Does the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube?


Does the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube?

In today’s article on Youtube Mini, we will be talking about Does the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube?

Most of the creators now were moving to the shorter form of content on youtube because of its massive reach and visibility.

And also people are more likely to like a short form of content, it’s not that people are not liking the shorter form of content.

But the ban of Tiktok in some countries really shift all the creators and short video viewers from Titkok to youtube, especially in India.

Now, you are thinking that as a new creator if we want to first monetise our channel with shorts because it’s getting more reach and views and then we will get into longer videos.

Then in this article, we will tell you that the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube.

So, let’s get started.

Does the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube?

Yes, the watch time you will get from the Youtube shorts video will count under monetisation on youtube but the thing is that it will take time if your videos aren’t getting viral because the shorts videos watch time is way less than a long video so it will take time and if you are making content on trends and entertainment-type or motivational type of content then you can get monetized your channel within 4- 6 months easily.

For example A2 Motivation it’s a motivational channel which is having more than 11 million subscribers on youtube

In this channel, he creates motivational content which is the most consumed content over youtube.

And this channel is monetized but the thing here is that this channel vides were having views in millions which makes this channel easily complete the channel the watch time of 4k hours for monetisation.

But if you are doing this in an educational type of channel then it will take time because people are more bound to consume motivation and entertainment videos rather than educational videos.

FAQ:

How long video is eligible for monetization on YouTube?

There’s no specific number or length of this. Most people will say that the more you make long videos the more your channel will likely monetise but what if your videos aren’t watched by anyone. So, if you are making short videos or long videos if you aren’t getting views and watch time then no matter how long and short videos you will make the video will not get monetised on youtube.

Is 1min short video good to go for monetizing?

Yes, 1 minute short videos are good when it’s getting views and watch time if it isn’t getting views and watch time then no matter how many videos you make you can’t be monetised.

How many videos should I upload before asking YouTube monetization?

There’s no specific number for it, it can be possible that the first video you make on youtube go viral and your watch time and subscribers get completed for monetisation and there’s also the possibility that you will make 100 videos and you will not get monetised.

Conclusion

So, this is all for the Does the watch time of a short video count for monetization on YouTube?

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Ankit Thakur

I am a computer science engineer who turned in to a digital marketer practitioner because digital marketing makes me implement and practise what I learn and share with others that's why we had started this website for sharing my 2 years of knowledge of Digital marketing and Youtube.

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