If you’re a blogger, then you probably already know how important it is to add relevant, quality images to your posts. Photos, illustrations and other imagery help make your content more appealing and break up blocks of text nicely. You should always use at least one image per post, and multiple images if your posts are lengthy. Not only do images make your content more enjoyable to read, they can also help you with Search Engine Optimization. In this post, you will learn how to make sure that all images you use on your site are optimized in regards to file name, size, alternative text (very important!), topic relevance, placement and more. Table of Contents 1. Selecting the right image 2. Choosing the best file format 3. Mixing it up 4. Using descriptive file names 5. Writing captions when needed 6. Making sure you use alt text 7. Paying attention to image placement 8. Sizing images correctly 9. Compressing your files 10. Conclusion Selecting the right image Before you start optimizing images, you’ll first need to find the right ones for your post (or page). A good image will have the same subject/s as your blog post, help emphasize your writing and effectively enhance
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