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SEO friendly images on your website

How to SEO image files on your blog?

Earlier this week I talked about 5 reasons to SEO images on your website. In this post I’ll talk about how to ensure you have SEO friendly images on your website or blog. There’s a number of important image properties that should be taken into account: size, name, alts, titles and captions. Let’s start from the top.

Optimize the size of your image

Optimizing the size of your images is not directly related to SEO. However, very large images can slow your page down. And by now we know that Google looks at page load speed as a ranking factor. In other words, slow pages rank worse. The idea is to balance between the image quality (user orientation) and its load speed. In my experience images of 100kb should give you a good balance.

October 17, 2011

5 reasons to SEO images on your website

Image or a picture on your website is content that’s being indexed by Google. Moreover, Google has a separate search engine for images. These are 5 reasons to use and SEO image files for search engines like Google.

Image files contribute to your on-page SEO

SEO image files, on-page SEO

Any given page on your website will have a number of content types showing. For example, it’s going to be text, video, links, images. Each of those on-page SEO elements play as a team to identify the relevance of your page for Google. That is why I strongly recommend that each of your pages has an SEO optimized image.

September 2, 2011

On-page SEO factors affecting rankings (Part 3)

Now that we’ve gone through all 5 on-page SEO contenders and their on-page SEO factors, let’s do a summary of findings and things to keep in mind when thinking about on-page SEO for your website.

On-page SEO – The Summary table

Here’s a summary table that combines WooRank score and a number of other key on-page SEO elements we talked about. Please note, That WooRank score is out of 100.

On-page SEO factors affecting rankings (Part 2)

Yesterday I started looking at on-page SEO factors affecting rankings for top 5 performers on Google.ca for “calgary web design”. Today we’ll look at the contenders and their on-page SEO elements in more details.

On-page SEO review for top 5 listings

On-page SEO factors affecting rankings (Part 1)

If you simplify things a bit you can divide search engine optimization into two areas: on-page SEO and off-page. By now you and I know that it’s all about the balance between the two and both have to be developed in order for the site to rank high for select queries. Today and over the next 3 days I’ll take a look at an SEO experiment and see how much on-page SEO affects website rankings.