How Do YouTubers Make Money? (And Other Questions We Have to Answer)

Published on Jul 16, 2021
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Marques Brownlee


    2 months ago

    Going to put this video link on a NFC card to share when asked the magic question.

    • Collins Bolt

      Collins Bolt

      Month ago


    • untitled795


      Month ago

      @Darron Carr so an “nfc card” is a fucking link? 🤡

    • Darron Carr

      Darron Carr

      Month ago

      @untitled795 ... No? NFC cards can trigger events and app actions. Chances are they would have it either go to Browser and open the link, or directly open the USflow app to the video. Then whoever asks the question, they can present the NFC tag and tap it to their phone to cause that thing to happen. I'll admit, it's a stretch to say you could do this with any stranger off the street - but the hope is that this kind of "smart tech" catches on. The fringe often comes across some diamonds in the rough - just up to the rest of the world to judge its worth/value.

    • mike listeral

      mike listeral

      2 months ago

      gold diggers love youtubers. they can go on your channel and instantly know how much money you make by your subscriber count

    • Kiel Enrique

      Kiel Enrique

      2 months ago

      big brain

  • Joel Hopkins

    Joel Hopkins

    3 hours ago

    I’m an accountant and I like telling people because of the mystery of whether I’m actually an accountant 👀

  • TR Hall

    TR Hall

    9 hours ago


  • Linkoln Good

    Linkoln Good

    12 hours ago

    What is a YouTuber 1:36

  • Meghan Ruel

    Meghan Ruel

    18 hours ago

    Sooooooooo Clorox paid for their logo to show up there? Hahah just kidding….but wait….

  • Hangout


    Day ago

    I don't know what is YouTuber.

  • Sufyan Maan

    Sufyan Maan

    Day ago

    That guy simply created an automation system to q/a basics as a youtuber. Just tag the video whoever is asking? Hahaha

  • Chris Finegan

    Chris Finegan

    Day ago

    I'm getting a strong Chubbs Peterson vibe.

  • Nathan


    Day ago

    You are not an YouTuber, you are in the entertainment business

  • Mody Nangemo

    Mody Nangemo

    2 days ago

    Top 3 best quality chanels

  • Syed Iftikhar Ali

    Syed Iftikhar Ali

    3 days ago

    13:24 Wholesome Marques 🥺

  • Zarintyr


    3 days ago

    I doubt I’ll be famous as a YouTuber. Hoping to get my manga published in Japan next year and get famous that way :)

  • Hato Ferarha

    Hato Ferarha

    3 days ago

    Hello. Mrs Lisa is legit and her method works like magic I keep on earning every single week with her new strategy😍😍

    • Zahor Pitafi

      Zahor Pitafi

      3 days ago

      Her trading last week was boom

    • Zahor Pitafi

      Zahor Pitafi

      3 days ago

      Thanks to you all for your testimonies, it has helped me greatly I thought the were not real but I will now boldy testify... she's strategies is awesome

    • Nicole Craig

      Nicole Craig

      3 days ago

      She gave her clients Nice attention

    • Nicole Craig

      Nicole Craig

      3 days ago

      I'm from Brazil, I and two other of my friends tried her immediately we testified, her performing wonders

    • Vera Aida

      Vera Aida

      3 days ago

      When I saw testimonies all over the place I thought it was made up stories till I was convinced and gave it a try and honestly I don't regret the move I made because I invested in a big way

  • Eric


    3 days ago

    One thing I never can find an answer for is how much YouTubers make for YT premium viewers. I never see ads but I hope they get some money from my views.

  • Eric


    3 days ago

    It’s a lot easier to say you are a YouTuber when you have 15 million subs. Especially when talking to a taxi driver.

  • Eugene Okumu

    Eugene Okumu

    3 days ago

    It's the evolving moustache for me... 🤣🤣🤣

  • john kelly

    john kelly

    4 days ago

    Believe it or not, I had the same predicament 30 years ago when I got a degree in Computer Science. People would ask me what I did, and when I said I worked with computers, they didn't know what computers could do. This wasn't in the middle of nowhere, either. It was in the 90s in NY. I just spoke with a friend of mine over the weekend, he related to me how his young 12 year old son wants to be a youtuber when he grows up. Youtubing will be a job, just like any other. Or a twitch streamer, or whatever other medium that will be relevant in 20 years.

  • K.A.R.s


    4 days ago

    The projects teachers will be setting in 2050 be like:

  • Neville James

    Neville James

    5 days ago

    Graet video. Thanks

  • Tosin Deyemi

    Tosin Deyemi

    6 days ago

    You didn’t link out the skillshare video. Can you share?

  • K0SI


    8 days ago

    The system means there Is no honest YTber What happens when everyone Is trying to make money, they will do anything for it.

  • Mohammad Al Qarawi

    Mohammad Al Qarawi

    8 days ago

    one main question wasn't answered, " On average, what is the earning per month or per video?"

  • HyGyLi


    8 days ago

    This comment section is just full of verified creators

  • Michael Ramirez

    Michael Ramirez

    8 days ago

    Gonna save this for future reference to explain to people what we do

  • Harry Turner Project

    Harry Turner Project

    9 days ago

    Generally a salesperson.

  • Brian Janiszewski

    Brian Janiszewski

    9 days ago

    Simple question perhaps, At what viewer subscription level does it become enough income to live off of?

  • Dando


    9 days ago

    Marques great video, my question to you would be.. do you do anything with your YouTube money for charity? There are many YouTubers but not everyone makes it to the level you do.. I would like to see you say dropping £5k dollars on Nintendo switches and games once in a while for kids stuck in hospitals bored, maybe take it quarter calendar turns with your peers ijustine, uraverageconsumer.. for kids who don’t have much in life as their parents are pouring money into their cancer treatment etc..
    think what
    Michael Jackson used to do..^__^= In fact I think you’d all find it very rewarding and what cool YouTube videos that would be.. 😊
    and you’d always have a reason to keep doing what you do.. 😊 being able to give back when successful is a gift.
    Sorry for being direct.. Dando

  • George


    9 days ago

    Good video

  • Avinash Bhurtel

    Avinash Bhurtel

    9 days ago

    that video you showed on your left, i have turned off my annotations, where is it?

  • Thina Mananyetso

    Thina Mananyetso

    9 days ago

    awesome video

  • MegaBestoffer


    10 days ago

    Believe it or not, the whole video was made to promote his skillshare course. Dude is smart af.

  • Musa Muneer

    Musa Muneer

    10 days ago

    We wish you more than you have

  • Vlad Alexander

    Vlad Alexander

    10 days ago

    Good video no B'S straight forward ,,, thanks,, I'm sure this video will do well.

  • Mohammed Ghaïth

    Mohammed Ghaïth

    10 days ago

    Why does this sound so real and honest?

  • Joe Harris

    Joe Harris

    10 days ago

    They try and run for governor! Hilarious!

  • Ender Assassin

    Ender Assassin

    10 days ago

    what is the car?

  • Saeid Gholizade

    Saeid Gholizade

    11 days ago

    LOL mustaches are getting switched!!

  • Fidel H Viegas

    Fidel H Viegas

    11 days ago

    Nice video, Marques! I really liked the moustache.

  • Rhealou Malima

    Rhealou Malima

    11 days ago

    The low glove perplexingly command because america temporally correct beyond a private beard. creepy, permissible syrup

  • Ermin Klimenta

    Ermin Klimenta

    11 days ago

    Every youtuber ever: Patreon
    Hoovies Garage: OnlyFans

  • Jandra Elune

    Jandra Elune

    12 days ago

    There are businesses already that have a job for them dedicated to multimedia creators and another dedicated to social media. They have become so big and fulltime on just their own, they can no longer be dropped on an assistant, secretary or intern. YouTube, the editing in itself is the most time consuming, so some creators are just ditching it with shifting to streaming or to unedited content.

  • Diane ZULU

    Diane ZULU

    12 days ago

    thanks Marques!!!

  • Taonga Phiri

    Taonga Phiri

    12 days ago

    This is Good, thanks!

  • Avimun / Creativeinsights

    Avimun / Creativeinsights

    12 days ago

    The driver is wise...😂😲😨!!

  • Javier Arellano

    Javier Arellano

    14 days ago

    I've always had all those questions!



    14 days ago


  • Scarse 48

    Scarse 48

    14 days ago

    I think i saw an ad for a collage where you can learn to make videos

  • Kevin Kirika Irungu

    Kevin Kirika Irungu

    18 days ago

    Great intro and informative video

  • Grqfes


    18 days ago

    nobody gonna mention the shapeshiftin' 'stache?

  • Pius Media

    Pius Media

    20 days ago

    I love that analogy with basketball

  • andrei bos

    andrei bos

    20 days ago

    I love the driver's Italian accent at the beginning of every sentence.

  • Motorcycle mark Castillo

    Motorcycle mark Castillo

    22 days ago

    I like your videos, though I'm a nurse and being a nurse is hard work and rewarding. It's especially tough now during COVID-19. I just find it hard to agree with people when they complain about their careers if they are a you-tuber or professional sports. Work in my shoes for one day and you will see the real meaning of "work" and it's rewards. Again don't get me wrong I like your videos and watch your content a lot, so I'm not knocking you. Being a nurse is very rewarding and like you I enjoy my career. Thank you.

  • Roxane Radulescu

    Roxane Radulescu

    22 days ago

    Instantly I thought that the driver is Super Mario )))

  • rv


    23 days ago

    I realised 9 minutes in that the fake mustache kept changing.

  • armen berejiklian

    armen berejiklian

    23 days ago


  • GAMED 21

    GAMED 21

    24 days ago

    So the host of the show asks ques in a car.
    The persons answers them in their homes
    Cameraman-I have hell lot of work 🥲

  • Murphster74


    24 days ago

    Yo why do you always say you’ll leave a link in the description and then never do…? Smh

  • fu hoo

    fu hoo

    26 days ago

    dont undersell the fact that you are part of why your videos are interesting.

  • nh fw

    nh fw

    28 days ago

    The quarrelsome shingle naturally fetch because europe histopathologically whip apropos a imaginary shake. talented, malicious priest

    • HardcoreGaming


      27 days ago


  • jnub


    Month ago

    nice touch how your mustache keeps changing

  • Scrambler_Jen


    Month ago

    What computer would you recommend or specs in a computer for someone on a budget that wants to make YouTube videos??? Like a for real budget.

  • TuckTuck


    Month ago


  • Tyrell Cobb

    Tyrell Cobb

    Month ago

    Dude this shouldn't be on youtube. It should be on public access tv where old people can watch it

  • Tyrell Cobb

    Tyrell Cobb

    Month ago

    Dude this shouldn't be on youtube. It should be on public access tv where old people can watch it

  • Talha KOCAER

    Talha KOCAER

    Month ago

    XD mustache suits him



    Month ago

    that uber driver seems to have a lot of potential...he should start tech review too

  • Floyd Robertson

    Floyd Robertson

    Month ago

    Q11 - Do you approach brands/companies or do they approach you for reviews? And in the beginning how did you start those "relationships" with brands/companies?

  • David Harris

    David Harris

    Month ago

    That mustache actually looks GOOD.

  • Muchina Munthali

    Muchina Munthali

    Month ago

    Great explanation.



    Month ago


  • Logan Braveheart

    Logan Braveheart

    Month ago

    YouTubers like you are completely overpaid for nothing. this is what I hate about capitalism people like you

  • Sandy B

    Sandy B

    Month ago

    Awesome video

  • MysticStrike Force

    MysticStrike Force

    Month ago

    It's all google ads and know how to be a saller

  • ahthisisgood


    Month ago

    I gotta ask....what kind of car are you riding in? Looks cool.

  • Shogan 将軍 George

    Shogan 将軍 George

    Month ago

    Love that intro 😁

  • Grit Your Teeth

    Grit Your Teeth

    Month ago

    The clips where you ask questions while driving definitely took you only one take.

  • Serendipity tv

    Serendipity tv

    Month ago

    Woow thank you for uploading such a video
    you are really professional
    the title is remarkable
    great explanations

  • Bill Dinnean

    Bill Dinnean

    Month ago

    why do most YouTubers have a Tesla

  • Simon Dominique

    Simon Dominique

    Month ago

    The intelligent spoon medicinally wander because dust namely snatch outside a difficult windshield. laughable, actually english

  • Pure Oz.

    Pure Oz.

    Month ago

    "I work in advertising". YouTubers either make money by creating videos that are monetised by advertising and/or they make videos that are sponsored by brands which is advertising. I think this is the easiest way for people to understand what you do.

  • JMD535


    Month ago

    That Disguise! LOL!,...I didn't even recognize the driver!!!!! LOL!

  • Mac fl

    Mac fl

    Month ago

    You did not mention does subs and likes,or viewers per video make you a profit?

  • MJ Rashid

    MJ Rashid

    Month ago

    Excellent video

  • Daniel Voyles

    Daniel Voyles

    Month ago

    I like the subtle changes to the driver's mustache throughout the video. Once was not on straight and another time it changed to a full goatee.

  • cloud04


    Month ago

    When the moustache was crooked 🤣

  • gabber Jaab

    gabber Jaab

    Month ago

    your also a tech celebrity!!!

  • t f

    t f

    Month ago

    Whether one agrees or not with the topic, content, how it's delivered... how can anyone give a thumb down? Perhaps 1.4k frustrated Uber drivers didn't like the "Super Mario-themed" driver asking the questions? ;P

  • Marry12 Poppins34

    Marry12 Poppins34

    Month ago

    Let’s appreciate the fact that every question comes with a new moustache

  • 古今中


    Month ago

    Video creation 'major' do exist in China for at least. In big company like bytedance or tencent, they employ video creators, live streamers, but you don't get that much freedom. These creators are not famous nor much experienced, they just took it as a job/major. There are also many live streaming factory here, you work in a room where everything is setup for you, the company invest in dozens or even hundreds of livestreamers hoping some of them will get famous.

  • Robert Mclaughlin

    Robert Mclaughlin

    Month ago

    I like the straight forward way you present your content.

  • Lach Jack

    Lach Jack

    Month ago

    This was so interesting

  • Spoool


    Month ago

    I've always thought on how crazy it would be if you had to pay a monthly subscription to a specific YouTube channel just to watch their content. Then again nothing is free, so I'm glad that YouTube came to the conclusion on how "YouTubers" can make part of their income through having ads in their videos.

    • Spoool


      Month ago

      Replying to my own comment but it's also noticed on how you can freely support your favorite creators by hitting that join button on their channel. Hence paying that "monthly subscription", but you can get some pretty cool stuff out of it too.

  • AnUntitledPicture


    Month ago

    They’re running an eSports course at the college I work at 😅

  • V.S.M.O CH

    V.S.M.O CH

    Month ago

    So inspiration. Although it's happening to me though. Just follow my dreams

  • Tyler H

    Tyler H

    Month ago


  • Dr. Matthew Horkey

    Dr. Matthew Horkey

    Month ago

    LOLOLL I love the ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” pop up.

  • Rachel Davis

    Rachel Davis

    Month ago

    That's not what an embargo is. I'm a journalist. You are under an embargo until the agreement expires, and then the embargo gets lifted. The embargo refers to the information being kept secret, not the information being released.

  • Carl McGhee

    Carl McGhee

    Month ago

    More specifically you get paid on what's called COST PER MILLE which is basically how many dollars youtube decides to pay you per 1,000 views. The dollars go up and down based on how fast you get more views (You will get paid more for 1 million views in a week vs a year)

  • J P

    J P

    Month ago

    Mario brother driver

  • Sudev


    Month ago

    I'm a bit curious on how the uber guy has a Tesla without really knowing what YouTube is, seeing as Tesla doesn't make any ads themselves.