Image Marketing Checklist For Quality ContentPosted by TotalDC
If you are working on a website or managing a business account, you should already know about the importance of quality content. Be specific, be relatable, be innovative, be creative – these rules apply not only to text, but every different kind of content you create. Let me show you an in-depth image marketing checklist and the main things you should know when uploading pictures or any visual content to your website or social media.
Correct Image Format
If you use any type of modern technology in general, you should probably already be somewhat familiar with a few different image and photo formats, used widely on the internet and social media platforms. These are the most useful formats for any business marketing needs: JPG, JPEG, PNG, SVG. But which one should you use and why?
JPG or JPEG – Best use are for photos and images, they are used in social media platforms, etc.
PNG – For logo making, icons, you can have transparent backgrounds with this one. Useful for creating content.
SVG – Vector icons, logos. Another useful format when creating branding and content.
File Size And File Dimensions
Website needs a lot of information and files and for it to work properly you need to make sure that file sizes are correct and do not exceed the maximum specifications.
These are the sizes for images and photos for a website:
JPG or JPEG – Max 150KB
PNG – 100KB
SVG – 50KB.
Best image dimensions to use are these:
Full size – 1920 x 1080 px
2 Column website – 800 x 800 px
3 Column website – 400 x 400 px
Alt Tags And Description
Don’t be neglecting image alt tags and descriptions – these are the main things you need to be seen by search engines. Always include clear tags and descriptions on what is shown in the picture, because search engine can only understand the meaning of the image be reading these.
Use Tools To Help You Create
Don’t be afraid to use software or online tools to make your image game stronger. From free-to-use image sites to photo editing and so much more, you can find that creating quality content is not so difficult if you know which tools to use. Want to know more? Check out my favorite image processing tools in this post here.