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Youtube Ranks Higher Than My Website! What Can I Do?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by jfranco1124, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. jfranco1124

    jfranco1124 Newbie

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    About a month ago I started my own website for reselling seo/social media services and I uploaded a few videos to youtube on the subject of my website to increase my traffic.
    Now, as I google my website I see the videos rank higher than my actual website!

    Is there anything I can do? Is it because youtube is such a high pr or what?

    I don't want to take the videos down because they are good for getting traffic.

    Thanks
     
  2. kaylanewett

    kaylanewett Power Member

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    Unfortunately, you're not going to be able to outrank youtube in Google.
     
  3. ok888

    ok888 Elite Member

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    Putting the link in the video or description
     
  4. jfranco1124

    jfranco1124 Newbie

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    yes i did that so the visitors could go to my website, getting a few clicks a day.
     
  5. KardoseR

    KardoseR Regular Member

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    put an annotation also...
     
  6. Nargil

    Nargil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This thread is a killer.
    So you are reselling SEO services and you do not know why is YT ranking higher than your regular website? Wow.
    It's obviously, because YT is authority webste. Now you can see how authority works in practice.

    Said who? It can be done and it's not even THAT hard, when competing against 0 backlink, PR0, few weeks old videos.
     
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  7. noseo

    noseo Regular Member

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    This is not a bad thing. It's only a bad thing if your video is not designed to convert traffic into sales. Never make a video like that again, because Youtube is the easy street to page 1 SERP.
     
  8. LMS1066

    LMS1066 Newbie

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    What Nargil said...
     
  9. Corydoras007

    Corydoras007 Regular Member

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    If you really want your site to rank higher than youtube, unpublish your video.

    But if the video is creating benefits for you and your site, then I would say dont do anything.
     
  10. infocraze

    infocraze Junior Member

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    Just make proper use of your video to increase conversions for you. It is a good thing to have it ranking too. As for your own website, try using google authorship if you are not already doing so and use appealing meta tags to improve clickthroughs. If you do these properly, you may get more clickthroughs compared to pages ranking above you.
     
  11. matt broody

    matt broody Junior Member

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    easiest way to put link in youtube video description to get extra traffic
     
  12. rapidace

    rapidace Regular Member

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    Report his video and will soon be removed.