Rank #1 On Google Using YouTube Videos (Your Unfair Advantage)

Howard Lynch, Teaching you to get results

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7 Videos (19m)
    • Introduction

      1:39
    • Keyword Planning

      3:09
    • Keywords In Title Overall SEO

      1:45
    • SEO Secrets To Boost Rankings

      1:51
    • Call To Action In Your Description

      1:42
    • Annotations

      3:32
    • Using Another Video's Popularity

      4:56

About This Class

In this class, I will teach and demonstrate everything that I have learned about ranking YouTube videos, to ensure they land on Page #1 for your chosen keyword.

Google gives ranking priority to YouTube videos!

They want you to land on YouTube, and to bring them some sweet ad revenue (since Google owns Youtube).

Here is what I am going to show you in this course:

  • How to optimize your titles
  • How to optimize your tags, thumbnails, description.
  • How to use the power of Closed Captions to rank better instantly
  • How to "piggyback ride" off popular videos, to get your video in front of thousands of avid viewers.

Enroll now and let's get started already!

YouTube receives 30,000 hours of video daily. That's right. DAILY. With that mind-boggling amount of video, it's become nearly impossible to gain traction and make your video popular. It now takes performing YouTube SEO tactics.

YouTube ranks YouTube videos based on popularity. Here's what they look at to determine a video's ranking in the search results.

Channel Views:The more channel views you have, the higher your YouTube channel will rank in its various niche.

Video Views:The more views you have the higher you'll rank on YouTube's search results for the key phrase you're targeting. But views aren't the only popularity measure.

Video Comments:The more comments you have, the higher you'll rank. I recommend setting up multiple accounts and commenting on your videos. Even try to entice some drama. The more controversy you can create over your video, the more comments you'll receive. People flock to conflict.

Video 'Like' Ratings:You want as many positive ratings as possible. Get your friends to give you positive ratings. Email your list of YouTube subscribers and ask them to give it a like rating. I've found ratings are just as important as video views. If you have 50,000 video views and two hundred negative ratings, your video will not rank in the top. If you have 50,000 video views and two hundred like ratings you're going to be sitting at the top of YouTube's search results.

Video Favorites:The more favorites your video receives, the higher you can rank. Plus, you'll show up on other YouTube favorites lists which brings in more traffic.

Channel Subscribers:The more subscribers, the higher your YouTube channel will rank.

Basically you want a balanced approach of all the above. Lots of YouTube video views, comments, likes, favorites, etc. If you have a good balance of those your video will rank higher on YouTube's search results and, also, this is a bonus, Google's.  If you can get a YouTube video to rank at the top of Google, it's major traffic. Major. And I've found the videos hold those positions for a long, long time. It's a consistent traffic source.

Back links:The more external back links pointing to your video, the higher it will rank. The easiest place to start obtaining back links is from social networks: Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Digg and all the rest. Also, try to list it on message boards/forums and submit your video to free link directories.  Also set up free blogs and embed and link to your video from those. Be greedy and relentless in obtaining back links.

 Be active on YouTube: Comment on videos, subscribe to other channels, send friend requests. The more active you are, the more attention you'll attract to your own videos.

YouTube SEO Don'ts- Do you not use automated software bots to artificially increase YouTube views. YouTube has shut them down and your account will be banned. It's a violation of YouTube's Terms of Service and they have zero tolerance.  Now there are some YouTube friendly software tools you can use to automatically add friends, subscribe, comment, but be careful with which on you pick. In my signature file I'll link to only good one that doesn't violate YouTube's terms of service.

The other big don't is to mislabel your video to get more traffic. There are some high traffic key phrases out there, but if your video content doesn't match your title key phrase, YouTube will ban your video. Also tag your video appropriately. Don't put in a random high traffic phrase. YouTube will ban your video and the traffic from that phrase likely isn't targeted anyway, so it doesn't matter.

There you have it. I've been doing YouTube SEO for the last couple years and this is really all you need to do to make your video stand out from the crowd.  

I use these two sources for every YouTube video I create.

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Howard Lynch

Teaching you to get results

Hello everyone! 

We are a team of dedicated, hard-working instructors with diverse skillsets in areas related to internet marketing.

After having gone through the hard work of building our own businesses online, we've decided to compile our findings into easily digestible "bite-sized classes" that you can take on the go.

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#1 HOWARD LYNCH

Send me a pm if you have any questions !

Hello everyone! I am a junior internet marketer. I specialize in selling ebooks and producing videos. I wish to share what I have learned and connect with internet marketers. I will answer any questions regarding internet marketing, so don't hesitate to contact me and I will get back to you in no time. 

With my partner Antoine Lelievre, we work hard to bring you high quality comprehensive information. 

I am capable of teaching: 

  1. Ebook sales and marketing
  2. Affiliate Marketing
  3. Product creation
  4. Freelancing and content creation

Je parle également français -n'hésitez pas à me contacter! 

Good luck!

#2 JOHN NKUME

Hi Guys

I am Sharing my Skills & Secrets in 4 Classes!

1. Pimp Your Social Media Page Series: #1  #2  #3

2. Internet Marketing Series: #1

3. Website Design Series: Coming soon

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Hi Guys! I am an Economic research analyst by profession currently working at Deloitte South Africa. Besides my day job, I am an affiliate marketer and netpreneur. I am always looking for ways to monetize content and grow my online business. Here is the complete list of all my the Skillshare classes I teach:

In my quest to build my online business I have learnt quite a lot and I would like to share what I have learnt so far with people starting out in their online business journey and need some direction.

Long story cut short, learning to make money online is an overwhelming process and I would like to make the process easier and less daunting for people by giving them learning shortcuts and pointing them in the right direction to get started and minimize their learning costs.

From my experience I am able to teach people

Affiliate marketing
How to set up wordpress and customize free blogs
Photo and Video Editing
Internet research methods for content creation
Advanced Microsoft Excel
And so much more little tips and tricks no one talks about
You can ask me anything on the above topics and I will try my best to help.

I always look forward to connecting with both experienced and newbie netpreneurs/affiliate marketers. Feel free to connect with me on Facebook and Twitter.

#3 DONALD CLARK

Hello and Welcome!

Ive always had a nack for teaching and so Ive finally decided to join Skillshare and SHARE what I know and learned over the years.

Here youll find real world Internet Marketing tips, tricks and how to's and maybe even a few Life Hacks. My formal training was in Education, but in my life Ive been a corporate operations auditor, a successful small business owner, and now an internet marketer.

In the end.. its all about results and I want to see all of my students get the results that they are looking for.

Im here to answer any questions you have and help you along the way as much as I can. Be sure to reach out and introduce yourself!

Good Luck! and Happy Learning!