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Why wont YouTube let me monitize my videos?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by TJkn126, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. TJkn126

    TJkn126 Registered Member

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    I have about 5k subscribers and none of my videos have are copyright. One has over 20k views and it's completely original. Why wont YouTube offer me monetization. I have a test account that has one video which is literally 10 minutes of the words "Hi there" and it has about 300 views and it got a little bar offering monetization. Anyone know what's wrong?

    *Monetize ...auto-correct :eek:
     
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  2. PigBenis

    PigBenis Junior Member

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    Its weird I have a channel with 7 videos on it 10 subs and each vid has 300-1000 views, this channel is monetized. Took three months and the last two months i havent uploaded anything to it.

    Is your channel about gaming or is even remotely gaming related? If so that could be a problem right there.
     
  3. newsbrink

    newsbrink Newbie

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    I dont know what their decision making process is. I had a channel with one video and 400 views and I was offered monetization. It was strange.
     
  4. tooBlack

    tooBlack Newbie

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    its really an odd sort of way that they do it ,sometimes i get the offer very quickly sometimes it takes weeks
     
  5. TJkn126

    TJkn126 Registered Member

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    Yes, is this why? I don't post gameplay, it's more just information (gun lists, etc.) If I change my channel type, do you think it would help. Maybe not classify them as gaming.
     
  6. skittles

    skittles BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    You really can't understand how they work. I uploaded a tutorial and 2 weeks later I received an email about monetizing it. I didn't do it, waited a month or 2 and kept uploading just a few more tutorials (graphic designing). I then decided to monetize the first video and hours later I received an email to monetize all videos.

    I got the Youtube monetization program (YMP) with less than 3k total views on all my videos. I still have videos with like 200 views only lol.

    A friend of mine also was making similar videos, he only had 132 subs and 10 videos with less than 1k views on each.... and he received partner privileges.

    Youtube staff can be so random.
     
  7. TJkn126

    TJkn126 Registered Member

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    Changed my video categories from gaming to science/technology and got an invite the next day :D
     
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    izSpK BANNED BANNED

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    Interesting.
     
  9. carcass

    carcass Newbie

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    How much do you guys are earning with the yt monetization program?