Friday, June 12, 2009

How do Search Engines "Read" your Photos and Images?

Say a search engine crawls your site. How can it "see" or read your images or photos? It cannot, unless you have Alt Tags describing the images.

Alt Tags are descriptive words for images and other items that cannot normally be read by search engines such as Google.

A picture is worth 1,000 words! But not to search engines!

Adults are more attracted to pictures than words. Out attention spans are minimal when reading long dissertations. If you have a product that is best described with a photo, make sure you include the “Alt=” parameter to describe it.

Optimize your photos and images through DIY Search Engine Optimization tips. More E-marketing do it yourself tips available at DIYwebJem.

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