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Image alt (or alternative) text, will always be important because it tells computer algorithms what is in the image. While technology has advanced computers still can’t identify what is in an image. By following these few points, not only will it improve your organic search results, it will also give... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
As part of our mission to make digital images interactive, we analyze data related to images. Our analysis reveals a lot of interesting information. On our corporate blog, we recently reported on two of the key trends that emerged from our data. One - Images have more digital shelf life... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
The app that started it all, Products in the Picture, is the lucky app of the month. This image app is a one of a kind opportunity to connect consumers with relevant products captured in pictures on the web. Now when a consumer sees a pair of earrings they like... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
Last week OPA released the archived sessions from their OPA Summit on February 1st-3rd, 2012. You can find the sessions at There is a lot of great content and a total of sixteen sessions to watch. If you would like to focus on a few good ones, here are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
Last week, Luminate CRO Chas Edwards attended and spoke at the Online Publisher Associations (OPA) Summit. This event brings together the top publishers across all different verticals to discuss industry trends and learnings. Below are a few interesting tweets along with additional resources for your reference. Zandi from Moody's says... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
As of January 27, 2012 the American Red Cross App made the official merge with our Causes App. Why are we making the change? As you might know Luminate has two similar apps in our public service category: American Red Cross and Causes. The American Red Cross App is our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
If you thought the only apps that earn your site revenue are Product in a Picture and Image Overlay Ads, I have great news for you! Luminate's MP3 Music App can earn you revenue as well. The app is designed to connect website viewers with music from Amazon related to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
Due to Wikipedia's stance on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the US, the English version of Wikipedia will be blacked out for 24 hours starting at 10pm PST on January 17th, 2012. Since Luminate's Soccer Stats & Wikipedia Apps is based on Wikipedia results, the apps will not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
Happy New Year to all! We put together a how-to video to help you add alt text to images. This is important as alt text can identify what is in each of your images. Not only is this important for search engine optimization (or SEO), but it is also important... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Luminate Publisher Blog
In response to many of your inquiries, we wanted to reach out and let you know there are some updates that will be made to our reporting system in the New Year. Currently we are only reporting clicks and shows on our Product in a Picture and Image Advertising apps.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at Luminate Publisher Blog
We’ve changed the way you, our publishers, add image apps. The crafty Luminate elves have been hard at work this holiday season to bring even more features to the Luminate publisher platform. Starting this week, you will have a new way to manage and control which image apps run on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at Luminate Publisher Blog
I find the holidays tend to bring out the best in people. It reminds me of loved ones and sparks my desire to give back to those who are less fortunate. In the spirit of giving back, Luminate has expanded the Causes App to include two more opportunities for giving... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at Luminate Publisher Blog
In our quest to bring you cutting edge apps for your images, Luminate has teamed up with Celebuzz! The new Celebuzz News Feed application lets your audience discover the latest news and information about the people featured in an image. How it works: When we detect the name of a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at Luminate Publisher Blog
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