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Friday, 19 January 2018

2018 - Adsense for Youtube New Ad Monetization Rules - Small Channels

January 2018 Youtube announced changes to their Advertising rules relating to channels that show Ads...



10000 Views
4000 Hours per Year
1000 Channel Subscribers...

This pretty much kills of 90% of small hardworking content creators.... or as YouTube puts it...

"Though these changes will affect a significant number of channels, 99% of those affected were making less than $100 per year in the last year, with 90% earning less than $2.50 in the last month. Any of the channels who no longer meet this threshold will be paid what they’ve already earned based on our AdSense policies..."

So here's the thing... We are a small channel and like almost all the other small channels we know, have a few loyal subscribers. The content created is created from passion and a willingness to make a happier positive difference... We are not going to argue if this move is good or bad and all the stuff you would see on Forbes etc... Here are the facts...



We began our content creating careers 3 years ago... and when the first email to monetize a video came from google we were excited... Thinking it would change our lives we enabled and signed up. The Ads were on the video and boom... We were Youtube Partners... How nice it sounded... 

Adsense payments rules indicate a R1000.00/$100.00 threshold... Which means you can withdraw the money only after the amount passes the threshold. 

The first year passed and the amount was ... Not alot... Not even 10% of the threshold... Not even dinner, a nice meal or a day out at the park... Our posts were more informative than created for viral. They target specific niches of business and people. So we assumed the penny's were a result of this. Furthermore we cannot withdraw the pennies due to the Threshold. Ok... the good thing is we are not relying on this partnership for our daily bread and butter. Work continues as normal. 

You will blow more money and time and data... Much more...

So we logged back into Google last year around July 2017... and things were not much different. The figures had not yet reached the threshold and had peaked to about 80%... So basically 90% of small advertisers will not or never reach the threshold. So their $2.50 will never get paid. But the advertiser payed google along time ago. The money is has earned interest and grown exponentially. Now our figures are not Youtube Preferred figures or anything like that but they are good and target specific niches. 



To cut the long story short... Most channels and small businesses may get to 10000 views, with a little godly luck may get the 1000 subscribers but will never reach 4000 hours of views... That is 240 000 minutes. Even if you do... the second later Google can announce more stricter changes which leaves you blank again.

So as a small time business you would be way better of if you focused your business on business. Google is blaming the new rules on "Bad Actors" however unless and until google can humanly verify and check all channels rather than using machine learning algorithms... problems will continue to arise. True human potential and individuals will never be recognized, found and these individuals will move along.

Zaheer Bux - 19/01/2018

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

2018 - How To Check Youtube Analytics and Keywords to get More Video Views

How do you check Keywords and Analytics that people are typing into Youtube so that you can beef up your views...

Youtube is a powerful platform to get your product out of the woods... and understanding how it functions can make a considerable difference to your views, subscribers and ranking. 




Keywords that people input into Youtube search are essential to understand and Youtube makes it easier to find them using the creator studio beta....



Find the Target Keywords and include them in your video descriptions and titles...


Website and Channel Used ... Create A Startup

Live Lab Staff...



Tuesday, 12 December 2017

2018 - How to Check Youtube Earnings For A Monetized Channel


Adsense will as of 2018 ... Please note that early next year AdSense will no longer show YouTube metrics. The best place to see your estimated earnings and other monetization metrics is the YouTube Analytics Revenue report.




How and Where to Check Youtube Earnings For A Monetized Channel... 
Channels must have more than 10000 Views as well as Follow the Youtube Partner Programme Policies and Guidelines to Show Ads.



Youtube is also testing the new Creator Studio Beta Layout... 


Make sure you follow and comply with all the Adsense Program Policy Guidelines to prevent your account from being rejected or banned.

More Search Engine Optimization Videos ... Live Lab Search Engine Optimization

More Content Advertising and Marketing Videos ... Live Lab SEO - Content Advertising and Marketing Videos.

Live Lab Staff





Sunday, 24 September 2017

Adsense - How to Remove the Warning - Your AdSense account is enabled only to show ads on YouTube. If you want to show ads on a different site, you'll need to provide us with the URL of the site you want to monetize.

How to Remove the Adsense Warning...

Your AdSense account is enabled only to show ads on YouTube. If you want to show ads on a different site, you'll need to provide us with the URL of the site you want to monetize.


You get this warning because your Adsense for content ads are not approved. Youtube Adsense is a Hosted Adsense Account. Blogger Adsense is also considered a Hosted Adsense Account.



In order to get Content Ad Approval you need to first build and then provide a TLD - Top Level Domain - Website with quality content and not a .blogspot. URL. Once you are ready to apply for Adsense you place the Adsense code in the *head* section of your Website or Page Templates.

Make sure you follow and comply with all the Adsense Program Policy Guidelines to prevent your account from being rejected or banned.

More Search Engine Optimization Videos ... Live Lab Search Engine Optimization

More Content Advertising and Marketing Videos ... Live Lab SEO - Content Advertising and Marketing Videos.






Video CPM - RPM, CPC and XYZ

CPM RPM and CPC - - What does it mean for your content advertising pocket... How much money will you make...?

Video Monetization... 

The South African Inland Finder Local Online Network - A Counted Total of 47277 People (Organic Likes and Followers) - 2017...



Company Directives, Parameters including PROS (x) and CONS (y)...
100% Organic Liking, Following and Sharing... (x)
Sharing Real Verified Local Happy Content - All links are checked and stories verified... (x)
No Politically Influenced Content - Zero Politically Motivated Content... (x)
Zero Policy Violations / Content Strikes or TOS breaches in 3 Years... (x)
Zero Influence on Clicks or Click Rates... (x)
Monetized Content is Original and Created... (x)
Websites Online 24/7 - 365... (x)
Geographical Area Data Costs - Expensive... (y)
Sharing is Minimal - Intensive 3/12 months... (y)
Only Facebook, Twitter and Google+ Followers are counted as Instagram is useless (No External Links)...(y)



Summary - Follower Data Captured

Local Follower Totals Facebook

Twitter
2015  April - May 6059
10549 4490

 May - June 6299
11643 5344

 June - July 6712
13255 6543
2016  July - August 10266
22498 11732

 Sep - October 10590
30442 18403

 October - December 12880
42264 29384
2017  August - September 13996
47277 33281

Rounding a Local 2017 Network of 50 000 people, 50 Monetized Videos... across numerous platforms...

All Time Total Averages - September 2017
CPC - $0.09c - R0.90
RPM - $1.50 - R20.00
Impression - RPM $2.00 - R28.00...

* RPM - Revenue per 1000 impressions - CPC - Cost per click.

* Data figures indicated above have been collected over a 3 year period. No money was spent sponsoring posts, clicks, likes or shares. The company Inland Finder was acquired and merged into Geo Solutions (2014) with a new primary directive set on building a local network of local people as no such network existed. 

* Data Figures indicated above do not include content banner advertising statistics or sites. Most content advertising platforms are useless. Adsense being the most trusting and relaible.

Conclusions and Recommendations...
- Build your network with time and gain follower trust.
- Do not expect to make tons of money... Keep your day job.
- Most posts will not go viral - Most viral posts are Spam - Follower trust is out the window.
- Post relative and informative content within you business niche in order to establish a solid startup foundation.

Live Lab Staff

Thursday, 20 July 2017

2018 - How to Check if Your YouTube Ads are Monetized

How to check if Your YouTube Ads are Monetized...



To Apply to the Youtube Partner Program and Start Earning ... Youtube Partner Program...

Only channels that have greater than 10 000 views will be monetized...

More... Live Lab Search Engine Optimization