Image optimization is crucial for any website. Non-optimized images are bloated, take up bandwidth, and actually drive away web traffic. Many users won’t wait for a site to fully load if it takes more than a few seconds. In today’s competitive web, no one can afford to lose visitors for any reason, so we’ve gone around and rounded up the 16 most powerful image optimization tools, to help enhance your website performance and save you some bandwidth. These tools are so easy to use, it makes optimizing your images easier than not optimizing them. There’s even a great WordPress plugin for optimizing images, since most blogs have to worry about image optimization. Hope you find them useful! If they are, please Digg this post and share it with others. Also, don’t forget to subscribe so you get all the best tools and tips straight to your inbox!