A Collection of Web Pages About Google Image Search For SEO
How to Optimize Images for Better Search Engine Rankings
You may not realize this, but images can generate a TON of traffic from image-based search engines (Google Images for example).
If you want more of this traffic, you must learn how to optimize your images to score some of this traffic.
Luckily, it’s easier than you think… once you know what to do…More at http://diythemes.com
How to Optimize Images for Better Search Engine Rankings
You are already optimizing your site for search engines, right? But I bet you aren’t optimizing your images for search traffic!
I know, Google image search only gets a half a percent of Google’s overall traffic. But due to blended search results, images actually get a lot more traffic than that half a percent.
Unlike before, when you search for terms like “golden gate bridge” now, you actually see images of the Golden Gate Bridge on the search listings page.
For this reason, it’s important to optimize your images for search engines…More at http://quicksprout.com
14 Important Image SEO Tips You Need to Know
Your visual content must be optimized for your customers and search engines. Use these image optimization tips to maximum findability and speed.
We’re living in an increasingly visual world. And in this world, the value of image optimization can’t be overlooked.
Images make your webpages more appealing.
More likely than not, there’s an image on every page of your website.
Without the proper optimization, however, you’re wasting a valuable SEO asset.
Plus, the larger the file size, the longer it takes your page to load, and the higher your bounce rate will be.
Image optimization creates many advantages for your image assets, including better user experience, faster page load times, and additional ranking opportunities, both within the traditional and image search results…More at http://searchenginejournal.com
10 Tips for Image SEO – YouMoz – Moz
While making certain to optimize your content for search, don’t forget about optimizing your images as well.
Times have changed since the era of dial-up Internet, when users had to wait minutes for a single image to load.
Today, we can enjoy fast Internet access—even on our mobile devices. But make no mistake, image optimization for users and search engines is just as important as it ever was, if not more so…More at http://moz.com
Image SEO: Optimizing images for search engines • Yoast
Image SEO should be in every online marketeer’s and copywriter’s toolbox. Here’s how you should optimize your images!
Michiel is a partner at Yoast and our COO. Internet veteran. His main goal with most of his articles is to kick-start your site optimization. So much to do!
Whether you’re a blogger or you write articles for an online magazine or newspaper, chances are you’ll find yourself asking whether your article needs an image or not. The answer is always “Yes”…More at http://yoast.com
How to optimize images for SEO – Search Engine Watch Search Engine Watch
There are many ways to make your articles easier to read on the web – lots of paragraph breaks, short snappy sentences, headings, sub-headings, Gifs of Kanye West’s mood swings – but one of the key ways to make your content look attractive is by using lots of lovely images.
And the best thing about images, is that they can be used to bring in organic traffic via search engine image results.
But in order for this to happen, they need to be optimised accordingly.
Here’s a guide to make you aware of the key things you need to be doing when it comes to uploading images to your site, which a surprising number of people often ignore…More at http://searchenginewatch.com
Google Images Ranking Factors
Google Image Algorithm Update 2018: Ranking Factors Explained
New Image Algorithm Update launched by Google in 2018 has page authority, image placement & freshness as ranking factors. Tips to rank your images in Google
The search engine giant Google confirmed that a new image search algorithm update was rolled out to improve the quality of Google image search….More at http://stanventures.com
Google Images Algorithm Updated To Use Page Authority & Image Placement On A Page
Google said on Monday that they have updated their image search algorithm to use the authority of a web page as a more important factor.
They also said they are looking at prioritizing images from fresher content and Google looks at the placement of the image on the page.
So an image that is central to the page, and higher up on the page is valued more to Google…More at http://seroundtable.com
How does the Google Image search algorithm work – and is it racist? | Opinion | Analysis | M&G
Google Images, introduced in July 2001, is a search service owned by Google that was that allows users to search the Web for image content.
Prior to this addition to Google’s repertoire, Google Search results were limited to simple pages of text with links.
But after Jennifer Lopez broke the internet at the 42nd Grammy Awards ceremony in 2000, according to Google President Eric Schmidt, developers realised that they needed to offer Google users more than bland text…More at http://mg.co.za
How To Write SEO-Friendly Alt-Text For Your Images
How to Write SEO Friendly Alt Text for Images | Pagezii
Learn how to write SEO friendly alt text for images with these 3 simple techniques. Includes resources for grading image SEO.
On-page SEO goes a long way for improving search engine visibility.
And a pillar of on page SEO is image optimization through alt text…More at http://blog.pagezii.com
How to Write SEO Friendly Alt Text For Your Images
Alt text is the little piece of text that goes a long way. Find out how to craft great image descriptions, get your pictures to rank on Google.
What good is a stunning photography website if no one can find it online? This is exactly why you need to put some effort into improving your SEO.
Let’s refresh your memory. SEO is not the acronym for Santa’s Elf Organization, but rather the practice of optimizing your site so that your pages can rank higher on search engines’ results…More at http://wix.com
Image SEO: alt tag and title tag optimization • Yoast
Alt tags and title tags improve the SEO and accessibility of your website. This article explains how and why you should optimize them.
Joost de Valk is the founder and CEO of Yoast. He’s a WordPress / Web developer, SEO and an Open Source fanatic.
Adding images to your articles encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message…More at http://yoast.com
Google Image Metadata
Image rights metadata in Google Images
Rights-related image metadata is now shown in Google Images.
As part of a collaboration between Google, photo industry consortium CEPIC, and IPTC, the global technical standards body for the news media, you can now access rights-related image metadata in Google Images.
It’s traditionally been difficult to know the creator of images on the web, as well as who might own the rights.
This information is often part of image metadata, and is key to protecting image copyright and licensing information…More at http://blog.google
Google Adds Image Rights Metadata to Photo Search Results
Google is taking another big step in protecting photographers’ copyright through the Google Images image search engine: it just added image rights metadata to the photo search results on Google Images.
Developed in collaboration with the photo industry consortium CEPIC and the media technical standards body IPTC, the new feature helps make it clear to Google search engine users who the copyright owner of a photo is…More at http://petapixel.com