Verify your site for YouTube annotations
Modified on: Tue, 14 Aug, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Why would you do this?Strategy
Use annotations on your videos to increase viewership, engagement, and subscribers.
Why it Works
Annotations are unique to YouTube. They can drive viewers to more content, increase community actions on your videos, and attract new subscribers.
How to Do it
Add relevant and helpful annotations to all your videos after upload. Use annotations on archive videos to direct traffic to new initiatives or content.*
Where do you start?Sign into Google Webmaster tools and add the Thinkific site that you would like to verify.
Next, click verify this site. On the following screen, you will select Alternate methods and then HTML tag.
Copy ONLY the value of the tag - outlined in green in the image above. Then, paste it into the associated section in your Admin Dashboard under Settings > Code & Analytics > Google Site Verification Meta Tag:
Sign into Google Webmaster tools and add the Thinkific site that you would like to verify. Next, click verify this site. On the following screen, you will select Alternate methods, and then Google Analytics.
If you have already integrated with Google Analytics all you have to do now is click Verify. If you haven't, follow the instructions in the above link.
* credit YouTube http://www.youtube.com/yt/playbook/annotations.html
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