Effective immediately, to apply for monetization (and have ads attached to videos), creators must have tallied 4,000 hours of overall watch time on their channel within the past 12 months and have at least 1,000 subscribers.
Is it hard to get monetized on YouTube?
Is it hard to make money on YouTube? It is pretty challenging to make money on YouTube and yes, there is some hustle involved. According to YouTube’s community guidelines, you must have 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watch hours within the last 12 months to join YouTube’s Partner Program.
How do you get monetized on YouTube fast?
How to get monetized on YouTube FAST
- Make videos for a specific audience.
- Upload consistently.
- Use YouTube Playlists.
- Build out your channel page.
- Create a thumbnail that captures attention.
- Utilize your end screen and cards.
- Pin similar video’s in the comments.
- Add relevant videos & playlists to your video description.
How long does it take to get 4000 watch hours on YouTube?
The math is simple. One hour equals 60 minutes, so all we have to do is multiply both numbers. 4000 hours x 60 minutes = 240,000 minutes! To get to 4000 hours of YouTube watch time, you have to generate 240,000 minutes of YouTube watch time.
Do YouTube videos have to be 10 minutes to be monetized?
First of all, there is no minimum length for monetizing videos. But for optimal revenue sakes, make your video is at least 8 minutes, because you can place extra mid-role ads in the video.
Why do I stop getting views on YouTube?
The reason your video stop getting views most probably because it get dropped it’s ranking on youtube & google search, you need to push your video on #1 spot on youtube search, this way you’ll get organic traffic & views. See how we rank any youtube videos high on youtube in my profile.
What will happen if I don’t get 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours watch time in one year?
Hi, yes it will take your last 12 months for the watch hours. Your subscriber count just needs to reach 1000.
How long does it take to get 4000 watch hours?
It takes one year to get 4,000 watch hours (240,000 minutes) if you maintain 20,000 minutes of watch time per month. Your watch time is divided across your entire YouTube channel. So you can achieve 4,000 watch hours with a few great videos.
Does rewatching a YouTube video increase watch time?
it will increase even if the same person watches the video twice. Yes, If a person watches a video twice or more than that, it counts to total hour watch time.
Does rewatching a YouTube video count as a view?
Do replays count as views on YouTube? Yes, but only if the replays seem natural. If you replay a video once, it will count as a view. However, if you constantly refresh the page to artificially up the view count, YouTube will pinpoint this as a spamming practice (see the Views, reloaded definition above).
Do your own views count on YouTube?
Each time a viewer intentionally initiates the playing of a video on their device and watches for at least 30 seconds, that counts as a view. Pretty simple! If you play your own video, that will be counted as a view. If a viewer watches your video more than once, each screening will be counted as a new view.
Can I delete video after monetization?
The only watch-time that counts toward the 4000 needed hours is from videos on a channel that are set to public. So if you delete or set to private any video you lose that watch-time. You also must create original content if you want to monetize it.
Is YouTube monetization retroactive?
YouTube’s policy does not allow for retroactive payment related to any views from videos containing your music prior to the start of opting into this service.
Can you lose YouTube monetization?
Access to monetization
Channels will lose monetization if they violate any of the YouTube monetization policies, regardless of their watch hours and subscriber count.