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Excellent Practice13
Improvement Could be Made3
Critical Issues to Attend2
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Content Analysis



no treble | the online magazine for bass players

Words count: 8    Unique Words: 8    Length: 48 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.

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.

: The online magazine for bass players: Lessons, How To Columns, Bass Videos, Interviews, New Bass Gear and more.

Words count: 18    Length: 111 characters
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Excellent! Your meta description contains between 70 and 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.

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.

: Words count: 0    Length: 0 characters    keyword phrases count : 0

Meta Keywords is not set.
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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

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 : UTF-8
Language : en-us
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Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.



Excellent! the website has a RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feed for quick publishing.

Google Analytics

: UA-80874-5

Excellent! the website implements Google Analytics.


: 88

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (88/100).


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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 : 92
Safe Browsing

: Safe! the site 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.

1. do not put virus, malicious worms, adwares, trojans, spywares and suspicious phishing code in your server.
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Total Size

: 54 Kb (54,210 bytes)

Excellent! the page size is just nice, that is within 30K-150K!

Page size affects the speed of your website.

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
54 Kb (54,210 bytes) 3 Kb (2,541 bytes) 52 Kb (51,669 bytes) 4.92 %

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.

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

: 0.02 seconds - 2,710.50 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
Optical Fibre
7.74 s 0.06 s 0.05 s 0.01 s 4.34 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.

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.

Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
89 2 91

Excellent! the number of links are less than 100.

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 89
URL Anchor Text treble Ten Ten Tone on the Bass: Three M... & Effects Audio Releases The Soun... Squire Working on Autobi...
...alusonic-announces-the-alberto-rigoni-hybrid-signature-bass/Alusonic Announces the Alberto... Releases Kennedys 7-Inch Singles R...’s Bass Video Lörincz: Return of the... Spotlight Ostrem of the Week
...14/04/17/bass-of-the-week-helios-guitars-evolution-4-custom/Helios Guitars Evolution 4 Cus... gear » Audio Releases The Soun...
...alusonic-announces-the-alberto-rigoni-hybrid-signature-bass/Alusonic Announces the Alberto...
...uzz/2014/04/20/mbs-effectos-releases-evolution-volume-pedal/MBS Effectos Releases Evolutio...
...z/2014/04/19/carvin-introduces-vanquish-series-bass-guitars/Carvin Introduces Vanquish Ser... videos » Mingus: So Long Eric
.../ Gordon: Yarmouth Road
...yer-trio-with-pino-palladino-chicken-grease-cissy-strut-jam/John Mayer Trio: Jam González: Solo Bass Damian Erskine Your Time and Feel o... Lowdown with Dr. D Tone on the Bass: Three M... Wish I Knew That Great Bass Picksperiment columns » Bass 12 Bar Blues the Fretboard – Part ... the Numbers lessons » new releases » Kennedys: Original Single...
...0/clayton-hamilton-orchestra-releases-l-a-treasures-project/Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra: L.... Eternal Enemies Both: Self-Titled Debut jar
...4/11/kicking-off-a-new-series-bass-players-you-need-to-know/Kicking Off a New Series: Bass...
...-ramble-on-john-paul-jones-isolated-bass-isolated-bass-week/Led Zeppelin: "Ramble On" - Jo...
...:// Billie Jean
...04/16/dan-lakin-launches-d-lakin-basses-with-two-new-models/Dan Lakin Launches D. Lakin Ba... School: 1962 Fender Precis...
...e-at-leeds-john-entwistles-isolated-bass-isolated-bass-week/The Who: "My Generation" (Live... Treble Bass Gear of the Week School Gear’s Video 10 Bass Videos Treble Originals
...0/weekly-top-10-the-best-in-bass-for-the-week-of-april-13th/Weekly Top 10 10 Gear 10 Bass Videos T-Shirts & Stickers

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 2
URL Anchor Text

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

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.

Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
0 5 5

Too many (5) external stylesheet files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 5
Stylesheet URL rel type


Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
20 8 28

Too many (8) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 8
Script URL Type

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

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.

Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
33 33 0

Excellent! all images are associated with an ALT value.

Image URL - 33
...uzz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/bass-bow-featured-500x450.jpgArco Tone on the Bass: Three M...
...nt/uploads/2014/04/Source-Audio-Soundblox-Hub-main-60x60.jpgSource Audio Releases The Soun... Squire Working on Autobi...
...Alusonic-Alberto-Rigoni-Hybrid-Signature-Bass-Body-60x60.jpgAlusonic Announces the Alberto...
.../2014/04/Dead-Kennedys-Original-Singles-Collection-60x60.jpgDead Kennedys 7-Inch Singles R... Lörincz: Return of the... Spotlight: Harry Ostrem
...4/04/Helios-Guitars-Evolution-4-Custom-Bass-Body-350x233.jpgBass of the Week: Helios Guita...
.../uploads/2014/04/Source-Audio-Soundblox-Hub-main-440x322.jpgSource Audio Releases The Soun...
...Alusonic-Alberto-Rigoni-Hybrid-Signature-Bass-Body-65x65.jpgAlusonic Announces the Alberto...
...ntent/uploads/2014/04/MBS-Effectos-Evolution-Pedal-65x65.jpgMBS Effectos Releases Evolutio...
...zz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Carvin-Vanquish-Trio-65x65.jpgCarvin Introduces Vanquish Ser... Mingus Quintet: So Lon... Gordon: Yarmouth Road Mayer Trio with Pino Pall... González: 29 Mineros de...
.../buzz/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/damian-erskine1-150x150.jpgAsk Damian Erskine
.../buzz/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/donovan-stokes1-150x150.jpgThe Lowdown with Dr. D Wish I Knew That
...t/uploads/2013/10/Walking-Bass-Lesson-12-Bar-Blues-75x75.jpgWalking Bass Lesson: 12 Bar Bl... Master the Fretboard ... By the Numbers
...014/04/Dead-Kennedys-Original-Singles-Collection-200x200.jpgDead Kennedys 7-Inch Singles R...
.../wp-content/uploads/2014/04/LA-Treasures-Project-200x200.jpgClayton-Hamilton Orchestra Rel...
...p-content/uploads/2014/04/Emmure-Eternal-Enemies-200x200.jpgEmmure Releases “Eternal Ene... Both Releases Self-Titled ...
...m/buzz/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/George-Porter-Jr-40x40.jpgKicking Off a New Series: Bass... Zeppelin: “Ramble On” ... “Billie Jean” Rumba Lakin Launches D. Lakin Ba...
...ds/2014/04/1962-Fender-Precision-Bass-Back-of-Body-40x40.jpgOld School: 1962 Fender Precis... Who: “My Generation” (...

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

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.


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


Arco Tone on the Bass: Three Main Components
Source Audio Releases The Soundblox Hub


no treble
Source Audio Releases The Soundblox Hub
Chris Squire Working on Autobiography
Alusonic Announces the Alberto Rigoni Hybrid Signature Bass
Dead Kennedys 7-Inch Singles Re-Released
New in Bass Gear
Recent Videos
Expert Columns
Popular Bass Lessons
New Releases
Support No Treble
Most Discussed This Week


the online magazine for bass players
Viktor Lörincz: Return of the Boomerang
Harry Ostrem
Helios Guitars Evolution 4 Custom
Alusonic Announces the Alberto Rigoni Hybrid Signature Bass
MBS Effectos Releases Evolution Volume Pedal
Carvin Introduces Vanquish Series Bass Guitars
Charles Mingus: So Long Eric
Mike Gordon: Yarmouth Road
John Mayer Trio: Jam
Willy González: Solo Bass
Improving Your Time and Feel on Bass
Arco Tone on the Bass: Three Main Components
The Great Bass Picksperiment
Walking Bass 12 Bar Blues
Master the Fretboard – Part 2
By the Numbers
Connect with No Treble
Kicking Off a New Series: Bass Players You Need To Know
Led Zeppelin: "Ramble On" - John Paul Jones Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)
Patax: Billie Jean
Dan Lakin Launches D. Lakin Basses with Two New Models
Old School: 1962 Fender Precision Bass
The Who: "My Generation" (Live at Leeds) - John Entwistle's Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)
Bass Gear
Bass Videos
Top Ten
<I> (6)
<STRONG> (1)tip jar

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

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: 357

It is nice! the word density is quite ok.

Top 20 terms occurance and density
TermDomainTitleDescriptionHeading Occurances Density
#1. bass 28 7.84%
#2. treble 8 2.24%
#3. gear 8 2.24%
#4. videos 7 1.96%
#5. new 7 1.96%
#6. top 7 1.96%
#7. releases 6 1.68%
#8. week 5 1.40%
#9. lessons 4 1.12%
#10. columns 4 1.12%
#11. isolated 4 1.12%
#12. search 3 0.84%
#13. john 3 0.84%
#14. ten 3 0.84%
#15. players 3 0.84%
#16. news 3 0.84%
#17. kennedys 2 0.56%
#18. dead 2 0.56%
#19. hybrid 2 0.56%
#20. singles 2 0.56%

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

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

Server : nginx
Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:03:28 GMT
Content-Type : text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Connection : keep-alive
Location :
Vary : Accept-Encoding

Domain/Whois Analysis

Domain Info

: ( 12 characters )

Domain Registrar : ENOM, INC.

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
2007-06-30 2007-06-30 2017-06-30
6 years, 298 days old 6 years, 298 days ago 3 years, 67 days from today
6 years, 298 days old

Domain Name Servers used by
DNS Name IP Address

You have a nice choice of domain name, which is of a right length (12 characters).

domain name choice and domain age are crucial for SEO.

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.