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SEO benefit to creating official youtube channels in WMT?

     
5:01 pm on Oct 26, 2012 (gmt 0)

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As many of you know, google over the summer added an associate featured that let you link offsite properties with the main website. I think youtube is the only option now...but presumably social media and other resources can be linked in the future.

[googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com...]

Anybody know if there is a SEO benfit to this? So if my site is associated with my youtube channel, do I get more credit for having a quality site in the SERP's? I don't get punished for duplicating/embedding my own youtube movies?

Has anybody tried this and noticed a difference in the rankings?
7:32 am on Oct 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I've done it using 'Management within YouTube'.
No SEO benefits yet - it's too early to see any ranking results whats or ever.
1:51 pm on Oct 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

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IMHO there are more important and rewarding SEO issues to focus on.