How to Optimize Your Content for Flickr and Slideshare?


To grab the highest ranking in a search engine’s pages, you must perform a decent SEO for your website. There are many tried and tested ways available in the SEO field, to enhance the search ranking of your page. Furthermore, one more way by which you can increase the search ranking is with the help of social media tools like the Flickr and Slideshare.

Flickr and Slideshare are the two most widely used social media websites used worldwide to share thoughts and data to the other people. Hence the content posted in these websites can enhance the ranking of your webpage or content in a shorter time period in comparison to using other SEO tools. In this article, we are showing some basic ways to optimize the content on these two websites, in order to generate the traffic to your own webpage.

Optimizing the Content for Flickr

The First thing that should be taken care of while posting the image in the Flickr is the image title and its description. Although these things do not seem to have much importance while dealing the images just as a post, but when they are considered to generate the traffic or for SEO purposes, then they are of equal importance as any other SEO element.

The image title, its description and the tags helps to increase the search ranking. You can also add the back link to the image description to act as a back-link to your webpage. This will not only increase the chances to appear your page on the top search results but also make your post look more professional.

Apart from the above listed elements, another element in Flickr that plays an important role in enhancing the search ranking is the heading given to the image. The heading or more commonly known as the H1 tag for the image is used as the page name, once the image is opened. Hence, cleverly chosen keyword for the H1 tag further increases the probability of increasing the ranking.

Optimizing Content for the Slideshare

The slideshare is commonly used to share the PowerPoint presentation among the business partners or the colleagues. However, it can also be used for various other purposes like the generating traffic to personal website or to increase the search rankings for different search engines.

The elements that play an important role while optimizing the content in Slideshare for the SEO purposes are the title, header, description of the slide, and the meta data for the slide content. Just as Flickr, the header act as the tag for the slide and the search engines searches the data by the keywords placed in the H1 tag. Furthermore,the data entered in the Meta description plays a vital role to search the data over the internet. The search engines look for these elements for a particular keyword, instead searching the data written in the slides.

So, if you are looking for an easy and quick way to increase search ranking of your page or website, then it is advised that you should follow the above listed tips, so that you can appear in the top search results.

Author Bio:- Jason Smith is an online consultant for Maxwell, Software for accounting. Jason likes blogging about online strategies that are related to SEO, Content, PPC & Lead generation. In his free time he likes to study about web designing and practice Jiu Jitsu.


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