YouTube disables Monetization for Low Traffic Channels

I got an email yesterday that told me that Google / YouTube decided to kick me out of the YouTube Partner program because I don’t have enough watch time.

Now, I’m not the only one who got that email and admittedly I don’t have a lot of traffic on my YouTube channel. It’s not even the channel for this blog, it’s the channel for Unganked, a video gaming channel nobody has ever heard of. It got kicked from the YouTube partner program because it had less than 4000 hours of watch time in the past 12 months and less than 1000 subscribers.

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(Why) I Killed half of my Social Media Accounts

I just killed some Facebook and Google+ pages, a Twitter account and stopped actively posting to my Linkedin account. I used to read:

focus on one thing and be good at it

which I usually disregarded and thought: I’ll just post these two at once, these two, create a schedule, etc. Now, people are right about that and I’m ready to admit it. The pages are still registered, but I will focus on few accounts from now on.

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