YouTube is a Hidden Goldmine! Tap into it NOW!

YouTube is an online video platform that allows users to upload, view, share, and comment on videos.  You probably already know that.  Today we are looking at the hidden goldmine that is YouTube and why ANYONE can tap into it today!  

Fun Facts About YouTube
  • YouTube was started by three former PayPal employees in 2005.

  • YouTube has over two billion active users in 2021 and offers features like downloading videos, playing videos and managing channels from their interface.

  • YouTube is owned by Google’s Alphabet Inc., which bought YouTube for $ 1.65 billion in 2006.

  • YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world!

YouTube is already a major player online.  This is unlikely to change as it has all the necessary ingredients to make it a real gold mine for advertisers. The more advertisers on the platform, the more opportunities there are for content creators.  Advertisers follow where the eyes are and we all know that generating a massive audience can produce some serious revenues.  Currently there are creators on YouTube making in excess of a million dollars PER MONTH!  WOW!!  

You may be thinking that it is too late to start a YouTube channel…  Trust me – it is not!  

While some niches and topics are saturated with content, there is still a goldmine of untapped topics on YouTube with audiences that are HUNGRY for MORE CONTENT!!  This is your opportunity.  Today we will look at how you can grow and monetize a channel on YouTube.

How to Make Your Own Video That Will Go Viral

To monetize a YouTube channel, you’re going to need eyeballs on your content. Creating a viral video is not easy.  It will require work, dedication and an ability to persevere.  Early on you will likely fail in the sense that no one will watch your videos.  There is no magic button on having a video go viral.  Today we will look at some tips and tricks to putting you in the best place possible to go viral on YouTube.

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This requires trial and error. Be prepared to fail and don’t get caught up in the early days of your channel. If you stay true to yourself and make content that you find valuable, you will see the numbers compound over time. New creators rarely go viral overnight, but within 12 months you can have some serious GAINS on the YouTube platform.

Pay attention to what is trending on YouTube, especially inside of your niche.

You can use YouTube to see what people are interested in and how they react to particular videos. This information could be helpful when you’re trying to come up with new ideas or learn more about your target audience.

Focus on going the extra mile for your audience. There will likely be hundreds, if not thousands of videos on the subject matter you choose. Your audience will appreciate you putting in the additional work and will reward you with their attention!

How to Monetize Your Videos on YouTube

Most people set-out to make money through their YouTube channel.  Rightfully so, as YouTube is a lot of work.  Typically videos have expenses tied to them.  If not in money then for sure in time.  Creating Videos requires far more time and energy than the average person is aware.  You may already know this, but it’s worth repeating: making money on YouTube is not easy.  Yet, with a dedicated monetization plan and a little bit of work, you can make money off of your YouTube channel.  Let’s look at some of the ways that I have found to be most beneficial for YouTube monetization.  

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is a popular way to monetize videos on YouTube. It gives publishers the ability to generate revenue from their content on Youtube. It is an easy-to-start, low-cost opportunity with just one simple rule: refer folks to an online retailer and get paid a commission when they purchase something.

Sponsored Posts

Sponsored posts are a great way to connect your audience with relative products. A sponsored post is when you publish content for an advertiser on your youtube channel, in exchange for compensation of some kind. It is a great way to collaborate with brands and offer your audience relevant content in an engaging way.

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You can receive donations through superchats, Patreon or tools like Buy Me A Coffee. This enables followers to support content creators if they have the means and feel the creator has brought them value. It may feel a bit weird, but donations are a huge part of youtube monetization for smaller creators.


This one requires 1,000 subscribers minimum and at least 4,000 hours of watch time in the past 12 months. Once you hit that criteria, you can apply for a Google Adsense account and put ads on your videos. Doing so will enable you to participate in a revenue share agreement where you make as mall amount of money for each ad that is played or displayed on your channel. 

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Don’t want to burden your audience with ads? Tough luck Because as of 2021, YouTube has started putting ads on all video content. If you qualify, you might as well make a small commission on the ads shown to your audience!


Selling your own merchandise is a fantastic way to monetize your YouTube channel.One way to earn money as a YouTuber is by selling your own merchandise. This will allow you to continue making videos while earning income from the sales of your own products. You may also be able to collaborate with other creators and have them sell each other’s merchandise on their channels. Collaborations are a huge part of growing your channel and expanding your audience! Merchandise, on the other-hand, lets you

Your Own Digital Product

Similar to merchandise, you can create and sell your own digital products through your YouTube channel. This is incredibly popular in niches like photography (luts packages) and fitness (courses, e-books, cookbooks etc) as well as internet marketing products (make money online). 

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Don’t fit into to one of those niches? No worries, there are endless opportunities to get creative with monetizing your channel through digital products. Take a look at channels inside your niche and see what they are doing!

This one requires work but if done correctly, it can be one of the most profitable by far!! 

How Fast Until I Make Money On YouTube?

There is no answer to when, if ever, you will make money off of your YouTube channel.  The only certainty is that you can’t monetize what you don’t create.  So take the first step and set-uyp your channel today!  If you already have a channel, then look over this article and develop a business plan for your YouTube channel.  It doesn’t have to be complex or technical.  Just write out a few idesa for how and when will be able to monetize your channel.  This is most likely a result of a combination of the methods mentioned on this page.  

Once you have established your YouTube channel and a monetization plan, make sure that you are creating content that is congruent to your niche and that “makes sense” to that audience.  Focus on a few simple steps of creating genuine content that is desired in order to give yourself the best shot at going viral.  YouTube success takes time and hard work!  If you stick with it, you will find success.  That success is contagious and the greatest benefit of YouTube is that you can scale your audience (and income) to near infinity!  The opportunities are endless!!

YouTube has turned into a powerful marketing tool that can be used by anyone with an idea and the courage to make videos. Hopefully this article brought you some value and you’re now ready to take action and get started making money through YouTube!

$100 Per Day Within 6 Months Of Starting My YouTube Channel

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