Join Ian Lurie for an in-depth discussion in this video Researching tags, part of Video SEO Basics.
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In SEO, tagging can mean a lot of things. In this case, when I talk about tagging, I…mean selecting tags on the video hosting service that you're using.…Tags are very important. Here's what YouTube says about tags.…When users type keywords related to your tags, your video will appear in their…search results. You can't get much more direct than that.…And by the way, it's totally true. This is a search result from maple bacon dog.…If you take a look here, you see my video is showing in the search result.…
It's this one right here. It's way down the page, but still, I don't…use the phrase maple bacon dog anywhere in my title, anywhere in my description, the…only place I use it is in a tag. And that got me on page one on YouTube for…what, for awhile was a very hot term. You can't use this example for every…possible category, but it does work and tags are very important.…And the temptation I know, after reading something like this and seeing this video…is to go out and find every broad traffic generating tag and add them to your video.…
- 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