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    Question about posting Youtube Vids and Links


    Guys,

    Is it a bad idea to load up my category and product pages with youtube clips and reviews. I always thought more info was good info = good SEO?

    I just had a colleague tell me by doing this I'm telling Google "Hey, I don't have much content but go to all these other links for good content".

    Do you guys agree with this assessment? I'd love your input. thanks!
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    Not a lot of info here.

    If I understand your post, you are embedding your YouTube video link on your site page.

    If so, you give G almost nothing to assess your page on which the video has been embedded. In this situation, your colleague is likely correct.

    Google has very limited ability to assess and rank videos in its search results.

    If you want people to find your videos in G searches, you might add and link to an additional web page for each video that offers folk a written transcript of the video or at least a summary of it.

    People who click though to your product page can play it as they find it. Folk who search for (product) and (video) are more likely to find your separate web page.
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    Just to add to johnamits comment, parhaps consider adding a transcript to the webpage to help google better analyze the video and to also add additional relevancy to the page?
    "...using this: sages act out of constructs but they do not rely on them"
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    Sorry, I'm a little unclear. Let me further explain. At the top of my page is a paragraph describing the brand "Relish Guitars". Its about 150 words and has 3 links to different pages on the same "Relish Guitars" website. After that I have all of my Relish brand guitars for sale. Then underneath that I've got relative Youtube videos (but not ones that I shot). Underneath that I've got magazine reviews of the guitars (links). We are the top dealer for this brand so it makes no sense why all these other retailers are out ranking us. I just need to figure out what I'm doing wrong.

    On the opening paragraph I cut from 3 links to just 1. All input is appreciated! -brendan

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