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    Question Naming Images


    As a photographer of course images are a huge part of my website.

    I am wondering if it is better to name images in photoshop data or how to name my images. I have a friend who swears by images alone she is ranking because of how she names her images (which she wont share with me because she is local - I don't blame her) So I am on here to try to find the best and most effective way to name images or how many images should be shown per blog post. This same photographer has no blog - I have no idea wher her content is or why and how she is number one for so so many target keywords used in photography.

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    This in fact does help with SEO. Give the pictures names that are descriptive of the picture.

    So if it is a picture of a newborn, the alt-img text could be "6 week old newborn", also name the picture as well, in this instance maybe, "newborn-baby-boy.jpg".
    (think in terms of keywords when you name the pictures, and also your alt image text as well, but do not go over board)

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    Get yourself a copy of screaming frog, analyze your friend's site and see for yourself what she is naming the files, as well as what she uses for image alt text.
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    Great, thank you
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    How to search image in google from google search images engine??
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    The Google image search is actually a little bit interesting. If Google are being honest, then there is technology at foot to start to recognise images, but I suspect its also taking account of the file name.

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