Is YouTube A Good Backlink Source For GMB Since It’s Authoritative And Is Owned By Google?

By April


In episode 253 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if YouTube is a good backlink source for GMB since it's authoritative and is owned by Google.

The exact question was:

Anyway, since YouTube is a Google property with lots of “”authority power””, I'm guessing that it would be a good idea to include it as a backlink source to help a GMB listing rank in the 3-Pack. Is that correct?, . .. and, if so, other than uploading a few niche-related videos to a niche optimized YT channel and including the GMB url in their descriptions, what else, if anything, can you do to use YouTube to help rank a GMB listing?

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Fiverr Gigs for Docs/File Sharing in SEO

By April


In Episode 59 (Christmas edition) of Hump Day Hangout, one participant asked about gigs in Fiverr on documents and file sharing. He would like to know if this strategy is still effective in optimizing a website on search engines. He also added if this strategy is effective when combined with the one mentioned in RYS academy.

The exact question was:

Hey! Merry Christmas to all of you, and thanks so much for your help!

I've seen Fiverr gigs for submission of content to document and file sharing sites like Scribd, docstoc, Box and Mediafire

Q1 – Is this a useful tactic?

Q2 – How does this compare to RYS tactics? Is it a good compliment?