From fashion tips to motivation boosts, there is not a genre today with tons of videos on YouTube. And one such genre is comedy. Creators have now utilized this platform to share their talent to give us a good laugh for a long time now. Funny commentary, mimicry, stand ups, vines- these Comedy YouTubers have a pen dipped in every ink and it’s no secret that they make a staggering income doing what they love to do!
How much do Comedy YouTubers make in a year?
According to Forbes, PewDiePie made $13 million in the year 2019. PewDiePie has over 103 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. David Dobrik makes somewhere around $800,000-$900,000 from his comedy YouTube Channel.
Here are a few tips that will help you (comedy youtubers - vloggers) to make money as comedy YouTuber in 2021:
Monetize your Comedy Channel
The easiest step to step on towards making an income as a comedy YouTuber is to monetize your channel. Ever heard of Google AdSense? Let me walk you through it! Google AdSense is a platform by Google which allows you to run advertisements in your comedy channel. These ads may appear in the beginning, in the middle or in the end of your video (concepts of true view video discovery ads and instream ads). According to Google Revenue Policy, Google pays you 68% of what the advertiser is paying to Google. You get paid whenever a viewer clicks on your ad. Once you hit 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours in a year all you have to do is sign up! You can even buy real subscribers for your comedy youtube channel to reach your first 1000 subscribers.
Along the way many will advise you to focus on quantity over quality and even the reverse of it. But true success lies where quantity and quality meet. Design an upload schedule for your comedy channel and do your best to stick to it. Your viewers will know when to come back for new content if you stick to a schedule. This is the best way to retain your subscribers and to gain new subscribers as well.
Design & Sell personalized Merchandise
Another great way in which comedy youtubers can make money is by designing and selling their personalised merchandise to their followers. Moreover, you can provide special & exclusive deals and discounts to your followers and those who are members of the channel. Your merchandise can include things such as hoodies, t- shirts, mugs, diaries, notebooks, etc. Encourage your audience to purchase your merchandise as well as, feature it on your videos.
Make good use of YouTube SEO
Now that we know that you have to make quality content videos and publish them regularly, the next thing that comes in to mind is how to make these videos easily discoverable to the viewers? This is where YouTube SEO comes into play. It is the most crucial skill you need to have. Optimize your comedy video title, tags and descriptions around powerful keywords so that they rank better in the search engine of YouTube. This is how you build your viewer base.
Collaborate with fellow comedy YouTubers
There are many other people out there with creative and comedic souls and who share your passion of making comedy videos for an audience. If you collaborate with such fellow comedy YouTubers, you not only get access to their dedicated audience but also gain legit subscribers for your own comedy YouTube Channel.
Interact with your audience
Interacting regularly and deeply with your audience creates a positive energy between you and your audience. It increases your engagement in terms of likes, shares and subscribes and when YouTube notices this it improves the ranking of your comedy videos in the search engine. This makes your videos easily discoverable by new viewers and increases youtube subscribers as well.
Comedy YouTubers making content on anything and everything they find funny with an added twist to keep their audiences engaged and entertained. Their viewers come back each time for new videos and a hearty laugh.
With these few tricks in your hat you can also become a comedy YouTuber today and start making money as a comedy YouTuber.