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Old 10-12-2010   #1
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Simple steps for image optimization

Hi Friends,

Here i am sharing some useful tips for image optimization.

Use keywords in the image file names.
Include keywords in the image alt tag.
Optimize the pages containing images.
Keep the image near supporting keywords rich content.
Limit the number of images per pages.
Use photo sharing sites. Apply captions and tags.

Also share your thoughts.
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Old 10-12-2010   #2
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

though not the latest date this article on SEO image optimization is another good one to read
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Old 10-13-2010   #3
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

Create image sitemap.xml and add to GWT http://www.google.com/support/webmas...?answer=178636
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

nice information... but one doubt, can we use same keyword for more than one alt tags? I mean if we use same keyword in alt tag for more images on the same page, is there any duplication violation like tat.. or keyword redundancy makes ur page to punish by google? plz discuss on this matter..
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Old 10-14-2010   #5
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

Good information "jag". By the way anybody knows the meaning of ALT text? It's Alternative Text.
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Old 10-15-2010   #6
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

ALT is an attribute and not a tag. It's an alternate text for an image initially used for browser agent and Search Engine at latter part made use of it for identifying the image information.

And having same keyword overloading to any part of html tags is just the same like keyword stuffing in content. Have keywords were required.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

but alt tags should be used - just vary and limit number
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Old 10-28-2010   #8
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Smile Re: Simple steps for image optimization

Hello friends.....

According to me there are six steps for the image optimization :-

1.Use keywords in the image file names.
2.Include keywords in the image alt tag.
3.Optimize the pages containing images.
4.Keep the image near supporting keyword rich content.
5.Limit the number of images per page.
6.Use photo sharing sites.Apply captions and tags.

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Old 11-02-2010   #9
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

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Hello friends.....
Use keywords in the image file names.
Thanks.....
It was an effective way for sure, but Due to the amount of abuse, like people stuff their website with keywords everywhere, keywords really have very less relevance to the search engines anymore. I would suggest use keywords for your own site's categorization of content.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

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keywords really have very less relevance to the search engines anymore.
You might want to modify that or clarify that a little more. Keywords still matter to a website - and to the search engines.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

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Good information "jag". By the way anybody knows the meaning of ALT text? It's Alternative Text.
Its means alternate text to an image. alternate text is really important to an image.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

it is the text a blind viewer can have read
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

are you really trying to just optimize the image for ranking in the image engine
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Old 11-18-2010   #14
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

Hi spinxwebdesign,

As you said that all things are very important for image optimization. one more thing I would like add is :
Use the Image Optimization tool which help you better.

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Old 12-14-2010   #15
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

Thats great info. Thanks for sharing useful tips. Actually, I am learning on page and I am searching for this.
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Old 12-16-2010   #16
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

alt tag is an very important factor in seo point of view
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Old 12-17-2010   #17
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

The simple tips are really simple. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

To optimize an image, no doubt is really effective for a site as search engine crawlers can't see images. Putting good keywords relevant to a site in image 'alt' tag really does matter for a site as far it’s ranking in the serp is concerned.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

As search engine can't see image, alt tag is for that image for search engine purpose is necessary. Relavent alt tag of image will provide better result.
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Re: Simple steps for image optimization

thanks for the valuable information. it helps a lot
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