Getting Rich On YouTube – Avril Levine Makes $2 Million From Video

“Last year, Nettwerk Management uploaded the official Girlfriend video to the popular video-sharing website. Twelve months later, thanks to a coordinated fan campaign, the video has clocked up almost 100m hits from around the world. And where there are page-views, there are ad-views. Even after YouTube takes its cut, “there’s about a $2m (£1m) cheque waiting for her for all her YouTube plays.”