Now a days most of the people usually try to grab their maximum traffic from YouTube videos, so its must to optimize these videos with some SEO efforts. Actually YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world and getting traffic from it means a lot. A good and proper informative uploaded videos helps you a lot in terms of exposure and monetization. If your uploaded YouTube Video not getting enough views? Think that why any one is going to watch your videos or your video will be found into search result. Yes its true, all these things keeping in mind will lead us to improve our video rank in Google. So lets know some great SEO tips to rank your youtube videos higher in Search Engines and many more.
Also read- How to Make your Video Popular in YouTube
5 Best Youtube SEO Tips 2013 to rank your Videos Better
1. Use Primary or Main Keywords in your Video Title
Its your first step towards YouTube Exclusive SEO, always use main and targeted keywords in your uploaded Video. Put your video title according to your keyword by taking advantage of youtube search auto complete. Insert less and powerful keywords which describes your title best. Avoid sentence completing words like in, and, on etc.
2. Provide proper Meta Description/Keywords for the uploaded Video
Secondly comes the Meta Description that works like a rocket ride. The first 2-3 lines matters a lot to get ranking in search engines, always give a short description in 2-3 line which cover the theme of your favourite video and what is going to be inside the video etc. The more effective is your description, more your video will rank.
3. Tagging your Video
Yet another SEO thing is Tagging! I liked this most and in this, a handful of relevant tags for each video can be inserted. Tags can be multi-word phrases as well as single word terms. Also The keyword tags have long been one of the “secret weapons” for YouTube optimization, so add it properly.
4. Use Closed Caption in your YouTube Video
While watching YouTube videos you would have noticed a button ‘CC’ in the bottom right corner. Well CC stands for closed captions. Using closed caption gives video a new way to get index into search engine since it has keyword written in there, also write your transcript into video description doing this makes your youtube video keyword rich which is very SEO friendly to the Google.
5. Naming the Video File with Keywords
If you are uploading a video about ‘How to create a Blog’ then the file name of the video should be something like how-create-blog.avi not something similar. MOV0234.AVI which is not going to be meaningful. This is my extra seo tip which can make your video popular and search engine optimized as well.
That’s it! I hope these youtube seo tips will definitely work for you and your uploaded video will rank higher in Google search engines…