8 Ways to Maximize Your YouTube Marketing Results

social media how toAre you on YouTube? Are you getting the results you hoped for?

In this article I’ll share 8 actionable tips to enhance your YouTube marketing.

Why YouTube?

The most recent statistics on online video and YouTube are mind-blowing: Nielsen reported that Americans streamed 15 billion videos in the most recently recorded month (May 2011). While traditional TV viewing was up only 0.2% over last year, Internet video viewing was up 35% and mobile video viewing went up 20%.

Before you throw all your marketing dollars into YouTube, however, you might want to consider this other statistic: 35 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube… every minute. In the time it takes you to read this article, about two weeks of fresh content will be posted. Watch the video below and add another three days.

In other words, there’s a lot of competition for those eyeballs. So, how do you maximize your YouTube marketing results?

#1: Create compelling videos.

Most of us will never create a “viral” video with millions of views because we don’t own a piano-playing cat or a sneezing baby panda, but thankfully those aren’t required for success. In fact, most of us couldn’t handle a million new customers all at once, anyway. “Now serving 3,424,022. No? Now serving 3,424,023. Please, everyone, form a straight line. No pushing.”

not your competition

This is not your competition. Thank God.

Instead, you should create content that addresses your audience’s needs. Your goal should be to create videos that are helpful, valuable and compelling to your prospects and clients. If you can blog about it, you can create a video about it. Your video content may consist of how-to’s, answers to frequently asked questions, expert interviews, screen video captures, slide shows and more.

Mari Smith provides some great suggestions on content creation in How to Integrate Video Into Your Social Media Marketing.

While many people may have questions on the technical aspects of video creation, I’ll leave that to people more skilled than myself. Be sure to check out video guru Steve Garfield’s site and Dave Kaminski’s WebVideoUniversity.com.

#2: Make your video findable.

Your videos should be findable both within and outside of YouTube. Videos often appear on the first page of search engines, and are a proven method of leap-frogging your competition to the top of the search results page. The fact that Google owns YouTube can’t be overlooked.

how to stop a puppy from biting

Create a video that targets your audience’s searches and you’ll grab their attention.

To make your video more findable, you’ll want to focus on three key areas:

  • Title: Make sure your targeted keywords are in the first few words of your title. Another trick is to add a colon after your initial keywords and rephrase your title for maximum effect. For example, your video on saving money for college might be called “College Savings Plans: The 529 Plan and Your Child.”
  • Description: Two things to keep in mind here: 1) start your description with a full URL, and 2) don’t be stingy with your description—more is… well, more. Be as descriptive and keyword-rich as possible. This will help you get found more easily by people searching YouTube for your type of content. You can also include more URLs throughout your content.
url description

Create links from your video description (as Amy Porterfield did here) to a page you want to drive traffic to.

  • Tags: Be sure to include any and all related keywords in the tags field.

These aren’t the only variables in getting found, but they’re the easiest to manage and control. Page views, subscribers, comments and likes can all affect your video’s visibility.

#3: Brand your YouTube channel.

Even without spending the big bucks for a brand channel or becoming a YouTube partner, you still have the opportunity to create a branded experience on YouTube.

Consider your YouTube channel your “home away from home.” In other words, you can turn your channel into a destination. Here are some suggestions to get you started:

  • Create a custom background and choose your colors to match your branding. As with every social media platform, the more branded and “lived-in” your profile appears, the more credibility you appear to have… warranted or not. A generic or default design makes you appear fly-by-night.
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Be sure to brand your YouTube channel appropriately.

  • Choose “Player View” as your layout. Unlike the Grid View, the Player View features one big video that can be set to autoplay. Because total views can positively impact your visibility, you want to make sure your featured video is set to autoplay.
playerview

Choose Player View and Autoplay Featured Video for maximum effect.

  • Create Playlists and feature your best content in the right column. Playlists are a way of organizing videos on YouTube. Although you can create playlists of any video—whether you made it or not—for your channel, consider creating a playlist of your most popular videos, or ones that best represent your products and offerings.
    For example, if you offer bicycling tours of New England, you might create a playlist that consists of “Bike Tours of Maine,” “Bike Tours of New Hampshire,” “Bike Tours of Vermont,” and so on.If you own a pet store, you might have a Care & Feeding playlist with such hits as “Taking Care of Your Iguana,” “Feeding Tips for Your Parakeet,” and “What Will Your New Pet Snake Eat?”Just as you have a home page on your website and silos of information for your different products and services, you can replicate this on your channel through clever use of the Featured Video and Playlist.

#4: Use annotations to build subscribers.

You can add annotations to your YouTube videos that include clickable calls to action. These annotations appear on top of your videos for a specified length of time and can include links to other videos, playlists or channels, or include a subscribe option.

This is also helpful if you have created a video with out-of-date information. Rather than deleting the video, you can create a new video. Then go back to the original video and embed a link that takes people to the updated, corrected version.

(If you make Facebook how-to videos, you should expect to use this trick quite a bit.)

#5: Post a bulletin and alert your friends and subscribers.

At the top of your channel is the Post Bulletin tab. You can create a bulletin and a link to a video that will appear on your subscribers’ and friends’ home pages. This is a great way to draw extra attention—and traffic—to your video.

post bulletin

Increase your visibility by posting a bulletin.

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Bulletins appear on subscribers’ and friends’ home pages.

#6: Use YouTube Ads.

Julie Perry, the social media director at BLASTmedia, calls these the “last frontier” of online advertising.

She reports, “People are coming [to YouTube] and directly entering in search queries of what they’re looking for… You can bid on those keywords just as you would Google pay-per-click. But instead of a text ad coming up on the right-hand side as it does on Google, you get a video and a thumbnail of a video.”

“The best part is that you can bid on keywords for pennies on the dollar compared to what you pay for a Google text ad or even a Facebook ad.”

ads

You can bid on keywords in YouTube just like on Google.

Julie also talks about another type of YouTube advertising, “Once you have your video submitted as a Promoted Video, it then has the opportunity to run what are called ‘CTA’ ads. CTA stands for ‘call to action.’ They’re clickable and they allow you to click right over from a video to a website.”

For an in-depth interview with Julie Perry, check out Killer YouTube Marketing Tactics for Small Business.

#7: Leverage other social media platforms.

YouTube is a social media platform, not an island. Here are some ways to extend the reach of your video and make it more shareable:

  • Blog it. Every time you post a new video, you should create a blog post around it. Use a keyword-rich title, and fill your post with appropriate, complementary content. This will deliver your video to your blog subscribers and increase its chances of being found in a search. Plus, you can add your own sharing buttons on your blog, making it easier for other people to share your content.
  • Post it to Facebook. Whether on your profile page or on your business page, you can reach a much wider audience on Facebook. Plus, video is a great way of increasing your EdgeRank.
  • Tweet it. Good content goes farther on Twitter.
  • Submit it to StumbleUpon. This social bookmarking site has always been a powerful referrer, and recently surpassed Facebook (yes, that Facebook!) for driving the most U.S. web traffic for social media sites.

#8: Review YouTube Insights for more, um, insights.

YouTube has some powerful analytics that give you insight into who’s watching your videos and how they discovered them. You can gather information on an individual video or on all the videos you’ve uploaded.

Reviewing your most-watched videos or the videos with the most community feedback (comments, likes, etc.) can point to what type of content resonates most with your target audience.

insights

Spend time reviewing your YouTube analytics.

In Conclusion

By creating content that resonates with your audience, building up a branded channel and using bulletins and ads, you can greatly increase the return on your investment in creating online videos.

However, this is just the start of increasing your online visibility through YouTube marketing.

What do you think? What tips and techniques have you used to market your business or non-profit using video online? Leave your comments in the box below.

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About the Author, Rich Brooks

Rich is president of flyte new media, podcasts at The Marketing Agents, and founded The Agents of Change conference. He helps small businesses succeed through search, social & mobile marketing. Other posts by »




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  • http://www.ranashahbaz.com/ Rana Shahbaz

    Thanks Rich for sharing really useful information.
     

    I believe that the easiest way to create video as a blogger
    is to create a video version of every blog post you write.  With the recent Google panda update, creating
    videos and submitting to Youtube has become more important because with the recent
    panda update, articles directories have lost their credibility as used to be.

     

    Because Google owns Youtube, therefore, I think there can’t
    be a better way of creating links through Youtube videos. 

  • http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/ Michael A. Stelzner

    Hey Rana – Thanks for chiming in with your thoughts.

  • http://www.icheapmarketing.com iCheap Marketing & Design

    Hi Rich, thank you for sharing potential tips for maximizing YouTube marketing effectivenes. We already customize our Background and we’re working on creating engaging videos to upload on YouTube. We’re also constantly working on making new friends, getting subscribers and commenting on friends and targeted audience videos.

  • http://www.icheapmarketing.com Gina Clayman

    Yup, your thoughts are right but our first priority is to create engaging and creative content not getting links. 

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Rana, I agree with creating videos of (most of) your blog posts, but you need to include text there for those people who prefer to read or are in an office space where they can’t listen to videos right then.

    Plus, then you get all of those great SEO benefits that come from quality copy!

    Thanks for your feedback.

  • http://www.colemanmg.com Antonio Coleman

    Rich..you have to pull out all the stops to grow your channel..all theses tips are the ones I used to grow my channel to over 10k subscribers and yes it takes time but it will come..believe me

    “Black Seo Guy “Signing Off”

  • Suzy Turner

    Mari is such a natural, chatting to the camera like that… I’d love to be able to do it but I don’t think I’m confident enough! Tips gratefully received!!
    Suzy Turner
    http://suzyturner.com

  • http://www.ranashahbaz.com/ Rana Shahbaz

    You are right Gina creative and engaging content is so important, I don’t think so you get “dofollow” links as such from Youtube but quality videos does help to bring traffic to your website or blog if you have included proper call to actions.
    We are also seeing more and more quality videos in the search results as well. So lots of benefits of creating quality videos :) .

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    That’s great! We just updated our YouTube background today ( http://www.youtube.com/flytenewmedia ) after realizing that we had left justified our background image rather than center-justified it.

    The devil’s in the details.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    10K! I’m jealous. :)

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    She is a pro, because I understand Mike Stelzner was behind the camera the whole time making funny faces at her and she didn’t crack once.

  • http://jeffkorhan.com Jeff Korhan

    Well done Rich.  I especially liked the video on annotations.  Also, the url tip is a no-brainer!

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  • http://blog.socialmediahq.com/ Nick Robinson

    Awesome post Rich! Another suggestion: If you do guest blogging, try and incorporate the video into those posts as well (with permission of course).

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Thanks, Jeff!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    That’s a great idea. Thanks!

  • Poo Free Parks

    Very useful!!! I can’t tell you how many questions this answered for me!!!

  • Ljbmartin

    Awesome content.  Clear, concise, not too wordy, easy to digest

  • http://www.internetmarketingsource.net Sam Beamond

    One thing I recently learned for Youtubers in the partner progarm is that you can add hotspots to the banner ads, across the top and the one in the left column. You can therefore break up these images and link them to different pages on your site. You could create a navigation bar essentially. pretty cool. I plan to write more about that soon. In the meantime there’s a list of benefits to the youtube partner program here: http://bit.ly/qDUTIq

  • http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/ Michael A. Stelzner

    Fixed your link Rich.  DISQUS included the ) in your URL and it came up “not found”

  • http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/ Michael A. Stelzner

    Thanks Sam!!

  • http://www.icheapmarketing.com Waseem Ahmed

    Rich, when you’ve written this article? I think you’ve write it before updating the YouTube layout because when we turn on new layout these options are changed.

  • http://phylliskhare.com/ Phyllis Khare

    One thing you didn’t mention – is making sure you fix the YouTube generated transcript and then activate the Closed Captioning and Interaction transcript systems. That alone boosts SEO to the stratosphere — from what I understand.

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  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Um, Eight? ;)

    Thanks for posting!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Glad you enjoyed it.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    That’s cool, I didn’t know that!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Hmm…not too long ago. That’s the problem writing about social media…it’s in constant flux. Hopefully the information was close enough so that you got the information you needed.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Thanks, Phyllis. I haven’t played around much with either of those. My only experience w/the YouTube generated transcript was an unreadable mess, but maybe I’m a mumbler.

  • Suzy Turner

    Ah…. so that’s the trick lol!!

  • http://twitter.com/DanielleFordLV Danielle Ford

    Thanks for the tips! Very helpful

  • http://phylliskhare.com/ Phyllis Khare

    haha – I find they get about 60% correct – the rest is usually hysterical. I have also found for every 1 minute of video it takes about 10 minutes to do the whole process (download-edit the text-upload – ah darn messed up – repeat). So for a 3 minute video allocate 30 minutes. You have to decide if the time is worth it.

  • DivineDiva2011

    This was really helpful, great tips! I’m putting them into action as we speak! :)

  • http://twitter.com/yoskke YosiFischer

    If I only had 48 hrs. days!…excellent eye opener for my next commercial…here is my first youtube commercial http://bit.ly/onGQYv and please give me any feedback (hopefully constructive)
    Thanks
    Yosi
    818 567-4400

  • http://www.easyonlinevideotips.com Hani Mourra

    Awesome YouTube Tips Rich, especially the “Post a Bulletin” feature…I haven’t used that one yet.
    I would like to add two more for the group, specifically for those WordPress users out there.

    1. Genki YouTube Comments – An incredible WordPress free plugin that automatically takes all of the comments from your YouTube videos and puts them as WordPress comments on your blog posts (great for boosting SEO rankings on your blog)

    2. Smart YouTube – In my opinion, the easiest way to embed YouTube videos on your blog.  This free WordPress plugin also makes your video iOS-friendly so they can watched on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.For those who are interested, I’ve put together a short how-to video on how to install and use these two free WordPress plugins here:

    http://www.easyonlinevideotips.com/youtube-for-wordpress/

    Cheers,
    Hani

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Great tips, Hani! Thanks.

  • markarmstrong

    A lot to think about! I wasn’t aware you could create a custom background. Pity I spent all those years teaching my cat to play the piano. Ah, well– many thanks!  

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Well, as long as you got some video of the cat playing the piano you should be set for life.

  • http://homeremediesmd.com Home Remedies MD

    A lot of people don’t know how to take advantage of the video tags and putting keywords in their titles

  • Jo

    Great post , from your facebook marketing video tip on how to add an email opt in in facebook fan page static FBML where would I find a how to link ?

  • http://twitter.com/JohnMarshall78 John Marshall

    Very good article

  • http://twitter.com/JohnMarshall78 John Marshall

    Interesting article

  • http://www.online-business-virtual-assistant.com/ Shilpi Roy – Virtual Assistant

     Hi Rich great post! I loved what you have done here. The design is elegant, your stuff classy. Yet, you have got an edginess to what you’re offering here. Ill definitely come back for more.

  • http://twitter.com/careysuante CareySuante

    To optimize your videos in the long-term get the transcripts of your videos. Get your videos converted to text. You can then optimize SEO whether on Youtube or your own site. or use that transcript for article marketing. or part of an ebook.

    Get your videos transcribed by a professional transcriber to maximize the results from your videos!!  Just saying!

  • Ankur Nigam

    Rich,
    I love this article of yours.
    We are launching a product for software development(writing) for mobile devices and seriously considering social media for marketing strategy.
    This post of your comes at right time for us. Now I understand, how creating a Youtube channel can put us ahead of our competitors.
    I’ll post the URL, if it interests you how we are using your advice.
    Thanks for sharing your insight.
    - Ankur

  • http://www.i95dev.com/ecommerce-magento Henry Louis

    Rich, I have tried using most of the suggestions mentioned in your article above but didnt get much benefits. One thing, I noticed was the age of the Video on youtube is also playing its part, so I’d want to retry these methodologies once my videos become old on Youtube.

  • http://www.aaroneden.com/ Aaron Eden

    You beautifully summed up YouTube best practices, Rich.
    To answer your question about Garious YouTube experience, we initially created a short video promo and made sure it has 3 magical words: fun, compelling and unique. It’s much like a “teaser” video that would grab audience attention to our brand.
    Then, we created an animated video tutorial detailing the benefits of our product and how to get started with it. (We also feature 4 detailed video tutorials in our FAQ page)
    We took our time in creating quality videos and it’s paying off. I love your annotation/billboards tips and we will be using them in the near future.
    After your comprehensive guide, I could only add few tips for effective YouTube marketing:
    * Keep your videos short and sweet (5 minutes max) and if you have a lot to share, create video series
    * Think quality NOT quantity.
    * YouTube is always adding new features. It’s a good idea to stay updated on the latest enhancements and use the ones that best suit your business.
    Speaking of new features, have you tried the “Animate your own story or create a video slideshow” feature? Do you think it would be a viable YouTube marketing option?
    Thank you so much for taking the time to share these great tips with us, Rich. Your article was a joy to read :) .

  • Ankur Nigam

    I agree with you, while using Youtube, I realised, over the time, it gets harder to find old videos… May be, its how Google ranks them…

  • http://www.jonesnow.org/ Gareth

    Great post Rich, we were already using annotations but not the subscription call to action, that’s one take away that is really going to help our business – thanks for a great article!

  • Suresh Bhura

    Hi, thanks for useful tips; can I add my Facebook like link on You tube video thru
    annotations or any other options.

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  • http://www.icheapmarketing.com Waseem Ahmed

    No problem, your article is still having very potential tips to implement and explore the real usage of YouTube, i was asking just to confirm because pictures in your article having old look. Keep it up and Good Luck for the future updates.

  • Jtaddei

    Great article and additional links!

  • Monique Marcus

    I am a referral marketing evangelist and love building my client list by way of referrals. This is indeed a great article with using youtube for marketing. I’m thinking if there is a way to use this type of marketing with referral marketing

  • http://twitter.com/SuperCareero supercareero.com

    Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge on Youtube Marketing, Rich! I’m sharing.

  • Eric Steckel

    Great tips, Rich. As a Creative Video Agency, we have been discussing the benefits of video for SEO for quite some time. Check out our own short informative video on that very subject- http://bars-tone.com/online-video-will-increase-organic-seo/

    The most important thing in our opinion is that the content be relevant to your audience and engaging The flip side to putting video up to improve SEO is that the material might not be relevant or, frankly, very good. For example, a 60-minute keynote address by your CEO is probably not going to get much traction, even if what he or she has to say is chock full of content… unless his last name happens to be Jobs or Gates.

    As for making a video for every blog entry that is done, in my opinion that might be stretching it. Again, if that video is simply your CEO sitting at his or her desk talking about the industry, is it really engaging the end audience. Maybe, it is. But if it’s not, you risk having a YouTube Channel full of videos that the audience begins to tune out. Just my two cents.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    My pleasure, Danielle!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Great! Look forward to seeing the results.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Hopefully they do now! :)

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    I can’t take credit for the great design they have here at Social Media Examiner, but I did supply the edge.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Well, a YouTube channel will either help you get ahead of your competitors, or keep pace with them, depending on who they are!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Henry, without knowing your videos it’s hard to give feedback. The biggest question is: are your videos answering the questions and addressing the concerns of your prospects? If not, then nothing else matters.

    Do you have better luck with your email newsletter? With your blog posts? If so, then is the content the same?

    Good luck!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Aaron,

    I agree w/your points. Haven’t tried the animate option yet…might have to try that in the near future, though.

    We do feature a non-human character in many of our videos though. You can currently see him here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGLkSK8u6gE and featured in our new Facebook landing page video.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Yeah, the annotations are a great way to string together related videos. Rather than one long video, make shorter videos and string them together like porch lights. :)

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Suresh,

    Currently you can only link to YouTube videos, playlists and channels.

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Thanks!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    Thanks!

  • http://twitter.com/therichbrooks therichbrooks

    I have been considering changing my name to Jobs or Gates for just the reasons you mention.

    Yeah, it might be a bit much to make a video for each blog post, unless you’re only posting once a week. As you say, it’s about the audience and their needs.

    Thanks for adding your .02!

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  • http://twitter.com/sramnarinetwtr Sherwin Ramnarine

    While your first priority is to create engaging and creative content Gina, I’d argue that the reason you’re even creating content in the first place is so that you can get links. Links = views = shares = exposure and all of those combine to generating business leads. Am I right or wrong?

  • http://twitter.com/sramnarinetwtr Sherwin Ramnarine

    I think this post convinced me that I absolutely need to now start creating some video content =) Thanks Rich (and Social Media Examiner)

  • http://www.webuildyourblog.com Andrew @ Blogging Guide

    I agree with you.  Videos have a high commanding power when it comes to ranking a site.  On this premise, it’s best to pack your videos with the right amount of link juice for the search engines to find.  That would surely complete your video promotional campaign.

  • CaseyWarren95628715

    I just paid $22.87 for an iPad2-64GB and my girlfriend loves her Panasonic Lumix GF 1 Camera that we got for $38.76 there arriving tomorrow by UPS. I will never pay such expensive retail prices in stores again. Especially when I also sold a 40 inch LED TV to my boss for $675 which only cost me $62.81 to buy. Here is the website we use to get it all from, PennyHub.com

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  • http://www.FaceForwardMedia.com SEM Services

    YouTube also has its own keyword tool similar to Google Analytics which also helps to create high impact videos on your channel.

  • http://www.brickworkindia.com Ashutosh

    Thank you all; Rich for sharing very useful information and others such as Rana and Phyllis for adding useful information. I work on reputation management projects and YouTube is the most important avenue for us.

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  • David Stillson

    Another tip that has worked well for me is to use Youtube’s own keyword search tool to find relevant and commonly searched words and phrases for your tags…  don’t forget to use quatation marks for keywords with more than one word…  acoustic cover and “acoustic cover” are 2 different things.  This has worked well for establishing 20-60 views a day per video of mine on my channel “twomuchcents”

    Another very KEY factor to youtube success is to step outside of your own box and collaborate with someone else who has a youtube channel…  the results from cross promotion will increase your subscriber count ten fold.

  • http://davida-yemi-akanle.com Davida Yemi-Akanle

    Extremely informative post.  I really enjoyed the video, and found it extremely useful, as I would be looking to go into video marketing shortly.  Thanks ever so much for sharing… will post this article to my twitter list.

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  • http://socialclump.com SocialClump

    Thank you for the great tips.

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  • Emeline

    Brilliant article and very complete strategy! Got to learn about few websites in the process

  • Emeline

    Brilliant article and very complete strategy! Got to learn about few websites in the process

  • http://www.htmakemoney.com/2011/07/vagexcom-free-ways-to-increase-youtube.html Vagex

    Youtube is a gold mine for marketers. But people think it is hard to make videos, actually it can easy do be windows media player or MS powerpoint 2010. I learn some ways to maximize Youtube. Thanks

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  • http://www.facereadingbylin.com Lin Klaassen

    Great information! knowing you need to be using videos in one thing…………doing is another. You provided a wealth of information that will take time to ingest, but each step and tip you share will help us accomplish out goals. Thanks

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  • http://www.squidoo.com/best-laptop-under-700 John Kavan

    I guess almost everyone is grateful with youtube in almost any aspect especially the business sector on their commercials. I think it’s just a matter of how the product concept is presented, that matters.

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  • http://blog.flatrocktech.com Outsourcing_IT

    Thank you for the tips. I have already implemented some of them. I have to agree with one of the comments above about the short videos. Actually I think they should be max 2 min if you want to promote something for example portfolio or web design , 5 min videos are more suitable for online lessons or tutorials.

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  • http://www.businessfromthekitchentable.com/blog/category/internet-marketing-2/ Dan – internet marketing

    YouTube is indeed a great ground for content creators to step-up their videos to the next level and earn money as well. However, you cannot reap considerable profits from Youtube without traffic. So just keep adding original and creative videos and promote them until they start getting traffic and thousands of views.

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  • http://www.promojones.com Craig Jones

    You do in fact get dofollow links from Youtube vids. So you gain both the traffic and the “link juice” :)

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    Don’t forget vimeo, I know it’s the bing of the video search field but it rocks!

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  • Wayne Connors

    Hi, can you provide more information on how to build a stronger Youtube channel 

  • 文卷 赵

    great share sir, I have a lot of video, but don’t know how to rank-top them on GG serps, now got highlighten by you post, thank you!

    Regards!

    Simba Zhao

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  • marketeer

    What are you thoughts on using automated software to promote you videos? I have seen a couple of programs that can do this like viralnest youtube marketer, tubetoolbox, tube increaser and so forth. Have you used any of the above mentioned programs to help push views?

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  • Derek Pater

    don’t forget the live URL links to either a selling or service website

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    The best information available on the web for youtube video marketing. The one that I missed was submitting to StumbleUpon.

  • Nick Funnell

    Interesting stuff, but unfortunately you completely missed one absolutely critical point-
    YouTube’s totally out-of-control flagging & community guideline enforcement
    policy.

    Both personal experience and anecdotal evidence has shown that video producers
    posting to YT are likely to find themselves persistently and aggressively
    flagged (resulting in guideline ‘strikes’) for completely false or spurious
    reasons, no matter how uncontroversial their content. There is an ‘appeal this
    strike’ button, but it usually results in simple confirmation of the strike
    within minutes.

    The producer will then find him/herself labelled & defamed as a pornographer or
    producer of unsuitable content (such as graphic violence or ‘hate speech’) in
    YouTube/Google permanent records. There is no guarantee this information won’t
    be shared with law enforcement authorities at some point in the future, and only
    a lengthy legal challenge can alter this status.

    So overall, my advice is to steer well clear of YT- it’s not worth the risk.

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  • Reynold Beckers

    YouTube is the one of the best source to get traffic to website. By using YouTube for your business, you will definitely surprise how YouTube will boost the amount of traffic to your website.

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  • Kundan Raj Bhattarai

    Thank you Mr. Rich
    I have created a Youtube channel and is on the process of promoting my Videos. Your views will be helpful for me. The thing which I have learned is to have a Good description for a video. Before I hadn’t taken that much care for describing a video. Anyways thanks for the tip.

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  • Burke Miller

    I was curious how to correct a video that may have outdated information since deleting a captivating video may not be worth it for some now minor incorrect details. Annotating to correct or to block our the piece is a great idea. Thanks for the post.







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