SEO News You Can Use: How To Do YouTube Keyword Research

Brandon George
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One of the most popular destinations for youth today is YouTube. Well, more than youth. There are currently 170 videos on YouTube with more than 1 billion views.

YouTube, which was purchased by Google in 2006, is a great avenue for businesses to promote their products or services. The popular video-sharing website should be a part of your marketing strategy., a great SEO tool and resource for many professionals, recently released a blog that goes into detail about how to do YouTube keyword research. suggests the key for growing your YouTube channel and attracting more views is to target topics with search demand. Ahrefs provides you with three actionable steps to follow, a formula the website states helped grow its YouTube channel from about 10,000 to more than 200,000 monthly views in around a year and added about 50,000 new subscribers.

The Ahrefs blog post is worth your time, breaking down each YouTube keyword research actionable step with graphics and images that help clarify the process.

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Written by Brandon George

Brandon George
Brandon George became the editor of in 2019. He manages all of the website's content, editorial staff and guest contributors. Since February 2019, he's also served as the Digital Marketing Editor for Thrive Internet Marketing Agency. Previously, he spent 23 years as a professional journalist. He was a senior writer for The Dallas Morning News for 18 years, which included covering the Dallas Cowboys for eight seasons.

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