SEO for Photographers – A Necessary Evil

SEO for Photographers? Well, SEO isn’t simple. If someone tells you it is, they’re lying. SEO takes time, energy, research, testing and learning.

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a web site from search engines via organic/algorithmic search results.

There are many components to boosting SEO, and thus boosting PageRank.

SEO Components

  • On-Site Optimization
  • Keywords
  • Backlinks & Link Building
  • Image ALT Attribute
  • Page/Post Titles
  • Page/Post URL Slug
  • Page/Post Word Count
  • Meta Title, Description & Keyword (Google no longer looks at keywords, but Bing does)
  • Site Speed
  • Advertisements (Too much is bad)
  • Social Media Activity
  • Local SEO
  • Meta Geo-location
  • Open Graph
  • Site Traffic
  • Domain Registration Age & Expiration
These and more makes SEO very difficult, but at the same time, SEO is a necessary evil.

SEO for Photographers

I have written about SEO for Photographer many times in the past. If you would like to learn more, please give these articles a good read.

SEO for Photographers


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Thank you for reading the Scott Wyden Imagery blog. I am a Manalapan, New Jersey Photographer sharing my passion for photography any way I can. I am also the Community & Blog Wrangler at Photocrati, teaching other photographers on how to increase business with their website.

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