How To Use YouTube To Promote Your Channel & Generate Revenue For Your Business?

Are you interested in getting more from your YouTube channel? Do you want to monetize your channel to generate revenue for your business? If yes, then consider getting YouTube ads on your videos where you are paid to let others run their ads on your videos. Similarly, you can also pay to run ads on other’s videos. Let’s find out how to get ads on your YouTube videos as well as how it can be helpful.

Turn on ads first!

If your video fulfills advertiser-friendly content guidelines, you can turn on ads. By turning on ads for YouTube videos, you approve that you have all the basic rights to the visual and audio elements of those videos.

·         Sign in to YouTube.

·         Go to YouTube Studio.

·         Select Videos in the left menu.

·         Select a video.

·         On the left menu, choose Monetization.

·         Pick the type of ads that you want to run.

·         Click Save.

Benefits You Get From Ads

Increase Brand Visibility: If you have decided to create an ad that will be shown on other users’ videos, then go to YouTube’s advertising pages and click Get Started. Now, you are ready to launch your ad campaign. You can decide how your ad will appear, decide its title, and choose its thumbnail. You can also set the budget and target the location as well as your target audience whom you want this video to reach. It is also necessary to specify where you want to send the traffic when users click on your ad or video.

Once you create your campaign, it will give you information about the approximate number of views you may receive in your budget. After entering your billing information, review your ad, and submit it for approval.

Generate Revenue: If you allow YouTube ads to play before your videos, you can easily earn money for video views. To accept ads, you have to agree to YouTube’s Terms of Service. Also, you can select what types of ads you will allow on your videos. Your options may comprise of overlay ads, skippable video ads, and sponsored cards. All the money your video will generate through ads will be paid through a Google AdSense account.

How To Link YouTube to Your AdSense Account?

To get paid from ads through YouTube videos, you need to link your AdSense account with your YouTube account. Click in the left sidebar on the Monetization tab and then get on the Learn More link. Now you can easily link your accounts.

·         Sign into your Google account. If you don’t have, then create a new one to sign up for AdSense.

·         Choose the content language for your site.

·         Those who are creating a new AdSense account have to fill in their contact information and then submit an application for review. Once approved, the account will be automatically linked to the YouTube account.


YouTube video ads are a wonderful monetization source that more businesses are taking benefit of. It may take some time when you set-up new accounts and manage your monetization ad settings. But the benefits that you will obtain are worth the effort.

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