How to find & build Backlinks for YouTube Video
Want to rank on YouTube?
We all know the importance of adding videos into the content as it makes the content look more presentable and interesting for the readers. This method has also been mentioned in many recent 2017 backlink building strategy experts and websites like Backlinko, Moz, SEMrush etc. However, this is just a start, ranking your video on the given keywords will also be as important as ranking your website on top of Google search, as this generates higher conversion ratio through building a big audience. YouTube promotion and ranking works in the same way as the normal website ranking do and it’s through link building. Building backlinks for YouTube are done through posting articles on high page ranking websites and influencing people to share, comment & like the video as well. It can be tough to find websites that will allow you to submit your YouTube video link into their website if it holds no benefit to them or the audience they are catering too. So, comes the oldest link building strategy in the world, copy the backlinks generated by the existing YT videos for your niche.
Building backlinks for YouTube are done through posting articles on high page ranking websites and influencing people to share, comment & like the video as well. It can be tough to find websites that will allow you to submit your YouTube video link into their website if it holds no benefit to them or the audience they are catering too. So, comes the oldest link building strategy in the world, copy the backlinks generated by the existing high ranking YT videos for your niche.
Here we go,
One of the best websites you can ever find to check on the most accurate backlinks of any URL is Ahrefs.com
Visit Ahrefs and sign up for an account, once you do hit site explorer and paste the YouTube video link into the search box, ensure that the search type is selected as “Exact URL” and Click the magnifying glass.
Now you would see the results similar to the image above, simply click on the number of backlinks and you would find the complete list of backlinks for that particular video.
this one is important,
Once you have accomplished the above steps on finding the backlinks of a YouTube Video, here is how you need to move forward and channelize your strategy to using these backlinks for your benefit.
You need to click on the export and download the backlink results to your computer.
You would have an excel file saved on your system, open it up and filter them out. When I say filter, I mean you don’t need to focus on the backlinks that have low URL rating or a low domain authority rating. You only need the best backlinks from the list, once you have that get started on visiting each one of these link building websites and find out ways to post your video on them. I have noticed that most of them offer an option to post free content on them just like guest posting, if so, just write a few words and add your video to it and submit it over. However, ensure to read the guidelines of posting to ensure your efforts do not go to waste. By the end, you would have created hundreds of free backlinks for your niche related video.
the last step,
Once you submit your video to these links, you need to ensure that Google finds them as well, now you can go for the traditional crawling technique that is to wait for your turn and let Google naturally crawl your website or follow the strategy to knock on Google’s door and invite their crawl bots to the pages you just created.
Use Google Webmaster Submit URL tool. Click on the link and simply enter all the backlink URL’s one by one into the box and hit submit.
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