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Images traffic a precursor to regular search traffic?
mikey158




msg:3874409
 4:45 pm on Mar 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

My 3 month old site finally starting getting some google love from google image search as of this past weekend. Was just wondering if anyone has seen this as a precursor to an increase in regular search traffic? (non images)

Also the tiny bit of non-image serach traffic has ticked up a little at the same time but not near as much as images.

 

tedster




msg:3874725
 11:18 pm on Mar 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

As far as I know, Image Search is a relatively separated out function at Google. I've never seen image traffic as an early sign that organic text search rankings are "on the way". Maybe others have?

idev




msg:3874731
 11:22 pm on Mar 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

A friend of mine gets 70% of his traffic out of the images on one of his website with people buying what he sells (not the images themselves).

mikey158




msg:3874772
 12:39 am on Mar 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

Also note that each day has seen an increase in the scope of keywords and traffic. I hope it never stops :)

tedster




msg:3874796
 1:16 am on Mar 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

each day has seen an increase in the scope of keywords and traffic

You are still speaking about Image searches, correct?

mikey158




msg:3875182
 2:43 pm on Mar 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

after some additional analysis, organic text search traffic DID start increasing at the same time as the images (% wise but not volume). Not sure if this is of meaning, but this all happened at approx 90 days of the site going live.

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