Do These 3 Easy Things To Your Photos to Get Found on Google

Updated: Jun 3


3 Easy Things to Do to your Photos to Get Found on Google

1. Have Photos (Or Video) on Every Page

2. What is Alternate Text and Why You Should Use it

3. Make sure your photos are the right size for wherever you are sharing them







1. Have Photos (Or Video) on Every Page

Where to Find Free Photos for my Website?

  • Pixabay.com

  • PickPic.com

  • Unsplash.com

2. Use Alternate Text

What Is Alternate Text on Photos

  • Alternate text is the text that appears if your photo doesn't load for some reason. Instead of your website visitors reading "Screenshot123" or "IMG_5324," name it something meaningful and use your keywords.

How to Add Alternate Text on Wix

  • Click the photo, then click the "settings" icon. In the box for "Alt Text" type in your alternate text; or

  • Double click the photo and view the "Alt Text" field, then type in your alternate text

3. Make sure your photos are the right size for wherever you are sharing them


What size photo do I need to share on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, or LinkedIn?

  • Requirements change all the time, and it can be hard to keep up with! Sprout Social does a great job keeping up with the requirements. You don't have to worry about making your photos perfect for every site, just your primary and secondary social media sites. https://sproutsocial.com/insights/social-media-image-sizes-guide/

What is the best image size for website performance?

  • Your website visitors want your website to be fast- and so does Google. The faster your images load, the better Google will rank your site. We recommend a 500 kb file size.

  • Use this site to determine how fast your website loads: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/


Taja Coleman

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I build brands for busy professionals who want a gorgeous design, an elevated customer experience, and want to get found on Google. I specialize in small, service based businesses.

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