|Weekly SEO news: 24 November 2009|
to the latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at Google Image Search. Being listed with the right image for the right search term can bring the right visitors to your website. We have six tips that help you to get your images on Google's first results page.
In the news: Google is testing a new local AdWords display type and displays site hierarchies in search results, Bing updates their algorithms and gains market share and more.
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|1. Image optimization: get more visitors by being listed at the very top of Google's search results|
Google Images has indexed billions of images. If your image can be found for the right keyword, then you will get targeted visitors to your website.
Why images can help you to get more visitors
How to optimize your images so that they can be found
Make sure that the image that you optimize for your keyword also looks attractive. If no-one wants to click on the image then it won't help your website if the image can be found on Google's first result page.
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
|3. New in IBP: Google Universal results|
IBP's ranking checker now supports Google Universal results
If you check the position of your website in Google's search results with IBP's ranking checker then you can now choose if IBP should also consider Google Maps and Google News results.
IBP enables you to choose whether you just want to check the regular website results or if you also want to include the local search and news results. You can download the trial here.
Using current tools is very important for search engine optimization. Things that worked last year might not work today. IBP is always up-to-date with the latest algorithms of Google and all other major search engines.
|4. Success stories|
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|5. Copyright issues|
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