If your channel is not Monetise you can apply for monetisation at any time. To be reviewed, all channels need at least 4,000 watch hours. In the previous 12 months and 1,000 subscribers. This need allows us to properly evaluate new channels. Apart from this, you can get help from different creator videos and community.
Basic Requirements of Monetizing a YouTube channel
- 4000 Hours watch time of your channel
- These Hours get calculated from the last 12 months
- At least 1000 Subscriber base needed.
- You need to be 18 to have an AdSense account
- You follow all YouTube’s policies and guidelines
- After reaching Threshold you must wait some time to get reviewed your channel
Steps to Apply for monetization
Read and agree to the YouTube Partner Programme terms. This is the agreement that makes it possible for you to earn money from ads.
How to Start Monetization
Sign up for AdSense before looking for Monetization
Create a new AdSense account or connect an existing one to your channel. You need an AdSense account to get paid. AdSense account is an earning wallet for your day to day earning matrix. After getting a certain amount google will send you payment via electronic or cheque / DD mode.
Set monetization preferences
By telling us what types of ads to run, you could start earning money as soon as your channel is approved. Once your channel gets approved/monetize. You will earn money based on your preferences ad run on your channel.
Upon reaching this threshold, your channel is automatically reviewed. To make sure that it complies with the YouTube Partner Programme terms. And our Community Guidelines. YouTube team email you a decision, usually within a month or so. Please make sure that your videos are viewable. If YouTube can’t find enough public content to meet the 4,000 watch hour’s threshold. Then YouTube will not able to even review your channel.
Being rejected by YouTube for Monetization:
Here is the good news you can reapply to reviewed your channel once get rejected after 30 days. Check the videos which are violating the community guidelines. Example check if there is any video content is copyright strike.
Seems YouTube Grass isn’t always greener on the other side. To earn a handsome income and popularity from YouTube. You need dedication and a unique niche to reach that level. I.e. a song, learning, kids toys, tour guide, foods and technology.