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Whether Image is essential in each blog post?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by kittyluver, Feb 16, 2009.

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    Do you think image is necessary to get more visitors in each blog post? I expect more replies from the experienced bloggers...
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    kittyluver, Feb 16, 2009 IP
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  2. deluxdon

    deluxdon Catch Me If You Can...!!!™ Staff

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    If you are blogging about technology,health,travel then image is somewhat necessary in each post IMO to attract more visitors. Using image you can explain little bit more.

    DON.
     
    deluxdon, Feb 16, 2009 IP
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  3. Civin

    Civin Active Member

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    I would say it more depends on what type of content you are showing to your readers. From my experience however the majority of readers of entertaining niches will prefer having pictures if they are related to your post. More informational based niches, unless a photo is required or 100% relates to what your writing on, aren't as necessary.
     
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    getadviced Well-Known Member

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    using images will bring more color to the pages and readers will like post with an image than post with only letters.
    We should include atleast one picture in every post we make, thats my opinion
     
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  5. pipes

    pipes Prominent Member

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    Not neccessary, but i like to put them in when i can.
     
    pipes, Feb 16, 2009 IP
  6. Dean_Saliba

    Dean_Saliba Well-Known Member

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    I don't put that many in and my blogs do OK at the moment.
     
    Dean_Saliba, Feb 16, 2009 IP
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    Swiftblade Peon

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    It will bring out the blog post as well as the whole blog itself. So i would say if best, yes try putting images in each blog post. however if the images are totally irrelevant, don't put them in for the sake of putting something.
     
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    gr8liverpoolfan Notable Member

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    Depends on your niche as several people have already pointed out, but a picture in your post will do no harm.

    After all, a picture can say a thousand words ;)

    Getting pics can be difficult if you want to do it the legal way though.
     
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    It's always better to have image in the post, but it's not necessary.
     
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    sachamps Peon

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    I think its more of an aesthetic requirement than anything else, I tend to think a blog post looks a little bland without any images in it.

    But strictly speaking, it isn't really necessary.
     
    sachamps, Feb 17, 2009 IP
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    Noddegamra Peon

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    I would say yes. It makes each blog post stand out more. A lot of visitors get turned off by a huge wall of text.
     
    Noddegamra, Feb 17, 2009 IP
  12. kittyluver

    kittyluver Notable Member

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    #12
    Yess...I agree it depends in niche. will anybody confirms whether make money online niche needs image?
     
    kittyluver, Feb 17, 2009 IP
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    pcsourcepoint Peon

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    I have had comments more about the images in my blog, than the actual content, and both were unrelated. Also, people use Google search for images, and maybe it's possible to take advantage of that to highlight/promote your blog or the individual post...
     
    pcsourcepoint, Mar 13, 2009 IP
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    Do you like books without images ? Mostly No.
    So, blogs with images - more favourable
     
    motherknucker, Mar 13, 2009 IP
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    mspennylane Active Member

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    I don't think images are necessary. The general layout of the post, however, is important. This sometimes includes adding an image, but also means splitting content into subheadings, using short paragraphs and so on.
     
    mspennylane, Mar 13, 2009 IP
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    It's not *necessary*, but makes it a lot more interesting. I often notice that when I forget to add an image, people (in general) don't engage with the post as much.
     
    WebGeek182, Mar 13, 2009 IP