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.
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?