Question: All the images on the home remedies page have the same text for “alt”. Will that hurt you in ranking or is it OK to have all images have the same “alt” text?
Question: What can you do to make the PDFs more noticeable by Google. Is there something you can do with keywords or something like “alt” to make it most noticeable by Google?
Answer: On your IMAGE tags, use the ALT attribute to define each of them. You don’t have to do everything, over the top – that can be too much… but be sure to define SOME of the ALT attributes to be keyword heavy.
As for your second question on PDF’s… recognize that, first, Google doesn’t like PDF’s and strongly favors HTML. That said, here are strategies for PDF –
But again, for SEO purposes, recognize that Adobe PDF is extremely weak and not recommended for SEO purposes. HTML is the language of SEO.
Got a question? Click this link to email Jason or call 888-993-1122. Dr. Jason McDonald is founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He teaches the SEO training classes for the group, and therefore provides most of the SEO tips for this blog. His goal with this blog is to provide an easy 'one-stop shop' for the busy marketer looking for tips, tricks, and secrets on how to get to the top of Google and Bing for free using proven SEO tactics. When not dreaming up SEO tips, Dr. McDonald lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two dogs, a cat, four iguanas and twelve children (just kidding). Really you read down to the bio on this guy? Enjoy the blog.
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