It is probably an age old question as to how much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube. In this blogpost we’re going to address that question. We’re going to cover all the factors that play role in this matter. Later we’re going to present the analytics of a moderately successful YouTube channel’s earnings and also where the earnings are mainly coming from.
Generally speaking, YouTubers get nothing for the views they generate on YouTube. It’s the ads around their videos which could generate revenues for them, not the number of views. So anyone getting a lot of views shouldn’t be thinking that they are going to earn a lot as well. It’s like an exam: it doesn’t really matter how much content you have written in your exam papers. What matters is how many quality and correct answers you’ve provided. The same idea goes for YouTube earnings. So you can see that there is no definite answer to the question ‘how much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube’.
Let us put a number based example
Suppose your channel received 50,000 views and 1000 ads on a certain day. So you’re not going to get paid for the 50,000 views; you’re rather going to get paid for the 1000 ads that were shown around your videos. Another guy who received 25,000 views could earn more money than you if s/he luckily got more ads (like 1200 ads) than you did. Even a guy who received 1000 ads (same as you) could earn more money based on which countries he had most of the viewers from. So you can clearly guess there are many factors associated here.
An important factor to consider here is who’re watching your videos. If most of your viewers are from countries like US, UK, Canada then you can expect more revenues compared to your fellow YouTubers who receive traffic mainly from Asian countries like India, Pakistan etc. This is because advertisers from those developed countries pay much more to show ads on YouTube videos than their counterparts from under-developed countries. (This tutorial is on How much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube)
What type of ads are mostly shown on your videos
According to some YouTube experts revenues on a channel depends to a great extent on what types of ads are mostly shown on the channel’s videos. You know ads are of different types: skippable ads, non-skippable ads, display ads, bumber ads. So different type of ads generates different amount of money.
Other than type of ads another important thing to consider is the type of content of your YouTube videos: what sort of videos you’re uploading on your YouTube channel. Are your videos funny, prank, tech reviews, educational, make-up or reaction-type? Every different type of content has different types of ads on them. So that way it also matters what kind of content you’re publishing in your videos and what type of advertisers bid on your videos. (This tutorial is on How much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube)
Analytics on earnings of a moderately successful YouTube channel
Now we’re going to take a look at the earnings analytics of a moderately running channel. The name of the channel is not important here, just know that we’re presenting true and actual details; nothing is fake about it.
In terms of number of views, the top four countries are India, United States, Canada and Pakistan. The channel has received respectively 66682, 40497, 18325 and 9231 views from these countries in a certain month. So common sense predicts that the channel should earn maximum amount of its earnings from India. But surprisingly enough, it earns more from USA than India. Even the earnings from Canada is a little bit higher than that from India.
This data encourages you to create contents in English so that people from developed countries get to watch your videos. Also try to put good pronunciation and standard presentation skills including attractive slide-showing in the videos. (This tutorial is on How much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube)
Type of ads play an important role here
Then we turned our attention to the types of ads on the channel. We found that most revenue were earned from Skippable video ads (Auction) and Display ads (Auction). The other three types of ads namely Bumper ads (Auction), Skippable video ads (Reserved) and Non-Skippable video ads (Auction) tend to generate lower levels of earnings. Interestingly enough, the ad types which earned lowest amounts had highest values for CPM. We hope you already know what CPM is. If not, then we shall describe those terms (associated with AdSense) in a future post.
Then again let me share with you what a certain expert and talented YouTuber taught me a few months ago. He is a very popular tech YouTuber from my country. I have watched many of his videos and really admired them. Well, according to him, we should not bother what types of ads are being shown on our videos. He argued that if we try to manipulate the type of ads to be displayed on our YouTube videos, this will not do us any good; it could rather do us harm by reducing our channel’s earnings. I personally never tried to manipulate the ‘type of ads’ to be shown on my channels’ videos.
So how much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube?
Let us now summarize what we have learned in this tutorial. Now you surely know the answer to the question ‘How much money do you get for 1000 views on YouTube’. Actually YouTube earnings has nothing to do with the total number of views a channel gets. It is the number of ads that matters the most. So you have to make your videos advertisers friendly. And we believe the following article is going to help you a lot in this regard.
In brief, you have to create quality content. And these contents must NOT be controversial. Try to focus on having global viewers on your YouTube videos instead of local viewers. And always remember that audience retention is really a big factor. If you have higher watch time (display time) on your videos compared to your competitors, then you’re supposed to earn more than them. Here’s a blogpost describing the importance of average watch time on a YouTube channel.
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