Join Ian Lurie for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a video XML site map, part of SEO: Videos (2013).
A Video XML Sitemap can ensure that search engines see all of the videos on your website.…So in this video, I won't talk in huge detail about how to create them.…I will point you in the right direction to get started and tell you about what you…need to know if you're managing other people who are actually building the sitemaps.…If you don't need to know how to create a sitemap, if you have a development team or…a company that does your development for you, then these are the things you need to know.…First, you need to know your Google Webmaster Tools login.…
If you don't have one, you need to set one up.…And you can talk to the folks who manage your website to do that.…You need a list of all of the videos on your site and the pages that they're on.…And you need to be able to provide access to your web server to the people who are…going to create the sitemap. If you're not going to create the sitemap…yourself you can actually stop the video here, you're good to go.…Before we begin, again, you need to have a Google Webmaster Tools account.…
- What is video SEO?
- Debunking video-ranking myths
- Picking a video hosting service
- Researching topics and keywords
- Choosing the right title and descriptions
- Facilitating viewer comments and ratings
- Using social media to announce videos
- Creating an optimized playlist and channel
- Analyzing your success