VidCon 2018 is going on and the latest one to take the stage is none other than the biggest content creators platform YouTube. Google owned video sharing platform has been really good when it comes to paying it’s creators and now the company is adding even more ways to earn money via the platform.
The biggest one is the Channel Memberships, In this viewers pay a monthly fees of $4.99 around ₹330 to get exclusive badges, new emoji’s, and members only posts in the community tab. Other than this creators can offer them unique perks like exclusive videos, live stream, and shout outs.
These have been already available for some creators as YouTube sponsorship and now YouTube is expanding it to more creators with over 100,000 subscribers. It will come with new name as Channel Memberships, and YouTube will try to bring it to even more creators in coming months.
YouTube has now partnered with Teespring, so creators can choose over 20 merchandise items to customize and sell via a shelf on their own YouTube channel. the feature is limited to US Based YouTubers with over 10,000 subscribers. It comes with different shirts and cases for you to customize for your viewers.
Another new monetization feature is called Premieres, With this you can upload pre-recorded videos as a live video. “When creators choose to release a Premiere, we’ll automatically create a public landing page to build anticipation and hype up new content. When all fans show up to watch the premiere, they’ll be able to chat with each other (and with the creator!) in real time via live chat.” Neal Mohan, CPO, YouTube announced.
This create new options to earn money as now creators can earn money from Super Chats in their traditional YouTube uploads. YouTube has started rolling this out and will reach all the users soon. Stay tuned to Sid Tech for latest tech news, deals, reviews and more.
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