SEO for Images: See What You’re Missing in Your Visual Search Strategy

Don’t know how to grab traffic from Google for the images yet? Here’s what you all must know about visual search.


The images talk more than the words if you know. For the pretty simple reasons that something inferred is more comprehensive and easy to remember than something without visuals. 


Now ever since the digital world has arrived it ain’t hard for users to grab information online and interpret especially from the visuals because they speak more than the words. 


For a fact that images can be optimized as well to bring more traffic on the cup. If you don’t know it yet, tools like an assistant, lens, image search, and related tools from Google relieve you with that.


You would be missing upon so much if you don’t understand the potential in the image search or visuals now. Because they are your treasury for the traffic and in every way leads to good conversions.


SEJ eSummit session gave a detailed overview of visual search. Gianluca Fiorelli presented the implication of it.


The natural means of browsing 


Have you ever wondered, why most of the social media platforms stress the images as their strategy to promote than the content in the blog?


A simple answer to this is a pictorial representation has become the way to commune to a brain as it gets wired to the visuals. And optimizing your site for visual search will be more beneficial. 


The price of information is more viable through visuals not just for intellectual data but to communicate with one another and as to shop.


The successful trend changers like Instagram, Amazon, and even virtual overstated reality in Google convened the images are the most productive asset.  


On a market level research images have proven its importance in shopping. On the other hand, images are surfed more by the youth for various purposes. 


Earlier it was hard to infer the images as bots can not read images just like how it reads a text but now the technological improvements have surpassed this issue as well over time.


The question is who has been investing in the visual search?


This talks more about the perception of the data in the real-world to prove our point of conversation.


On the lists, it is obvious to hear brands from fashion. Some of those who come on the lists are as follow.

Walmart, Ikea, Idealista.


The point is, if you believe, this as an element to give to the users, you can deduce a list of products. Already, Pinterest, Amazon, Facebook speaks a lot about this. 


How the marketers can look at is that, on a click of an image a product is on the cart that collects penny for you. In other words, conversions!


Google is the spot for your business. Now, how do we say that? Google was all about “Image search” previously. Now it’s visibility is more with merging an “Image search” with  “Visual search”.


In the future, it is obvious to look for “Conversational search“, here all three forms such as texts, visuals, and voice will work in harmony to give out a better result.


How Google images work?


The source for almost all the website holders to attain traffic and the clicks to their websites is GOOGLE, a popular search engine in Dubai. 


They are made of Title Tags, Paid, and organic  Shopping results.

Let’s look into each one of them…


Tags: the one on the crown of the individual page, is what we are referring to. And that is the entity to the quest you have on the search engine.

visual search

Now the amazing part is if you click on any and press back button, on the search result it would show the tags related to your current as well as previous search. 


Paid Shopping results: On a desktop, if you view Google, the images come with a label.

On a click on it, a structured data appears, I.e. The name tag, product description, product schema. 

Must say a richer way to depict the data.


Organic shopping: On a mobile, image search for the products comes with a product label that implies it is a product. Along with which a description can also be seen


Another feature like Google collection allows users to search for the image, save it and as well recover it for further research.


Google image search is made good for mobile with the collection feature. While on the desktop it is direct with full screen.


How to find the image search needs?


You can use tools like SEMrush, Moz, and others for this task.


If SEMrush, Project > Research > filter.


This aids in looking for search engine results that have ads, shopping, and an image box.


The images are not just limited to the google image but also the events, videos, logo, film, local businesses, product, live streaming, and services.


Google allows us to put images with a pixel of 1200 wide. And also to keep in mind images must be available.


They ain’t just found in image boxes but also in featured snippets.

How to get noticed in visual search?


          Here are the tips.


  1.   Utilize an illustrative image name.
  2.   Put in alt text and that must be relevant.
  3.   Enhance inscriptions.
  4.   Image story.
  5.   Build  XML Sitemaps.
  6.  The content encircling the images should be compatible with another.




Utilizing pictures and visuals is the most regular approach to look at. In any case, enhancing for this isn’t just about alt labels. Google proposes reasonable procedures and suggestions to assist you in utilizing pictures effectively. Try not to disregard or think little of the intensity of picture and visual pursuit. Begin winning traffic from visual search.