Everyone knows that some YouTube channels contain short ads either before or during the videos to bring in some revenue. The content creators choose to play these ads so that they can receive a percentage of the profit for their work. But with the amount of competition for viewership and the popularity of ad-blocking plugins, the odds of becoming a millionaire from your twerking video are very slim. Especially considering that the minimum withdrawal is $100 and you only make around 1 cent per ad view. A much easier and quicker way to make money from YouTube is through affiliate marketing. All you have to do is choose a product from your favorite affiliate network, whether it's Clickbank, JVZoo, Shareasale, etc, and create your affiliate link. Research the product, preferably purchasing it so that you are fully aware of what you are advertising. And finally, just upload a video to YouTube of you simply reviewing the product with your affiliate link in the description or an annotation. With this method, you are funneling perspective buyers directly to your affiliate link so that you can earn a commission for the sale. The best part is that Google owns YouTube so they rank YouTube videos very highly in their search engine so as long as you include the proper tags and keywords in the title and description, Google does the SEO for you and sends you traffic of ready to buy customers automatically. With some affiliate networks offering up to 75%, there's no need to waste your time earning 1 cent at a time. Feel free to share your YouTube marketing methods as well so that we can all help each other in becoming successful.