Update #1 NOTE: The results of the Alt Text In The Image will be updated when we see new movement. I’ve included the alt text on the new test page (position #3) and removed the alt text from the position #1 page. I will update and notify you when the new changes occur.
Update #2: The proof is in the pudding. After I removed the Alt text of the 1st position page and added it to the new position #3 test page, the position #3 page moved to the 1st page. (Every page was republished accordingly. Conclusion: The Alt Text helps with your rankings!