Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho, North Idaho Real Estate    -    208-255.6227 (Sandpoint Realty LLC)

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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I upload my videos to youtube and then embed into my site, my blog here on AR and share on facebook via link.  That way it's not seen as duplicant content, it all links back to my youtube channel. 

Oct 17, 2016 03:36 PM
James Call - Saint George, UT
RealtyCandy - IDX Broker for WIX, Wordpress & more


When you put the same video on multiple sites, are you referring to posting it to Vimeo and YouTube? 

Or are you saying that you take the same video from YouTube and post it on your website, AR, your facebook, etc..???

I think you are talking about the second case.  

I have been to a lot of conferences with a bunch of hotshot SEO gurus, and the consensus from them is that you have to play the game the way Google wants it played.  

If Google owns YouTube, then they are just asking you to paste a code snippet to display your video on YouTube on many different websites.  That means more traffic for YouTube and that is what Google wants. 

I would probably surround the page where the video is with different content, and not repeat post the same article with the same video.  

But.... using the same video over and over and having people come to that same video from your blog, my blog, your facebook,etc, is going to send a SIGNAL to Google that people like that video and it is a source of good information. 

Then Google will show that video in the SERP higher in the rankings since so many people have sent the SIGNAL that it is valuable, and Google wants to serve up valuable results.  

Oct 18, 2016 01:18 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

You can try to rename the title of  same video to see if it makes a difference.

Oct 17, 2016 02:26 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Good question, Mary. Nestor & Katerina Gasset really nailed this one. 

Oct 18, 2016 11:40 AM
Katerina Gasset
The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Provo, UT
Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!

Putting the same YouTube video on many sites actually helps your SEO. It helps with the following criteria: 

You need at least 34 views ( the latest testing is showing) 

You need to have a post in your description area with a link back to your website. 

You need to tag your video. 

Post to as many places as you can post. This looks like people are talking about your video. 

There are 2 search engines involved with YouTube video. Google and the others, and then YouTube. YT is a search engine. So you want to link to your YT video as well as embed it on your sites, AR, blogger, FB, everywhere! 

And it is not considered duplicate content. Also, as an aside: duplicate content penalty is a myth.  We have proved it over and over again and so have all the major SEO gurus. What happens is google chooses who they think is the original author to the content, that is who they choose to be higher than other sites where the same content is. The more competition you have for a keyword phrase, the more other material they will be able to find to give the variety they are seeking to deliver up to the searcher. For longtail searchers you can have your so called, duplicate content on more than one  on page one on google. If google cannot find a better match, your sites will be the ones it chooses. The myth came about becasue google execs did not want people to put out duplicate content because that does not serve their purpose well. So they said they won't put up the duplicate content but that is not what happens. It was never a penalty to begin with. Most people got the myth of choice of content mixed up with penalty of content. They are two very different things. 

Oct 18, 2016 08:03 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Everyone should always have access to a good Techie case in point

Oct 18, 2016 12:06 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

great question for Nestor & Katerina Gasset (Katerina) to answer....

Oct 17, 2016 10:03 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Mark all I can say is if you consistently do everything, blog, expand on Google it will help and I am so in agreement with Tammy Lankford, 

Oct 17, 2016 04:01 PM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Yes, I agree w/ Tammy Lankford, and I believe the more times your video is embedded, as well as watched, the more it can help the SEO.

Oct 17, 2016 03:57 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Not sure, Mark, but I don't think so.

Oct 17, 2016 03:45 PM
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Thank you to Nestor & Katerina Gasset 

Great question Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint 

Oct 18, 2016 09:27 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I am interested in the answer on this one.


Oct 18, 2016 03:33 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't think this is an issue.  Post it wherever you want.

Oct 18, 2016 12:28 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Agree with Tammy Lankford, and Debbie Gartner 

Oct 18, 2016 12:17 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I am thinking that it may be like multiple backlinks and may help with the seo since G will notice that people are interested in the video.

Oct 17, 2016 11:31 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

parked and reading...

Oct 17, 2016 11:21 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Looks like you have elicited some good answers.  We have nothing to add.  A

Oct 17, 2016 10:59 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good question for which I have no clue as to the answer.  

Oct 17, 2016 10:54 PM
Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties - La Quinta, CA
Realtor in San Diego, CA & Naples, FL

Already lots of good answers and I like the one about renaming the video.

Oct 17, 2016 10:40 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

I have found that it doesn't hurt at all in fact I think it help. I put a video under the house address & then under the subdivision in that town. Works for me. Post it then to G+ also.

Oct 17, 2016 10:06 PM
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Ditto under Tammy Lankford, 

Oct 17, 2016 08:37 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No. I wouldn't worry about it.

Oct 17, 2016 08:36 PM
Paul Antonelli
Antonelli Realty - Saint Cloud, FL
Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty

I think if you change your key words on all the posts it should help.


Oct 17, 2016 08:30 PM
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Don't know

Oct 17, 2016 07:47 PM
Toronto, ON

Google keeps changing their search engine algorithms.  What works one day may not work the next day and vice versa.

Oct 17, 2016 05:06 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I'm not sure if it hurts or not Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint but I post here and send it to all the links AR has set up BUT I change a few words as I do it. I've noticed that when posting that way it's usually on Pinterest that I find it doing a incogneto google search.

Oct 17, 2016 04:51 PM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint - good question. Will stop by to learn from other experts here.

Oct 17, 2016 03:20 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

SEO is a mystery on how it opperates

Oct 18, 2016 01:16 PM
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

It doesn't necessarily cause problems, but it's not the preferred method

Oct 18, 2016 04:45 AM
Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Great question and thanks for all that have answered. I guess the best thing to do is to post the videos on Youtube in order to get the most Google juice. 

Oct 18, 2016 03:11 AM
Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES
Long Realty West Valley - Anthem, AZ
Anthem, Phoenix, and Scottsdale AZ Real Estate

S.E.O. has always been a mystery to me.  It seems to be ever changing.  One week "This" works, the next week "That" works.  I guess consistency and relevancy are the key factors.

Oct 18, 2016 01:17 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Guilty of being here for the answers provided!

Oct 17, 2016 10:53 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Yes. There will be a 'measurable' degrade, however, measurable and relevant are two different things. For example a 0.03 statistical difference is meaningless in the real world of attracting 'selected' eyeballs.

What I do is during the video creation process the intent is to create 4 versions, each with a different length.

1. Comprehensive with CC trailer and all my branding

2. Comprehensive with CC trailer and no branding

3. Just the house.

4. 45 second trailer.

The platform will dictate which version to install, all with a link to #1. (All versions can be hosted on YouTube but those ads, especially when google sees people are actually watching your videos, can become counterproductive.)

Anticipate others leveraging your IP, so be creative.

Oct 17, 2016 10:22 PM
Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

I just relink them back to youtube myself

Oct 17, 2016 10:17 PM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do not know.

Oct 17, 2016 09:58 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I like the response by Tammy Lankford, 

Oct 17, 2016 09:50 PM