How to Work and earn from Your Videos on YouTube-Comprehensive Guide

Do you know that posting few videos on YouTube can turn you into an automatic salary earner? Maybe you just need to pay rapt attention to this post, for everything you need to know about how to work and earn money from your videos on YouTube.

Working from home was once considered scam, but from the look of things, there is no Job as lucrative as a product of our digital creativity. But the amazing fact is that work is work, everywhere. Teaching, and displaying beautiful talents in form of videos has also proved to be a great means of paying bills.


Are you an internet guru?

Or do you just want to teach something on the internet, in the form of videos?

Here is how to go about it, with the mighty web technology, YouTube.


Just very simple.

All you need to do is:

Step 1: Read and agree to the YouTube Partner Program terms

Set up your channel to earn money

Sign unto

With just your Gmail username and password, you can login to YouTube.

You must be ready with the first few videos you are eager to share.

Take not of the fact that it demands some financial inputs on your own side.

There is a need to get as much date as possible.

Though this depends on the nature of videos you’re in to share. Some funny jokes on YouTube doesn’t last up to four minutes, but certain tutorial may even demand half an hour to make much meaning.

Create a YouTube Channel


This is where and how people will see your work in a collective role. With a well tagged YouTube channel, you have the possibilities of being notice to the detriment of your rivals.


There are many YouTube channels already, and yours must have her unique looks and reasons.


YouTube channel is synonymous with your timeline on the social network.

 Step 2: Sign up for AdSense

Create a new AdSense account or connect an existing one to your channel. You need an AdSense account to earn money from your videos and get paid. Follow these steps to set up an AdSense account.

In order to receive payments, you need to log into your AdSense account and ensure you have resolved any payment holds. Once any holds are resolved, you’ll be paid when your earnings reach your local payment threshold (as long as monetization is not suspended for your channel and you’re in compliance with our policies).
 Step 3: Set monetization preferences

Set what types of ads you want to run on your videos and automatically turn on monetization for all your existing and future videos.

When you set this up, you will start earning money as soon as your channel is approved.

  1. Confirm you want to monetize for all your existing and future videos.
  2. Check the boxes under Ads formats to choose the types of ads you want to show.
  3. Click Save.

You can always change these setting in your monetization default so that every upload is automatically monetized or not monetized, or choose the specific videos you want to monetize.


 Step 4: Get reviewed (once you reach 10,000 channel views)

Once your channel has 10,000 views, we’ll review your application to make sure your channel activity adheres to the YouTube Partner Program policies, YouTube Terms of Service, and our Community Guidelines. We’ll let you know as soon as the process is complete.

If you don’t have enough views for a review yet, keep making original content and growing your audience.

This view count threshold gives us enough information to determine the validity of a channel. It also allows us to confirm if a channel is following our community guidelines and advertiser policies.


Other Tips:

Add tags to Your Videos(for visibility sake)

To get more viewers on your videos, there is a need for visibility tactics consideration.

The images below shows a YouTube video tag, and how it can be used.

When your first few videos have gained their views, the next thing you must consider; and the most important things for earners, is how to make money from the work you do.

This is what I call YouTube monetization. When your AdSense is approved, you’ll be able to earn per the number of viewers you make on your videos on YouTube.



If you are interested in making money from teaching sharing your videos online, considering YouTube earning will not be such a bad idea. It does not require much technical difficulties.

Adhere to the steps and procedures above.
Feel free to ask your questions on the comment box if you get confused following the procedures




About the author


Valentine Nnanyere has strong passion for blogging. He's an internet marketer and a pro web developer.

He's the founder at Jobreaders Nigeria and the lead coach at the #WebFactory

As a a tech enthusiast and social media ,he will help your business, ideologies and self, get more visible on the internet.

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