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How can you make money off of videos? Answered

When Kiteman said that Kipkay made money with videos, I was interested in doing this as well. I need to get some cash fast, and I am neither old enough to work or have parents rich enough to give me a decent allowance. How can you make money off of videos? If you can tell me from experience, by all means do so.

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siliconghost
siliconghost

Best Answer 11 years ago

I can't stress enough that content is king. Having a well produced video made with a high quality camera and mic is just icing on the cake. There have been countless web-cam created videos that get HUGE amounts of traffic due to the content being presented. Watch and learn from early videos made by other people that have been very successful at this (Kipkay being one of them already mentioned). Kipkay has the "short but sweet" model down to a science. His ideas are fairly unique and interesting to a large audience. If you're looking to get cash fast you should consider something else. Success (to the point of making money) does not come quick. That said it is certainly possible with creative ideas, determination, and perseverance.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

I know that I need some good content, I will worry about that later on. You never did answer on how I can get money from my views anyways. I don't need it THAT quick, but I do want to get some stuff later on.

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tech123456789
tech123456789

10 years ago

i saw youtube had a thing where people rent your videos.

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kevinhannan
kevinhannan

11 years ago

Get a load of Womens Mags where they have "money off" coupons and video them... Voila! You have made Money Off videos!

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

Not funny.

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Bartboy
Bartboy

Answer 11 years ago

Very funny.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

Nobody cares on what you think.

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Bartboy
Bartboy

Answer 11 years ago

He's obviously a genius....

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chopstx
chopstx

Answer 11 years ago

Funny.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

10 years ago

you can do it though youtube using the partner program, but your video's need to be popular

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 10 years ago

I've checked out the partner program, apparently it COSTS money.  And my videos arent that popular on the internet, just in my area, where I have more views than everyone else at my school COMBINED.

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NYPA
NYPA

10 years ago

Make a popular video.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

11 years ago

Question: How do you make a small fortune in the arts?
Answer: Start with a big fortune.

For most artists, that's the way it works. To beat those odds, you have to be able to do something exceptionally creative. It ain't easy. The pro artists I know are making a living but not much more than that, and they're working harder than those of us with normal day jobs do.

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hungyhipo 2
hungyhipo 2

11 years ago

buy movies and then eligaly copy them and sell them to the public thousands of times JK! dont do this because it is extreamly eligal and you can go to jail depending on how many times you sold them

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

11 years ago

I know you can make money on your video's on youtube through ads on the page which when clicked give you a small amount of income, thats what the guys from "is it a good idea to microwave this?" do (watch it awsome show)

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Kiteman
Kiteman

11 years ago

Check out MetaCafe - they have a pay-per-click option, and I believe YouTube do for high-view videos. Don't expect rapid cash, though, it's cents per click.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

Even if its cents per click, millions of those can get you a decent amount of money. It takes a thousand pennies to equal 10 bucks.

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Grathio
Grathio

Answer 11 years ago

You may want to read this article on what the chances are of getting 1 million views on a youtube video.

Quick Answer: Slim to none. Only 10% of vids even get 1,000 views.

Virtually all of money making videos on the 'net have years of experience behind them and have invested in a decent camera, lighting and sound.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Answer 11 years ago

Well, seeing what other people say, the videos may not be pay per click in the first place unless it does have millions of views.

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Bartboy
Bartboy

Answer 11 years ago

I think it's even less than that...

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Bartboy
Bartboy

11 years ago

Well, Kipkay uses a VERY expensive camera. He also is very good with electronics. I'd suggest posting a sample video.

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

If a site will pay you for video content you usually have to work hard at it (and spend money). I had a brief discussion with someone who claimed to have made serious cash but he said it wasn't easy getting the popularity / views needed.
(That is if you're making videos to pop on regular sites, rather than videos to sell)

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