25 Nov 2016


Does Youtube Really Pay $1 For 1000 Views?

Does Youtube Really Pay $1 For 1000 Views? 

We know you are really interested in knowing the amount of money you can earn from YouTube. Well, the answer is exactly not what you have expected. Different people have different answers for the same question like most of the people believe that YouTube pays $1 to $5 for 1000 views or $1,000 for Million Views. Well, whoever is telling you this information is either misunderstood the real concept or simply making you fool. We are really missing the big picture here; YouTube doesn’t simply pay for the views on your videos but the engagement of viewer on the advertisement on your video. 

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If you are really concerned about the money don’t run for views, focus on the viewers engagement on the advertisement on your video. Engagement is basically clicking and watching an advertisement for 30 seconds or more. Here, the ads on YouTube are structured in the Adwords platform. Advertisers generally follow CPC and CPV advertising cost model. Brief explanation about CPC and CPV are as follows:

CPC or Cost per Click

CPC is Cost per Click, this term is used when an advertiser pays money which is based on the clicks on his ad. CPC varies it can be $1, $3 or more for example if a particular keyword has a CPC of $5 and the ad has been clicked by someone , the advertiser will have to pay $5 for that click. These ads can be in the form of text ads pop up or a square banner.
CPV or Cost per View

CPC is Cost per view, this term is used when an advertiser pays money which is based on the views on his ad. In CPV when the viewer watches ads for minimum 30 seconds or say half of the ad and for that duration i.e., 30 seconds advertiser is charged. No matter how many times you click on the ads advertiser won’t be charged as he is paying for the view not for the click.