If you're part of the YouTube Partner Program, here are different monetization features that may be available for you.

Advertising revenue

Get ad revenue from display, overlay, and video ads.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old, or have a legal guardian older than 18 years of age who can handle your payments via AdSense.

  • Create content that meets YouTube's advertiser-friendly content guidelines.

Turn on ads for individual videos

  1. Sign in to YouTube.

  2. Go to YouTube Studio.

  3. In the left menu, select Content.

  4. Select a video.

  5. In the left menu, select Monetization.

  6. Choose the type of ads that you want to run.

  7. Click Save.

Turn on ads for multiple videos

Follow these instructions to turn on ads for multiple videos you’ve already uploaded:

  1. Sign in to YouTube.

  2. Go to YouTube Studio.

  3. In the left menu, select Content.

  4. Select the grey box on the left of the video thumbnail for any video you want to monetize.

  5. Click the Edit dropdown in the black bar above your video list > click Monetization.

  6. Click On in the monetization dropdown. To change ad settings in bulk: Click Add edit.

  7. Click Update videos > check the box next to “I understand the consequences of this action” > click Update videos.

Channel memberships

Your members make recurring monthly payments in exchange for special perks that you offer.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Have more than 1,000 subscribers

Turn on memberships for your channel

  1. On a computer, sign in to your Google Account.

  2. Go to the Memberships page.

  3. Click Get started and follow the on-screen instructions.

Merch shelf

Your fans can browse and buy official branded merchandise that’s showcased on your watch pages.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Have more than 10,000 subscribers

Turn on the merchandise shelf for your channel

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.

  2. In the left menu, click Monetization.

  3. Click the Merchandise tab. You'll only see this option if your channel is eligible.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to get your Teespring Store ID and link it to your YouTube channel.

Super Chat & Super Stickers

Super Chat and Super Stickers are ways to connect fans with creators during live chat. Your fans can purchase Super Chats to highlight your message within a live chat or Super Stickers to see a digital or animated image that pops up in the live chat feed.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Live in a country/region where Super Chat is available

Turn on Super Chat & Super Stickers

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.

  2. In the left menu, select Monetization.

  3. In the menu at the top of the main dash, click Live chat > Get started and follow the on-screen instructions.

  4. Once you’ve completed all the instructions, you’ll see “Super Chat status is on” or "Super Sticker status is on" next to a blue toggle.

YouTube Premium Revenue

Get part of a YouTube Premium subscriber’s subscription fee when they watch your content.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Create content watched by a viewer who is a YouTube Premium subscriber

Turn on YouTube Premium revenue

You don’t need to do anything extra to turn on YouTube Premium revenue. If a viewer who is subscribed to YouTube Premium watches your content, you’ll get part of the fee they pay for YouTube Premium. Every video you post is eligible for YouTube Premium revenue.

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