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Video Sitemaps

Feb 29, 2008   |   Getting Social
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Google Webmaster tool has added new protocol for video sitemaps. Video sitemap will help indexing of your videos on Google.

Here’s how you can add a video sitemap link to the webmaster:

Login to Google Webmaster Tools, click on Sitemaps, and select the video sitemap option. The form should look something like this:


After Google validates your video sitemap, it will:

(1) Download the video files
(2) Download thumbnail images
(3) Index video meta data
(4) Merge changes back to Google Video
(5) Revisit those videos for changes

Here’s a sample of a video sitemap:



Contributed by: Kchitiz Regmi, Milestone Internet Marketing

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