How to Optimize Your Photos for Search Engines

If you want your photos to be viewed by more people searching the web, especially if you have an online photo business, this article is a must-read. If you're not naming your images carefully when you publish them online, you may never get any views. This article will give you all the info you need.

Jeff Guyer writes:

Since we are photographers, though, making sure our text is SEO-friendly is only half the battle. Yes, we want people to read our blogs or find our professional websites, but we have an added hurdle to cross. We need people to find our photos as well. Think about the millions upon millions of websites dancing around on the web in all of their binary glory. Our SEO choices help search engines like Google understand what is on our websites, hopefully drawing the distinctions that will place our sites above the competition’s in the results list. In order for photographers to do that effectively, however, we also have to be careful about how we name our images.

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