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Trying to get video to #1

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by slipring, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. slipring

    slipring Registered Member

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    My video is currently at #2 for my keyword. I have recieved 4k+ views from vagex so far and used a fiverr gig for back links. I just ordered 5k views from viralsocials. The video at #1 has 15k views and a lot less likes and comments. What can I do to take over the 1st spot?

    Thanks!
     
  2. therage

    therage Senior Member

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    Stupidity Makes Me Puke!
    Dude it is no longer views that rank videos, but view length + views + some social signals. Besides SEO that should be standard for your optimized title, tags, and description, view length is king on YouTube. The higher the view length, the higher you will rank for keywords. Services like Vagex can offer full views, but it gets costly. Pump full view length for your video and see how you can rank with less than 1,000 full retention views daily in most niches at a decent rank. Try to make your video longer than your competitors and you will hit #1 even if they are botting full length views (less than 1% do this).
     
  3. slipring

    slipring Registered Member

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    Ok thanks...will start pumping full views, Thanks.
     
  4. freakkz

    freakkz Registered Member

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    @therage well are you trying to say video must be likes 3mins so do not does matter views or
    you are trying to say if video is 50sec all you need is full views !! ??
     
  5. therage

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    The longer your video with full length time, the higher you will rank. Videos with less view time but high view length do not trigger on YouTube as engaging content. Pleae go study the video SERPS and find out this for yourself so you can make the full conclusion. Videos with longer length in YouTube's eyes will have a more enganging audience and rank higher when receiving higher view length. Example is TobyGames and one video created by a fan is 1 hour long and has 22k views but ranks #3 for TobyGames right under his channel. How YouTube see something is like this, longer video but full view length is more people likely to view ad and buy from the advertiser. Shorter video is less engaging but with high view length is not enough held interest in content to buy from the advertiser but still will view the ad.
     
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  6. WayneInc

    WayneInc Senior Member

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    now days google change lots of thing so now youo have to work smart
     
  7. allby

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    yt changed their algorithm..izt is much harder to rank for videos if you dont have any good content.
     
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