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The 8 ways to make money on YouTube Gaming

Learn about the 10 monetization goals of YouTube Gaming, in its new commitment to promote the video game section. (photo: TribuGamer)
Learn about the 10 monetization goals of YouTube Gaming, in its new commitment to promote the video game section. (photo: TribuGamer)

Youtube intends to expand its role in the industry of video game with YouTube Gaming. With more than 800,000 million visits related to video game, 90 million hours of live streaming and over 250 million gaming videos posted in the last year aloneyour goal is to leave behind Twitter from amazon.

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The same platform Google says he has 8 monetization methods for content creators related to gaming to implement through the platform, one of the most criticized features of Twitch in recent times.

There are also features that are not yet available but have already been released, and have been worked on by the same content creators and are known on other streaming platforms. Within this group are gift membershipswith different levels of payment and privileges, live redirect, known on Twitch as ‘host’ or ‘raid’. He too exclusive chat for subscribers Y clips.

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YouTube updates its methods to generate monetary income. (photo: Stereo Marketing)
YouTube updates its methods to generate monetary income. (photo: Stereo Marketing)
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The 8 methods to monetize on YouTube Gaming

Millions of YouTubers around the world use the platform to build a business, reach a general audience, and build a community. Fortunately for these youtubers, 14 years ago the YouTube Affiliate Program (YPP)a one-of-a-kind monetization program.

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The main purpose is to help creators who meet all the requirements to earn money through the channel. Here are 8 ways that YouTube Gaming currently has to generate monetary income:

1.Shorts

YouTube Gaming’s ‘Shorts’ creator fund, which will distribute $100 million over 2021 and 2022, is proving to be a hit. Every month, YouTube invites thousands of creators to request a payment from the fund; creators can earn between $100 and $10,000 depending on the audience and participation of their shorts.

The Shorts Fund is the first step in the journey towards creating a monetization model for short films on YouTube and is not limited to creators in the YouTube Partner Program only; any creator who meets the eligibility criteria can participate.

Short videos or also called 'Shorts' on YouTube. (photo: 20Minutes)
Short videos or also called ‘Shorts’ on YouTube. (photo: 20Minutes)

2. Partner with YouTube and monetize ads

Ads have been the mainstay of revenue for content creators and continue to be the number one source from which content creators can earn money on YouTube.

Creators receive the majority of revenue generated from ads on YouTube and YouTube Gaming.

3. YouTube Premium

YouTube Premium is a paid membership option that allows subscribers to enjoy ad-free content, background playback, downloads, and premium access to the YouTube Music app.

Most of the revenue from subscriptions goes to platform partners. For content creators, when a subscriber is a YouTube Premium member, they also have privileges with a streamer at the time of their stream.

YouTube Premium. (photo: NewsSpain)
YouTube Premium. (photo: NewsSpain)

4. Super Chat

Fans who watch live streams and premieres can purchase a Super Chat – a featured message in the chat stream that stands out from the crowd to further attract the attention of your favorite creator.

5. Super Stickers

Another way for fans to show support during live streams and premieres is with Super Stickers, which allow fans to purchase a fun sticker that stands out.

6. Super Thank You

Viewers can now thank and like uploaded videos, through Super Thanks.

As a bonus, fans will be able to receive a distinctive and colorful comment to highlight the purchase, which creators can respond to.

Super thanks on YouTube. (photo: Five Days)
Super thanks on YouTube. (photo: Five Days)

7. Merchandise

In the new YouTube Gaming rules, the product shelf allows channels to display their branding (if any) directly on their official YouTube page.

Creators can choose between 30 different retailers around the world.

8. Channel Memberships

With channel memberships, creators can offer exclusive content and benefits with viewers who join their channel as paying monthly members at prices set by the creator.

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