(Last Updated On: May 2, 2017)
Oddbods is a sketch-based series on YouTube where we get to see the adventures of seven lovable characters as they fool around through the most seemingly ordinary situations with some unexpected consequences. Each Oddbod represents a distinct personality. One Animation studios in Singapore is responsible for animating the show and has over 40 staff members. It was founded by Steven Read and Richard Thomas. Steven has a degree in film theory and masters in technology. He has worked in feature films like Tomb Raider, Happy Feet and Lost In Space.
How Much Money Does Oddbods Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 780,000 subscribers as of late 2016 and has accumulated over 650 million views so far. It is able to get an average of 1.7 million views per day. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $3,000 per day ($1.1 million a year) from ads.
YouTubers get paid between $2 – $5 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 60% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like device played on, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, ad engagement etc.
There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep-pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5% most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal. Apart from ads, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads.