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I don't understand ? Retention = no difference or even worse?? wtf..

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by gl337, May 13, 2013.

  1. gl337

    gl337 Newbie

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    how the heck a video with low retention views ranked higher than my other video that had high retention views.... I tested had same keywords.

    low retention received 60k views higher retention video received 45k views.
     
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  2. Wealthy Wisdom

    Wealthy Wisdom Power Member

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    Views aren't the only factor in ranking...
     
  3. RushingWind

    RushingWind Elite Member

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    Yep,
    Ranking factors = views, comments, likes (ratings), backlinks, social signals, shares, retention, tags, description, title etc all matter for rankings.
     
  4. skittles

    skittles BANNED BANNED

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    What's the age of each video :) I have stated this before - for new videos low retention works perfectly fine while retention does wonders as the video ages.
     
  5. sensitiveheart_4

    sensitiveheart_4 Power Member

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    i have ranked videos in youtube with views, likes and comments

    you wont be able to rank videos only with views now