Wordpress SEO Expert @Yoast Publishes Video SEO Guide

Getting videos into search results can be tricky. Wordpress SEO expert, Joost de Valk, has blogged a technical guide to improving your SEO results for videos.

"It seems as though everyone is focusing on XML Sitemaps, while there's actually not 1 but 4 methods of getting Google to recognize your video content," Joost de Valk noted.

With the growth of video online - YouTube is the third most popular site online - being able to get your videos ranked well in the search engines is becoming an important part of anyone's marketing effort.

Joost said "I have been doing some testing myself and am amazed at how easy it is once you get the technicalities right."

The article outlines best practices for your sitemap, how to use Yahoo Searchmonkey, MediaRSS - another Yahoo product - and Facebook Share.

If you are working with video this article you might also want to checkout SEW's popular resources on Video SEO.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.