Blue Moose Web
Video SEO

Video Search Optimization

Greater broadband access = more video searches and views. YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world behind Google. Videos are an important component for online marketing to increase exposure to your brand and get more traffic to your website.

Ranking Factors for YouTube & Other Video Sites

Do your videos rank well in YouTube? What are the factors? How do you compel people to view your videos? Here are some items for your consideration:

  1. For the first, last, 1/4 and 3/4 frames, add phone or URL call to action to increase clicks.

  2. Add the appropriate title, description, keywords and tags for your video profile.

  3. See what your competition is doing in terms of video titles, descriptions, subject, etc.

  4. Enable the option to post responses - this will influence ranking. The more the better.

  5. Embed "call to action" links into your videos using the Annotations option.

  6. Create and maintain your own YouTube channel and track statistics.

  7. Rinse and repeat for the other major video upload sharing sites.