Becoming a channel member is a relatively easy process; you'll just need to have your YouTube login and a payment method handy.

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If you're an avid YouTube viewer, you may have noticed, or heard about, the relatively new option to become a channel member, signified by the "Join" button located next to some channel "Subscribe" buttons on videos.

For those who are curious, or interested in getting a channel membership, here's everything you need to know about YouTube channel memberships and how to get them:

What is a YouTube channel membership?

Channel memberships give customers access to certain perks, like being able to purchase public badges and emojis, in addition to other channel-specific perks that may change over time.

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