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#YouTubeMonetization #SideHustle #SocialExperiment So I am brand new to trying to build a YouTube channel ... but it was my competitive nature that led me to pursue this hobby to see if I could in fact unlock monetization. Funny enough in watching Graham Stephan videos ... I clicked on his affiliate marketing link and well thats how I accidentally found Public (so thank you @GrahamStephan). So in short, I found that you need 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of viewing w/in 1 year time frame in order to qualify for monetization. What this means to a person that puts all that time and energy into building a YouTube channel for your entertainment and consumptions is that ... then and only then will they ever see a single cent for their time invested. So this brings me to my next #SocialExperiment for the month ... lets see how quickly we can build up our fellow #PublicCommunity that are pursuing a YouTube side hustle. I want you to leave your YouTube in the comments 👇 and I will subscribe to every one (I don't care if this messes up my view algorithm) and each day I will try to run one of the channels on loop for the day on mute ... if I undertand it correctly I think this would at the very least increase your view time and hopefully generate revenue for you or at least bring you one step closer to your monetization goal. I applaud all of you who are trying to build that alternative income source ... to often in personal finance we get so fixated on reducing expenses instead of also taking the time to talk about how to #GrowThePie ! Lets get the party started (in order of # of Public Followers): 1. @buildingbread - coming in at 435,441 Followers w/ a YouTube following of 1.1k subscribers - (y'all this ratio needs to be a lot better, this man provides a wonderful service to teach so many people on here ... lets get him paid ... preferrably by $GOOG / $GOOGL , who am I kidding I'm still cheap/frugal😅). 2. @UnderCoverHedgefund - coming in at 3,623 Followers w/ a YouTube following of 345 subscribers - (lets get 🕸️🕷️ across that 1,000 subscriber finish line and unlock the man, I'm not a big swing trader but I know there are a lot of you out there on Public) 3. @investingforthe99percent - coming in at 1,128 Followers w/ a YouTube following of unlisted but I see the custom URL so definitely >100 - (Lets show the dynamic duo of Caleb and Jerry some love 💙 for their hopefully favorite main hobby) P.S.: Have fun with this! It literally costs you nothing to subscribe and to smash that like button. Watch a couple videos or run it in the background on mute. Just imagine yourself helping someone else get paid off of $GOOGL 's / $GOOG 's dime 😂 #BuildCommunity #BuildEachOther #SmashThatLikeButton
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