As many of our readers know, YouTube monetization has been in a difficult state over the past several months. While YouTube has made efforts to restore earnings since the Adpocalypse situation this past March, some channels have continued to see slow growth in their earnings. We’ve been continuing to keep you posted on this issue as YouTube has worked to resolve it, and we now have some more good news. Continue reading for the full details on the update.
The YouTube Studio app has received new updates and features to help increase management of your channel from mobile devices. Continue reading for full details on the updates.
You may have noticed that your YouTube earnings fluctuate from month to month. As we’ve discussed in our previous posts How Monetization Works On YouTube pt. 1 & pt. 2, there are a ton of variables that determine how much money you make on your YouTube views. Many of those variables are not able to be controlled, but some of them can definitely be optimized for. One of the most important factors that impacts your earnings is advertising seasonality.
Facebook has recently launched in-stream video ads as a new placement for marketers to use when setting up ads on the platform. While this feature is currently only available to about 200 advertisers, it will have a direct impact on how your video content will soon be able to generate revenue on Facebook. Continue reading for more details.
YouTube recently started allowing channel owners to pin comments to the top of their YouTube video comments. Being able to determine the first comment your viewers see is a great way to prompt viewers to check out related videos on your channel, visit your website, let viewers know their thoughts on the video they just watched, subscribe to your channel and more. Continue reading for instructions on pinning comments and their benefits.
Last week, YouTube announced new improvements to YouTube Live on both mobile and desktop. They’ve added real-time interaction, new tools for live chat moderation, and improved the ability to stream live directly from apps on the iPhone and iPad. Continue reading for the full details on these updates.
You may have recently noticed a few changes to the way YouTube looks and feels. This week, YouTube has introduced a new design and new features for their mobile app, as well as a new desktop design. Continue reading for the full detail on YouTube’s updates.
Back in March a large number of advertisers withdrew their advertising budgets away from YouTube, causing a major decline in revenue for YouTube channels. In response, YouTube published new content guidelines as well as additional criteria for advertiser-friendly content to help video creators understand which videos will not be fully monetized on YouTube. As a result, many channels have continued to earn drastically lower payouts due to their videos being classified as not suitable for advertisers. To make matters worse, in most cases channels were not notified that their videos were no longer deemed safe for advertising so there was no way of knowing exactly what caused this loss in revenue. Finally YouTube is working on a solution for the effected channels. Continue reading for the full details on YouTube’s upcoming plan.