Studies show that video drives interaction, conversions and keeps a person on your content longer. Most people do not like reading long blog posts and find video more engaging and attractive. A SEO benefit inherent to videos is that people like sharing them on social media. Social posting of videos generated 1200% more sharing than images and text combined in 2016. OF more importance to any eCommerce seller, 64% of consumers make a purchase after watching branded social videos
It is imperative that you create videos of some sort, apply proper SEO and start a YouTube channel. Be sure to use your brand name and most important keywords naturally in your channel title and description. If you have many different products, keep the channel based SEO focused on the brand and focus the video SEO on the specific keywords.
Google owns YouTube. If you apply proper SEO to your product videos, (Title, Keywords, Description), many times you will find yourself ranking well on Google for those keywords fast. The list below includes many places that you can submit your video to which will create stronger google positioning for the video. Make sure that the video includes a URL pointing back to your product page formatted as a super URL(includes the main keywords in the URL parameters).
https://animeshinbun.com/ – Anime related only
https://n4g.com/ – Gaming related only
https://filmwatch.com/ – Movie related only
https://techspy.com/ – Tech related only
https://news.ycombinator.com/ – tech related only
Blogs are the modern newspapers and magazines, and they can drive a ton of traffic to your videos. It is in the interest of a blog to constantly post new content to keep their readers coming back, and submitting your videos can possibly get them featured on these blogs.
Want to get your video featured on the evening news? Try submitting your content to these places.
Including your YouTube channel RSS feed in these indexes will help your video rank higher in search engine results.
Where to find your YouTube channel RSS feed? It usually looks like this:
Just replace ‘channelusername‘ with your own channel’s user name and the feed should work!
All of the above sites are perfectly valid places to share your videos. I hope you found this list to be helpful. If you know of any other sites I should include in this list, please let me know.
Remember, the goal of submitting optimized video to the many different sites is to drive traffic and get exposure. The law of averages is on your side if you can get enough mentions and references back to your brand, product and services.
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