What is the YouTube Partner Program?

The YouTube Partner Program allows creators to monetize content on YouTube through a variety of ways including advertisements, paid subscriptions, and merchandise. In addition to joining the Partner Program, Creators can take advantage of the variety of resources, features, and programs that YouTube provides to help you build your channel(s) and your audience.

Benefits of the YouTube Partner Program

As a YouTube Partner, your eligible videos may earn money from relevant ads and/or fees. Other benefits of the Partner Program include:

  • Expand your earning potential - YouTube is the largest online video community in the world, allowing you to reach a global audience with your monetized content.
  • Gain flexibility through a non-exclusive agreement - YouTube doesn’t restrict where partners can upload and distribute their content, allowing you to monetize your content on YouTube and elsewhere.
  • Track and manage your performance - YouTube Analytics provides a variety of reports to help you track your YouTube performance and earnings, and gain insights that may help you improve.

How to join the YouTube Partner Program

You can now sign up for the YouTube Partner Program in more than 60 countries. Please ensure that you meet the criteria for YouTube partnership and then follow the steps to become a partner.

YouTube Partners: Guide to setting up your account A guide for new YouTube partners to help you learn about setting up your account

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