Image Optimization

  • Why site speed is as important as ever on the visual web

    … In 2017 there has been a lot of focus around the impending mobile-first index and serving content through HTTPS. But there have also been two other important unfashionable topics lingering in the shadows: cybersecurity and site speed. Since 2010, Google have publicly acknowledged that they take into account page load speed and site speed…

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  • 5 UX best practices for a search engine focused website

    … = $. It is worthless and pointless to drive traffic to your site unless that traffic is qualified. Likewise, your website design is a waste of time if you don’t have any traffic to convert. Together, the focus of SEO and UX needs to be on the intent of your website visitors so that your business has a website that converts visitors into customers…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 21 readers -
  • How to scale web design to improve page loading speed

    … You might be thinking, what’s the fuss about website speed? What is important about the average page loading speed? According to Aberdeen Group, a 1-second delay in page load time yields: 11% fewer page views A 16% decrease in customer satisfaction A 7% loss in conversions Amazon reported an increased revenue of 1% for every 100…

    Search Engine Watchin How To's- 32 readers -
  • How to optimize your mobile site speed: Testing for issues

    … The right picture is very useful on mobile and responsive websites. But images that are too large, too numerous and unnecessary simply slow down page load times and get in the way of the users reading and doing what they need to do. The problem: the size of webpages sent to mobile phones has quadrupled in just five years. The main cause: images…

    Search Engine Watchin How To's- 24 readers -
  • How to create SEO-friendly content

    … keyword in the headline can also be a good idea, but don’t try too hard to include it. Use power words and avoid redundancy to create a clear and appealing result. Aim for a headline of 55-60 characters, as this is what Google will display on the SERP. Also, make sure that your URL is relevant to the title, rather than a sequence of numbers that only…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content How To's- 22 readers -
  • How To Optimize Your WordPress Images With ShortPixel Plugin

    … This week we’ve been covering how to improve the performance and speed of your WordPress website. Once you have ensured the basics are taken care of, it’s important to make sure images used throughout your website have been optimized to load fast. If you’re using photos taken from an iPhone or a digital camera, it’s likely […] The post How To Optimize Your WordPress Images With ShortPixel Plugin appeared first on Startup Hero. …

    Ryan Gray/ IMGRINDin Blogging How To's- 17 readers -
  • Getting Ready for 2017: Creative Resources

    … It’s about that time of year. Pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween candy have made their debut, reminding us that 2017 is just around the corner. Yes, the holiday season is upon us, but it’s also time to start planning your marketing budget, resources, and strategy for the new year! To get you into the right mindset, Boost Media shares…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlog- 27 readers -
  • The Blogger’s Guide To Optimizing Images For The Web

    …. Since response time and network latency is reduced, the images download much faster, reducing page load time. Blogging Wizard uses MaxCDN, but there are other quality providers like Amazon’s Cloudfront or KeyCDN. Even the popular CloudFlare, which isn’t strictly a CDN, offers a CDN for free and is easy to set up in most shared hosting packages…

    Blogging Wizardin Blogging- 29 readers -
  • Guide to Getting Started with Facebook Ads: Creative

    … Continuing our getting started guide for Facebook Ads, Boost Media will key in this week on how to generate effective creative for Facebook ads. If you haven’t already, check out the first installment of this series where we cover Facebook Ad objectives, budget, and campaign management practices; and the second installment, where we review…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlog- 26 readers -
  • Make Your Mark On Facebook Canvas

    … If you haven’t yet heard about Facebook Canvas, or you’re looking for insight on how to tackle this new advertising modality, we urge you to read on. Facebook Canvas is a full-screen mobile ad experience, enabling users to interact with branded content that loads as much as 10 times faster than a typical mobile landing page, and is intended…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlogin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Pin Your Marketing Efforts on Pinterest, or Risk Missing Out

    … Right now, Pinterest is a wide-open field of opportunity for marketers who are looking for ways to extend their advertising horizon. And while there isn’t a lot of hard-core data yet to back Pinterest as a viable direct-response machine, there’s an awful lot of promising evidence cropping up. From a growing interest in Pinterest’s visual search…

    Karen Amundson/ BoostBlogin Social- 22 readers -
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