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should tags be "watch olympics" & "watch olympics 2016" or "watch" & "olympics" & "2016"?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Panoush, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. Panoush

    Panoush Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    what im trying to say is:

    if i have a video about watching the olympics, should the tags all be "watch olympics" , "watch rio olympics" , "watch olympics online" stream olympics online" etc etc..

    or do you just need to use each word once, so it would be something like: "watch", " olympics" , "rio" , " 2016" , " stream" , "online" . have always wondered this, and wondered if youtube penalises you for having word "olympics" in all 20 tags..

    btw, im not uploading olympic videos. ;)
     
  2. Jon_Sepiol

    Jon_Sepiol Newbie

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    Where the replies at? I've always wondered
    this same thing!
     
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  3. Panoush

    Panoush Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    bump
     
  4. sothisisnightlife

    sothisisnightlife Junior Member

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    People keeping there tactics to them selves lol
     
  5. frobnicate

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    'olympics', 'rio', '2016' etc are too vague. You want more specific tags: '2016 olympics', 'rio olympics', 'rio olympics live stream'. etc

    Protip: Start typing in 'rio olympics' (or whatever term) into the YouTube search bar. Look at the autofill suggestions that pop up. Those are popular tags people are searching for. ('rio olympics live stream' was one of the first ones to pop)
     
  6. DigitalCity

    DigitalCity Power Member

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    Unless they are real Videos they will get flagged and pulled pretty fast I have seen many already since the opening ceremony last night.

    To answer your question plug in the kw and see which videos are ranking and have the most views and you will figure out which works best...
     
  7. Divination

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    Exact match is better than 3 broad match.
     
  8. DanielOnYouTube

    DanielOnYouTube Regular Member

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    All of the above! However, focus on the longtail keywords/tags, aka. "watch rio olympics" and such. Include the single word keywords at the bottom of the tags box, but don't fill your tags with single word tags.
     
  9. blogzandstuff

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