How to Optimize Your YouTube Videos with SEO Keywords

As well as optimizing your channel you can also optimize your videos themselves in a number of ways which will help them to get discovered more easily.

The first thing to do here is to ensure that your videos are HD and that they have thumbnails. Try to avoid shaky cameras or stolen content. Doing this will ensure that your videos are seen as high quality by YouTube and that in turn will mean they get promoted more readily. At the same time though you should also think a little about SEO.

SE0 is search engine optimization and essentially it means designing web content in a way that makes it Google friendly or in this case YouTube friendly. The main way most people find new content on YouTube is by searching for it and in this sense YouTube is very similar to Google.

In fact the search engine is built by Google and it’s actually the second biggest search too on the net in terms of the number of queries it receives. best light novels So what can you do as a user to ensure your content is easily discoverable through YouTube?


The first thing to do is to try and pick a topic that people are interested in and likely to be searching for. From there you should look up the topic to see what’s already present on YouTube and what you’ll be competing with.

The perfect scenario is that you find a subject matter that people are interested in but which hasn’t been properly covered on YouTube yet. If you can find that then anything you upload will automatically succeed.

More likely though you’ll find you have a few competitors. In this case your success will be all about the keywords that you choose which you enter when you upload your video. Here, you want to use related words which will help tell Google precisely what your video is about.

So, if the video is about learning scales on the piano your keywords might be things like scales, piano, keyboard, electric keyboard, learning, mondaiji tachi light novel learning music, music theory. This way you will reinforce the subject of your video while at the same time helping to create a connection between your video and other successful ones in your niche. This will help you videos appear as suggested content.

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