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Title Optimization

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by watchthethr0ne, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. watchthethr0ne

    watchthethr0ne Newbie

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    Have a question about whether it's best to be somewhat vague or very descriptive when it comes to a YT title.

    For example, if it were a video of a woman dancing provocatively, would it be best to use general words in the title or be rather specific?

    Also, does the answer to this question change based on the content of the video?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. peterbruce

    peterbruce Supreme Member

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    Always be as descriptive as possible.

    Lot's of keywords that people usually search for
     
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    watchthethr0ne Newbie

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    Ok I'm not sure why but I was thinking a more general title would target a bigger audience. Thanks for the advice!
     
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    It will help people to find the video when searching.
     
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    watchthethr0ne Newbie

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    So for the example I gave you're saying a title like "Brunette Pole-dancing to (Insert song)" would be better than "Hot Chick Stripping"?
     
  6. rush7

    rush7 Junior Member

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    Use the youtube keyword tool to find out what people are searching for and optimize just as you would a blog post or a website. Also social bookmarking and traditional linkbuilding to the video works the same as any other search engine
     
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    Great tip from rush 7.

    As a rule of thumb, I always include 1 keyword in my title if I'm mass uploading.
     
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