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YouTube Accounts Terminated

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by jackpinion, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    So I've been going through the various threads here. I've been creating YouTube videos to sell Amazon products for about a year now. I've got 7 accounts but recently, I am noticing a couple of my new accounts were terminated within days of creating them.

    These are just good looking videos about the product. On page SEO of course and normally, my vids land on the first page of Google for the keyword phrase I've optimized for within a week.

    I have several videos that make over $500 a month all by themselves. I am doing nothing different than I have been doing for the last year.

    I basically find a product. Find a keyword phrase. Make the video. Upload the video. SEO the title, description, and tags. I never do more than 3 videos a day with sometimes several days passing by before I upload new videos into an account.

    Until recently, never had even one video flagged. This last week, I had 2 new accounts terminated starting (on both) with 1 video from each account flagged and receiving the usual warning email from YouTube.

    The very next day on each account, YouTube terminated the account.

    The description is not keyword stuffed... I take my time and do it right. Very natural writing but still very optimized for SEO. Each description contains the Amazon affiliate link. Across all my accounts I use both the long link and the shortened link and really haven't seen a lot of difference when it comes to clicks.

    One account that was terminated used the long links... The other account used the shortened Amazon link from bit.ly. Each product had its own tracking ID.

    Now I'm a little gunshy... Doing research to see what I might have done wrong. However, it could also just be stupid luck. From what I understand from my research, a lot of Amazon associates are flagging videos of their competition.

    Anyone else dealing with this?

    Any recommendations?

    jack
     
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    kbos2hm Junior Member

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    ive just started with you tube really but i did have a few videos how many likes did you have or dislikes plus if you don't own the products they might see that a breech or copyright where you using a proxy for the different accounts.
     
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    7 accounts is not that much. Save everything just in case, create another 10 accounts an upload all your videos again.

    hope for the best
     
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    Well maybe someone flagged you multiple times on those accounts (competition?).

    You should make more accounts and re upload the videos maybe even multiple times with little changes. So if few are going down theres still some ranking.
     
  5. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    These 2 new YT accounts didn't have any likes or dislikes... Just some views.

    Most of the time, I never use proxies although I do have them. I rarely use them since I never log into more than one account a day. I also use different browsers and after uploading videos, I always clean everything before logging into another account and even then, I usually use a different browser.

    jack
     
  6. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    I definitely save all my videos. I'm just wondering if this is going to keep happening or is it some kind of fluke?

    The email I received from YT says that someone in the community flagged my video(s). So unless they are lying, I take that to mean that some other YT user flagged them.

    jack
     
  7. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    Yeah, I am doing that. Just made a new account today and currently uploading videos.

    I just thought it interesting that this starting happening all of a sudden and was wondering if others are experiencing this.

    jack
     
  8. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    Someone sent me a PM and unfortunately, I do not have enough posts to reply to that PM.

    But I think I can answer the question that was asked...

    The links were links to Amazon products. No landing page of my own was used. The viewer clicks the link and they head over to Amazon's page for that product.

    Bottom line, I don't do anything different than thousands of other Amazon affiliates are doing on YT except that maybe my SEO is better.

    jack
     
  9. LatteGrande

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    Isn't it obvious? Your videos getting flagged due the high competitors. And after 3x getting flagged, your account will be terminated. That's for sure.

    Do the videos with shortened link still alive? If yes then use this method afterwards.

    Advice : Upload more videos or try other niche with low competitors.
     
  10. jackpinion

    jackpinion Newbie

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    Uh yeah, it is obvious to me but I thought since there are so many people using YT here on BHW, I would go ahead and pose this question to others with more experience.

    I make new accounts every day and let them age so no problems there. Just wondering if others are going through this and what precautions anyone might be taking to keep this to a minimum.

    jack