Get More Views on YouTube

Do you want to get more views on YouTube? YouTube is currently ranked as the third most popular site on the internet! It is a very powerful tool for generating leads online. One of the most important strategies for gaining a YouTube following is producing quality content for your niche market. Some markets are more competitive than others, so it’s important to use the proper strategies to boost your YouTube video views.

Before going into the strategies, I would like to bring up something you should not do: I have noticed that some people are not being congruent in their titles and videos. For example, a title that says that a certain product is a horrible waste of money should NOT be followed by a video stating how great that product is! Sometimes people do this to grab the attention of the viewers, but the video should at least address what the title says. I see that tactic from time to time and it is just aggravating for the viewers out there. YouTube frowns upon this deceptive marketing practice as well. Keep your material congruent.

With that said, here are some technical guidelines that will boost your YouTube views.

Here are Some Technical Guidelines

1. Make sure to include your keyword in the video title, description, and meta tags. It’s a good idea to stick to around 5-10 tags for your video. These strategies will help your rankings with YouTube because you have relevant keywords. It’s a very competitive market out there, so it’s important to know what YouTube is looking for when ranking videos.

2. Comment on high traffic videos or leave a video response to the video. Search YouTube for videos in your market. Find videos that have a lot of views. Comment on these videos because this will increase your visibility on the YouTube network. You can also leave a video response to gain even more visibility if you wish.

3. Be active within the YouTube community. Find relevant videos, comment on them, make new friends, and subscribe to other people’s accounts. This will help to create a community for yourself within YouTube and gather more comments for your videos—which will give you better rankings.

4. Share your video on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. After posting your video on YouTube, make sure to share your video. There are buttons under your video that allow for sharing. You can post your video to your Facebook profile, your Twitter profile, and many others.

5. Create a blog post that has a link back to your video at YouTube. Make sure you have quality content on your blog. Write an informative blog post and embed your video within the blog post. This technique can funnel viewers from your blog to your videos. This is also a fairly simple action to take—under your YouTube video there is an option for embedding your video. Simply copy the code and paste it into your blog post.

There’s no doubt that YouTube is a great tool to expand your business. It’s also inexpensive to do! I mean, it’s free to have a YouTube account and upload videos. Just make sure that you have a decent video camera and don’t be afraid to put yourself on the internet! People want to see real people, so just be yourself. You can also do presentations on YouTube by recording PowerPoint slides…among other software methods out there. Take advantage of some of these methods and get more views on YouTube.

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