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Every creator’s dream is to enable monetization on their channel and earn money from YouTube. Earning money from YouTube is not as tough as you think all that is needed is valuable content and channel monetization. YouTube is the best way for Online Earning.

From the creator’s feedback who said that YouTube monetization requirements were too difficult finally, YouTube has updated their new monetization policy 2023 to encourage creators to create new videos and join the YT partner program.

In this blog, we will discuss what are the new YouTube monetization, Its criteria, we will also cover topics like how to get approved for YPP.

YouTube recently announced that now creator needs 500 subscribers and 3k hours of watch time in the past year to join YouTube Monetization Partner Program. Previously the requirements were 1k subscribers and 4k hours of watches in the past year. let’s compare new requirements and past requirements in detail.

The new requirement for YPP in 2023:

  • 500 subscribers: Now according to the latest policy creators just need 500 subscribers to meet the YPP criteria which is very low in comparison to the previous criteria.
  • 3000 hours of watch time in the past year: Creators just need 3k hours of watch time to meet the YPP criteria in 2023.
  • In the case of YouTube Shorts monetization creators needs 3 million Shorts views in the last 90 days to enable monetization on the channel.

Previously the requirement was:

  • 1000 subscribers
  • 4000 hours of watch time within a year
  • In the case of YouTube Shorts monetization creators needs 10 million Shorts views in the last 90 days

This is great news for creators who want to do something on the YouTube platform with this new monetization policy creators can now start earning money from channels with fewer subscribers and watch time. However, it does not guarantee that every channel with 500 subscribers and 3000 watch time will get approved in YPP. To get approval creators need to follow a different policy and also there are many more criteria such as quality content, niche, and many more that creators need to understand before applying to the YPP.

How to get approved  for YouTube Monetization in 2023


If you are interested to join YPP then you need to follow these steps to make a higher chance of getting approval.

  • Always create high-quality content videos: High-quality video means copyright-free videos, original videos you must upload videos on your channel which are original. Make sure videos are engaging, informative and well-produced.
  • Follow YouTube Terms and Conditions: There are many terms and conditions of  YouTube. Before applying to YPP make sure your videos meet all the terms and conditions. It is very necessary to understand the terms and conditions before because it saves your time, effort.
  • Do not apply for YPP if the video has a Copyright claim: Never apply for YPP if your video has a copyright claim because such a channel will not be eligible for YPP. Before applying learn all the terms and conditions first.
  • Upload appropriate videos: Always upload appropriate videos on a channel that gives valuable content to the viewers. For the views do not upload spam videos. YouTube accepts YPP only for that channel whose videos are appropriate to watch. Be serious and upload appropriate videos if you want to earn money from YouTube.
  • Use proper titles on videos: Titles are one of the main parts of the videos. Always use the proper title if you are making videos of cooking then use the title related to cooking not dancing if you do these then your channel will not be eligible for YPP.


New YouTube Monetization policy will definitely help new creators who really want to earn money from YouTube. All you need is hard work to follow every step which we have discussed above carefully. If you follow these then there will be a high chance to get your channel YPP approval. This rules is applicable form February 25, 2023. Make your dream come true Best Wishes.

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