How to Make Money with YouTube Videos

By Techwalla Contributor

Millions of videos are being downloaded and watched each day, so why not make money with your YouTube videos? Follow the steps below and with a little work, your YouTube videos can start earning income for you.

Step 1

Focus on creating high quality videos with interesting content. Attracting viewers to your YouTube videos starts with you taking time and effort during the creation process. The more you put into a video the more you will get in return.

Step 2

Create original content. It is easier to attract attention and make money with YouTube videos that contain a new perspective or on topics that are not oversaturated.

Step 3

Use YouTube for promotion. For example, create a "how to" video related to your product or service. At some point in the video mention your product or service - if your video is interesting to your viewers they will seek out related links and information.

Step 4

Promote the videos you have created. Making a video that becomes and overnight success is rare, 99% of the time you will have to promote your video so viewers can find you. Write articles and promote on sites such as Propeller, StumbleUpon, Hubpages, and Digg by linking or embeding your video in each article you create. Before you can make money with your YouTube videos, you have to work hard when you begin. Eventually that work will pay off!

Step 5

Use your blog to promote your videos. Chances are those who are viewing your blog will be willing to view your videos.

Step 6

Join the YouTube Partnership program at which allows you to make money with your YouTube videos by linking your YouTube account with your Google Adsense account.

Step 7

If your application to the YouTube Partnership program is denied, you can apply again. However before you reapply work on your video promotion, number of subscribers, and number of viewers. The higher your statistics - the greater the chance of approval.