One thing you have to consider when building out your site is page load and speed. Too many pictures or files will slow down the overall time it takes your site to load, which is the kiss of death for ranking well in 2011. So, pick a solid hosting company and take it easy on the pictures and you will be fine. To test your site’s speed, check this out. If you need a new host, check out Hostgator (affiliate link). If you need a way to reduce your image sizes, check out this free online tool. Can’t see the video, click here.
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Great info, Darren. Particularly appreciated the Web Resizer link – which I totally needed!
My pleasure Tess! Stay dry!
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