7 Proven tips on how to get dofollow backlinks from youtube


Every known successful blogger that I have come across all have a heavy presence on YouTube; either creating and dishing out videos to thousands of their fans or simply using it as a means of getting credible backlinks, It’s important you follow suit.

YouTube is a PR9 website, and not just that, it is the world’s leading video website with an Alexa rank of 3; this content describes how to get backlinks from YouTube, and not just that, but dofollow backlinks.

As a I earlier said in my content post on getting high PR9 backlinks, getting backlinks from YouTube can be of two choices:

  • Nofollow backlinks
  • Dofollow backlinks

Pr9 nofollow backlinks from YouTube

Virtually, all backlinks that most bloggers obtains from YouTube are nofollow, which means that no link juice is passed across and the search engines wont credit the intended destination with any link point. However, I am an advocate of getting an even number of both nofollow and dofollow backlinks; this has proven to be one of the modern SEO of attracting Google friendly backlinks.

All links you obtained from the about me section, description or in the share box are all of nofollow status;

To confirm my point, you can use the below tools:

Getting PR9 dofollow links from YouTube

I am quite sure that this is what brought you to this blog, the only requirement is to have a verified YouTube account; without wasting time, lets dig into the full details on how you can get your desired PR9 dofollow backlinks

  •  Sign up for a YouTube account, and if you have one already, that’s good news!! however, if you have just a Gmail account, simply use the same to have your YouTube account since Gmail has now sync all Google products under one umbrella
dofollow backlinks from YouTube

Sign up and verify your YouTube Account


  • The blog or website that you want to get link from YouTube must be verified in Google webmaster already ( with the same Gmail account you are using or will use for this process), because if its not, you will get to a stage that you will be asked to verify the site

Verify your account to get dofollow links

Account opening

  • Login with your details and navigate to the Advanced Channel Settings

successful youtube account verification

getting pr9 dofollow link from youtube

Go to the advance channel

  • Go to the associated website section and add your website/blog
Associated website section

Click on associated section and add your website

  • if your blog is already verified with Google webmaster, it will automatically tell you its successful, but if not, it will take you to the Google webmaster verification page to get it done
confirm verification with Google webmaster

Have you verified your website with Google webmaster

  • Now, your blog in the associated website section has an automatic DOFOLLOW backlink status
successful get a free dofollow backlinks from Youtube

Congrats, you got it done

With the above illustration on how to get backlinks from YouTube ( dofollow backlinks), I hope that you will find it helpful!!

And an excellent guide from Ileane Smith

Feedback and suggestions!!

Kindly share in the comment section how you usually get your links from YouTube; any advice and input on this post will be highly appreciated.


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  1. Diesel says

    This was a great help, i can’t believe it was that easy to get a dofollow link from youtube. thank you so much i will refer this article to others.

  2. Lee says

    Hey James,

    Thanks for the info on how to get the dofollow YouTube link, I can already see you are a real SEO specialist and I will be checking in alot. Also thank you Ileane for that video!

  3. Rahul Kundliya says

    But i can’t seen this option in my advanced tab option in youtube. In my youtube setting i cant see website url option. please guide me, how to get do follow link from youtube.

  4. zulfiqar says

    Hi James,
    Great tips, but i think this is helpfull for videos bog or website becasue most of serached in youtube search engine.

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