Video SEO

Video SEO: Learn how to optimize video content for search engines and follow the latest trends, strategies, best practices, and tips for video search optimization. Also check out our channel featuring resources for Youtube video SEO.

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Spotted: Is Google Testing Sitelinks for YouTube Videos?

Google sitelinks offer users a shortcut to the best search results for a branded site. They have been live since 2005 for websites but is Google testing out the feature for individual YouTube videos too now?
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How-to Change a Facebook Video Thumbnail [Tutorial]

Video content on Facebook provides some of the best engagement for brands, but the default video thumbnail provided when you upload your video isn't always the most compelling, or relevant. We show you how you can edit your video upload to select the best image.
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11 Guaranteed Reasons Why No-one is Watching Your Video Content

It's an indisputable fact that using video as part of your marketing strategy can be incredibly effective. But what if, despite all of your efforts, your videos are attracting few views, and even less engagement? We show you 11 ways to turn that around in 2015.
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5 SEO Tools You Need to Use BEFORE Publishing a YouTube Video

Basic keyword research is a vital part of optimizing your video content, and something that you should do well before you even publish a video to YouTube, or another video site. We show you 5 Keyword, Trend Research, and SEO tools and techniques that will come in very handy for video SEO.
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4 Free Keyword Research Tools Video Marketers Should Be Using

YouTube's Ads Keyword Tool is no more, but we'd argue that it had become less and less effective over time anyway. For video marketers and advertisers in 2014, we suggest 4 free keyword research alternatives to use as part of your marketing strategy.
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Do Video Closed Captions Really Deliver ROI? Yes!

Is adding closed captions to your video a worthwhile video SEO tactic that delivers enough ROI given the time it takes to do so? It can be very time consuming if you do it yourself, and there's a cost if you outsource the process, but the answer is a definite yes!
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Why are Google Showing Far Fewer Video Snippets in Search Results?

Are video snippets going the way of authorship thumbnails - i.e. disappearing from Universal Search results altogether? ReelSEO's Greg Jarboe takes a look at the possible changes in the Google algorithm over the past few days that have led to a significant dip in the visibility of video snippets.
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5 Tips To Increase Watch Time for Better YouTube Rankings

We all know that accumulating Watch Time on your YouTube videos is very important for how successfully they rank in search results. In this week's Creator's Tip, we give you 5 ideas for increasing the Watch Time on your video content.
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Top 3 Video SEO Influencers on YouTube Right Now

In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss the top three influencers for video SEO on YouTube. We confirm the three biggest factors that effect how your videos perform in the search ranking results, and what that means for the content that you are creating.
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How TechSmith Optimizes YouTube Custom Thumbnails For Viewers

There are many recommend steps to optimizing a YouTube channel, including creating custom thumbnails. TechSmith explains how it created custom thumbnails that also work as an organizer to help viewers find what they are looking for. Optimizing custom thumbnails created a more polished and cohesive YouTube channel experience for TechSmith subscribers. .
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How to Use Advanced Search Feature in YouTube Video Manager

If you have a lot of video content uploaded to your YouTube channel, it can be hard to find to the exact video you are looking for, particularly if your content is related to just one or two topics. In this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to use the advanced search tool in your Video Manager, to help you find the exact videos you are searching for.
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14 Simple But Powerful Video Marketing Tips for Your Vlog

For many vloggers, it can be hard getting those first 1000+ channel views on YouTube, but here’s the good news; there are tons of ways to promote your YouTube videos and we give you 14 simple but effective tips to get you started.