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Need your opinion on YouTube monetization

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Cracker1, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. Cracker1

    Cracker1 Newbie

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    Hi,

    I have a youtube account with 90+ videos of a tv show. I upload new videos daily. Ofcourse I can't monetize my channel by youtube partnership because I do not own the content. So what would be the best way to monetize it instead of youtube partnership? Would it be possible to put a not so "spammy" ad somewhere in the description of the videos? I say so because I actually enjoy putting up these videos + the viewers express their gratittude for them, so I wouldn't like to piss them off by spam too much or even get my channel closed... So are there any thoughts? Your opinions will be appreciated, guys.
     
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    funkybunker Supreme Member

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    Since they appreciate you, let them show it (no spam/force, coming off as human and friendly works best) by placing an Ad or Link to a relevant site of yours. Perhaps with Adsense enabled there or affiliate/commission products related to the show etc. I've seen this work because they enjoy what you do, and letting them know you'd enjoy something in return doesn't bother them.
     
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    Beven Elite Member

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    This comes from experience with YT being my main source of income.

    Put together something people who view your channel want to download. Create a landing page with an email optin to get whatever that is. Build a mailing list and monetise the shit out of it.
     
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  4. Cracker1

    Cracker1 Newbie

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    Thanks for the advice.

    What would you think would work the best for the fans of a show. Maybe wallpapers of the show or something like that?

    I currently have ~150 videos, ~500k views. Thinking to get to 300 videos and then to start building the list. Is that a good strategy or would you advice to do it differently?
     
  5. Cracker1

    Cracker1 Newbie

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    So are there any opinions?
     
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    Why wait? I would start building the list asap.
     
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    Upload to some ppd thing a downloadable version of the videos? maybe slice em up into even smaller chunks to get more downloads?
     
  8. Cracker1

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    But why would people want to download the videos when they can watch them on youtube?