Do you know that you can make it as big as Lilly Singh and others who are pros when it comes to making money from YouTube? These guys make approximately $10 Million every year. 

You might be wondering who Lilly Singh is, Lilly Singh is a world most paid Youtuber.

I am not guaranteeing you that as a beginner, but as you learn and practice the strategies we will be sharing in this article, you are sure to hit nothing less than $10M per year. When I kickstarted my journey in making money with YouTube, I couldn’t find any reliable information, and I had to learn it the hard way, I do not want you to pass through this, that’s why I am sharing these strategies with you. 

This article is not only for beginners but for anyone who wants to improve and make more money from his or her YouTube channel. 

The following are steps to making money online from YouTube.

Step1. Set up a YouTube channel 

On YouTube, your channel is your presence. YouTube permits each account to create only one channel. 

Steps to setting up a YouTube channel

  1. Head on to and sign up, and if you have an existing account, you 
  2. can log in. When logged in successfully, go to settings in the top right corner of your homepage
  3. In the settings area, you will see the option “create a channel.” You can create a personal or business channel.

Step 2. Add video contents

This is where the work begins. Upload as many contents as you can, but it must be high-quality videos, please do not settle for low-quality videos.

Even if your content is not awesome at the beginning, stay consistent, and keep improving on yourself. You can buy a better camera or other video editing software. Just make sure that you are improving

Step 3: Build an audience.

Build audience YouTube

Building an audience is where the money is. You need people to watch the ads on your videos before you can make money from your YouTube channel.

To build an audience, you can share your videos on social media, create a blog to upload your videos. In addition to that, you can also join forums, and in the comment section, you share your video if and only if it answers a question and is in line with the post.

Step 4: Monetize your videos.

To start making money from your YouTube channel, you need to monetize your videos. To monetize your videos, you will have to allow YouTube to place ads on the videos in your channel.

Before you can enable this option, your videos need to attain a minimum of 4,000 watch hours and a minimum of 1,000 subscribers.  

To monetize your channel, you need to go through the process below.

  1. On your dashboard, click on “my channel.”
  2. In your channel, click on “video manager” at the top bar
  3. In your video manager interface, you will find an option to enable monetization. 
youtube monetization

To monetize a video after it has been uploaded, go to your creator studio on YouTube and select channel drop-down and then toggle on the Monetization button to monetize your videos.

Apply for Google AdSense

youtube adsense

Another way of making money with your YouTube channel is by applying for Google AdSense. To know more about Google AdSense, go through this category.

Advertise some affiliate products in your channel

Do you know you can use your youtube channel for advertising your products or affiliate products? This article isn’t about affiliate marketing, but here, we have one thousand and one articles on affiliate marketing. 


Those folks out there making money from youtube aren’t better than you. If you apply the steps laid out in this article, you won’t regret being a part of linkedfox community.

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