on The Write Life:
You’re a writer and your words are important — but are they enough?
Online, it’s tough to keep readers’ interest. They have lots of distractions at their fingertips, plus reading on their device is tiring. An attention-grabbing image can draw them in.
If you’re writing for your own blog, finding, modifying and using images appropriately is completely up to you.
If you’re a freelance writer producing blog content for your clients, then they may want you to suggest images. Some clients will even ask you to upload your completed post, including images, into WordPress for them.
Best practices for using images in your blog posts
Here are nine best practices for using images in your blog posts, whether for your blog or for your clients’ blog.