One of the nice feature of YouTube is that it provides webmasters to associate their website with their YouTube channel. It is a way of Google to provide more relevant search results by linking the websites to their official YouTube channel. So if you publish videos for your blog on your YouTube channel then, it is really important to associate your website with your YouTube channel.

Associating a website with YouTube channel is helpful in creating a stronger online brand, to improve the search engine ranking of your website and to get more targeted traffic to your website. So if your website is not yet associated with you YouTube channel then, just follow the steps given below to do this task.

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HOW TO : Associate Your Website with Your YouTube Channel

1. Go to your Google Webmaster account.

2. Click on the site name which you would like to associate with your YouTube channel

3. On the left sidebar menu, click on the Configuration and then Associates link as shown in the image above.

4. On the new page, click on the "Add A New User" option.

5. In the pop-up window, type the email id which you use to log in to your YouTube account. Also, mark the YouTube option as shown in the image given below.

6. Click on the Add button to save the changes you have just made to your account.

7. Now, go to URL and verify your phone number with your YouTube channel. You can either select a voice call or verification code delivered to your phone to verify your phone number.

There are many features like videos URL annotations and video uploading of unlimited length which are available only to users having a verified phone number linked to their YouTube channel. So, it is important to have a verified phone number linked to your YouTube account.

Now, Your YouTube channel is associated officially with your website. You can verify it by going to the "Associated Website" of YouTube Channel Settings of your account. If you want, later you can remove this association directly from your YouTube account.