The top ways to earn money on YouTube!
1. Ad Placements
Place ads on your YouTube videos! Get paid for every thousand views(55/45 split with YouTube and 70/30 split or so along with split with YouTube if with a network) Make sure all ad types are enabled to maximize revenue opportunities. YouTube is releasing a feature that will allow fans of content creators to pay $10/month or so to remove all ads, which puts more money in the pockets of the content creators!
Patreon is an ongoing crowdfunding platform dedicated to empowering a new generation of content creators, the emerging creative class, from bloggers to web comics to YouTubers to artists. Patreon allows content creators to provide value to others AND do what they love for a living. To learn more, watch this short YouTube video:
3. Affiliate Marketing
You only get commission (percent of the sale) when someone clicks on an affiliate ad on your website and buys something. But you need a website!
Build a website using one of these 3 services:
Then, place affiliate ads on your website using one of these two:
Rakuten Linkshare: http://www.linkshare.com
Commission Junction: http://www.cj.com
Work with brands to get paid anywhere from $250-$3,000 for each product you review on your channel!
Famebit allows you to collaborate with other YouTubers and easily get brand deals and sponsorships!
5. Selling Products/Services
Sell products or services to your audience that relate to the value you give your audience, so that way they can get even more value out of your channel!