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How to Make Money from YouTube Videos

YouTube the video site where you can upload your homemade or professional video to share with the rest of the world. Sharing so it is easy to show your friends, just send them a link and they can watch in their own time. You can bring your laptop or tablet and use the internet access at your friend's place to show them your video or any other video that is interesting.


Yes, it is fun to share your video but would it not be more fun not to only share but to make money from your YouTube videos? 

Do you know How To Make Money From YouTube Videos? It is definitely possible to make money with your uploaded videos but you also can make money from YouTube videos that are not yours. Still interested then read on.


What Kind of Video?

There are so many subjects to think of that you have captured on camera or your smartphone that the list is endless. The video can be a raw video, no editing done at all, it can be the video of your wedding created by a professional team or a friend who capture that moment for you.

Or have a video playing the guitar with your own songs or someone else's song, showing how good you can play or the footage of your kids musical at school. Everything is possible except for the obvious adult rated XXX video. For that, you have to go somewhere else.


Intention of The Video

What is the intention of the video? Did you make the video just for fun to share with your friends or to keep it private although you probably would not upload it to YouTube but keep it safe at home? The intention can be to make money out of it but is that because you want to add some advertisements or as an add-on for your business showing what your business is doing to attract more customers.


Business Video

Your business is going very well but you would like to have more customers, not just visitors who enjoy the video but customers who hire your services. Is this video commercial in which you try to sell one of the products your company makes. Adding a link to your business website for the visitor to follow to become a customer which is exactly what you want, revenue generating customers, not just once but over and over again.


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Funny Video

Many videos you see on YouTube are uploaded because they are funny, a child showing a funny face or something amazing that no other child can do. You might be a comedian and want to attract more people watching you and hire you if possible which then is part of your business.

An animal doing something funny and that can become an instant hit and that only because you caught it on camera and shared it with the rest of the world.


Do People Make Money With YouTube?

There are people who make a lot of money on YouTube. They place a video they made themselves showing their skills. The skills can be anything from showing how to cook something or showing how to play an instrument or they record something from the computer screen showing how to do something.

This something can be the installation of software or how to do certain tasks in any software package, the sky is the limit and the money people make on YouTube goes beyond that.


How Do People Make Money on YouTube?

That is a good question and not easy to answer. There are people having similar skills and one indeed makes money and the other does not. Isn't it all about marketing yourself? Yes and No. If you know how to market, how to use certain keywords that people are searching for you definitely will come to the top of the list and having advertisements to show or as mentioned links to your own website where you sell a product you indeed can make money that is good money. If you are good and people share your video with friends or in their circle's more and more people will watch what you are doing and that will generate income.


Do I Need To Be a Professional?

No there is no reason to be a professional in the sense that you do not need to make it your professional job. You can be an amateur but the skills you possess on a certain topic can be even more than a professional. Professionals make money with youtube but so do amateurs.


Video format

You probably have been to YouTube a lot and have seen the good and bad quality and for me personal when the resolution of a video is too low I just not watch it anymore I prefer High Definition video but for that, you need to have a good camera or a computer screen providing the necessary 1920x1080 resolution.

The format of the video itself should be one of the following otherwise you need a converter

  • .AVI
  • .FLV
  • .MOV
  • .MPEG4
  • .WMV
  • 3GPP
  • WebM


The majority of the cameras you can buy will have the option of one of more of these formats, that includes smartphone if you are using the smartphone to shoot video footage. It is more important that there is quality in the video, not only the quality of the video itself but also what you are doing. There is a lot of competition out there but even more, that are watching videos on YouTube.


YouTube Statistics

You might have thought so but looking at YouTube and some of the statistics then it will probably amaze you but at the same time, you can benefit from it.

  • Over a billion users
  • YouTube videos are being watched in the 100.000.000 of hours
  • All these hours of video are watched by all these billion users and sometimes these users watch a video multiple times.
  • Over the last 3 years the time watching YouTube videos as been increasing for 50% straight up.
  • People are watching YouTube daily and the increase of 40% per year since March 2014 is more than enormous


Where Do The Audience Live?

  • There is a very good chance that your video is watched by someone not living in the US, over 75% of the viewers live in another country.
  • With over 80 countries in the world be able to watch YouTube video the potential of someone watching your video is amazing.
  • Although a lot of the videos are in English but with over 75 different languages it is not just English, your native language is also spoken or sung on YouTube.
  • The viewers are watching more and more on smartphones which are another opportunity to think of when trying to make money online with YouTube.


Do People Make Money from YouTube?


Absolutely, every year the advertising revenue has been increasing by 50% and more and more YouTube channels have earnings over $100,000 and you can be part of that.


YouTube Spaces Team

If you are a creator and want to make a real professional video the YouTube Space Team can help. The production facilities are located in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Sao Paolo and Berlin and since March 2015 over 10,000 videos have been produced watched and the 70 million hours generated over 1 billion views. You can be part of that if you really want to make money like other people with videos on YouTube.


How to Start?

With every good video make a plan, think about it, maybe even make a business case, set a goal or target what you want to achieve. Of course, you can get that instant hit that is viewed 1,000,000,000 times but if you want to become a professional YouTube video maker or at least a video that has quality think before you start.

It is not just about the camera or the video editing software, these are just tools. Make the plan, make a script, read it over and over, update the script maybe have others look at your script. The Hollywood movie makers also make a plan, have a budget and not just start shooting because that most likely leads to nowhere except for wasting your time and money making on YouTube is then far away.



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