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How important are images to your site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by PandaDomo, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. PandaDomo

    PandaDomo Senior Member

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    Like the title says, how important is it to have images on each post/page? I know you should have it, but I mean like is it fine to use pictures just taken off of Google images or should I used PLR/Stock photos?
     
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    kideze Elite Member

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    images are very important. Any images are better then none so yes ones from google are fine
     
  3. PandaDomo

    PandaDomo Senior Member

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    Yes, but would it be better to use more unique images?
     
  4. Lalalaenhund

    Lalalaenhund Power Member

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    I don't think that matters at all.
     
  5. MaverickonRoids

    MaverickonRoids Power Member

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    Just make sure you at least credit the source just to be safe. The last thing you need is people getting their lawyers after you, if you piss off the wrong person.
     
  6. Maja92

    Maja92 Regular Member

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    one of my sites gets 15 - 20 unique visitors a day from Google images, so yes always use images within posts/articles :)
     
  7. Mkaren

    Mkaren Newbie

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    There are different uses of images..other use it for google, other use it for optimization and some use it for only user alone..I use images just to draw attention regardless if its been indexed by google or not its not important to me..though I'm not saying its not important to everybody...just a sharing:eek:
     
  8. camuk

    camuk Junior Member

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    Yes images are important, remember some images found on google are subject to copyright, but I've never worried too much about that, and I'm sure most people don't also. I do just change the size though, e.g. 300x400 original, i change it too 295x395. I don't do it in wordpress, I do it on my hdd. Don't know if it matters though! Remember to add good keyword optimized title and alt tags, they they will be indexed in google images and you'll get a few hits from them!
     
  9. ChelsieStiman1687

    ChelsieStiman1687 Newbie

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    just as important as text.
     
  10. Zoco1

    Zoco1 Regular Member

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    They draw traffic from G images and also reduce the bounce rate (the visitors stay longer on your site), so yes they are important. 2-3 images in a post will make a difference of how long the user stays on that page.