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Making Your Portfolio Site More Accessible

SEO 101: AccessibilityAccessibility and search engine optimization go hand-in-hand.If you make your site highly accessible, you can be fairly certain that your content isoptimized for search engines.In fact, it often helps to think of search engines as people visiting your site with a screen reader.While there are guidelines for website accessibility, the most important elements of accessibility and SEO are as follows:* Provide alternative text for images* Provide text... continue reading

Have a Website? Secrets to Effective Linking

Links are a huge component of SEO.Most people know that inbound links coming to your site are a great way to increase your traffic and SEO, but what people often overlook is the links on their site.Whether you are linking to other pages within your site (internal links) or pages on a different site (external links) it is important to build them semantically.Link Text, Link Titles and SEOWhen creating links, it’s always important to use relevant link text rather than something generic... continue reading

Page Structure and Tags: What Does it Mean for Your Website?

In our continuing series on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), one element of SEO that people often overlook is the structure of a page and the underlying code being used for that page.Not only is important for the visual appeal of your viewers, but it can make a big difference in how your site is perceived by a search engine. It is extremely important to make sure that your pages are laid out efficiently and that you are using the appropriate tags in your code.Some important things to keep in... continue reading

SEO 101: Page Titles and Meta Elements

In our ongoing series on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), we’ve covered almost everything that you can actually see on the page and how it impacts SEO. We’ve gone over the development of keywords and content and choosing the most effective domain name and URL structure. The last thing that is visible to the human eye is page titles, then we’ll start getting into the behind the scenes code that optimizes your site for search engines.Page TitlesSince the majority of photography portfolio... continue reading

Have a Portfolio Site? Increase Your Traffic

Last week I posted an article about the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and some of the things that you can do to increase the ranking of your own site to get it noticed. With lots of well-received feedback and an engaging discussion as it relates to you as photographers, in particular photographers with portfolio sites, we've moved ahead on the series and present you with "SEO 101: Domain Names and URL Structure."Learn more about what URL structure is, and take a look at why domain... continue reading

Have a Personal Photography Site? Tips to Get it Noticed.

As a photographer myself with a website of my own, I spent a lot of time trying to get my work to appear in the top results of search engines. Perhaps you've heard of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) but don't understand what it's about. Perhaps you've never taken the time to fully optimize your site because it sounds too difficult. Well, SEO is often misunderstood, and a lot of people think it is something that only a web developer can do by refactoring some code under the hood of their website.... continue reading

Max 20 keywords?

I am getting crazy when it comes to keywording. So I try to KISS (keep it simple stupid :)))Now I am experimenting with giving not more than 20 keywords to each photos. It helps focusing on the most relevant points.This image contains lots of keywords, but the search when it wasactually sold was really simple (budapest, food, dinner, market, meat, outdoor, hungary). So now it seems, that with 7 keywords I would have achieved the same result, without the fancy others.(now it has:... continue reading

Understanding search engine visibility

Recently I spent some time to do a descent research to improve my (today's and future) image visibility. DT web site is very well optimized for search engines (SEO). This means that whatever we do with our image title, description and keywords (along with other elements) is reflecting our image visibility, not just on DT but worldwide. Believe it or not, images are known worldwide and can be found over Google, Yahoo, MSN and others. I mostly refer to Google in following article.Considering Google... continue reading

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