I am adding many videos,( generally under 3 minutes in length) to my site. So far 3 of the last 4 pages I have created have video embeded. Should I have them embeded into my site, or link them out to Youtube? Thoughts on this?

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bobbybub Premium
Good point, thanks for the tips!
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newventure Premium
Bobbybub, I believe that the idea is to keep people on our sites for as long as possible. I do embed my videos and provide credit to the individual or group that placed it on YouTube. That way, my visitors can always search for the the video there. Another option is to provide a link to that person/groups page when you provide create to them. Cindy
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bobbybub Premium
Thanks guys! Good point Peter. I provided a link back to my site before I linked out, so hopefully they will come back.

Barry, since I posted this question I decided to do both. I have shorter videos embeded and longer ones backlinked. By the way, how are you doing? Feeling better I hope!!


See you both later!
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PeterGK Premium
The only potential issue with linking out to YouTube is that the visitor leaves your site and may never return! As we know, the distractions within YouTube are endless.
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bazboy247 Premium
I have done both it does not seem to matter

Barry
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