It has been said many times that online readers appreciate short sentences, small paragraphs and lots of white space to make blog posts easier to read. To avoid being crushed under the avalanche of content now available, online readers scan text quickly, looking for pertinent details. Apart from breaking up your text into bite-sized blocks, adding images is another great way of avoiding the Great Wall of Text that turns readers off.
Here are 5 tips to help you get the most out of images in your blog posts.
1. CONSISTENT SIZE
Cropped or resizing images to the same size, creates a consistent, coherent look in your posts. For most blog layouts, image width will be the most important measurement to maintain consistency with. Use trial and error to find out the image width that suits your blog’s layout best, and then stick to it with all future posts.