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Can I Profit from my YouTube Channel?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Hackalogue, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. Hackalogue

    Hackalogue Registered Member

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    Hey, I appreciate you all viewing this thread.

    I have a partnered YouTube channel which I only stopped using a few weeks ago.

    The content was primarily gaming videos (with and without commentary).

    Firstly I'll give you some details.

    - The channel has 2800 subscribers
    - The channel is partnered with a gaming network (since late 2012)
    - All subscribers and views were organic however the content I created lost popularity (happened to most video makers for the game the channel is based around)
    - I get between 350-500 views per video I post now. It seems less than 1/4 of my subscribers are active.
    - I've already established that the channel is partnered, which means I make about $20 each month (not a lot I know).
    - I have a video with over 100,000 organic views.
    - I have 3 other videos with 10-20K views.
    - Despite the success of the above videos, due to the game I used to make videos about losing popularity the monthly gains of these videos have dropped.

    Why Questions for you

    - Is there any way I can "sell out" and promote another topic of video, just to drain as much from partnership payments as I can?
    - Is there any way I can have other people pay me to promote their products/service?

    What I will not do
    - Sell my youtube channel to another user.
    - Provide login information to another user.

    Or finally, do you have any other suggestions?

    I look forward to your responses. Thanks for your time :)
     
  2. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    What network are you partnered to?
     
  3. Hackalogue

    Hackalogue Registered Member

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    TGN / Broadband TV
     
  4. nakamura

    nakamura Senior Member

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    Build a website with amazon affiliate and then promote the games in your videos. post the link of your website (the affiliate link inside) and tell them to buy it.

    just a idea
     
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    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    whats the use for beign monetized?
    thanks
    isnt enough having adsense on the videos?
     
  6. watsonovedades

    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    you need more vids
    maybe promote some of the hotter viedos on Youtube PPC
    just suscribed to this thread
    i want to get into Youtube aswell
     
  7. Fumuru

    Fumuru Newbie

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    Well another fact you are partnered with that network, for how long are you? And do you have any restrictions in what you can publish?
     
  8. Hackalogue

    Hackalogue Registered Member

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    Thanks for subbing to thread, I'm still looking for answers :)

    Yeah they are monetised but only bringing a maximum of $20 and I'm not wanting to put a lot of time into it anymore as I'm making money other ways.

    My main goal is just to comfortably be making the small $10-20 monthly autopilot payments im getting from the current videos + extra money from making of the channel in other ways. Even if I'm only making $50-100 a month from the channel, that is excellent in my eyes.
     
  9. Hackalogue

    Hackalogue Registered Member

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    Lifetime, can leave whenever I want though. Not locked in. And there are little restrictions on content genre
     
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  10. idriveby

    idriveby Newbie

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    Just keep doing different games and thinking of new areas to post them, really good keywords etc.
    I found a nice spot to post videos for one game and its mod packs, could also do those co-play things with YouTubers around the same subs/views.

    As far as selling out, no idea.
     
  11. xalyy

    xalyy Registered Member

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    Its pretty good starter channel, try youtube partnership, advertise yourself in several ways like, facebook, twitter etc.