Question: If we have an image with keywords on it, will Google pick up the alt image tag and count it as keyword for our site?
Answer: Yes, images are a great help to SEO if the ALT attribute is used. We will discuss this next Monday in the class on page tags. So you are right on target – create images on your site, and place SEO-friendly keywords in the ALT attribute.
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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