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Can and do Youtube Videos act as "Tiered" Backlinks?!

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by ZorkZork69, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. ZorkZork69

    ZorkZork69 Junior Member

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    Let's say I were to create a video and put it on Youtube and include my link in the description. Does this act as a tiered backlink to my site? Or is it simply a no-follow link?
     
  2. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    No. Links on most social media including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ etc. are no-follow, to prevent spamming
     
  3. spartons

    spartons Junior Member

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    Its a good method. but you need to add proper tags, for the video you upload.
     
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    do you have more data about this particular subject?
     
  5. ZorkZork69

    ZorkZork69 Junior Member

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    Okay I figured. Thank you :p
     
  6. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    In future, you can quickly check whether a link is do-follow/no-follow by right-clicking the link and selecting Inspect Element.
     
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    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Even though they are no-follow links, I still incorporate them on my link building campaign.
     
  8. Tommy Lawrence

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    Good for some extra referral traffic. Have no SEO value whatsoever
     
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  9. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    No follow links are useful for 1) establishing natural diversity in one's backlinking (too many do-follow links can result in an assessment that the site has a fabricated link structure, and 2) pushing more human click-through traffic (depending on how highly trafficked or viral the youtube video is).