How to Optimize YouTube Video Title SEO & Best Practices

How to Optimize YouTube Video Title SEO & Best Practices

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Optimizing your YouTube video title with SEO can easily increase your views. Thus, If you want to drive more views on YouTube, then this simple title method is one you won’t want to miss.

Wondering how to write video titles that get views? The video title is the most important piece of text content when it comes to getting YouTube views. Know as YouTube metadata, the title trumps all.

In this video, I share an incredibly method that I leverage in order to rank videos, drive more views and gain exposure. Also note, this video is part of a two video series, this being part two.

The easiest and most effective way to rank videos in YouTube is to focus on relevancy. YouTube search actually sorts video results by relevancy and a few other factors including accumulated watch time and audience retention.

Thus, by paying attention to exact youtube search terms and using those exact match keyword phrases at your video title, you’ll gain an edge over other videos that have long titles that are not targeting one particular search term.

This is video title SEO at it’s finest.

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14 Comments

  1. mrshank335

    on March 14, 2018 at 10:30 am -

    Hey Brian your advice helped out tremendously I went from page to rank 22 page 1 rank 14 on optimizing my title absolutely amazing thank you so much
  2. Tobias Gawrisch

    on March 14, 2018 at 10:42 am -

    Great Value, thanks mate! :-)
  3. CemVanUGNL

    on March 14, 2018 at 11:18 am -

    I know how seo works but it seems that it is not as effective on gaming channels but more on how to channels can seo help to become suggested more ? because that is were I think that I need to focus on for gaming channel growth
  4. Manc Kids

    on March 14, 2018 at 12:15 pm -

    COOL VID J JOHNSON
  5. SkinCareLuver

    on March 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm -

    Thank you so much for this advice. I can't wait to try this out. Also will try our tube buddy
  6. Shaun Roselt

    on March 14, 2018 at 12:31 pm -

    Keep in mind that most mobile phones doesn't support YouTube Cards. So I can't see anything when you point to them.
  7. DAS FOOD AND AGRO PRODUCTS

    on March 14, 2018 at 12:43 pm -

    great.... keep working.... how to use social media to grow up YouTube channel and get more views.... make a video later if possible.... iam from India .
  8. Crazy Clasher

    on March 14, 2018 at 1:36 pm -

    tysm for the info!
  9. Courtni Hale

    on March 14, 2018 at 2:17 pm -

    Hi! I went to click on the Download and wasn't able to...Where it said Download I clicked! Help??
  10. Marketing Mojo TV

    on March 14, 2018 at 2:25 pm -

    I was amazed at how well this works when we applied it. We hit the front page of search for several of the keyphrases we targeted following your videos... the Google Chrome research hack is GOLD!
  11. Clayton Morris

    on March 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm -

    Brian you've quickly become one of my favorite YouTube Channels. You do an amazing job of synthesizing difficult subjects without skipping steps. I had a few ideas for videos that I'd love to see you tackle.

    1. Browser Features and why this is now more important than Suggested Videos for channel authority. And maybe even a second more specific video on how to optimize your videos for Browser Feature.

    2. I'm currently building my "Morris Invest" real estate YouTube channel and I've been trying to build my videos to rank for key words and key word searches that aren't competitive but that will help my channel grow. Any more specific videos on this subject would be welcome. Even if you want to get into the weeds with strategy I would go back and watch those videos multiple times!

    3. Session Start Time. I know that YouTube rewards session start time and if you drive traffic from Facebook over to YouTube that's even better. I'd love for you to talk more deeply about the types of results you see from sharing your videos on Facebook. But Facebook doesn't make it easy to share YouTube videos. So how you do it? Do you find that people click on your videos on Facebook? What kinds of analytics do you see? And perhaps another video on how to natively share your YouTube videos on Facebook... do you have your "subscribe" stuff edited out and revise your end screens so that it makes more sense for Facebook?

    Anyway these are some of the topics that I know you would crush if you got your hands on them. Keep up the great work. Clayton
  12. Vane22april

    on March 14, 2018 at 2:45 pm -

    And here I am again, watching your videos Brian! 😊 Hopefully my channel will grow! Btw my situation is better than 3 months ago and I really want to became a youtuber!
  13. DINO KID TOYS

    on March 14, 2018 at 3:09 pm -

    I have been having trouble coming up with a title for my newest video... it's a Christmas as parody of rudolf. but with dinosaurs of course ....

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