Here are some simple YouTube channel association settings for webmasters to gain significant traffic from their YouTube videos.
- Associate Your Website
- Associate Google Analytics
- Connect Your Social Accounts
- Enable Video Sharing
Associate Your Website
Associating your website with your YouTube channel tells Google that your channel is an official representation of the site. Since Google optimizes the search results based on the associated website it is highly recommended to connect your site to your YouTube channel.
The option is available in “Advanced” option under “Channel Settings” tab.
Associate Google Analytics
In order to monitor the performance of your video views you have an option to add your Google Analytics id to your YouTube channel. The option is available in “Advanced” option under “Channel Settings” tab.
You can check the detailed performance reports under “Analytics” tab.
Connect Your Social Accounts
In social media world it is important that you connected all your social accounts to your YouTube channel. The option is available under “Social” tab. The important one is connecting your Google+ profile which enables the use of your YouTube channel art across your Google accounts.
Enable Video Sharing
Select your YouTube activities to be shared with the connected social accounts. For example whenever you upload a video the same will be instantly shared in your connected Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr account. As the number of video view increases you will notice significant increase in traffic to your linked site.