Think you're ready to make money on YouTube? Take this quiz!
Feb 09, 2024 – minute read
Over 16 years ago, we introduced the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) – a first-of-its-kind business model that shares revenue generated on the platform with creators. Since then, we’ve continued to support creators and help them build businesses, and have introduced new ways to make money on the platform, from revenue sharing on YouTube Shorts to fan funding products like channel memberships.
But what does it take to join YPP and start earning money? Do you think you're up for it? Test your knowledge below and see if you're ready!
How many subscribers do I need to start earning money on YouTube?
The only way to make money through the YouTube Partner Program is with ads revenue sharing.
I’ll be ready to apply to be a part of the YouTube Partner Program when I…
I have to make highly produced, longer videos to have a shot at making sustained revenue on YouTube.
YPP has paid out more than any other creator monetization platform. How much has YouTube paid out to partners around the world through YPP?
How many watch hours do I need to start earning money on YouTube?
If I want to be successful on YouTube, I should make content around what’s popular and getting the most views on YouTube right now.
How many creators are in YPP around the world?
I can’t really have success with fan funding features on YouTube unless I have a huge following.
If I joined the YouTube Partner Program with the eligibility thresholds for Shorts, my longer videos won’t be able to monetize, too.
How well did you do? Whatever you scored, I'm sure you've learned enough to be on your way to finding success on YouTube. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and create!