Optimizing Your Images "alt" Attribute
Did you know that any images on your page can help your listings too? Each
image on your page can include a keyword phrase or two that relates to the
image. This text will also show up & help those that may have their images
turned off when visiting your site. This does not work for all engines, but it
certainly does not hurt so we recommend you give it a try where you can.
What it looks like:
<IMG SRC="SubmitItLogo.gif" width="10" height="10" alt="Submit It! Web Site
Where it belongs:
You can add the "alt" attribute to any image on your page.
We do not recommend using more than a brief sentence or two to describe an
Be sure to use the keyword phrases that you also used in the
copy of your page,
meta description, and
Do not try to cram a bunch of keywords into the "alt" attribute. We
recommend using no more than 2-3 per image.
Describe the image - do not just list keywords.
The "alt" attribute is also a good place for misspellings and plural
keyword phrases that you may not have used elsewhere.
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