When a lot of people think of making money with videos, they tend to think of publishing videos to YouTube. YouTube is a powerhouse and without a doubt the most popular video-sharing platform around. However, if you want to make money with videos, then consider focusing on Facebook for a bit. Here’s some basic stuff to know about making money via Facebook videos, as well as tips and advice you can keep in mind.
How To Make Money with Facebook Videos
You can make money with In-stream ads. Below is basic info about how In-stream ads work:
In-stream ads are a way to monetize your videos you create and publish to Facebook. Your videos need to be eligible before you can earn money. If your video qualifies for In-stream ads, then you can get a cut of the revenue. In order for people to continue watching the video you created, they’ll have to watch the ad in its entirety.
In order to be eligible for In-stream ads, the following must be met:
. You must be at least 18 years old
. Videos must be published from a FB Page
. Adhere and meet FB’s partner monetization policies
. In the last 60 days, you must have 30,000 (at the very least) one minute views on videos that are 3-minutes long
. Your page has 10,000 followers
. Be available in one of (FB has a list) supported languages and countries
. Videos must be at least 3 minutes long
If you meet the above criteria, then you could be on your way to earning money with your Facebook videos.
At the time of this writing, FB pays around the 21st of each month. You get paid for the previous month’s balance. You have to have a balance of at least $100 USD before you get paid.
Who Should Give It A Go
Anyone who is eligible should give it a go. If you create videos as it is or plan to create video content, then consider creating videos for Facebook. If your videos are eligible, then you could end up making some cash.
How Much Can You Earn
Obviously the more views you get, the more you can earn. As for specifically how much you’ll earn, Facebook isn’t really clear about this. Just focus on creating good videos for your targeted audience and you should do just fine as time goes by.
Types Of Videos That Do Well
There is no specific type of video that does well when it comes to making money with videos. It really all depends on your niche and targeted audience. If you just create videos that cover a broad-based of topics, you can still make money; However, if your videos tend to cover a specific niche and is aimed at a specific targeted audience, then you’ll likely make more money.
Tips & Advice
Choose a niche. Do you want to create comedy style videos, fitness videos, business videos, product reviews or something else? Just make sure you settle on a niche.
Build a following. Even if your page currently has 10,000 followers, you should continue to focus on building your following. The larger your following gets, the more views you’ll likely receive on your videos. There’s a ton of things you can do to increase your following on Facebook.
Create videos regularly. You don’t have to post videos every single day. However, you should try to create/publish Facebook videos at least 1-2 times per week. By all means, do more if you’re able to and if you’re having fun doing it.
I know the above advice and tips are generic. However, sometimes the basic stuff works. If you want to make money with Facebook videos, then consider using In-stream ads, once you become eligible or if you’re currently eligible.