Understanding YouTube Play Button Rewards
Have you ever watched a YouTuber show off their shiny Creator Awards and wondered how to get one of your own? These Creator Awards (more commonly known as Play Buttons) are given out to YouTubers and content creators when they hit certain subscriber milestones and are a great way to celebrate channel growth and recognition. However, achieving a Play Button isn’t as easy as just hitting a certain number of subscribers – Understanding YouTube Play Button Rewards reviews channels to make sure they are following the platform’s community guidelines and creating high-quality videos.
How do you get a YouTube Play Button Award?
The first YouTube Play Button is awarded when a channel hits the 100,000 subscriber mark. This is the Silver Play Button and it’s a pretty cool achievement to have – it’s a nice little incentive to keep going and reach your next goal. The next milestone is the Gold Play Button, which is a big step up and requires a lot more work and dedication to grow your channel. After that is the rarer Diamond Play Button, which only a few channels have managed to achieve so far.
Once you have reached a Play Button milestone, YouTube will notify you inside of your Creator Studio dashboard and provide a single-use code that you can use to claim your prize. Once verified, your award will be shipped to you and should arrive within a few weeks. You can check out the current available YouTube Play Button rewards here. As you can see, the prizes vary in size and design as each milestone is achieved.