10 Reasons to Start a YouTube Channel Today

NetVerse Media
6 min readMay 9, 2024


YouTube dominates the content marketing industry today. There has never been a website in the past decade that gives you opportunities to become popular overnight and also rewards you for creating good engaging content.


With YouTube, you not only get a chance to spread your message, creativity, and inspiration, but you also get a chance to make money online by just uploading videos. Since you’re watching this video, I’m guessing you’re already interested in starting a YouTube channel. Let’s see if I can convince you to start by the time you finish watching it!

Hi, this is Clyde Orleans from Netverse Media. Today, I will share 11 reasons why you should become a YouTube creator right now.

Number 1. Multiple and Diverse Monetization Options:

YouTube allows creators to monetize their video content in many ways. You can participate in the YouTube Partner Program to turn on monetization for your videos. Being in the YouTube Partner Program means you can share in revenue from ads on long-form and Shorts feeds videos, YouTube Premium subscriptions, and other monetization features like channel memberships, YouTube shopping, Super Chat, Super Thanks, super stickers, and so on.

Outside of the YouTube partner program monetization options, You could also work with brands and earn money through brand partnerships. You can monetize through other means like Product and merchandise sales, affiliate marketing, crowdfunding, and other collaborative opportunities. The monetization options are endless.

2. Low barrier to entry: Starting on YouTube is much easier than any other online business or any offline business. You don’t need any special skills or equipment to start a YouTube channel. Whether you’re an artist, a baker, a fashion designer, a filmmaker, or just someone passionate about sharing his knowledge, passion, creativity, or unique experiences with the world, YouTube can be a great platform to tell your story or showcase your work.

Virtually anyone can make an independent film project, a tutorial video, an educational video, news content, or a video game recording. You could sit there and record yourself eating a sandwich, playing with your cat or dog, and so on.

You also don’t need special equipment to start. You can start with basic tools like a phone, computer, webcam, camera, and microphone.

3. Massive User Base and Global Reach: YouTube has a vast and diverse user base, making it an ideal platform to reach a broad audience. With close to 3 billion users worldwide of which over 2 billion are active monthly users, YouTube offers an unparalleled reach giving content creators the potential to reach millions of viewers, which can translate into more ad revenue and brand partnerships.

YouTube’s global presence allows content creators to reach audiences worldwide, providing opportunities for international viewership and engagement.

4. High Earning Potential: The income potential of a successful YouTube channel is high. Affiliate sales, sponsorships, branded integrations, and ad income can all add up as you accumulate content, clicks, and views and grow your audience.

Making a living from YouTube videos has become a reality for many creators on the platform. According to a survey by Aspire, 6% of creators on YouTube earn more than $10,000 per month and Up to 50% of YouTube creators earn more than $500. The top 10 highest-paid YouTube video creators are pulling in over $20 million a year. In the last year, YouTube’s Top Earner, Mr. Beast whose real name is Jimmy Donaldson pulled in an estimated $82 million and that includes earnings from the ads revenue, premium YouTube revenue, shorts, merchandise, endorsements, and other revenue sources. So it’s easy to see why many chase this seemingly bottomless well of income.

5. Passive Income and Scalability: One of the biggest benefits YouTube provides is the potential to create a passive income revenue stream. Active income is the type of income we get from working jobs or anything that requires ongoing effort, time, and presence. But with YouTube, Once you create a video, it can continue to generate income for you even after you’ve stopped working on it.

Most sources of YouTube revenue continue to generate income over time with minimal ongoing effort. You earn revenue from ads, sponsorships, and other monetization methods even while you sleep. As long as your videos are being watched, YouTube income is passive after the video is posted.

It’s also a business that’s easy to scale. As your channel grows and accumulates a substantial library of videos, your passive income potential increases. Older videos can continue to earn money even as you create new content.

6. Various Content Types: YouTube accommodates diverse content types, so creators can find their niche and cater to their target audience. From home videos, and animal videos to educational tutorials and entertainment to product reviews and vlogs. Creators can find their niche and build a loyal audience around it.

The ability to create a diverse range of content, including videos, live streams, and podcasts makes YouTube the ideal place for anyone. Whatever your passion, expertise, or story, there’s an audience for it on YouTube. You can cater your content to a specific niche, building a dedicated following and loyal community.

7. Low Startup and overhead costs: One of the biggest advantages of YouTube is the minimal startup costs and the overall low operating costs, making it accessible for individuals and small businesses to enter the platform. Most other businesses can be expensive, as it involves renting a space, hosting your content, hiring employees, and purchasing inventory. With YouTube, you can create and manage your content from the comfort of your own home, reducing the need for a physical storefront or monthly business expenses.

One of the only ongoing costs you may incur monthly to keep your online business running would be just an internet connection.

8. Flexibility and Freedom: YouTube offers flexibility in terms of location and working hours. You can run your business from anywhere with an internet connection, allowing you to work primarily from the comfort of your home or while traveling. You have the flexibility to create content on your schedule and terms, making it an ideal platform for creators who value flexibility in their work or for those seeking passive income while pursuing other ventures.

9. Free tools and features. There are plenty of tools that make YouTube content creation much easier and more available. YouTube offers free tools that creators can use to manage and grow their channels. Monetized YouTube channels have access to Creator Support, Resources, and additional promotional tools and features provided by YouTube that can help expand their audience reach. You can benefit from educational materials, workshops, and events tailored to help you improve your content creation skills and maximize your earning potential.

There are tons of other awesome free and professional third-party tools to help spark new ideas, create graphics, streamline your editing process, and grow your channel. All makes it super easy to start a YouTube channel and help it grow.

10. It’s Free!: Last but not least, Joining YouTube is completely free. If you already have a Google account, you already have a YouTube account, because Google accounts work across all Google products. Once you have an idea of what to create content on, all you have to do is create your YouTube channel. It’s free. Just go to youtube.com using your existing or new Google account and sign up. Give your channel a name, add your profile info, and Customize your channel.

Once you have created your channel, You can upload YouTube video content from your desktop or YouTube’s mobile app. After you have uploaded some videos, you are on your way to earning on YouTube.

That’s it, folks. YouTube is a business that anyone can do. it has a low barrier to entry with minimal operating cost and the earning potential is huge.

And if you want to be a part of a community of creators, just like yourself, where we discuss YouTube video ideas and strategies, and of course, inspire each other, make sure to Join the Netverse Media YouTube community on Facebook. It’s a place for you to connect and learn from thousands of other YouTube creators like yourself.

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