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Another Chapter My Video Marketing Adventure

Another Chapter My Video Marketing Adventure

I have recently begun to develop a series of
SEO training videos and I am finding the challenges are extremely rewarding. As
I have previously mentioned as I have been providing a running narrative of my

I have been able to successfully use videos
to crush my competition. There are several keyword phrases were I hold every
position on the first page. Yes, that’s 10 out of 10! In two short
months I have placed videos on around 100 or so websites.

When possible, I link these video’s back to
their homes on YouTube.  I have also spent dozens of hours viewing video’s
or reading about how the YouTube algorithm works. I am still scratching my head
why others rank ahead of me. There are two specific videos posted around the
same time as are mine did.

That is about the only thing we have in
common other than we are both targeting the same keyword phrase, Local SEO.
The first two videos have only around 30 views. They have almost have no
activity in their accounts. All the things that the supposed to be major
factors in the YouTube algorithm don’t seem to apply here.

Now, having said that two of my three videos
are one the first page ranking around 8th and 12th for
the search Local SEO. The first video out ranks the second but the second one
has about three times as many views as the first one. The second video has been
on YouTube about half the days as the first one. So I still attempting to
figure this all out for ranking purposes.

The first video was a pat myself on the back
video where I proved that I rank both # 1 and # 2 for my services in Tucson.
The second video was a training video about using social media to crush the
competition. It provided useful information about how to use social media to
gain a huge advantage in the Google search results.

When I first started using YouTube things
were very slow. I had a hard time getting anyone's attention. Then I played the
let’s be friends routine over one weekend and ended up with about 80 friends.
You need some activity on your channel page (YouTube profile page) such as
friends and subscribers before people take you serious. Now, I get an average
of 5 friends requests per day and my three videos have been viewed (opened) by
about 580 people.

That 580 number is a bit misleading as a
video gets opened as soon as someone enters my channels page.  It’s a nice
little tool to inflate a videos views.  But what I find very interesting
is that opening a video has very little correlation with whether they finish
the video. Everyone knows this, but it is still extremely important because
this will greatly enhance your ability to get seen. The persons video that has
1,000 views is more likely to be watched than the one with only 150 views.

Another reason that views are important is
the YouTube allows you to do advanced searches. And amazingly we will likely
soon be on the first page when someone is searching for the most viewed video
tagged Local SEO. Our second video currently has about 360 views. The video
that sits in the 20th spot has about 450 views.

That video, the one with 450 views was posted
some 10 months ago. Thus I like the position that I have found myself in. I am
pleased to be targeting this search. Ranking well for views acts like a long
tailed keyword phrase. It can be easy to rank well for niche markets. It also
creates synergy. On YouTube mass matters. The more friends the more views the
higher your video ranks.

Are you ready to give video marketing a try?
If you think it is difficult think again. Take the time to watch some videos in
your market niche. You will quickly see that you don't have to be a video
expert to post on YouTube. In fact most videos are not that good, so if you can
produce an average video with great content you should do well.

Too be continued…

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