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Overall SEO Report For aessuccess.org
Excellent Practice10
Improvement Could be Made7
Critical Issues to Attend1
SEO Score :
75.00


IP address of aessuccess.org is : 12.177.52.15. The domain aessuccess.org was created on 1999-08-17 and it is 14 years, 245 days old. It will expire on 2017-08-17 which is 3 years, 120 days from today. The homepage of website aessuccess.org has a size of 28317 bytes, and a text size of 2358 bytes, its Text to Code Ratio is 9.08% Homepage of aessuccess.org has 59 links, 54 link to internal pages, while 5 link to pages on other websites. It takes 0.14 s ( 205.00 Kb/s ) to load the website aessuccess.org.

aessuccess.org Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 Stars by SEOCert

SEO Report Cached Since : 2014-04-17 18:58     Update Now >>

Content Analysis

Title

:

American Education Services


Words count: 3    Unique Words: 3    Length: 27 characters
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Excellent! the title contains 1-12 words, and within 10-70 characters!

The title will be displayed in search engine results in the form of a direct link to the site.

Tips:
1. ideally, the title should contain 10 to 70 characters, including spaces. (Google displays up to 70 characters in the title, and takes into account only the first 12 words.)
2. put the most important and relevant keywords in the title, try not to repeat any word.
3. each individual page should have a unique title.
Description

: AES student loans, financial aid, and loan servicing. aesSuccess.org - a comprehensive financial aid site college students and their families can use to help pay college tuition through student loans, scholarships, and grants and learn the financial aid process.

Words count: 40    Length: 262 characters
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The description is too long! It has more than 160 characters

Meta Descriptions provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages, that are commonly used by search engines on search result pages to display preview snippets for a given page.

Tips:
1. it is best to keep meta descriptions between 70-160 characters.
2. a readable, compelling description using important keywords can draw a much higher click-through rate of searchers to the given web page.
3. avoid keyword stuffing, ensure each page has its own unique description.
Keywords

: student loans, student loan, AES, American Education Services, financial aid, college loans, graduate loans, education loans, scholarship, scholarship search, free scholarship, grants, paying for college, financing education, education financing, tuition assistance, student aid, loan servicing, student loan servicing center, graduate loan center, college aid, stafford loans, PLUS loans, best loans, school loans, paying for school, money for college, college scholarship, school loan, private loan, federal loan, parent loan, consolidation loan, college grants, deferment, debt consolidation, forbearance, college financing, educational loans, college money, tuition money, entrance counseling, exit counseling, OneLink

Words count: 89    Length: 722 characters    keyword phrases count : 44

The keywords contains more than 20 words!
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Keyword Occurrences in Different Sections
keyword domain title descriptionheadingcontent
1 word keywords :14% (6/44)
aes 4   (1.23%)
scholarship 0   (0%)
grants 0   (0%)
deferment 0   (0%)
forbearance 0   (0%)
onelink 0   (0%)
2 words keyword phrases :73% (32/44)
student loans 7   (2.15%)
student loan 11   (3.37%)
financial aid 2   (0.61%)
college loans 6   (1.84%)
graduate loans 3   (0.92%)
education loans 6   (1.84%)
scholarship search 3   (0.92%)
free scholarship 0   (0%)
financing education 3   (0.92%)
education financing 3   (0.92%)
tuition assistance 1   (0.31%)
student aid 5   (1.53%)
loan servicing 8   (2.45%)
college aid 4   (1.23%)
stafford loans 3   (0.92%)
plus loans 3   (0.92%)
best loans 3   (0.92%)
school loans 3   (0.92%)
college scholarship 3   (0.92%)
school loan 7   (2.15%)
private loan 7   (2.15%)
federal loan 7   (2.15%)
parent loan 7   (2.15%)
consolidation loan 7   (2.15%)
college grants 3   (0.92%)
debt consolidation 0   (0%)
college financing 3   (0.92%)
educational loans 3   (0.92%)
college money 4   (1.23%)
tuition money 1   (0.31%)
entrance counseling 0   (0%)
exit counseling 0   (0%)
3 words keyword phrases :11% (5/44)
american education services 8   (2.45%)
paying for college 4   (1.23%)
graduate loan center 7   (2.15%)
paying for school 1   (0.31%)
money for college 4   (1.23%)
4 words keyword phrases :2% (1/44)
student loan servicing center 12   (3.68%)


Meta keywords should not be ignored, though they are not a major ranking factor for most of search engines nowadays. A Meta keywords tag is supposed to be a brief and concise list of the most important themes of your page

Tips:
1. keep your list of keywords or keyword phrases down to 10 - 20 unique words or phrases.
2. separate the words or phrases using a comma (you do not need to leave a space between words separated by commas).
3. do not repeat words or phrases.
4. put your most important word or phrases at the beginning of your list.
Charset : iso-8859-1
Shortcut Icon

:

Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.

RSS

: the website does not have a RSS Feed.

Google Analytics

: UA-39867357-1

Excellent! the website implements Google Analytics.

Trustworthiness

: 91

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (91/100).

91

0 - 19 20 - 39 40 - 59 60 - 79 80 - 100
Very Poor Poor Unsatisfactory Good Excellent


Users are concerned about the safety of their online transactions. Trustworthiness rating is based on real user ratings and that tells you how much other users trust this site, so do the serch engines. note: this trustworthiness score is provided by WOT (Web of Trust).

Tips:
1. pay attention to the look and design of your site, many people look for visual cues when assessing a site`s credibility
2. make your site easy to use, sites that are easy to navigate are perceived as being more trustworthy.
3. make it easy for user to contact you, users will be more comfortable and feel more secured shall they need to get in touch with you.
Child Safe : 94
Safe Browsing

: Safe! the site aessuccess.org is NOT currently listed as suspicious, most-likely it is clean from malware and phining code [ verify this by Google Safe Browsing ]

Ensure that your site is malware free and does not cause harm to users` computers.

Tips:
1. do not put virus, malicious worms, adwares, trojans, spywares and suspicious phishing code in your server.
2. take suspecious behavious seriously, have a regualr checkup and monitor closely of your server`s log files.
3. if your site is black-listed by google as suspecious, clean it up before requestiong for a review.
Total Size

: 28 Kb (28,317 bytes)

The page is a bit too small, it may not have enough relevant content to rank well!

Page size affects the speed of your website.

Tips:
1. try to keep you page size between 30K-150K
2. put javascript and style sheet in separate files, and link them to the main page.
3. use optimized images for web and set up your server with gzip for downloading
Text To Code Ratio

:
Total Size Text Size HTML Code Size Text/HTML Code Ratio
28 Kb (28,317 bytes) 2 Kb (2,358 bytes) 26 Kb (25,959 bytes) 9.08 %


The Text/HTML Code Ratio is a bit too low, you may not have enough content to rank well!

the ratio of text to HTML code should always be above 15% for good SEO gain,
it is below 15% then that means that your website probably needs more text content.

Tips:
1. a ratio between 25% and 70% is ideal, when it goes beyond than that, the page might run the risk of being considered as spam. As long as the content is relevant and gives essential information, it is a plus point to have more of it.
2. improve your SEO by adding more relevant text to your pages and also increasing your keyword density.
Loading Time

: 0.14 seconds - 202.26 Kb/s
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Excellent! the site is pretty fast and it takes less than 1 second to load.

Estimated loading time for different internet connections
Modem
(56Kbits/s)
Mobile/HSDPAM
(7.2Mbits/s)
ADSL
(8Mbits/s)
Cable
(30Mbits/s)
Optical Fibre
(100Mbits/s)
4.05 s 0.03 s 0.03 s 0.01 s 2.27 ms

Site speed is becoming an crucial ranking factor. Slow page loading is one of the biggest complains of web users. If the loading time is too long, you may need to check your server, network, or system codes and structure.

Tips:
1. ideal loading time is less than 1 seconds, if it take more than 5 seconds to load your site, likely users will run out of patience, so do search engines.
2. improve your SEO by optimizing your website to have a small size and faster responding server.
Links

:
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
Total
54 5 59


Excellent! the number of links are less than 100.

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 54
URL Anchor Text
http://aessuccess.org/about/index.shtmlAbout AES
http://aessuccess.org/contact/index.shtmlContact Us
http://aessuccess.org/spanish/index.shtmlEn Español
http://aessuccess.org/sitemap/index.shtmlSite Map
...p://aessuccess.org/manage/your_account/sign_in_process.shtmlLearn More
http://aessuccess.org/#Where do I enter my password?
...uccess.org/accountAccess/index.cfm?event=common.accountLoginCreate account
http://aessuccess.org/#Reset password
...uccess.org/accountAccess/index.cfm?event=common.accountLoginForgot username
http://aessuccess.org/#Forgot your password?
https://ccc.aessuccess.org/apps/bpams.nsf/homeRequest/Approve Access System
http://aessuccess.org/index.htmlAES Home
http://aessuccess.org/plan_for_college/index.shtmlPlan for College
http://aessuccess.org/manage/index.shtmlManage Your Loans
http://aessuccess.org/higher_ed/index.shtmlFinancial Aid Products & Suppo...
http://aessuccess.org/lenders/index.shtmlSolutions for Lenders
...ess.org/manage/repaying_your_loan/repayment_plans.shtml?s=HTChange Your Repayment Plan
https://login.aessuccess.org/DefermentForbearance-web/?s=HTTake the Postpone Payment Elig...
...success.org/manage/your_account/your_monthly_bill.shtml?s=HTLearn About eBilling
...rg/manage/trouble_making_payments/change_due_date.shtml?s=HTChange Your Due Date
...uccess.org/accountAccess/index.cfm?event=common.accountLoginMake an Online Payment
...anage/repaying_your_loan/ways_to_pay/direct_debit.shtml?s=HTApply for Direct Debit
...ess.org/manage/repaying_your_loan/repayment_plans.shtml?s=HTChange Your Repayment Plan
https://login.aessuccess.org/DefermentForbearance-web/?s=HTTake the Postpone Payment Elig...
...success.org/manage/your_account/your_monthly_bill.shtml?s=HTLearn About eBilling
...rg/manage/trouble_making_payments/change_due_date.shtml?s=HTChange Your Due Date
http://aessuccess.org/makePaymentMake an Online Payment
...anage/repaying_your_loan/ways_to_pay/direct_debit.shtml?s=HTApply for Direct Debit
...ssuccess.org/manage/your_account/troubleshooting_guide.shtmlShow Me How
http://aessuccess.org/manage/repaying_your_loan/index.shtmlRepaying Your Loan
...epaying_your_loan/ways_to_pay/direct_debit.shtml?src=hpLinksDirect Debit
...anage/repaying_your_loan/ways_to_pay/index.shtml?src=hpLinksWays to Pay
.../manage/repaying_your_loan/repayment_plans.shtml?src=hpLinksRepayment Plans
..._loan/loan_forgiveness_and_discharge/index.shtml?src=hpLinksLoan Forgiveness & Discharge
...g/manage/repaying_your_loan/servicemembers.shtml?src=hpLinksBenefits for Service Members
...s.org/manage/trouble_making_payments/index.shtml?src=hpLinksTrouble Paying
.../trouble_making_payments/postpone_payments.shtml?src=hpLinksPostpone Payments
...ge/trouble_making_payments/change_due_date.shtml?src=hpLinksChange Due Date
...ge/trouble_making_payments/reduce_payments.shtml?src=hpLinksReduce Your Payments
https://login.aessuccess.org/DefermentForbearance-web/Postpone Payment Quiz
...anage/trouble_making_payments/loan_default.shtml?src=hpLinksLoan Default
http://aessuccess.org/manage/your_account/index.shtmlYour Account
...ess.org/manage/your_account/account_access.shtml?src=hpLinksAccount Access
....org/manage/your_account/your_monthly_bill.shtml?src=hpLinksBilling
...rg/manage/your_account/your_account_number.shtml?src=hpLinksYour Account Number
...manage/your_account/account_authorizations.shtml?src=hpLinksAccount Authorizations
...essuccess.org/manage/your_account/interest.shtml?src=hpLinksInterest
...e_making_payments/loan_default_faq.shtml#whatDoesDefaultMeanWhat does Default mean?
...ouble_making_payments/loan_default_faq.shtml#whatShouldYouDoWhat should you do if your stu...
...ing_payments/loan_default_faq.shtml#consequencesOfNonPaymentWhat consequences can occur as...
...ss.org/manage/trouble_making_payments/loan_default_faq.shtmlSee All FAQ
...g/manage/your_account/your_monthly_bill.shtml?src=tertiaryAdPaperless Billing
...g/manage/repaying_your_loan/loan_payoff.shtml?src=tertiaryAdLoan Payoff
...essuccess.org/plan_for_college/calendar.shtml?src=tertiaryAdcollegeCalendar

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 5
URL Anchor Text
http://www.educationplanner.orgVisit this site
http://www.youcandealwithit.comVisit this site
http://www.pheaa.org/about/privacy-policy.shtmlPrivacy Policy
...ttp://www.pheaa.org/about/online-services-terms-of-use.shtmlOnline Services Terms of Use
http://www.pheaa.org/about/right-to-know.shtmlRight to Know

reasonable number of links (below 100) per page will give a better user experience.


Tips:
1. keep the number of links per page below 100.
2. having more than 100 links in a single page will lead to a bad user experience, and it possibly runs into the risk of been considered as spam.
3. search engines may not follow all the links if you have too many of them in a single page.
CSS

:
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
0 3 3


Excellent! all stylesheets are kept in separate files.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 3
Stylesheet URL rel type
http://aessuccess.org/stylesheets/global.cssstylesheettext/css
http://aessuccess.org/stylesheets/homepage/homepage.cssstylesheettext/css
http://aessuccess.org/stylesheets/tooltip.cssstylesheettext/css

Script

:
Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
12 7 19


Too many (7) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 7
Script URL Type
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/Urchin/PHEAA.Urchin.jstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/utility.jstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/prototype.jstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/uiinterface/uiinterface.js?load=effectstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/homepage.jstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/tooltip.jstext/javascript
http://aessuccess.org/scripts/aesLogin.jstext/javascript

put scripts together and link them from an external files rather then put them in the same file as the main page.

Tips:
1. reduce the use of in-page scripts, put them in separate files and link them in.
2. reduce the number of external script files, it will help browser to make lesser number of http requests from the server.
3. optimize or compress the script files to have smaller size and faster loading.
Images

:
Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
18 17 1


1 images do not have Alt values.

Image URL - 18
URL ALT Text
http://aessuccess.org/links/png_no_javascript.png
http://aessuccess.org/images/aes_logo_mast.gifAmerican Education Services
http://aessuccess.org/images/masthead.jpgMasthead Gradient
http://aessuccess.org/images/aes_tag.jpgAmerican Education Services
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/studentlogin_down.gifAccount Access
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/schoollogin_up.gifSchool Portal
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/lock.gifSecure Submittal
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/studentlogin_up.gifAccount Access
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/schoollogin_down.gifSchool Portal
http://aessuccess.org/images/jsimages/lock.gifSecure Submittal
http://aessuccess.org/images/fakeSelect.gifSelect and Go To...
http://aessuccess.org/images/icn_lock.gifSecure Lock
http://aessuccess.org/images/homepage/education_planner.gifEducationPlanner
http://aessuccess.org/images/homepage/ycdwi_logo.gifYou Can deal With It
http://aessuccess.org/images/homepage/ebill_icon.jpgeBilling
http://aessuccess.org/images/homepage/loan_payoff_icon.jpgLoan Payoff
...tp://aessuccess.org/images/homepage/collegeCalendar_icon.jpgcollegeCalendar
...ess.org/scripts/Urchin/__utm.gif?utmp=/javascript_disabled:/javascript disabled log


search engines cannot `see` images, proper Alt content will help them to better understand and index images.

Tips:
1. always add alt attributes to images. Alt is mandatory for accessibility and for valid XHTML.
2. words used within an image`s Alt attribute should be its text equivalent and convey the same information.
3. use a human-readable caption and descriptive text around the image.
Highlight

:
<H1><H2><H3><H4><H5><H6><B><U><I><EM><STRONG>Total
041000000005

Excellent! The page is using HTML headings (<H1> - <H6>) and inline emphasis tags (<EM><B><I><EM><STRONG>)

<H2>

(4)
Repaying Your Loan
Trouble Paying
Your Account
Loan Default

<H3>

(1)
Account Locked?


HTML headings and emphasis tags are the most basic forms to indicate important content.

Tips:
1. use your keywords in the headings and make sure the first level heading (<H1>) includes the most important keywords.
2. never duplicate the title tag content in the heading tags.
3. for more effective SEO, use only one <H1> tag per page
Top 20 Keywords

: Total Terms Count: 326

Excellent! No terms has a density of more than 3%, all are optimized to be within 1% - 3%.

Top 20 terms occurance and density
TermDomainTitleDescriptionHeading Occurances Density
#1. account 8 2.45%
#2. loan 7 2.15%
#3. change 6 1.84%
#4. payment 6 1.84%
#5. aes 4 1.23%
#6. amp 4 1.23%
#7. default 4 1.23%
#8. make 4 1.23%
#9. password 4 1.23%
#10. student 4 1.23%
#11. repayment 4 1.23%
#12. postpone 4 1.23%
#13. debit 3 0.92%
#14. plan 3 0.92%
#15. date 3 0.92%
#16. online 3 0.92%
#17. direct 3 0.92%
#18. due 3 0.92%
#19. quiz 3 0.92%
#20. college 3 0.92%

keyword density can be used as a factor in determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase.


Tips:
1. the optimum keyword density to be 1.0% - 3.0%. Using a keyword more than that could be considered search spam.
2. overuse of keywords, a practice called keyword stuffing, will cause a web page to be penalized.


Server Header Analysis

Date : Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:24:42 GMT
Server : Apache
Location : http://www.aessuccess.org/
Cache-Control : max-age=1800
Expires : Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:54:42 GMT
Content-Type : text/html; charset=iso-8859-1


Domain/Whois Analysis

Domain Info

: aessuccess.org ( 14 characters )

Domain Registrar : Public Interest Registry

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1999-08-17 1999-08-17 2017-08-17
14 years, 245 days old 14 years, 245 days ago 3 years, 120 days from today
14 years, 245 days old




You have a nice choice of domain name, which is of a right length (14 characters).

domain name choice and domain age are crucial for SEO.

Tips:
1. keep the domain name short and relevant to the content, which will be easier to be remembered and related to.
2. older domain tends to be more trustworthy.
3. register a domain for more than 1 year, and search engine will think it is a serious business.