Update To YouTube’s Content ID System

Beginning in June, YouTube will expand how Content ID works and begin scanning new content more thoroughly for use of third party content in your videos. This may result in more copyright claims being placed on your videos if you use other people’s copyrighted content in your videos. Continue reading for how this may effect your YouTube channel.

More Tips On Appealing Limited Monetization On YouTube

Some channels on YouTube may have videos that get consistently flagged for limited monetization as soon as they are uploaded. If this is happening to you, and your videos adhere to YouTube’s advertiser friendly guidelines and content guidelines, then there are certain steps you can take to appeal these classifications. Continue reading to find out what these steps are and how to take action.

YouTube Announces New Requirements for Monetized Channels

2018 has begun with some big YouTube monetization updates, with changes to its eligibility criteria and ad revenue platform. After numerous monetization issues for creators in 2017, YouTube is focused on creating a more stable and transparent ecosystem in the new year. These new updates center around changes to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) and changes to Google Preferred. Continue reading for the full details.

Update On YouTube’s Limited Monetization Issues

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.

How To Get YouTube To Promote Your Videos

One of the most effective ways to increase your video view count is to have YouTube recommend your videos and promote them on their platform. There are several places on YouTube where your video can be recommended to people that weren’t looking for it, but how does YouTube choose which videos to promote?

How Monetization Works On YouTube (Part 2/2)

Read part 1 of this article here.

YouTube creators often wonder why two videos with the same amount of views can earn drastically different amounts of money. In addition to the ad serving process we outlined in part 1 of this article, there are a number of additional factors that affect your ability to earn advertising revenue from your YouTube videos – so we’ve outlined a few of them below.

How YouTube Selects Videos To Recommend

In this article, we’ll cover some of the main places YouTube promotes videos and explain how they determine which videos to feature. There are few things we should discuss before diving in. First, it’s important to understand that YouTube values watch time more than views and that the longer a video is watched, the higher it ranks. Second, when we discuss optimization levers, we are referring to the different ways that you – as a content creator and/or channel owner – can optimize your video to increase its chances of being included in YouTube’s featured placements.

Debunking Facebook Video Viewcounts

There has been a lot of press in the past few weeks about the prominence of video content on Facebook, and many video creators have been asking whether or not they should be uploading videos directly to Facebook. Many people are finding that their videos on Facebook get much higher view counts than the same video on YouTube when they upload it to both platforms. While Facebook is a very important platform, Facebook views and YouTube views are very different so let’s take a closer look at both.

How YouTube Monetization Works (Part 1/2)

Read part 2 of this article here.

One of the most frequently asked questions from YouTube channel owners is “how much money will I earn per view?” There are a ton of factors that determine whether an ad will be shown on your videos and how much money you’ll earn from that ad impression, so let’s walk through the various steps and factors that affect your YouTube monetization and channel revenue.

The Importance Of Watch Time & Subscribers

Watch time is one of the most important but misunderstood concepts that affect the health of your YouTube channel and videos. While many video creators focus exclusively on their view counts, YouTube prioritizes watch time (and not view counts) when it’s deciding how favorably to treat your video in search results and featured placements across the YouTube platform.