6 Awesome Link Building Tips for Photographers

On April 20th, 2012, wrote:

Links are a very important element when it comes to search engine optimization. Sites that have many quality links coming in from other websites are usually ranked higher than those that have fewer incoming links. How do you leverage the power of SEO to get others to discover your images? The following are some awesome link building tips for photographers. 1. Build links slowly You need to come up with a strategy for building links gradually. If you build 40 links in a single day and then go for a whole month with no new links, your rankings might improve for one day only, and then go down for the rest of the month. Search engines value websites or blogs which have consistent activity, whether it is building incoming links or posting fresh content. 2. Join photographer communities Find communities and forums for photography and create a profile. Remember to include a link to your site in the profile. Each – Read the full article

5 Great Reasons to Use Photos in Your Articles

On November 18th, 2011, wrote:

As writers, we love what we do. (Right?) We are able to put information, ideas, and opinions in print to help our readers. As a bonus, we get paid for it. It doesn’t matter what our style is; formal, editorial, or whimsical, our words can send a powerful message to readers. And if we want to capture and hold our audience’s attention, we know that a compelling message with strong headlines and a decent flow of ideas are a must. For the longest time I was convinced that my words alone could paint the perfect portrait. Then I realized that perhaps my words alone were not enough. Simply constructing the proper syllables didn’t always capture the targeted audience. However, the right photo will typically catch the eye of most people. Even the best writers have benefited from using photos in magazines. Why not blogs? How to Find the Right Photo There are two options when you are considering the addition – Read the full article