September 19, 2020

How to raise donations from YouTube

If you are a YouTuber who is looking for a way to raise donations online, consider using Limepay. This is a free, and user-friendly payment platform that accepts payment of cards, Stripe, Coinbase, and low fee ACH bank transfer. You get a very own donation web page called payme page, hosted on the SSL-enabled servers of Limepay for free.

Now, the question is how to set up donations on youtube? The below mentioned are the steps to create your own Payme page on Limepay to start accepting YouTube donations or payments for online streaming.

Step 1 – Create an account on Creating a Limepay account takes 1 minute and only requires an email address. Go to and click signup on the top right.

limepay signup

Fill in the form with your email address and password. You can use your own name for a business name if it is a personal account.

limepay sign-up form

Step 2 Link with your payment processor.

A payment processor lets you accept payments and then deposit the money into your bank account. Limepay is supporting Stripe and Coinbase. Stripe allows you to accept credit card payments and direct bank transfers (ACH) and Coinbase allows you to accept different cryptocurrencies.

payment processor

Step 3 Create your PayMe page

You may use the PayMe page to accept donations for, for example, YouTube content creation, designing, and selling online. You can also use it through your website to sell subscriptions for a blog or to sell digital media like music.

payme page creation

Your payme page looks like –

Now, you have successfully created your payme page to add on your YouTube.

Here are 2 major ways to get donations on youtube;

1. Adding payme link in your youtube video description box

Head across to Youtube. Go to “My Channel.” Then pick the video to which you want to add a link to the donation list. Click the “Edit Video” button below the video. That will take you to the “Basic” page, as seen below.

Paste the copied link to your donation payme link into the box marked “Description“.

add donation link in youtube description

Hit “Save ” and you’re done! The link will appear in the description just under your video.

donate link in youtube description

Clicking on this link will take your viewers to your safe Limepay donation page, much like the one seen below.

payme page

2. Adding your Limepay payme link in your YouTube channel links

  • Login your YouTube channel and click on “Customise Channel”.

customise youtube

Then follow the below steps;

  • Click on “About”
  • Click on “+Links”
  • Click on “+Add”
  • Add some text that you want to show on your channel in the first box and add your Payme link in the second box as shown in the given reference. Finally, click on the “Done” button.

donate button limepay youtube

This is the final output of your youtube donation button on the channel.

youtube donate button


 In a nutshell, you are able to see your donate button on your channel as well in your video descriptions to start accepting payments and funds from youTube.

youtube donations

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