YouTube partners are independent video creators and media companies who are looking for online distribution and who meet our qualifications.
Becoming a partner gives you the ability to share in ad revenue from your YouTube videos.
Why become a partner?
Effective Revenue Sharing
YouTube maintains a positive user experience with automatically targeted, creative ad formats that generate revenue when your videos are viewed. All you need to do is create compelling video content.
Your content will be delivered to the largest worldwide online video community via YouTube and our syndication partners.
We don't restrict where you can upload and distribute your videos.
Who qualifies for partnership?
To become a partner, you need to meet these criteria:
You create original videos suitable for online streaming.
You own the copyrights and distribution rights for all audio and video content that you upload -- no exceptions.
You regularly upload videos that are viewed by thousands of YouTube users.