How Creators Can Cash in on New YouTube Shorts Monetization

Cash in on New YouTube Shorts

As of right (checks watch) now, YouTube Shorts monetization is here. With this update, creators in the YouTube Partner Program can get a cut of the revenue for ads played alongside their short videos. Competing for attention with TikTok, Instagram et. al., YouTube has been pushing hard on short-form video. Shorts monetization is the latest, most impactful YouTube Shorts effort to date.  So how does YouTube Shorts monetization work for YouTube creators? Let’s take a look. YouTube Shorts ad revenue sharing Direct ad revenue sharing sets YouTube Shorts monetization apart from creator funds and other payment schemes. With this update, YouTube is the only platform that gives creators a well-deserved cut of the action. This simplifies monetization for YouTube Shorts creators and makes getting paid a bit more predictable. Shorts monetization is available to anyone in the YouTube Partner Program. See the YouTube Partner Program help article YouTube Partner Program Eligibility for the full rundown. Nothing has changed since we first shared that YouTube Shorts monetization was coming. YouTube Shorts monetization requirements Shorts watch time does not count toward overall channel watch time. That has been frustrating, especially for smaller scale creators on the platform. The monetization update doesn’t change… Continue reading How Creators Can Cash in on New YouTube Shorts Monetization