YouTube is, by far, the most widely used digital platform to earn money. One enjoys the level of flexibility, freedom, and self-accountability it brings to work. If successful, YouTube influencers can attract huge traffic that can result in endless income. You just need to be consistent in your approach and fulfill the needs of your target audience.

How Much Does A YouTuber Earn In India?

On average, an Indian YouTuber can earn between Rs 700 to 80,000 a month. Depending on the success of their YouTube channel, this figure can soar much higher. Here are the top-earning YouTubers in India with their income & Subscribers.

YouTuber NameChannel NameSubscribersEarning
Ajey NagarCarry Minati35 million$3.5 million (Rs 26 crore approx.)
Bhuvan BamBB ki Vines25 million $3 million (Rs 25 crore approx.)
Ashish ChanchlaniAshish Chanchlani Vines27 millionApproximately $115,000 to $ 180,000 per month
Amit Bhadana Amit Bhadana 23.8 million$5.7 million
Gaurav ChaudharyTechnical Guruji22 million$45 million (Rs 326 Crore INR)
Earning & subscribers are subject to change as per time*

Initially, your energy should be oriented towards discovering the traction for your channel. Other than the essentials like Lightening, Background, Camera, Microphone, etc you need to focus on the content. The more you concentrate on the content, the better it is.

List Of 3 Ways To Earn Through YouTube In India

There are many ways to earn money as an Indian YouTuber. Below are the 3 best ways:

1. AdSense or YouTube Partner Program

The YouTube partner program grants advertising revenue to the users. Anyone can become a YouTube partner by applying for the YouTube partner program.

Conditions to join the YouTube partner program are:

You can apply for the YouTube partner program only after reaching the 1000 subscriber threshold. Once you reach there you will be eligible to earn advertising revenue.

  1. Your videos must follow YouTube advertising guidelines.
  2. You must have 4000 valid public watch hours within the time of the last 2 hours.
  3. Your location must be eligible.   
  4. Your Google AdSense Account must be linked with your YouTube channel.

Once you meet all these requirements you can apply by clicking on the monetization section on your profile page.

2. Become An Affiliate Marketer on YouTube

You can become an Affiliate Marketer on YouTube and earn money by making referrals. You can earn a Guaranteed commission by promoting someone else’s products in your video description.

How to Make Money on YouTube with Affiliate Marketing?

To start earning as an affiliate marketer on YouTube, you will have to join any affiliate program first. Then, you can start earning by promoting your affiliate links on your videos.

How you can join affiliate programs in India:

  1. Anyone can become an affiliate marketer through Affiliate marketing platforms like EarnKaro. Just download the EarnKaro app and sign up for free.
  2. Copy the product link and convert it into a profit link.
  3.  Share this profit link on your YouTube video’s description or in your channel bio and earn a guaranteed commission on every transaction made through your affiliate link.
  4. You can also promote your affiliate links through YouTube shorts.

3. Create sponsored content for brands

If your YouTube channel is doing well in terms of views & subscribers then, you can do sponsored content for companies. A brand can pay you anything around Rs 5000 to a few lakhs through sponsorship. In return, you have to promote their products or services to your audience.

How you can create sponsored content and earn:

  • Reach brands or companies

You will first have to reach out to companies with a proposal stating that you are willing to promote their company or product through your YouTube videos.

  • Sign contract

If the company accepts your proposal, then a contract will be signed between both the parties specifying the number of videos to be created by you and the amount that the company will pay you for each of your videos.

  • Create video

Now create your sponsored video after taking approval of the scripts from the company. The company will pay you on the basis of the terms that were signed.

4. Create and sell your own product or merchandise

You can start creating your personal merchandise for your subscribers and viewers. Promote it through your YouTube videos and convince them to purchase your merchandise.

How Can I Grow My YouTube Channel To Earn More In India?

Growth relies on factors like the quality of videos, creative content, engaging video editing, etc. Besides these, there are several ways to captivate your audience and reach newer ones. Some of the effective ways are mentioned below:

1. Starting a new channel on a different subject

You can create a new channel on a different subject than the existing one. Once you have your followers, it is extremely easy to divert them to your new channel.

2. Be persistent

One of the major reasons that determine your success is perseverance. Your audience would like to keep hearing from you on a regular basis.

3. Post Appealing Thumbnails

Make your audience fall in love with the aesthetics of your video. An impactful thumbnail makes one want to watch the video.

4. Create a Stunning Website or Blog

The aim to reach the maximum audience must be achieved through all possible means. Creating an informative website would help your followers understand your dynamics in a deeper sense. 

If you are dynamic and enthusiastic about being a YouTuber, then start trying, and do not get demotivated if you don’t get instant success.

How To Increase The Visibility of Your Youtube Channel?

There are numerous methods to enhance the visibility of your channel. Some of the useful techniques include:

1. Using analytics prudently:

YouTube provides useful statistics for all your videos. You can view the video analytics in your settings and augment your strategies accordingly. 

2. Monitor your SEO:

Steps like optimizing your title, using the right tags, writing appropriate metadata, using the right keywords, etc., add up in ranking your videos organically.

3. Make videos on niche subjects:

Although you might dread it, educating your audience on niche subjects will attract higher traffic. You will be able to maximize the first-mover advantage.

4. Call to action (CTA):

Ensure that your video always ends with a ‘call to action prompt. You must try to engage your advice with a social or meaningful message.

Top 5 Indian YouTubers Earing From Affiliate Marketing In India

Below is the list of the top 5 Indian YouTubers Earning from affiliate marketing. Most of their income comes from Affiliate Marketing. So, how do they earn through Affiliate Marketing? YouTubers promote their affiliate links in their video description or on their channel bio. Like there is a very popular line that you must have heard in many YouTube videos, which is (check the link to the product down in this video description and get ….)

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Example of How Youtubers use Affiliate links

1. Ajey Nagar (CarryMinati)

Famous for his YouTube Chanel Name “CarryMinati”, Ajay Nagar is a YouTube content creator and a singer. He was born on June 12, 1999, in Faridabad, Haryana. He currently holds the title of most subscribers in India.

Subscriber count: 35+ million

Estimated Income: $3 million (Rs 25 crore) in the year (2021) – Source (English Jagran)

 Ajey Nagar Youtuber
Ajey Nagar

2. Bhuvan Bam (BB KI Vines)

Known for his YouTube channel name ‘BB KI Vines’. Bhuvan Bam is one of the most loved YouTube influencers in India. He is a comedian, singer, and songwriter and is the second most subscribed YouTuber in India.

Subscriber count: 27 million

Estimated Income: $115,000 to $ 180,000 per month – Source (English Jagran)

Bhuvan Bam  YouTuber
Bhuvan Bam

3. Ashish Chanchlani (Ashish Chanchlani Vines)

Ashish Chanchlani holds the title of having 2nd most subscribers in India. His channel name is Ashish Chanchlani Vines.

Subscriber count: 27 million 

Estimated Income: Approximately $115,000 to $ 180,000 per month. – Source (English Jagran)

Ashish Chanchlani YouTuber
Ashish Chanchlani

4. Amit Bhadana (Amit Bhadana)

Amit Bhadana is the 4th most subscribed YouTuber in India. His channel’s name is Amit Bhadana. He came into the picture when one of his videos got featured on YouTube’s global Top 10 Videos list.

Subscriber count: 23.8 million

Estimated Income: Approximately $5.7 million – Source (English Jagran)

Amit Bhadana YouTuber
Amit Bhadana

5. Gaurav Chaudhary (Technical Guruji)

Gaurav Chaudhary is a tech YouTuber who lives in Dubai. He is one of the most earning tech YouTubers in India.

Subscriber count: 23.8 million

Estimated Income: Approximately $5.7 million – Source (English Jagran)

Gaurav Chaudhary Youtuber
Gaurav Chaudhary

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