Choose full versus partial views Video SEO Basics


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Choosing full versus partial views

How you choose to deliver you video, and the length of that video have implications for video SEO. Many hosting sites, Vimeo and VZaar for example, have the option of showing the first few minutes of video and then asking viewers to sign up or pay to see the rest. That's called a partial view. You can see an example of that here at the top. That's fine for marketing in general, but for successful video SEO, you want to show the full video. Having a partial-view video doesn't directly impact rankings as far as we know. Instead, it impacts lots of other ranking factors.

For example, a partial video is not going to generate as many links or shares. Customers are less likely to share a video with friends, or link to it from their various blogs and profiles if they know, they're sending everyone to a partial video. It's frustrating for everyone. It's also not going to generate as many thumbs up, again, folks get frustrated when they can't watch the whole video. You can't d...

Choosing full versus partial views
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Choosing full versus partial views provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Lurie as part of the Video SEO Basics

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