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## YouTube Money Calculator: Unveiling Your Earnings Potential

Hey there, YouTube dreamer! Wanna turn your hobby into some cold hard cash? This is your lucky day! We're about to crack the code on YouTube earnings and show you how those views translate to stacks (well, maybe not stacks, but you get the idea). Basically, we're going to spill the tea on YouTube money.

## What's the Buzz About?

Ever heard of a YouTube Money Calculator? It's basically a magic trick that looks at your views, how people interact with your videos, and some other secret sauce, and then guesses how much money you might be making. Think of it like a super-powered piggy bank that knows YouTube!

Step 1: The View Count Shuffle

First things first, my fellow content creator. Slide that YouTube View Count slider up or down, depending on your daily video views. Are you a viral sensation with millions of eyeballs glued to your screen? Or are you still building your empire, one view at a time? Adjust accordingly.

Step 2: The Mysterious CPM Dance

Now, let's talk CPM (Cost Per Mille). It's like the backstage pass to the YouTube money party. The accepted formula ranges from a humble \$0.25 to a dazzling \$4.00 per thousand views. Why the range? Well, it's a wild dance floor out there—factors like traffic quality, country of origin, video niche, and adblockers all join the party. So, grab your calculator and estimate that CPM!

Step 3: The Click-Through Rate (CTR) Shimmy

Your CTR is the flirt factor—the percentage of viewers who click on your ads. Are your thumbnails irresistible? Do your video titles scream "Click me!"? If so, your CTR might be higher than a helium balloon at a birthday bash. Adjust your Estimated CTR based on your channel's historic performance.

## The Grand Reveal: Cha-Ching!

Drumroll, please! Hit that "Calculate" button, and voilà! Your estimated daily, weekly, and yearly earnings appear like magic. Picture yourself sipping coconut water on a tropical beach, all thanks to your YouTube hustle. But remember, this is just an estimate. Real-life surprises (and algorithm dances) may vary.

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## TikTok Video Length Expanded to 10 Minutes

TikTok has recently announced that it has drastically expanded the maximum length on videos its users can upload to 10 minutes. This is a massive increase from the increase to three-minute videos it introduced last July. Before this the maximum time for videos was only a measly 60 seconds.

TikTok’s spectacular rise to popularity was heavily motivated by the platforms apparent never-ending stream of short and snappy videos, which caught the attention of users. However, TikTok have been trialing extended video lengths for quite some time, believing it will help bring in an older audience and allow its creators more time to produce top quality content.

In response to TikTok’s rise, many of its competitors actually sought to reduce their maximum video time to match the much shorter TikTok video length. However, now TikTok is taking the opposite route and expanding its maximum video length. So how does TikTok video length compare to its competitors?

YouTube videos tend to be longer in length than TikTok videos. The maximum video length a user can upload depends on whether the user is verified or not. If the user’s YouTube account is verified they can upload a video which is up to 12 hours long. If the account is not verified then they are limited to 15 minute video length. Therefore, verified accounts have much longer video lengths on YouTube compared to the TikTok video length of 10 minutes.

YouTube Shorts was launched in September 2020, reportedly as a response to TikTok’s shorter videos. YouTube shorts can be up to 60 seconds long, which is very short in comparison to the new TikTok video length of 10 minutes.

## Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels, which was also launched in 2020, have a maximum length of 60 seconds, which was also the original maximum TikTok video length.