Understanding, Leveraging Google Image Search

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Above is Peter Linsley speaking about Google Image Search at SMX West in February, 2009.

Meanwhile, Stefan Juhl suggests some JavaScript to break your site out of the image search result pages:

Many Google image search users are quickly clicking on to the direct image URL and thereby not seeing the page with the image. Also, it seems that many of the users don’t hesitate to click back to the image SERPs when they don’t see the image “above the fold” – probably because of Google image search framing the page with the picture and thus making it almost too easy to do so.

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
if (top.location != self.location) top.location.replace(self.location);
</script>

After adding this to the one of my websites I saw a quite big increase in pageviews. It turned out that the visitors happily continued to browse around the website.