 1: After uploading videos, make sure Enable your channel for video monetization.
  • Step 2: Connect your YouTube channel to your AdSense account. This is what you will use earn money and get paid for your monetized videos.
  • Step 3: Select “monetize with ads” for your videos and choose which ad formats and videos you want from Creator Studio app and in video manager.
  • Step 4: Keep making great videos that your subscribers will loves to watch!

How many views on YouTube till you get paid

You might want to ask how many views on YouTube till you get paid or how many views to make money on YouTube? The answer is that you don’t really make money from the view, rather, you will make money from viewers engagement with the ads displayed on your video or video sidebar.

So, just like on blogs, you more views you have the more engagement on the ads and the more money you will make.

Just try this and you will glad you did. Have comment? Let me hear from you in the comments section below.

By Ifiokobong

Ifiokobong Ibanga is a life coach, a mentor and an inspirational speaker. He like testing ideas to find out what works. Sure, he has made substantial income online, so he's knowledgeable enough to teach you. Hookup with Ifiokobong Ibanga on Instagram .

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