Image optimization

If you’re putting photos on the web, you should make sure they are optimized to load quickly. Here are a couple of free tools to make your image file sizes smaller.

Yahoo Smush.it (Mac/PC)
ImageOptim (Mac)

It’s also good to make sure your photos aren’t bigger than they need to be on the screen. If you need a free photo editing tool (for cropping/resizing), check out this previous tech tip.