Tip: When Using URLs in YouTube Descriptions…

It’s a simple little thing: always remember: when using a URL (e.g. http://www.ellipticalpointofview.com), make sure you put the http:// in front of it. Adding the http:// means the URL will be an actual link, instead of a dead piece of text e.g.: Top URL = dead text. Bottom URL = what we want to see. … Continue reading

Optimising Your Youtube Video Descriptions: Everything important should be in the first 65-70 characters

This post follows on from Using SEO and SEM Basics to Optimise Your Youtube Videos and Optimising Your Youtube Video Titles: Everything important should be in the first 29-46 characters. In this post, I will be looking at how much of the content in the description field of your YouTube video is displayed in search engines (again … Continue reading

Optimising Your Youtube Video Titles: Everything important should be in the first 29-46 characters

This post follows on from my post about Using SEO and SEM Basics to Optimise Your Youtube Videos where I looked at combining Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) principles to optimise your videos for display on YouTube. In this post, I will be looking at how video results are displayed in search … Continue reading

Using SEO and SEM Basics to Optimise Your Youtube Videos

Using SEO and SEM Basics to Optimise Your Youtube Videos

So you want to upload your videos to Youtube…but it doesn’t stop there: you want people to find them and to watch them too. This means optimising your videos so they can be easily found by people on YouTube – whether they search for it or see a thumbnail of your upload in the Suggestions … Continue reading

Staking your claim(s)

Staking your claims

I am very torn about this post. One the one hand, even if from the outside an online presence (in any format) seems like the shiniest and most beautiful jewellery box you have ever see, I want you to understand that anything can be a pandora’s box of timesuck and effort and there are elements … Continue reading