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Search Basics for Images October 18, 2010

Posted by Edwin Ritter in Trends.
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Baby steps here on ways to improve SEO results with images. I have ruminated before on communicating sans words.   Improving search result with your images can be achieved by adding a few meta terms.

Here is a recent post from SEOMoz on somebasic ways to improve search results for images. The video clip talks about the following SEO topics:

  1. File Name – descriptive
  2. Duration – specify how long the video is
  3. Alt Text – variation summary
  4. Surrounding text – brief overview about the piece

Metrics can be collected on each of the topics above. Also, you can collect data on various forms of engagement

  1. # watched only the beginning
  2. # watched to the middle
  3. # watched entire clip

While not a great embedd, as an alternative to the above link, you can use the link to watch the White Board Friday video :

 

http://seomoz-cdn.wistia.com/flash/embed_player_v1.1.swf

// SEOmoz – SEO Software

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Comments»

1. baby kleidung - October 20, 2010

Hi, for some reason when I place your feed into google reader, it won?t work. Can you give me the RSS link just to be sure I?m using the most appropriate one?

Edwin Ritter - October 21, 2010

Try these links. Not sure why the normal URL does not work – have nto heard about this before.

Google Reader link
http://www.google.com/reader/link?url=https://efr0702.wordpress.com/&title=https://efr0702.wordpress.com/

Short URL as direct link
http://wp.me/pu72n-ap

Edwin Ritter - October 22, 2010

I added feedburner for the RSS feed…

http://feeds.feedburner.com/RittersRuminationsRamblings


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