A lot of creators think that if your video isn’t monetized on YouTube that they won’t make your videos searchable or discoverable. After all, they want to highlight videos that earn money, not videos that can’t earn revenue, right? In this video I look at how YouTube treats videos that are not enabled for advertising or are not a part of the YouTube Partner Program. If you can’t display ads on your videos and make money on YouTube, this is what YouTube does with your videos compared to the video that are monetized.

My source regarding the connection between the search and discovery systems on YouTube and the monetization system