Rank Tracker

the #1 YouTube Rank and Tag Tracker

See what keywords and tags your videos rank for on YouTube and Google

monitor your video positions on YouTube and Google for your target keywords

You create a lot of great content. But if you want to create content that gets traffic, you need to know how it ranks in the search engines.

See how well your channel performs for your desired target keywords on YouTube and Google with TubeBuddy’s Rank & Tag Tracker.

Get tailored recommendations that boost your visibility in the search engines. Together, we’ll make your content shine brighter than ever. Thumbnails will get the most clicks. Combine advanced analytics with AI and watch your Click-Through Rate increase.

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Uncover competitor tags and refine your video strategy

Your competitors already did a lot of work to optimize their videos. Discover what tags they use and cut your keyword research in half.

TubeBuddy’s Rank & Tag Tracker reveals your competitors’ strategy, giving you the edge to add new tags that boost your rankings.

It’s time your channel stands out and captivates new viewers like never before.

Compare your content’s SEO power against the competition

Knowing where you stand against your competitors will help you identify unique gaps and missed opportunities.

Use TubeBuddy’s YouTube rank tracker to compare your SEO efforts with your competitors. Find out what they’re doing right and where you can improve.

Use these insights, step up your game, and watch your channel thrive. Thumbnails will get the most clicks. Combine advanced analytics with AI and watch your Click-Through Rate increase.

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Here’s how the Rank & Tag Tracker works

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How to check your YouTube rankings

Step 1: Open the TubeBuddy dashboard, open the “Website tools” tab, and click on “Search Rank Tracking.”

Step 2: Click on “Add keywords to track” to put on the keywords you want to track.

Step 3: Go to the Ranking Reports tab to generate a ranking report for your target keywords.

Step 4: See what positions your videos rank for your chosen keywords.

Checkout what other creators are saying

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Karl Oftebro

“Once it got my videos ranking #1 in search I was hooked.”


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Danie Jay

“TubeBuddy is VITAL for any YouTuber who is serious about making their channel a lucrative side-hustle or full-time job!”


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Karin Carr

“TubeBuddy is like having a YouTube expert on staff who will give you advice and direction whenever you need it.”


Frequently Asked Questions

Do YouTube tags increase views?

Tags are descriptive keywords you can add to your video to help viewers find your content. This is especially important in the early stages of your channel when you don’t have a large following, and YouTube’s algorithm isn’t familiar with your content.
According to Google, “tags can be useful if the content of your video is commonly misspelled. Otherwise, tags play a minimal role in your video’s discovery.”

Even if tags don’t play an important role in your channel’s visibility, add some to your videos so the algorithm can understand what they are about.

However, if you want more viewers, optimizing your video’s title, thumbnail, and description is more important. They also help viewers decide whether they want to watch your videos or not.

How many tags should I add to my videos?

YouTube allows creators to publish up to 15 tags, so use the most relevant ones for your videos.

Add as many tags as possible that describe your video’s topic and category, but not more to avoid getting in trouble with Google. They explain that “adding excessive tags to your video description is against our policies on spam, deceptive practices, and scams.”

How many keywords and tags can I track?

Users with Legend accounts can track up to 50 keywords at a time, while enterprise users have no limits.

How often is the data updated? Will I get real-time results?

Our YouTube video rank checker updates the data every time you generate a report, which can be done once every 24 hours. You can also schedule weekly or monthly reports.

On the other hand, TubeBuddy updates your tag search positions automatically.

How accurate is the data provided by the Rank & Tag Tracker?

TubeBuddy takes the data from YouTube and Google; it’s completely accurate.

Can competitors see that I am tracking their tags and SEO strategies?

No, they can’t see that. TubeBuddy uses public data and competitors will not be alerted. But you will, and that will give you an edge over their channel.

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