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Using duplicate image is bad for seo?

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  1. dipak777

    dipak777 Junior Member

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    Hello folks, Today I started to finish up my website thats has been unoutched from past couple of months.as the title say i just wanna know using another site images is bad for seo? although i have changed the meta tag by exif tag remover.so now is it okay to post the images in my website?
     
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    Hi D,
    One of developers told me to change the image some how. Reverse it , adjust the filter etc. G can catch duplicate pics. He is white hat
     
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    yes i have edited the image name also changed removed the meta tag.
     
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    better use 1 image each post or usage with unique title, description and alt title than use 1 image for several post, so you can get many advantage in google image search
     
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    so you are saying posting images from another site to my own is good?
     
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    posting images from another site will increase your page load time because of external http request and also increase your page size because you cannot optimize and compress it, also if those image deleted by the owner you get broken link. not good for SEO. better you reupload on your website with unique title, description and alt title than use 1 image for several post, so you can get many advantage in google image search
     
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    The more unique your website is the better. Adjusting the image tiny bit requires minimal work but can work wonders in long term - you probably have hundreds of images on your page.
     
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    Whenever I did image SEO, I got Page 1 rankings [in image search] by:

    1) Adding the ALT tag properly [nothing-like-this-with-dashes].
    2) Removing EXIF data
    3) Changing just a few pixels & [if no text on image] 180 degree left/right swap

    That's all I ever needed to do and Google loved every image [even the dupes]..
     
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    thanks that all i wanted to know
     
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    Glad to help.. 7 years of SEO knowledge.. I may not be the brightest, but I do have a lot of case studies to know what I do know..
     
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    It is better to have customized images for your website. It will help to optimize your page speed and Images are according to your content. This will lead to user oriented website.
     
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    Love people like this guy. He's honest, tried, tested and knows his limits.


     
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    Thanks for the kind words.. shucks!
     
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    Oh, I almost forgot to add this in.. whenever I did SEO to images [backlink building] GSA SER knocked it out the park for me.

    Obviously few people do Image SEO, so whenever you send links to it [make sure to clear cache and not have any ID tags in the URL bar] - send those links to the original image URL + the google image search URL. Total money!
     
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    It's not bad for SEO as many images are reused around the web in good faith. BUT, the owner of the image may send a note or start a DMCA take down for violating copyright.
     
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    This can happen.. but let me put the numbers out here for you..

    AND THIS IS WHAT I CAN PULL FROM MY HISTORY..

    1.12M links built
    5,216 images SEO'd
    0 DMCA requests

    Not that it cannot happen.. it can.. but the chances are something to take in stride with the business..
     
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    How do you know? You joined less than 2 weeks ago?
     
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    I read his post. Obvious you didn't. I've also lurked on here for 14 months. 4 hours every day or more.
     
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    OK sorry. xxx
     
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    Thanks for app. I respect that.

    I'm not being a jerk I want to ask a question.
    That guy said

    "I may not be the brightest but yada yada"

    Is that not a person being honest?
    He just admitted to being flawed. Is that not honest?