As someone who has made over $100,000 on YouTube, making $1000 a month is a very easy task. It will be extremely hard to get the momentum going but once you do, everything else will present itself unto you.
YouTube is almost like farming. You have to plant seeds today, to harvest tomorrow. In this article, we are going to show you how to plant financial seeds on YouTube so that 1-3 months down the road you will be well on your way to making your first $1000 / month.
We will do this by breaking it down across 4 sections
- Narrowing down your niche
- Picking financial seeds to plant
- Creating systems & planting your seeds
- Making your first $1000 a month with YouTube
We have a lot of information to cover so let’s begin!
Narrowing Down Your Niche
If you are new to YouTube, you need to narrow down your niche. Focusing on too many niches at the same time is a recipe for disaster. This disaster often leads people overwhelmed, confused which ultimately leads them to quitting their YouTube dreams.
The best way to counter this is to pick 1 niche and focus on it.
If you already have your niche figured out, you may skip to the next step. If not, please follow the exercise below.
Make a list of 5 – 10 niches you would love to make YouTube videos about.
After your list is complete, scratch off your ideas until you are down to 3.
Next, ask yourself the following questions about each of the three niches you are down to.
Are more than 1,000,000 people interested in this?
Am I knowledgable about this subject? What do people love & hate about it?
I would happily sacrifice sleep to work on this
Ask yourself these questions for all 3 of your remaining niches & pick the one that best answers ALL three of the questions above.
Picking Financial Seeds To Plant
There are so many ways to make money through YouTube. We will list them all in a second, but in this phase, we are going to focus on planting a few financial seeds so you can start working towards your first $1000 a month with YouTube.
Here go a list of different ways you can make money through YouTube.
There are many more ways to make money with YouTube but these are the most common ways.
Since you should never rely on one source of income, pick 3 things from the list above you are going to focus on. These will be the seeds that will help us make our first $1000 a month.
Creating Systems & Planting Your Seeds
If you look at the most successful YouTube channels within your niche, you will notice that they all have some type of system in place.
How do YouTube channels create systems? Easy, systems are video series. Video series allow YouTube creators to post videos in mass without sacrificing video quality. This is very important when it comes to planting your financial seeds.
Here go an example of a video series below.
As you can see, this set of videos have the same structure, but the subject changes. This makes it easier to create a lot of high-quality videos.
Take a few minutes to brainstorm 2-3 different video series you can run on Your YouTube channel. After you are done doing this, figure out different ways you can apply your monetization ideas with this video series.
Not only will having a video series help increase your chances of scoring a viral video but it will help you scatter your financial seeds in bulk. These may show no signs of life at first but with time, these seeds can quickly grow to $1000/ month and beyond.
Making Your First $1000 A Month With YouTube
After you start planting your first financial seeds on YouTube, you want to keep doing this for another 1-3 months.
YouTube is a very unique social platform. To have your content seen, you need to be very persistent & make time your best friends.
YouTube uses time to separate the winners from the losers. Those that understand this will win in the long run.
After you make your first $1000 a month, you want to start looking for ways to scale upwards & diversify your income. Especially if you are making most of that from running YouTube ads on your channel.
Diversification is important because it will keep your monthly earnings somewhat stable.
But once you start seeing success with YouTube, you just want to keep doing that over and over again until the seeds you planted die out.
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