Few months ago YouTube started paying high quality, original content uploaders through it revenue sharing program YouTube Partners. Today YouTube announced that the revenue sharing program, originally limited to very few content producers, is open to any US and Canadian users.
In an official statement YouTube Team said
We feel it's important to reward our most dedicated community members: those who are regularly uploading original content to YouTube.
At present video uploaders from US and Canada are allowed for revenue sharing and soon it will expand internationally. If you live in in US or Canada and your video content meets these following requirements you can apply for YouTube Partner revenue sharing program
- original videos
- have the copyrights and distribution rights for all the uploaded content
- regularly post videos
- popular videos