YouTube is now offering paid subscription channels to anyone with 10,000 subscribers or more, but is that the best way to monetize your viewers? Do the crowdfunding sites like Patreon, TubeStart, and Subbable work better? What’s the difference between a premium YouTube channel and a crowdfunding site for earning money to make your channel’s content sustainable? Here’s a bit of my thoughts on the matter and why I think I would go with a crowdfunding option over a paid YouTube channel.
We also discuss YouTube’s addition of free music to their library, available for anyone to use, and the new audience development tools that are coming out from YouTube, Tubular, and vidIQ.
Stories mentioned in this video:
- YouTube Offering Paid Channels To All Creators With More Than 10K Subs
- YouTube Licenses 100 Instrumental Tracks For Free Audio Library
- YouTube Creator Space NY
- Livestreaming Available to Channels with 100 Subscribers
- Audience Development tools from YouTube
- Tubular Labs Pushes their Audience Development Tools into Public Beta
- vidIQ Vision Dissects the Videos you Watch
- Video Marketing Summit Recap
- VidCon Lessons Recap
- YouTube Complains 2013!