How can I make money on YouTube?

If you are asking ‘How can I make money on YouTube‘ there are several ways to do this and I will cover a few of them here. Check out my video below which will explain a couple of quick ways to do this. YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine after Google and is a great way to find customers for an already existing business. By targeting keywords which are searched for on YouTube which fit with your business criteria, you can create a number of informational videos which can bring in potential customers to your business through a link you place beneath the video. If your videos are good they have a higher chance of being shared and going viral. This is the best scenario to create large amounts of traffic, so the quality of your videos is important.

By targeting several keyword terms in your video’s titles, you can bring in a steady stream of traffic to your website or blog. If you have an existing business this means more potential customers. If you don’t have a business, don’t worry, there are thousands of digital products which you can market, without ever seeing one or having to deal with any customers. See this video which will explain more. This is called affiliate marketing and promoting and selling other people’s digital products is one of the best ways to earn money from YouTube or the internet in general. You should ideally create your own sales funnel which is an email capture page followed by a series of emails with an affiliate product attached. YouTube is one simple way to market your sales funnel. Check out mine here.

You can also make money by using Google’s adsense program. Adsense allows you to place adverts on your videos which, when clicked earn you a few pence for each click. If you have thousands of videos already then this can make you some passive income. However, it will take some time before you see any earnings if you haven’t yet started uploading videos to YouTube. Even with hundreds of videos and a huge following, Adsense can only earn you a small amount and although this can be a nice passive income, it is far better to use your traffic to sell affiliate products or your own business.

You can earn from YouTube by getting sponsorship from another company to promote them in your videos. This is something which will only happen once you have established yourself as an authority and gain a large amount of visitors to your videos. You can also get paid directly from YouTube once you have over a certain amount of regular monthly visits through your videos. Again, this is something which will take a long time to establish and if you are starting out one of the best ways is to promote affiliate products by doing product reviews.

There are literally thousands of products with affiliate programs which you can join and earn commissions from promoting them. Have a think about the last couple of large items you have bought – either from the internet or a shop, and you can probably promote it through an affiliate program and earn commissions.

If you are using YouTube to bring traffic to your website or blog, take the time to do some research into the various keywords which relate to your business. By targeting specific long tail keywords, you stand a far greater chance of ranking for you video which in turn will bring in a larger amount of visitors over the long term. Don’t go for short keyword phrases as the chances are slim that you will rank for them.

Take a look at this course which will explain how to promote and sell affiliate products online either through YouTube or the many other ways of online advertising.