How do I rank a YouTube video on Google?

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What is the best way to rank a YouTube video in Google's search
engine? Do likes, shares, favorites, annotations, and playlists impact the
search ranking? What are the most important things that I should
know? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
#google #rank #video #youtube
  • Profile picture of the author JJ Gallagher
    Originally Posted by James Liberty View Post

    What is the best way to rank a YouTube video in Google's search
    engine? Do likes, shares, favorites, annotations, and playlists impact the
    search ranking? What are the most important things that I should
    know? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.

    Hey James,

    Check out my post here i go over what I do to rank my videos

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  • Profile picture of the author himanuzo
    Add high quality backlinks toward to a Youtube video. Diversity backlink types and also anchor texts.

    web 2.0
    press release
    article directories
    forums
    blogs
    and more
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  • Profile picture of the author realseowarrior
    Originally Posted by James Liberty View Post

    What is the best way to rank a YouTube video in Google's search
    engine? Do likes, shares, favorites, annotations, and playlists impact the
    search ranking? What are the most important things that I should
    know? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
    Nothing different , just do what you will for any other kind of content. Ranking youtube videos ain't any different art.
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  • Profile picture of the author clature
    Does it mean that all the search engine optimization techniques like the link wheel can be used for Youtube videos as well?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jose Princely
    Just keep appropriate title and description and use video word in title, YouTube Search loves it.
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  • Profile picture of the author STLSEO
    Use your target keyword/phrase at the beginning of the video title, and fill out everything (description, tags, category etc.)

    Getting Videos to rank on YouTube is easy.

    Good Luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author betterwtveter
    The best way I rank my videos is to put them into my blogs
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    • Profile picture of the author SEOSteveO
      Make sure your title has your keyword and possibly secondary or LSI keywords in it to start and use all the space you can which is 100 chararcters. Then when your writing your description make sure you use the entire 5000 characters and in it use your keyword about 2-3% of the time and use LSI keywords in there also. Also maximize your tags which is also a 120 character max. One thing that I also found works is adding your YouTube URL at the bottom of your description. The reason is because the Bots are going to pick up the videos and use it for content on posts. Usually the links in the beginning of the description get ripped out but they dont go through and rip links out of the content. So because we put the link at the bottom whats going to happen is those links will go in the content on different blogs, now you have links pointing back to your site and it turbo charges your video. its a sneaky way of getting your videos ranking high. I dont know many people doing this.

      Transcripts and captions are also a great way to get your video found in Google and YouTube search results because, by adding a transcript, you are providing search engines with the exact content of your videos as content that can be crawled in addition to the title, description, keywords, and tags.

      Hope this helps somewhat.
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      • Profile picture of the author mongsmartmong
        Originally Posted by SEOSteveO View Post

        Make sure your title has your keyword and possibly secondary or LSI keywords in it to start and use all the space you can which is 100 chararcters. Then when your writing your description make sure you use the entire 5000 characters and in it use your keyword about 2-3% of the time and use LSI keywords in there also. Also maximize your tags which is also a 120 character max. One thing that I also found works is adding your YouTube URL at the bottom of your description. The reason is because the Bots are going to pick up the videos and use it for content on posts. Usually the links in the beginning of the description get ripped out but they dont go through and rip links out of the content. So because we put the link at the bottom whats going to happen is those links will go in the content on different blogs, now you have links pointing back to your site and it turbo charges your video. its a sneaky way of getting your videos ranking high. I dont know many people doing this.

        Transcripts and captions are also a great way to get your video found in Google and YouTube search results because, by adding a transcript, you are providing search engines with the exact content of your videos as content that can be crawled in addition to the title, description, keywords, and tags.

        Hope this helps somewhat.
        This a Best Tecnique Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author ownergolan
    Just like any other page, but feel free to blast it more.
    title and description + tags should be optimized for your keyword, then build according to the chosen kw.

    GL.
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  • Profile picture of the author connorbringas
    Originally Posted by James Liberty View Post

    What is the best way to rank a YouTube video in Google's search
    engine? Do likes, shares, favorites, annotations, and playlists impact the
    search ranking? What are the most important things that I should
    know? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
    Same way you rank anything, with backlinks. Make sure you have a good description and Title tag on the video first depending on what you want to rank for and go from there.
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  • You can now rank your Youtube videos in Google in Just 2 days.. I have used this technique for almost a year.. Visit this How to Rank Video in Google - Video Marketer Pro
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  • Profile picture of the author redchillies
    add quality backlinks to your video via articles, blogs, forums, web 2.0, article directories and a lot more similar stuff in order to play well with the rankings.
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  • Profile picture of the author pcmatt2011
    Will just having a video with more views get it to rank higher?
    I have a video that ranks #1 in Google for the phrase SEO PROOF.

    I didn't back link or do any thing, except fill out the description as you would normally do in YouTube. your thought?
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    For the past 6 years 92% of our clients got to page 1 of Google for one or more of their best chosen keywords- In about 90 days or less!
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  • Profile picture of the author wackiin
    treat youtube like you would your site far as seo
    then blast the crap out of it with backlinks and it will rank
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    I don't usually do this, but I'm making an exception only because I've personally seen the content. If your interested in video related SEO/production you might want to consider joining the High Voltage Video Forum here on Warrior Forum. It's a payed sub-forum.

    The main reason I recommend that forum is because Kurt has consolidated almost everything related to video SEO/production into a single moderated forum. The keyword here is moderated.

    I guarantee you would pay a lot more money/time elsewhere for the content/info. he has in that forum.

    I gain nothing for recommending the video forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author Elfen Lied
    I guess it depends on the visibility, comments and likes. You Tube is linked to Google so if a video is viewed Google instantly knows about it. Ranking becomes easy that way.
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  • Profile picture of the author kazim
    Share your youtube video link.
    Basically if you take help of social site then you'll be able to get good page rank on google.
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