Make Money By Uploading Your Video At YouTube?

Posted on 29th January, 2007

BBC News recently reported that YouTube was working on an ad revenue sharing program that will allow video uploaders to get a share of the ad revenue. The exact date has not been decided but the program rollout could begin as quickly as within the next couple of months.

This program could enable video creators to make money each time their videos are watched on YouTube. This idea is not new, other video sharing sites such as Revver already split advertising revenues with their users.

One of the options considered is to show the audience of YouTube video a short advert of three seconds length. I would imagine most users would be more tolerant with this arrangement as compare to the industry standard of 15 to 30 seconds ads.

I also imagine the advertisers would prefer longer time slots and perhaps the ability to have their sponsored message appeared at the end of the video clip where users can click to go to their website.

Then there’s another option they could consider, which is to allow video uploaders the chance to upload their video and “tag” it with their AdSense publisher ID to allow them to make money form AdSense.


An engineer by training, Victor has been working full-time online as an Internet marketer, a programmer and an app developer since 2001. He has been blogging at Sabahan.com since 2006 sharing his experience and teaching people how to make money online. Click here to join his private Facebook Group for bloggers.

  • silent says:

    At http://www.sharerevmedia.com You can make money by sharing any youtube, google, dailymotion, metacafe , break video…You can also share video from other 40 online video server…All you have to do be a member of http://www.sharerevmedia.com and start sharing any video.

  • Darwin Hall says:

    […]Do you think you can turn a buck from a video clip? Yeah, yeah, I know you are saying that ” if the market this”, and “if it’s targeted that”, but I think those of you who can smell the coffee[…]

  • Joneh says:

    i cant wait for this to happen… i got tons of rc racing videos to show off. cool. keep us updated Gaman. 🙂

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