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  • 2.  If you are ignoring the power of images in generating traffic to your website than it is your time to U turn.  The pages which are well equipped with images are ranked more in google search for organic traffic than the pages which has no images.
  • 3.  Follow the points listed below on how to get more traffic by using images and take advantages of Increase googles traffic by using images: • Alt Tag Description • Use of Sitemaps and Search Spiders • Identification of Author • Size of Image • Image File Name • Use of original and rare Image
  • 4.  It helps the search engines to identify the title, it’s content or subject of your image.  Additionally, an alt tag allows a user to know the content of the image, if he/she is not able to view it or browser doesn’t support the image.  Use simple English in description and yet is descriptive. Also involve your keywords properly.  If the image has a certain model/product number, add it in the description.
  • 5.  First, develop a sitemap and submit it to Google webmaster tools and different popular search engines.  Without un-indexed picture left in their databases, the Google ranking of your pages will automatically improve, as they search the pages.  There are a wide range of XML image sitemap plugins readily available, create your own and submit them.  Check on the Google image search after you submit. If you have done correctly, then your images should appear in the search.
  • 6.  The thumbnails of the writer which are displayed together with posts and articles may also helpful to improve the click through rate of your page.  Just an inclusion of attribute rel= “author” to get a the Google plus profile link or any other search engine’s link can result in impressive changes.
  • 7.  This may be a main problem in the optimization of images. Many people end up placing images of very high resolution, which takes up a high amount of data transfer usage to load the page and hence reduced and unsatisfied visitors.  The key is to keep the size of the image as small as possible. Use of technique of compression before publishing your image online will be more beneficial.  Second, keep the file format as JPG as it’s supported by almost all the browsers and it can be easily compressed.
  • 8.  Purposeful names of the images will help the search engines to link your image to particular keywords.  Use non-generic detailed and short names instead of using something ridiculous like “94574.jpg”.  Also, watermarks your images.
  • 9.  Google likes fresh and original content; the same concept also applies to an image.  It is advisable to always use an original image which has never been used on any website or blog.  Also an uncommon, classic, eye catching and fascinating image can do the magic to helping you get much more traffic from Google.
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