To make money on Youtube you need to do two things
1. Make videos and upload them to Youtube
The whole process of making money on Youtube start with opening account if you don’t already have one. After that you begin making videos and uploading them. You can make any kind of video you like and upload it on Youtube. You can make a video diary and record yourself talking about your vacation, pets. You can make video tutorials about how to use certain computer software, make an omlet or anything else you want to share with millions of people on Youtube. You must upload regularly and create audience for your videos if you wish to be accepted as a Youtube Partner and start making decent amount of money on Youtube. When you make videos make sure they are compliant to terms of service or you risk your account terminated and your videos deleted.
2. Become a Youtube Partner
You make money on Youtube similarly like you make money with Adsense. The ads are displayed on you videos and when someone clicks on them you make money. To be able to make on Youtube you must firs become a Youtube partner. Becoming a youtube partner is not as easy as becoming Adsense publisher. It helps if you already have an adsense account, but becoming a Youtube partner is much more difficult. You need to meet certain criteria such a number of views on all your videos, number of subscribers, number of uploaded videos etc.
Youtube can be very profitable online income opportunity if you master it and do it correctly. It’s also fun and it’s not difficult to make videos with decent quality with the help of computer software like Movie Maker. How much you will make from your videos is hard to say, but you can expect somewhere between $3 up to $10 per thousand views on your videos.