Name : Lance Bachmann
Title : President
Company : 1SEO.com
Type of Company : Search engine optimization company in Bucks County PA.
In recent times, Flickr has become one of the most popular image sharing sites in the world. It is loaded with features that can compete with the best of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. The kind of popularity it has gained backed by its structure and features, flicker has become an ideal source of optimization of search engines. Surprising isn't it? Yes, Flickr can be used for the benefit of image and other optimizations. YouTube, Flickr and other online social networking sites and communities are tools for Social Media Optimization (SMO) which deals in the publicity, promotion and advertisements of a specific product, any business or even persons in professional capacity or even by non-government organizations for social needs and humanitarian grounds.
The recent addition of video uploading facility of 90 seconds duration on Flickr is yet another step towards its popularity and yet another uplift towards the process of it being used as an optimization tool. The site can be used in various ways and for varied benefits. If it is being used for business purpose, then the profile ID can be secured and will be able to reflect the nature of one's business. It is a successful marketing tool. Image description can be added and the short write-up can serve the purpose of giving out the details of the business, product or the person. You can form groups and even invite people to join the groups thus giving an add-on benefit to your product or business marketing and is targeted towards sales.
Simple steps need to be followed if Flickr is used for search result optimizations. These steps are as follows:
- The person concerned must add a name to the image uploaded giving it the necessary description.
- The image must be tagged appropriately so that the associated users are able to find and access the image.
- The image must be set as viewable to all instead of restricting it to friends and family, thus providing it a mass publicity.
- A short write-up must be accompanied with the image so that it gives out the exact details of the purpose of the image, be it product related, or related to a business or individual.
- The images must be linked to the websites intended to be marketed, which will, in turn, improve the page rank apart from its publicity.
The images of the products can be used for efficient online shopping as most of internet users benefit from the comfort of shopping at home. By uploading images of the products, a person can put it on sale for online shoppers.
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