SEO Tip #5 – Videos Get Better Google Rankings Than HTML Web Pages

Not only are good, informative, and / or entertaining videos preferred by your prospective customers or followers, videos are 53 times more likely to get you a ranking within the first page on Google according to Forrester Research.

Google has made it a priority to serve a variety of media options for any given search query.

The good news is that you have a much better shot at getting on the first page of Google (the first ten results) with a video than with a standard HTML web page or article.

Recommended steps:

  1. Submit both the video and the page displaying the video to the major search engines
  2. If using a 3rd party video platform provider like Youtube, then make sure that the links point back to your website.

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