Backlinking from Youtube.com:
Did You Know that NOT ALL
Backlinks from YouTube.com are ‘No Follow’ links?
Almost everyone knows that backlinks from YouTube.com are „no follow‟ and probably have little SEO value which makes
YouTube close to useless in terms of building backlinks to any web pages outside YouTube.
There is a heated debate in the SEO world about whether „no follow‟ backlinks actually count for SEO or not. I recommend you
watch this video from Matt Cutts – the “official” from Google‟s web spam team about the SEO value of „no follow‟ backlinks.
My personal point of view is similar to Google‟s “official” point of view – it was pointless for Google to introduce all this „no
follow‟ stuff and then, for some reason, stop playing into this game and start counting „no follow‟ backlinks in it SEO
algorithms. This is my personal point of view, I respect the right of others having other opinions on this tricky SEO issue.
In any case, I have definitely great news for all backlink lovers, because …
NOT ALL YouTube.com Backlinks are ‘No Follow’;
A Full-Force Backlink is Waiting for You on YouTube.com
Inside the user profile section of your YouTube.com channels. For example, if you go to my Youtube channel and scroll
down the page a little to see the Profile section, and inside this section you will notice a backlink. And this is a real SEO
backlink, not a „no follow‟ link, 100% full force SEO backlink.
See the screenshot below to see where exactly it is located in the Profile section.
This is a backlink from PR4 page.
I am not trying to say that all YouTube.com channel pages have high Google PR – lots of them have PR0. But in any case,
this is a backlink. Check it and you will see – it has no „no follow‟ in the HTML source code.
There is one disadvantage about this backlink in profile section – you don’t have any option to use anchor text of
this backlink. All you can do is simply place a URL, and no fancy games with anchor text and keyword hunting here. And yes,
this is a