No one needs explanation about the importance of using images in your blog posts. Apparently, use of images can help you in increasing user engagement and reputation. Even though we do not have a professional logo, images in blog posts are inevitable indeed! We have seen many newbie bloggers asking about publishing images from Google Image Search in their blog posts in order to enhance the view of looks and depth of understanding the content. The main problem they face is the fear of copyright claims. According to a newbie in blogging field, his/her primary source to get free images (though they may be not) for blog post or homepage is Google Image Search, which is useful for many other purposes as well.
When using images from the result pages of Google Image Search, we can always expect a copyright claim as Google does not filter image results based on legality of external use. Not only newbie bloggers but also professional ones are now using Google image results in their posts, no matter, considering the copyright legalities. However, at least now, you have another choice. Let us introduce you a superb tool to get free images for enhancing your blog posts. Name of the service is imonomy!
As mentioned before, imonomy is a tool for finding copyright-free but relevant images. It is a proven fact that all your quality written content would be of no use if you do not use relevant images in your post. Nevertheless, it is quite hard to find relevant images, especially copyright-free images. However, imonomy know to do the job very well! This tool is a well-programmed one so that user does not have to spend precious minutes to get free images, matching his webpage or blog content. As the tool seems to be saving time, so many big high traffic websites are using imonomy such as ArticleBase, AOL Answers, iSnare etc. Now let us check out this cool tool!
How imonomy Works
For finding most appropriate images, one needs to be aware about the content you have written. This is the first process imonomy does. Development team has included a strong algorithm to scan your text content and perform an effective search in copyright-free image files. The company states that they have over 10,000,000 of image files in their servers, matching most of available topics. According to developers, it has been proven that imonomy is saving users’ time. Apart from adding image files from web, imonomy can interlink your webpages as well. In case of blogs, of course, interlinking your blog posts will increase your traffic and reduce bounce rate. As you know, both are good for your website.
The mentioned algorithm for scanning your text will also help in finding the best keyword to interlink so that your site can satisfy search engines as well. Obviously, this tool is for perfect for newbies who are less aware about copyright-free images as well as interlinking your blog posts effectively. After installing imonomy in your website, there is a major visual impact you can see. Just keep your mouse pointer over one image and the tool will show related links in an attractive form.
This will surely increase user engagement in your site. Apart from this hover content, imonomy can also add an engagement thumbnail set, containing relevant links to other blog posts. Such a thumbnail box will look like the below image.
How to Use imonomy
- Blogger Platform: Copy the code from imonomy website -> go to Template section of Blogger Dashboard -> Paste the code before </body-> tag.
- WordPress Platform: Many themes allow you You have to follow same procedure of Blogger. You can choose some plugins for adding custom header and footer if you are not good with editing the default files of WordPress. Sources say that imonomy is developing a plugin for installing imonomy in WordPress based blogs. We can expect the plugin soon even though there is no official release date.
Though installing imonomy in WordPress and Blogger is easy, you may face some troubles when trying to install the script in other platforms. In this case, you can contact the developer team and they will get back to you as fast as possible as they assure a 24/7 response. They assign every publisher with a publisher success manager. Once you have completed the installation of imonomy, you are ready to enhance your site with more user engagement and content re-circulation, leading to increased amount of traffic.
A Word about Monetization
Everything in your blog has a face of income. Right? In the last post, we had told you many ways to monetize your blog and make it a good source of money in no time. Apart from a way to get free images, imonomy has a phase of monetization as well, especially if your blog is having such a high amount of daily visits. Part of monetization in imonomy is using the remaining space in link box that appears when you hover on an image. Imonomy is using a specific strategy for advertising, which takes no data from your website but makes way for earnings. This strategy makes the monetizing section completely risk free! We have installed imonomy in TechLila and you can see a section when you hover on image.
Just like all other earning methods, imonomy is also offering an earning dashboard. You can visit the dashboard by following the link in confirmation email. Just as Google AdSense, you can withdraw your earnings when the amount reaches $100. If your blog has such a good number of visits, imonomy is obviously a good way to earn. Company also ads that they are about to integrate deep level earning analysis graphs and much more to the service soon.
Analyzing all these features of imonomy, we can simply conclude that it is a good way to engage your users, interlink your posts as well as earning a decent amount per month. We’ve started testing it here and it seems to be much useful for re-circulating content. Indeed this is a priceless tool for newbie bloggers, who fails to find suitable images for their site/blog. Pro bloggers can save a lot of time with imonomy and make even more profits with out annoying visitors! Do you use imonomy for your blog? Do let us know your opinion via comments.