How to Use Clickable Links Inside Your Youtube Video Starting With Associating Your Website

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Learn how to associate your website with your Youtube channel so that you can create hotlinks inside your Youtube video that will link OUT to your associated website.

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How to Use Clickable Links Inside Your Youtube Video Starting With Associating Your Website

  1. 1. How To Link Out From Inside Your Youtube Video
  2. 2. With Associated Websites Here are the requirements
  3. 3. You should see this…
  4. 4. Follow the prompts:
  5. 5. If you selected text method, you will see this… Put in the code you received via text message
  6. 6. If you did it right, you will see: If you don’t, go back and try again
  7. 7. Now you should see this..
  8. 8. If you don’t see this…
  9. 9. Then your account is NOT in good standing with Youtube And you will need to find out why….
  10. 10. If your account IS in good standing, You will be able to use associated website annotations
  11. 11. The way you can link OUT from inside your Youtube video
  12. 12. Add your website as an associated website in Webmaster Tools google.com/webmasters/tools
  13. 13. This will allow you to confirm that you own the site before you link it to your YouTube account. Include this website as the “Associated Website” in your YouTube account.
  14. 14. Visit your Advanced Channel Settings And add the information in the "Associated Website" section.
  15. 15. WAIT – HOW DID YOU GET THERE?
  16. 16. Make sure you are logged into your Youtube account Click on your picture
  17. 17. Then click on “video manager”
  18. 18. You are now looking at your dashboard Click the drop down arrow next to channel settings
  19. 19. Click on “advanced”
  20. 20. Now scroll down until you see “associated websites and “add” your website URL Make sure to “save” your changes
  21. 21. WAIT YOU ARE NOT DONE – ONE MORE STEP You need to give Youtube your Google Analytics account ID
  22. 22. Go to: Login and click on your photo
  23. 23. Click on “data tools”
  24. 24. Click on “view account data”
  25. 25. Sign in again if you see this screen
  26. 26. You are now in your Google dashboard. Scroll down to “Analytics”
  27. 27. Click “settings”
  28. 28. Click “admin” Select an account from the dropdown in Account column.
  29. 29. Select a property from the dropdown in the Property column.
  30. 30. Click Tracking Info. Click Tracking code
  31. 31. There it is…where the red block is – you will see your code
  32. 32. Back in your advanced settings of your channel settings
  33. 33. You can now use associated websites annotations to link video viewers OUTSIDE your video to your website!
  34. 34. Click on the image below & watch the video
  35. 35. Watch the video… Enjoy!

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