Join Ian Lurie for an in-depth discussion in this video Debunking video-ranking myths, part of SEO: Videos (2013).
Every now and then, when I'm walking around at a marketing conference, I hear…folks giving out secrets about how to get pages and videos up high in the rankings.…And I grind my teeth and I just move on, because that's not a good place to have a…discussion or argument about different search tactics.…Here's the top four worst video SEO myths that I've heard, and why they're wrong.…First, the idea that you can buy popularity.…There's lots of services out there that will let you pay to have people come to…your video, and click play, and come to your video and leave comments, and embed…your video on different sites. Or do things like give thumbs up, or…favorites to your videos. You can do that kind of fakery, and…strictly speaking, it will work for a little while.…
But Youtube, Google, and Bing have seen this before.…It's not an original tactic. In fact, it's been going on for over a decade.…If you get 10,000 views in two days, and then nothing after that, they're going to…know something's wrong right away. They look for anomalies.…
- 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