I am still quite a long way from reaching 4,000 hours of watch time on YouTube to meet the guidelines for the YouTube Partnership Program. And as a few subscribers pointed out, they couldn’t figure out why I don’t have more people watching the videos.
There are many ways a creator can make content on the Internet. And starting a YouTube channel is often one of the first many think about. But, is it worthwhile to start a channel in 2021? I suppose that depends on what you want to create and how motivated you are.
WriterSanctuary is about to hit the 1,000 subscriber mark. But, the channel doesn’t have the watch time to enter into the YouTube Partnership Program. That’s because I need 4,000 hours watched within a 12-month period. However, I could have hit that mark long ago with a bit of effort.
For the longest time, part of YouTube’s algorithm for showing preferred content has relied on the “likes” a video receives. It’s often a measure of success, especially to creators. But in reality, getting a “like” really shouldn’t matter.
Recently, YouTube announced how it will run advertisements on select channels regardless if they are in the Partnership Program. And as you can guess, it’s caused a bit of controversy. So, what’s the issue with YouTube Ads showing on your channel?
As if TikTok, Shapchat, and Instagram Reels wasn’t enough, YouTube decides to jump into the bite-sized video arena with its own version. But will YouTube Shorts really have as much of an impact as other social platforms?
When it comes to creating content, I find that blogging is easy when compared to YouTube. Then again, I’m a […]
Is picking a niche that vital to your success online as a creator? Actually, there is a great deal of evidence to support how it is. Regardless of the content you create, focusing on specific topics has a lot of benefits.
When you break it down, there are two major ways to connect to an audience: text and visuals. For many, this involves deciding between blogging and YouTube. What brings in the better and more engaged audience?
Technically, every blog I own has a YouTube channel except for this and the newer experimental site. But, I don’t really put a lot of effort into using YouTube outside of WriterSanctuary. However, I still view it as a great tool for growing an audience.