Are you an engineering professional seeking to supplement your income with a passive stream?
In today’s economy, having a side hustle is almost essential. It’s not about working longer hours but harnessing high-income skills that work for you.
One such high-income skill is YouTube Automation, so in this blog post, we’re diving into this high-income skill you can learn, and if you do it well (specially if you love analyzing data), you too can generate substantial passive income.
BTW, if you are interested in getting started with YouTube, grow your personal brand, but don’t know where to begin, click here to book a FREE one-one discovery call!
What is YouTube Automation?
For those new to the term, YouTube Automation is a business model where you own a YouTube channel, which you monetize without creating the content yourself.
The way I see it, “YouTube Automation” is a buzz phrase, mainly for marketing purposes, but what it really means is building YouTube channels without showing your face or doing all the work yourself.
The beauty of this model lies in its simplicity – you are primarily the producer, handling the backstage operations while hired professionals generate the content.
Here’s a closer look at the concept.
Overview: From Channel Ownership to Content Production
In YouTube Automation, you own the YouTube channel under your name or an alias. The content creation part doesn’t fall on your shoulders; you hire a team for video creation, SEO, moderation, and channel management. You’re essentially the producer of the content, managing the behind-the-scenes operations.
Successful YouTube Automation Channels: Real-life Examples
Several YouTube automation channels have become major success stories. Channels like Rebound, MagnatesMedia, Jake Tran, and The B1M are all faceless channels run by investors or producers who’ve hired teams to create content. The payoff? These channels are racking up views and earning big bucks.
Check out an example of a well-made, well-researched, YouTube Automation video people can’t stop watching!
Is YouTube Automation Right for You?
YouTube Automation might be the perfect side hustle if you don’t have the time to make videos yourself or if you prefer to stay off-camera. If you’re looking to establish a passive income source to help you pay off debts or save money, this model could be a fit for you. However, it’s worth noting that the cost per video can range from $1 to $500. Still, with a solid strategy and a pinch of luck, the returns can be exponential.
How I Made Almost $10K Passive Income with YouTube Automation Side Hustle
In my own journey, I managed to generate almost $10,000 from YouTube Automation within three months. Even with a busy schedule and family commitments, I found that YouTube Automation was an efficient and relatively simple business model to follow. It helped me to earn extra money while still maintaining my regular professional and personal commitments.
The 5-step YouTube Automation Business Model
Starting your YouTube Automation journey involves a five-step process: Research, Script Writing, Voiceover, Editing, and Thumbnail Creation. Each stage is crucial to creating engaging content that can go viral and generate significant income.
You need to identify what kind of videos work in a certain niche and who the biggest competitors are in that niche.
2. Script Writing
A compelling script keeps people engaged and boosts your video’s watch time – a key metric for YouTube’s recommendation algorithm.
Once you have an idea and a script, you need a voiceover. You can either hire someone or use artificial intelligence tools.
Editing plays a significant role in viewer engagement. It can be time-consuming, but tools leveraging artificial intelligence can simplify the process.
5. Thumbnail Creation
The thumbnail of your video is key to attracting viewers. Following the strategies of successful channels in your niche can boost the chances of your videos getting more views.
How Much Money Can You Make with YouTube Automation?
The earning potential with YouTube Automation is massive. Some big channels are likely making between $20,000 to $30,000 a month. However, like anything, there are risks involved.
If you don’t know what you’re doing, you can end up investing thousands of dollars with no returns.
It’s crucial to choose a niche with high demand and low competition, and make videos that are proven to be popular.
The Pros and Cons of YouTube Automation
Like any venture, YouTube Automation comes with its pros and cons.
On the plus side, it offers high leverage for well-made videos, the potential for unlimited earnings, and the opportunity to run a business on autopilot. However, on the downside, it can be a money pit if not handled correctly.
Also, there’s a lack of personal brand building, potential dependency on YouTube, and less fulfillment compared to content creation that directly helps and engages with people.
Getting Started with YouTube Automation
Interested in starting your YouTube Automation journey? The first steps are choosing your niche and understanding the process. After that, it’s all about execution. Remember, execution is where you’ll learn the most. No amount of reading or video watching can replace real-world experience.
Warning and Tips
While YouTube Automation can be a lucrative side hustle, it’s essential to approach it wisely.
Avoid compilations with no value added and be careful with full artificial intelligence videos as they can sometimes sound robotic.
Remember to make videos that are proven content, specially as a small channel. Once you have lots of subscribers and a solid audience, then you can start experimenting with new types of content.
Are You Interested in Making Passive Income with YouTube Automation?
Ready to take the plunge and start your YouTube Automation side hustle?
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As always, thanks for being here, and remember that you got this!