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How long does a video need to be for monetization?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by thamanz1, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. thamanz1

    thamanz1 Regular Member

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    Is there a minimum? I heard videos should be longer then 5 minutes?
     
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    speed12 Newbie

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    Minimum 560x315 pixels and had to be at least 30sec long to monetize.
    Best way to do is try it out and see how it works.
     
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    aasas Senior Member

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    when youtube make update minimum 30 second ?
     
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    speed12 Newbie

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    You can see a lot of videos with 1min length and with ads on them
     
  5. thamanz1

    thamanz1 Regular Member

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    So just 30 seconds?
     
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    Ambitious12 Elite Member

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    No I dont think more than 5 minutes,I have seen many others which are less than 2-3 minutes.You can try it once for checking.
     
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    gamera666 Registered Member

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    Omg now i know why my video is making no money...i have a short clip of 33 secs and it has 600 views, its monetized but got zero money from it. Oh holy all mighty thanks for the suggetion =D

    PS: On the other site, i have 2 minute videos where is no ads playing too mhhh strange
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2016