How to Make Money on YouTube in 2023: 5 Ways to Get Paid

Ads aren’t the only way to make money on YouTube. Affiliate marketing and merch sales may be the quicker path to earning.
Tommy Tindall
Devon Delfino
By Devon Delfino and  Tommy Tindall 
Edited by Courtney Neidel

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The growing creator economy has turned up some diverse ways to make money on YouTube. And while some methods offer a lower barrier to entry than earning through ads, there’s no substitute for quality content and an engaged audience.

If you can tap into your creative side, and are willing to put in a lot of effort, you might be able to make money on YouTube, too. Here are a few monetization methods to explore.

How to get paid on YouTube