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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Purposeful names of the images will help the
search engines to link your image to particular
Use non-generic detailed and short names instead
of using something ridiculous like “94574.jpg”.
Also, watermarks your images.
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.