Say what?! Yes! It’s time to correctly tag your images that you are using within your blog posts. Did you know that Google “reads” your images within your website and blog posts? Well I’m here to tell you that they do, and it’s really important that you utilize this added way to optimize your blog posts for getting better ranking on the search engines.
So here’s a quick video on how to correctly tag images in your blog posts.
Note: This all comes back to properly RESEARCHING and USING your keyword phrases. If you haven’t done this yet, or don’t know what I’m talking about, you can read more about keyword research and recommendation in our previous post.
Our finished tagged image looks like this:
Once you have added the tags, when hovering over the image, you will see the “real estate blogging” keyword phrase pop up which is what not only the search engines will “read”, but also what your readers will see too. To me there is nothing worse than hovering your mouse over an image and seeing something like “stpe123.jpg” wouldn’t you agree?
Another quick tip when it comes to correctly tagging your images is to check out websitegrader.com where they will grade your blogsite and even tell you how many of your images are not correctly tagged.