news & tips.

blog.

home / blog / Images
Optimizing Photos

By Karen on October 22, 2018
Posted in How To, Images

Optimizing photos is more important than ever since large photos are a big factor in slowing down your site. And page load speed is an important factor to Google. Here are some directions that will help you optimize and reduce your photos: First, check the dpi and change it to 72 if it isn’t already. […]

Free Stock Photos

By Karen on March 24, 2016
Posted in Images

For the most catching website, the ideal imagery is professional shots of you, your staff and your company but if your budget is tight and you don’t have the money for a professional shoot the next best thing is stock photography. There are some great paid stock photo sites out there like istock and Big […]

Shrink Your File Size Before Posting

By Karen on March 17, 2014
Posted in Images

If you update your own website or post your own blogs, be sure your file sizes are optimized so they won’t slow down your site. If you use a photo editing program, be sure to “save for web”. Another option is to use these two great resources to shrink your image files: https://tinypng.com/ https://www.smushit.com/ysmush.it/ Learn […]

FREE and Copyright-Free Images

By Karen on November 21, 2012
Posted in Blog, Images

When you’re looking for images for a blog post or website, be sure the ones you pull from the web are copyright-free. Here are some good sources for FREE and copy-right free images: Google Advanced Search Images: 1. Type “Google Advanced Search Images” into Google search. 2. Choose “Google Advanced Search Images” (or click https://www.google.com/advanced_image_search). […]