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Got 300k views on a video

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by fazsnatch, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. fazsnatch

    fazsnatch Junior Member

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    Hi all,

    I managed to get 300k views on a 2 minute youtube video. Disappointingly I checked my adsense estimated earnings (Yes it may change when payment is submitted) and it was only about $50.

    Does anyone know why even with so much views, the earnings are pathetic.

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  2. PBNbros

    PBNbros Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It depends on a few things, where are your views coming from? What is your video about?
     
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  3. stranger

    stranger Regular Member

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    What countries are your audience primarily from?
     
  4. verilix

    verilix Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I got 600k views on a 15min long video and made around $1,500 from it last year. Video length (and therefore ads) along with viewer location (mostly Tier 1 countries) along with time of the year (January is a terrible time for advertisers) probably kept your video down.
     
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    Phunky Regular Member

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    The countries your traffic is coming from matters as well as the ads being shown. That would be the first place to look deeper.
     
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    Along with location. I believe the niche of your video matters as well? I think the CPM changes according to your video, so advertisers who pay more for a certain category won't pay that much for another certain category.
     
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    gombafej Registered Member

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    Also, if your video got embedded, you're fked because no ads are shown on embedded videos.
     
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  8. fazsnatch

    fazsnatch Junior Member

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