Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – Social Signals Stats Update 2 (Part 13)

post-icon-youtubeIn part 12, we did a stats update after 3500 social signals were sent to the YouTube video. After a around a week, we saw the YouTube ranking decrease dramatically (possible dance), the videos tab Google ranking jump 7 spots, and the omitted results Google ranking jump 14 spots. After part 12, I ordered another 3700 social signals service from a different provider on Fiverr. It’s been a good 5 months since the last update, so we are going to use this time to take another look at the YouTube stats/ranking, Google rankings, and the social share stats before taking the next action. The main goal is still to get the YouTube video ranking in Google for our main keyword. We’ll mostly be seeing if the social signals had any effect.

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Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – Social Signals Stats Update (Part 12)

post-icon-youtubeIn part 11, we took a look at the stats after a full year of not working on it. The YouTube ranking dropped only from #3 to #19 for our main keyword. Also, there was still no sign of the video in Google. We also did a couple new checks in the last part. We saw the video was ranking #33 in the “Videos” tab on Google for the main keyword and also was ranking #196 when choosing to show the “omitted results”. Up until this point, we concluded that the 301 redirect method and the inflation of views, likes, & shares had a positive impact on the YouTube ranking, but not the Google ranking. Since we have solved the YouTube ranking, all effort going forward will be spent on boosting the Google ranking. At the end of part 11, I decided to order a Fiverr gig to boost the social signals of the YouTube video to see the effect on the Google rank. In this part, we’re going to take a look at the results.

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Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – A Year Later (Part 11)

post-icon-youtubeWell, it’s been a year since writing part 10. I had some things go on and got sidetracked unfortunately in a different direction. However, instead of wrapping up, I’m going to try to regroup and continue on. In the last part, we did a simple stats check. In total, we did 2 different Fiverr submissions to boost views, likes, and shares. The 1st submission resulted in a #10 spot in YouTube and the 2nd submission results in a #3 spot. However, both had no influence on the Google ranking of the video. In the last part, we were planning on sending social signals to the video to see if it had any impact on the Google ranking (and YouTube as well). Unfortunately, that is where I got cut off, but I am going to pick up exactly where I left off. First, lets see how the YouTube ranking has been doing the past year..

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Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – Stats Check (Part 10)

post-icon-youtubeIn part 9, we went over the 2nd Fiverr gig submission and checked it’s impact on the YouTube and Google rankings. We saw good success with the video jumping all the way to the 10th spot in YouTube after the 1st Fiverr submission. The video later declined to the 37th spot. The 2nd Fiverr gig submission gave the video an extra 8,000+ views and 50 likes. After a couple days, the video jumped back up to the 14th position and lingered around there for 4 days. In part 10 of this case study, we’re going to do another stats check on the video to see if it jumped higher within the YouTube rankings and cracked the top 500 of Google for our lone keyword.

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Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – Fiverr Views, Likes, Shares Submission Stats Check 2 (Part 9)

post-icon-youtubeIn part 8, we checked on the results of the first Fiverr gig submission. The Fiverr gig boosted the views up 5,500+ and the boosted the likes to 74. Within 3 days, the video jumped to the #10 spot in YouTube and then later dropped to #37 on 6/7.  The YouTube video still did not appear in the top 500 of Google. In this part, we are going to go over the 2nd Fiverr gig submission and check the stats once again.

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Case Study: Ranking YouTube Videos – Fiverr Views, Likes, Shares Submission Stats Check (Part 8)

post-icon-youtubeIn part 7, we saw the video jumped up to the #19 spot in YouTube on May 12th and has been lingering around the 40th to 50th position since creating backlinks using GSA SER. After the backlinking, we submitted the high domain authority backlinks to Express Indexer to see if this had any positive effect on the rankings. It was concluded that the submission did not have any positive effect. After the link indexer submission, we submitted the YouTube video for a Fiverr gig. The Fiverr gig promised 5000 HR views, 100 likes, and 15 shares. In part 8, we are going to check out the results of the gig submission and see if the views, likes, and shares boosted the ranking of the video in YouTube and Google.

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