(If you're more tech-savvy or have a burgeoning teenage filmmaker in your house, you can use desktop software, such as Windows Movie Maker, to create a slicker video.) "Once you upload the video to You Tube, enroll in its partner program," Lawson says.
You Tube will then place ads inside or near your video, and you will earn money from the ads themselves, video views and click-throughs.
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