Optimizing images for search can help boost your ranking.
Images are a huge part of any website, and they frequently place the largest burden on a site in terms of page load speed. Optimizing your site’s image files provides numerous opportunities to enhance performance as well as potentially boost search rankings for your content.
Check out this article on image optimization over at Shopify for an overview plus tips on everything from file type to using Content Delivery Networks to serve your graphics:
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Jacqueline Harvey is a regular contributor to New Example’s SEM Center. Jax brings more than 15 years of technical SEO, web development, UX design, and ecommerce strategy experience to the team through our partnership with Yummy Consulting, where she is Principal Consultant.
New Example Internet Consulting is a Florida, New York, and Los Angeles based Search Engine Marketing agency that delivers comprehensive, integrated Technical SEO solutions and Pay-Per-Click advertising campaign plans developed using proven SEM strategies that meet, and exceed, the search engine industry’s current best practices.