Youtube is an online video sharing platform and social media platform. You can create, share, like and browse videos on youtube and earn money by uploading content on your channel.

Youtube offers a platform to many aspiring content creators who wish to showcase their talent or share any information in their field of expertise. It gives you the best of both worlds as you get a chance to publish your content on a worldwide platform and you can earn money from it.

But there are many restrictions when it comes to uploading your content on youtube as it cannot promote any offensive material like racism, bullying, inequality or hatred. You have to be very careful prior to create any video for your channel and learn well about youtubes policy regarding what type of content can be approved for upload and can be monetised.

The best and safest way is to create your content all by yourself to avoid any copyright issues, plagiarism or offensive material. Let your imagination be the master to make something organic and original.

There are many outstanding examples on youtube like daily vlogs, home tours, do-it-yourself, tutorials, short films and music videos. You must go through youtube community guidelines before creating any video to have a better insight into what types of videos are eligible for monetisation.

Steps Need Take To Fulfil The Criteria For Youtube Monnetization

Afterwards, there are a few additional steps that you need to take to fulfil the criteria for earning monetary benefits. Following are some steps you should take for youtube moneization


  • Obtain commercial use rights


This means that you should clear all your rights to use any element which originally belongs to a third party. If you want your videos to break the eligibility criteria for monetisation you should get yourself approved for using all visual or audio elements whether they belong to you or any other third party.

It can be anything like a logo, thumbnails, background music, video game, software interface, intro or outro. Using a third party belonging to your video is not a problem but you should obtain all required rights to commercially use it and incorporate it in your video.

This will help in avoidance of any copyright issues and you will get eligible for monetising from your channel. If you don't make these right clearances it can get troublesome in future as it will not ensure that you are not breaching anyone elses copyright via the youtube platform.

Later, youtube may demand further details and documentation in order to claim your right against your video. Make sure you have cleared all rights and obtained it for using it commercially before submitting it for earning monetary benefits.

This will erase the chances of having copyright or patent issues. Be mindful of filling the form carefully before submitting as incomplete information will lead to elongated application preview time.


  • Create royalty-free content


You should try and make creative common content or any royalty-free content after the license agreements allow rights to use it commercially for your video. At times you might need to give credits to the creator or proof of purchase to incorporate that element in your video for commercial use.

Creating royalty-free content will make your video very original and authentic and also eliminate any chances of copyright or patent glitches. It will be built on your own imagination and creativity although if you use any third party element you first need to have the right to use it commercially on your channel and you should clear eligibility criteria.

Royalty-free content will also help in raising your goodwill amongst your viewers.




Creating and making a video for your youtube channel can be intriguing and intimidating at the same time but you need to make sure that you have cleared all your rights to use any visual or audio element commercially that originally does not belongs to you.

These are some useful tips and information about how can you monetise your content and what are the necessary steps involved in the process.