If you’ve been following DBE’s blogs and videos on Search Artificial Intelligence Optimization (SAIO), you can skip the short story section below like you would when binging episodes of your current favorite series. You can jump ahead to the paragraph that starts with “Now.”
For the rest of you, here’s what you missed:
SAIO and SEO – The Short Story
- Among the conversational search chatbots, LinkedIn is the most trustworthy social media platform (when compared with Facebook and X/Twitter) for a variety of reasons and therefore a favored source for SAIO citations and links.
SAIO and EEAT: The LinkedIn Connection (10/27/2023)
Now that you’re up to date, let’s talk about SAIO and YouTube. Here are a few reminders about YouTube and its relationship with Google:
- YouTube is a member of the Google family along with the Bard AI conversational chatbot
- YouTube is in its own right the second-largest search engine in the world, after Google, of course.
And now for something you may not know about YouTube: Bard is experimenting with a YouTube extension (as well as extensions for Google Maps, Google Flights, and Google Docs).
It seemed a fairly obvious conclusion that, if LinkedIn was a powerful SAIO influencer of citations and links, then YouTube could also be an additional source of EEAT-worthy content. So we uploaded our SAIO videos to YouTube with transcripts and closed captioning because chatbots can’t watch videos – yet – but they do read. And less than two weeks later, here is what we are seeing:
Google SGE Generative AI answer: