Well, as far as I’m concerned, yes. And here’s why.
My youtube channel had, yes, had, they deleted the channel.
nearly 500 videos
Nearly 3 million total views.
CPM was in the area of 25 cents.
Was making a bit under $100 a month.
Channel was about 5 years old.
My Full30 channel.
Just under 8000 views
CMP is $13.27 (53 times higher)
Income is about $25 first month.
Channel is 28 days old.
I’m no expert here, but perhaps being where your work is appreciated is worth while.