Do You Use Captions?

4. Use deep captions.

Studies have shown that image captions are consistently some of the most-read copy on a page. Try pairing a strong image with a “deep caption.”

Deep captions are two to three sentences long. That’s long enough to intrigue your reader to dig in to your whole article.

via 8 Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More People to Read Your Content | Copyblogger.

I don’t use captions on my illustrations. I guess it’s mainly laziness. I know I tend to read them when I see them on another site. Sometimes it’s just a note to credit the source of the illustration. But, that information can be at the end of the post/ article instead. Adding a caption is making good use of a feature available with WordPress blogs. Do you use captions?

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