Video SEO - How to Rank #1 in YouTube (Fast!)

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Video SEO - How to Rank #1 in YouTube (Fast!)

This video will show you everything you need to know about video SEO. Specifically, you’ll learn how to optimize your videos around YouTube’s top 5 ranking factors. In fact, these are the same five factors that I focus on for every video that I publish. They’re the main reason that my videos rank in the top 3 for keywords like “SEO”, “link building”, “get traffic” and more. So what are these five YouTube SEO ranking factors? The first is called Total Watch Time. This is simply how many minutes of watch time your video has accumulated since you published it. The more Total Watch Time your video has the higher it will rank in the search results (in general). Next up we have mastering the hook. This is simply making sure you hook your viewer in the first 15 seconds of your video (which is HUGE). I’ve found that -- once you get someone to watch the first 15 seconds -- you’ve pretty much hooked them for good. And in the video I show you how I use “The PPP Formula” to create intros that keep people engaged. Our third ranking factor is making sure that your title is keyword optimized. This is pretty basic stuff, but it’s important. Once you’ve optimized your title, it’s time to optimize the video itself. As you’ll see, this is something that you’ll need to do before you shoot. Trying to optimize an old video doesn’t work very well (trust me, I’ve tried it). Instead, you’ll need to plan your keyword optimization well before you hit “record”. Finally, we have maximizing user engagement signals (likes, comments, subscribes etc.). This shows YouTube that people are interacting with your video. Last up, we have a bonus tip: optimize your video for CTR. This ranking factor is becoming more important for video SEO. And this is a trend that’s not likely to end anytime soon. After all, a high-CTR shows Google and YouTube that your video is a great result for that search. And towards the end of this video you’ll learn how to quickly boost your CTR. If you're looking to get more actionable SEO videos like this one, make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel right here:

Comments to the video: Video SEO - How to Rank #1 in YouTube (Fast!)

Lana Tiare 3 months ago
Wow this was super freaken useful. Thank you so much!
Dominique Janelle 3 months ago
THIS WAS SOOO HELPFUL ,IT WOULS MEAN THE WORLD IF YOU CAN CHECK MY CHANNEL OUT
Bloggers and blogs 3 months ago
Hi man! Can you make a review of my app?
Brooks Conkle 3 months ago
Great point on the description snippet being one of the first things seen. For my last 100 videos, I haven't had this in mind - thanks for bringing it to my attention!!
Bonnie Fitzgerald 3 months ago
Great information. Thanks.
Jantan Sopan 3 months ago
If you think too much on SEO, you will die. They are not sincere in their video. They are hypocrites. Just do what you like and be happy with your video, not SEO. You see what happen to all SEO YouTuber..they can't even earn $1000 per month. You still work like a crazy like you don't know anything. I can say, your video is useless because you can't show any proof of success. I'm sorry.
Gerassimos Moutafis 3 months ago
This is one of the best videos I have ever watched! 😀
Xylok 3 months ago
your audience retention of me during the ENTIRETY of this vid was and shall THEREFORE forever remain one hundred percent; thanks for sharing/posting/epicizing.
Ifti Awan 3 months ago
Good video,subscribed and liked
Simply Pinay 4 months ago
Very helpful! I can totally relate on the part where I optimized yet still didn't work hehe that's why!
Chidera Stephen 4 months ago
NO MATTER WHAT I DO I CAN'T get my videos to rankkkkkkkkkkkk really disturbingg 😭😋😭😋😭
I'mLearning 4 months ago
Very helpful tips, thanks
levishmevi2 4 months ago
Cool Video packed with great information i will start to employ from now on. Thank you for taking the time to make it and share it. :)
Everything Coconut Pro 4 months ago
Thanks man. U gave me a boost
Case Carroll 4 months ago
My channel @causecomedy does all these things now, but isn't making the right content. Help.
Rachel Masters 4 months ago
I'm going to do all of these. I'll let you know how it goes, super inspired and I am super curious to experiment and see what happens.
OpinionDay007 4 months ago
you can not ignore the simple truth that nowadays with everything connected to you tube and the ease to upload there is simply too much stuff for 99% to get more than a few views. Each hour 100000 uploads take place. and my recommendations day in day out are the same 20 you tubers, even when i click Not Interested they still come back. Imagine how many red dead red 2 videos have been uploaded this last two weeks
4 months ago
Thank you for this info very helpful
BIG KLOPPO 4 months ago
Long watch time only works if you're actually getting views. If your video isn't on the search results, you're not going to get views so you're not going to get watch time.
Wyckleff Ouma 4 months ago
👏👏👏👏👏👏
GraffitiBloq 4 months ago
Like to safe other people some time! 02:10 Tip 1 - Longer Videos 03:50 Tip 2 - Master the Hook 05:48 Tip 3 - Exact keyword in the title 06:25 Tip 4 - Say your keyword in the video 07:36 Tip 5 - User interaction signals 08:25 Bonus Tip - Optimize for Click-through-rate
so steve 4 months ago
👍thanks
The Spinery 4 months ago
Thanks!
Nick Chongi 4 months ago
Thank you. This was helpful.
Kurosaki Ichigo 4 months ago
i m force to comment.thanks dude
Pici Voinici 4 months ago
a question I've recently added Google Ads on my website and I notice that after that my traffic(impression, clicks, google keywords ranking) decrease dramatically. Is this possible and why is that?
107Denim 4 months ago
Great 👍🏻
Family Story Time World 4 months ago
awesome going to try some of these tips
Povey’s Oatcakes 4 months ago
great video keep them coming
Scott Montgomery 4 months ago
Next she will show how she made money from a bridge she built! and most of you suckers will beliveve it!
Scott Montgomery 4 months ago
Question: How to become successful on Youtube and Facebook?? Answer: Pretend to (already) be successful and preach about your false achiemements on Youtube or Facebook.
Scott Montgomery 4 months ago
Question: How to Rank 1 in YouTube??? Fast :O Answer: Make a BS video called How to Rank 1 in YouTube (Fast!)
Mae Geverola 4 months ago
Hello new fren here😊
Johnny Ray's Digital Nomad Lifestyle 4 months ago
Great value in this video
Ryn Shell, A Brush with Nature Studio 4 months ago
Thank you. An excellent video. I've subscribed to your channel.
spess explorur 4 months ago
Very informative! Thank you!
Ethan Nelson 4 months ago
I loved the video It helped a TON
Your Average Gamer 4 months ago
Thanks sooo much!
Online Real Estate 4 months ago
Thanks as I was NOT happening, now thanks to you, I.m sure I will.
Good Family Dog 4 months ago
Thank you. I finally understand what to do to give my videos better results!
Jared Eglinski 4 months ago
Excellent video. I was referred here by Arx Strategy (channel)
ENTERTAINMENT FUSS 4 months ago
great video
DavTubeR 4 months ago
Nice video
Weekday PositiviTEA 4 months ago
1:51 well it is now over 500k that knows about it. wouldn’t call that few.
longTUBE Vlogs 4 months ago
Start 2:11. Thank me later
Green Plants!! 4 months ago
Good Ideas!!
Anonymous Worldwide 4 months ago
At least this channel gives some real knowledge.
Jan's Experience 4 months ago
longer videos
Hassan Raza 4 months ago
Awesome, thank you
Dr Andy Whitiker 4 months ago
awesome
Shilpa Gautam 4 months ago
Excellent!!!👍👍👍👌👌👌
Ceralws 4 months ago
m8 ur amazing!!
Som Kosal 4 months ago
Thank your video, Brian
Monadinal Crusha 4 months ago
i need to work on my length and my click through rate.
Mr fares 4 months ago
The dislikes are the people who were trending first and then he took over and they were 2nd
Worldwide TV 4 months ago
Your video offered me lots of info. I like to grow my YouTube channel. I need help from anyone who can help me learn and master my channel
zone1hearing 4 months ago
Right now? Thumbnails for existing videos. My best performing video in 10 + minutes long. I had been favouring shorter videos recently to try to get more of the video watched, but it makes sense that a longer video = more screen time. (My views on more recent videos have decreased rather than increased but I have had a lot of views on LinkedIn which has helped but doesn't give credit on YouTube (I don't think)!
Snips Ideas and Insights 4 months ago
Nice tips for a beginner like me. Very helpful.
까로나캄보디아 4 months ago
👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻thank you for great video
James Wilan Rebutica 4 months ago
Who does your thumnail ?
IT Giants 4 months ago
thank you dear I really respect your experience in this field as I found your videos helpful I subscribed your channel because I respect useful contents so keep it up and again thanks a lot.
Jasmin's Vlog 4 months ago
i deserve it becouse i want tobe my subsciber 1k
Better Than Bad 4 months ago
Love it! Thank you for these tips! Ill shout back as I implement them!
Better Than Bad 4 months ago
Just wanted to say THANK YOU again! I implemented probably 4 of 6 tips on my latest video. And INSTANT results. The video is longer, has more views, longer watch times, and has more views in a much shorter amount of time even though I'm just getting the channel off the ground. Other videos just as good BUT SHORTER would get 80 views in 5 days. This latest release is 4 times as long and had 60 views in just 30 minutes! Incredible ❤️ Honestly it's the first bit of real advise that has actually worked. Thanks again!
JASTER TOBERAMA 4 months ago
thanx for the video now i want to know how to earn money from my videos ??????
Janice Sullivan 4 months ago
Thank you for the information.
Look Gorgeous with me channel 4 months ago
Thanks a lot sir
Look Gorgeous with me channel 4 months ago
Sir this video helped me a lot sir
Look Gorgeous with me channel 4 months ago
Great video dear
SNEAKchannel 4 months ago
i'm youtuber from thailand and i think this video it great!!
Sólo kids Programa Amiguis 4 months ago
Like video!!
ART WORLD 4 months ago
This is one and only video I have watched without skipping great job sir
Droguza 4 months ago
Thanks for the Video dude, i got some hardcore nerd content to get out there for gamers
Bill Solis 4 months ago
Brian knows what he's talking about! I'm taking all of his advice!! I just launched my own youtube channel today and my first video is up! I would love some support and feedback so please check it out. Peace.
Droguza 4 months ago
subbed
vale a pena comprar? 4 months ago
O YouTube excluiu meus inscritos Eu preciso de muita ajuda sua para escrever para o meu canal, você pode me ajudar, Deus abençoe a todos vocês
Mavz TV 4 months ago
very well said.
Rin Aoyama 4 months ago
waste of time
Rin Aoyama 4 months ago
and i waste my time to comment and reply my own comment
Fantastic Meteor 4 months ago
ist true
TheAntagonist Animations 4 months ago
Whoever watches this.are you tubers in the future
Spey 4 months ago
Thanks you.
THE REFORM I.T. CONSULT 4 months ago
Great tips, I hope they will help me get through with my content creation May I ask, What is the best software to make thumbnails?
Jacky Lovee 4 months ago
Hey Brian! Thank you for sharing! Big help!
ItsRossKelker 4 months ago
Oh my gosh, you’re right I should start making longer videos from now on
THE LEGEND 4 months ago
THANK U SIR. THUMPS UP
vidya studio 4 months ago
बहुत अच्छा विडियो है आपका,मेरा चैनल grow नही हो रहा है
LegendaryDuo 4 months ago
Thankyou!!!
SkyFuggel 4 months ago
Click bait? -No, it's called click-through rate.
Xquisite LifeStyle33 4 months ago
Amazing information, thank you! I appreciate this so much :)
2nd Chance George / The Novice Survivalist 4 months ago
Click thru
annastasia mae 4 months ago
Great pointers!! Thank you ❤️
cheap meals at home by travel ch3f 4 months ago
I think I will need to focus on the introduction of my videos. I almost did the rest of your points. Hopefully, it works well for me.
LIZTHEONE 4 months ago
Omg this is the most helpful video I've viewed. A lot of other videos frustrate me when watching because it's long with no purpose thank yooouuu. I'm trying this on my channel ASAP
Josip Ricov 4 months ago
Skip to 2:00
mmk 4 months ago
Thanks for sharing cool things for ranking videos, Tips really working for SEO
Smarter Video 4 months ago
A great mix of explanation and demonstration. Top product that is as relevant today as when it was first published.
NPD Callection 4 months ago
Nice Tips
Instructor Salman Agha 4 months ago
Amazing tips. I already make longer video but my is Thumbnail and title which I will improve.
noushad kakkad 4 months ago
sir my chanel showing like this please help me Get reviewed after reaching 4,000 watch hours in the previous 12 months and 1,000 subscribers Upon reaching this threshold, your channel is automatically reviewed to make sure it complies with the YouTube Partner Program terms and our Community Guidelines. We'll email you a decision, usually within a month or so.
noushad kakkad 4 months ago
my channel is under review
noushad kakkad 4 months ago
sir help me
fitness pro health 4 months ago
Thanks, I have started to create longer videos.
DatToastyBoi 4 months ago
So this is why T series is so fookin high up
Nice Beatz 4 months ago
i didnt reach any results applying this techniques. what i am doing wrong?