To rank on first page on Google may be so much easier if use YouTube video instead of a website.
Look how I did it:
When search “Google E-A-T quality guidelines” in Google.com I rank with the video “[showcase] Google E-A-T Quality Guidelines – Show Us Prove SEO strategy” on 1st page (7th rank):
I ranked before Neil Patel and The SemPost!
There are just 3 simple steps to follow to boost your video to the top of the rankings!
Here we go…
- Create awesome video – there are whole bunch of criteria as retention, bunce rate, duration etc that do not need to think of if you create high quality HD video and sound with great graphics and very useful and informative content on your topic.
- Key Words, Key Word… did I mentioned word keys ;D
Use keywords you want to rank in the:
Pro Tip: Use as much as possible space on the description field. If you have 700 words of text just go for it and put it into the description!
Another pro tip is to add Subtitles – they will help google and youtube to “understand” your content.
- Mention keywords in the beginning of your video – I want to stress on this!
Just play my video and you’ll see how I’ll start my speech. YouTube can hear you and you should use this to point what your video is about:
- Longer Videos
Longer is better!
When searching “how to rank YouTube videos on google first page” 4 of 10 results are videos.
And guess what, “exigently” they are ranked by the longest on the top to the shortest to the last position:
Need more proves that longer is better!?
Create a great article on the topic of the video!
Here how I did it for my video.
I create this article: [showcase] Google E-A-T Quality Guidelines: How Top Bloggers Met Them
It is 19 pages long and have 1050 words!
It ranks it on second Google page but the video hit the first page!
Embed the video there:
Share your video everywhere you can get and people will reshare it!
Bonus: Here is a great video form Roberto Blake with some great tips for promotin your video:
At the end, here is my video with top step-by-step guide to rank your video on first page on google:
I ranked my YouTube video on First Google Page for 2 weeks.
Now is your turn!