Does Adding Affiliate Links To Youtube Videos Affect Rankings?

By April

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In the 108th episode of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if there are any problems when affiliate links are added to YouTube videos.

The exact question was:

Is there any issue with having an affiliate link in a youtube video? Does it affect rankings?

Also just noticed that when live streaming videos there is an option for content declaration for paid promotion. Would we check this box for affiliate links or does that create more problems?

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