Optimizing blogger images with perfect settings to improve search visibility in google results.You might have know how important is SEO. SEO is key to traffic. Does optimizing image setting in blogger is essential ? If that’s your question then it is always yes. Many pro blogger’s through the internet shared this article. And it’s me right now. A quick example, you want a post on animated bullet list for blogger, then for better visibility you use google image search. You type there, finds many images exact to your search. Clicking on that image and visiting the page. Once check on your own and type the title of one of your posts and you notice that why your images are not appearing in search results if they are not optimized by using tags. Hope you got it? Confused ? Let me explain.
Tips to optimize images in blogger posts for SEO
Don’t upload your images to blogger without proper naming to it. You might have uploading many images to blogger, but are they in right way? See the below image first image if you download any image from web then the name of the file is. I used it, in this post and note the name of image in second image highlighted. I have not left it with default name 553494_4502387.jpg or any other. I have named it according to title of my post.
The above shown is download image, and I named it as ..
Secondly after uploading your image click on image and you find properties. Using alt tag is directly optimizing images for better SEO. In properties you find, Title and Alt.
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What is alt tag and how to use it in images ?
There has been a long explanation in google groups discussion about this issue. And, they clearly explained that, Alt text is meant to be an alternative information
source for those people who have chosen to disable images in their
browsers and those user agents that are simply unable to “see” the
images. It should describe what the image is about and get those
visitors interested to see it. When you click on properties the be image shows up.
Without an alt text an image will be displayed as an empty icon: In Internet Explorer Alt text also pops up when you hover over an image. Last year Google officially confirmed that it mainly focuses on an alt text when trying to understand what an image is about.
What is title tag ?
Image title (and the element name speaks for itself) should provide additional information and follow the rules of the regular title: it should be relevant, short, catchy and concise (a title “offers advisory information about the element for which it is set“). In FireFox and Opera it pops up when you hover over an image:
So based on the above, we can discuss how to properly handle them:
- the both tags are primarily meant for visitors
(though alt text seems more important for crawlers) – so provide
explicit information on an image to encourage them to view it or get
- include your main keywords in both of them but keep them different. Keyword stuffing in Alt text and Title is still keyword stuffing, so keep them relevant and meaningful.