Announcing TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts

YouTube is serious about Shorts, and with the latest update to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP), YouTube creators can get a cut of ad revenue. Before this update, it was possible to make money with Shorts, but growing your channel was the primary reason for long-form creators to consider short-form video too. Growing your channel with Shorts remains a solid strategic reason. Direct monetization of Shorts for creators in the YPP may well be the tipping point. As more creators look to add Shorts to their strategy, TubeBuddy has just the thing to help. Announcing TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts If you’re already saying, “I’m in!” skip ahead and sign up for the Suggested Shorts beta. Still with us? Great. Let’s look at how TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts works and how it can help creators — especially long-form creators — get serious about Shorts. How Suggested Shorts Works for Your YouTube Channel Cutting stand-alone chunks out of long-form videos is the easiest way to create Shorts.  With that in mind, TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts highlights exactly where audiences have engaged your most successful long-form videos, complete with timecodes. This simple insight makes it easy to cut a video to share as a Short, which… Continue reading Announcing TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts

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

3 Ways to Create a Killer YouTube Short

YouTube Shorts is a growing channel for content with lots of new possibilities. Whether you’re trying to gain new viewership or connect with your existing audience, the platform has much to offer. Original content and repurposed content alike have a home on Shorts so start creating now to take advantage!