YouTube is currently the best place to make money online because you can build endless streams of income. You can even make money without recording videos on it.
As you probably know, there is an abundance of ways to make money off your YouTube channels. So it’s no surprise that a lot of people would like to make money on YouTube. A lot of them don’t know how to make videos, don’t have the right equipment, or simply don’t want to on video for the whole world to see them. If you are one of those people, this article is for you.
You can make a lot of money with this simple method in which you don’t have to make videos, you don’t have to make compilation videos, you don’t need any special equipment. You even don’t have to sell anything. Even more, it doesn’t matter where you are coming from because this work worldwide.
Here is quick tutorial on how to make money without recording videos:
1. Choose your niche
The first thing you are going to do is think of a specific niche. Think of what you like, what you are passionate about, or what you think can be interesting to other people. That can be makeup tutorials, outdoor activities, weight loss, cooking, finance, gaming, love, politics, entertainment, or anything you can think of. You can select more niches and test out which one makes you the most money.
After you pick your niche go to YouTube and search for videos that are in the same niche. So if you have selected the making money niche you will just go over to the search bar and you will think of some keywords related to that specific niche. For example how to make money online, how to earn passive income etc.
2. Decide on the method of monetization
At this time you will have to decide, how do you want to actually make money. There is a lot of options. You can make money by doing affiliate marketing or by doing CPA marketing or maybe from sponsorship deals or by selling your own products or maybe by running ads on your videos. For the latter option, you must meet certain conditions. Find out more here.
You can test different methods to see which is the most profitable of which one is the easiest for you to implement. Remember, if you enjoy the process it will be much easier and you will do a lot better job.
3. Get a suitable offer
In this article, we will be focused on making money by doing affiliate marketing. In order to start with affiliate marketing, you have to find suitable offers. You just search for affiliate networks and sign up at different affiliate networks like Clickbank or Digistore24. They are both beginner-friendly and worldwide available. You can sign up for absolutely free. Then you sign in and look for a tab named Marketplace so you can select an offer from your niche. On the left side, you will have categories for easier searching. Or you can simply search for them in the search window.
4. Grab your affiliate link
Once you find a product from your niche you want to promote you will just click the button promote now and that’s going to give you your specific affiliate link. When someone clicks on this link, they can buy the product and you are going to earn a commission.
5. Find the video on YouTube
When you have your affiliate link you go back to YouTube and you simply filter the search by creative commons (look below). Creative Commons gives you the license to re-upload other people’s videos and you can do this absolutely free. These will give you all their videos. You can download them for absolutely free and you can use them as your own on your own channel. So you find a video you like (and have a lot of views ad likes) and just grab the video link.
6. Download the video
You can download the video by using some of the free online software. Just google “YouTube mp4” and choose one. You just paste the video link into the online software and it will save the video to your hard drive.
7. Re-upload the video to your channel
And the last step is to re-upload the video to your own channel and put your affiliate link at the top of the description of the video. Since all the people that will be watching the video are interested in that specific topic in that specific niche, most of them will most likely end up clicking on your affiliate link, taking action, and buying the product. You can make a nice commission that way.
I have shown you that you can make money without recording videos on YouTube. It is obvious that you won’t make thousands of dollars from the first video, but if you keep doing it again and again if you stay consistent and you upload at least one video a day there will be some good results. It’s not that hard. Just grab a referral link go to YouTube search for a specific keyword filter by creative commons, download the video, re-upload it on your channel and just repeat it again and again and again. The more videos you have out there the higher chances of making more money you have.