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    Please Help Me – How To Optimize Video Based Website?

    Hello to all my friends,
    Please friends help me. One of my clients wants SEO for his website. The site is based on videos and somehow looks like YouTube. He told me to give initial website analysis report but the problem is that I have never done SEO for video based website. So, I need your help. I want to know that, is the process of SEO different for video based website? What are those things which I can include in my initial analysis report?
    Please friends help me…I would heartily appreciate each and every feedback.
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    Optimizing a video based website is a challenging task. It required good deal of planning and preparation. The ways to optmize video based websites are given below.
    1. Specify the kind of format to be used
    2. Mention the keywords in file name and URL
    3. Use of keywords in link text
    4. Add a descriptive title to the web video
    5. Provide text for the audio and video content
    6. Submit web videos in online video sharing sites
    7. Add video site map in Google & Other Search Engines
    Hope this would come to your help.
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    huprassain, it depends.. in my experience, it's easier to rank a YouTube video than it is to rank a page with self-hosted video content.
    But it's not impossible I guess. Just do what other have suggested here, plus you could use a special schema for video in the HTML, to point out to Google that you have videos on that website.
    You need to change the code for that, though. There is more written about it in second part of this post.
    Last edited by sparks43; Sep 12th, 2013 at 07:50 AM.

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