Make Money With Your Music From Day One — With YouTube Monetization
Get YouTube Content ID from iMusician and monetize your songs on YouTube, no matter how many watch hours or subscribers your channel has.
How Does YouTube Monetization Work?
Did you know you can start making money from your music on YouTube now? Usually, the platform requires your channel to have more than 4000 hours of watch time and at least 1000 subscribers to be able to monetize it. With iMusician you don't have to wait that long! Simply get YouTube Content ID, and monetize your content on the platform from day one. Get paid when someone uses your music in their video – whenever an ads appears! It’s never been easier to tap into YouTube as a revenue stream. Start making money from YouTube now!
Monetize your YouTube channel from day one
No minimum channel subscribers or minimum watch hours required.
Get paid when others use your music
...and when ads are displayed on your videos too.
Pay once. Monetize forever.
Just pay a one-time fee for each track you want to monetize. Forever. No subscription required.
Tackle YouTube as your new source of revenue
Start monetizing your content on the platform from day one thanks to Content ID. Get money when somebody uses your music or when ads are displayed on your videos. For just a one-time fee, your songs will be monetized forever, giving you all the freedom to choose your commission level and absolute control on your YouTube channel (or any other you want to add to your personal allowlist).
YouTube Content ID
YouTube Content ID (with music distribution)
How Can We Help You With YouTube Monetization?
YouTube Content ID is YouTube’s automated system that enables copyright owners to find videos where their music has been used without permission, so that the copyright owner can monetize those videos. Content ID is only available for people who meet YouTube’s threshold -- but because iMusician is a YouTube partner, we take care of this for you. Simply choose which tracks you want to monetize, and we will submit them to YouTube on your behalf. Then, if someone uses your copyrighted song in their video, you will earn money.
Videos uploaded to YouTube are scanned against a database of files that have been submitted by content owners such as iMusician. Copyright owners get to decide what happens when content in a video on YouTube matches a work they own. When a match is found, the video gets a Content ID claim.
Normally you would need 1000+ subscribers and 4000 watch hours to sign up for Content ID with YouTube — with iMusician, you can make money on YouTube from any video that contains your copyrighted sound recordings, regardless of your subscriber or view count.
If your channel already has 1000+ subscribers and 4000 watch hours, you may be eligible for the YouTube Partner Program.
YouTube Content ID from iMusician allows you to earn money and generate ad revenue from any video content on YouTube that contains your copyrighted sound recordings.
The YouTube Partner program allows you to monetize your YouTube channel by generating ad revenue from YouTube advertisements, channel subscriptions, YouTube Premium, chat stickers, and merch promotion. You are only eligible for the YouTube Partner program if your channel has 1000+ subscribers and 4000 watch hours.
The simplest way to monetize your music on YouTube is with Content ID from iMusician, regardless of your subscriber or view count.
However, if you already have an established YouTube channel that meets the four requirements below, you may be eligible to generate another revenue stream via acceptance into the YouTube Partner Program:
- You must have 1,000 subscribers on your YouTube channel
- Your videos must have 4,000 watch hours over the last 12 months
- Your channel and content must comply with YouTube's policies and guidelines
- You must have a Google AdSense account set up
After becoming a partner, YouTube advertisements will be placed on videos you upload and you will be able to monetize your content based on how many views the videos receive.
YouTube constantly monitors channels in its partner program to see whether they continue to meet their policies and guidelines, so once you are accepted, be sure to keep yourself informed to avoid any issues.
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