When reading posts and articles on various blogs and websites, you will definitely respond differently if they include images in the text or not.
The articles with images evoke more emotions so you remember them longer, and they are also very helpful if they are part of a tutorial.
Aside from the visual appeal and usefulness, images also play a role in the search engine optimization of a website. When you optimize images properly, it will helps in the overall SERP’s of your website and increase its functionality.
3 important elements of optimizing images
- Make sure that the image you upload to your blog post has your chosen keyword in the name of the image.
internetmarketing.jpg is an example
We use Market Samurai for the keyword research. It is the best keyword software on the market.
- Make sure that the image you upload to the server is small enough so that it does not influence your website’s loading time. Reduce the image size before uploading. For storing larger files, a great idea is to use Amazon S3.
- Pay attention to the alt text of your image. It should also include your keyword. This is the only element of your image description that is visible to the robots crawling and indexing your websites.