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Youtube embeds and links or just one or the other?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by GoogleAlchemist, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. GoogleAlchemist

    GoogleAlchemist Regular Member

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    I'm leaning towards doing both at the same time, but has anyone tested using just embeds vs just links vs embeds and links for ranking youtube videos?


    As in using an anchor text based link direct to the youtube url somewhere in the content of whatever post as well as embedding the video close by in the same content.


    Thanks
     
  2. akuoka

    akuoka Newbie

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    i would like some answer too
     
  3. Stacked4Life

    Stacked4Life Regular Member

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    I usually just do the embeds and add an alt tag with the keyword I am going after instead of making another link...
     
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    What kind of time-frame is it taking you to rank a video with just embeds on lower competition keywords?
     
  5. GoogleAlchemist

    GoogleAlchemist Regular Member

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    where/how do you add an alt tag to a video embed?
     
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    Share your video to other social network and on sites use Anchor text and your video links.
     
  7. tiiberius

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    I usually just do embeds. It's a nice iframe link and looks very natural.
     
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    Can do both with no negative effect but depends what your linking to, adult or porn for example no good stick to embed only, but white hat you can blast away and you will gain traction.