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Overall SEO Report For wbtw.com
Excellent Practice17
Improvement Could be Made8
Critical Issues to Attend7
SEO Score :
65.63


IP address of wbtw.com is : 64.14.56.100. The domain wbtw.com was created on 1995-12-26 and it is 18 years, 246 days old. It will expire on 2014-12-25 which is 0 years, 117 days from today. The homepage of website wbtw.com has a size of 256281 bytes, and a text size of 70641 bytes, its Text to Code Ratio is 38.05% Homepage of wbtw.com has 288 links, 275 link to internal pages, while 13 link to pages on other websites. It takes 0.15 s ( 1,670.31 Kb/s ) to load the website wbtw.com.

wbtw.com Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 Stars by SEOCert

SEO Report Cached Since : 2014-08-27 14:23     Update Now >>

Content Analysis

Title

:

Home - WBTW-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Florence, SC


Words count: 10    Unique Words: 10    Length: 58 characters
[ To optimize the page title, Use this SEO Title Optimizer ]

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

: WBTW

Words count: 1    Length: 4 characters
[ To optimize the page description, Use this SEO Meta Description Optimizer ]


The description is too short!

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.
Google SEPR Preview

:
[ To optimize this Google SERP preview, Use this Google SERP Optimizer ]

This is how your site looks like in Google Search Result Page.

an optimized SERP snippet will have a higher click through rate.

Tips:
1. make sure the title is clear, simple, straight to the point.
2. make sure the description is relevant and properly summarized the page content.
Keywords

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

Meta Keywords is not set.
[ To optimize the meta keywords, Use this SEO Meta Keywords Optimizer ]

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.
Keywords Cloud

: This keywords cloud gives your an idea of what are those important keywords appears in your website.

after  arrested  august  beach  carolina  charged  children  county  day  death  edt  florence  grand  had  highway  home  horry  house  it's  just  made  marion  motorcycle  near  north  one  police  polson  road  said  say  says  school  south  state  strand  thursday  two  wednesday  years 

Top 20 Keywords

: Total Terms Count: 8,991

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. county 112 1.25%
#2. august 91 1.01%
#3. thursday 86 0.96%
#4. edt 77 0.86%
#5. after 58 0.65%
#6. marion 39 0.43%
#7. just 37 0.41%
#8. one 35 0.39%
#9. said 31 0.34%
#10. florence 30 0.33%
#11. wednesday 30 0.33%
#12. horry 29 0.32%
#13. beach 29 0.32%
#14. school 29 0.32%
#15. say 28 0.31%
#16. children 26 0.29%
#17. police 26 0.29%
#18. north 25 0.28%
#19. arrested 25 0.28%
#20. it's 25 0.28%

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.
Highlight

:
<H1><H2><H3><H4><H5><H6><B><U><I><EM><STRONG>Total
101018000600146217

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

<H1>

(1)
Home - WBTW-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Florence, SC

<H3>

(10)
Grand StrandMore>>
Pee DeeMore>>
State/RegionalMore>>
NationalMore>>
Positively CarolinaMore>>
StrangeMore>>
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed StoriesMore>>
Most Viewed VideosMost Viewed VideosMore>>
SlideshowsMore>>
Things To Do

<H4>

(180)
$7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach
Grand Strand businesses credit college football for extra cash
Funeral set for SC toddler hit by golf cart in hospital parking lot
Marion County drug agents: 2 busted for meth charges
Early college program becomes "gold mine" for students in Scotland County
Jellyfish still an issue; Lifeguards will be on duty for Labor Day
Possibility of outdoor shooting range in Horry County has residents at odds
$7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach
$7.5M in road, utility projects along US-17 in North Myrtle Beach
Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County
Clemson Road is one of the most stolen street signs in Horry County
Grand Strand businesses credit college football for extra cash
Grand Strand businesses credit college football for extra cash
Ex-Rep. Thad Viers pleads not guilty in federal case
Ex-Rep. Thad Viers pleads not guilty in federal case
Habitat for Humanity names Schuessler new executive director
...
<B> (6)LIVE VIDEO:
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:14 PM EDT
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:41 PM EDT
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:19 PM EDT
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Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:52 PM EDT
Updated: wnRenderDate('Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:31 PM EDT', '', false);
Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:31 PM EDT
Updated: wnRenderDate('Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:41 AM EDT', '', false);
Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:41 AM EDT
Updated: wnRenderDate('Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:11 AM EDT', '', false);
Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:11 AM EDT
<STRONG> (6)Member Center:
Heather Elvis Case Coverage
FULL COVERAGE
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:


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
Language

: en-us

Excellent! the website declared its language in use.

Declare the language in use can help search engine to better understand and rendering your page, especially when special characters are encountered.
Page Encoding

: utf-8

Excellent! the website declared its character encoding.

Declare the character encoding can help search engine to better rendering your page, especially when it comes to
non-asii characters.
Shortcut Icon

:

Excellent! the website has a shortcut favicon image.

RSS

: the website does not have a RSS Feed.

Robots.txt

: Robots.txt is not presented for the site.

Robots.txt file can be used to regulate access of search engine crawlers, properly configured robots.txt file can help
crawlers to better understand your website.

Tips:
1. grand robots access to those pages you wish them to crawl.
2. restrict access to those pages you do not wish search engines to see and crawl.
Sitemap

: XML Sitemap is not presented for the site.

Sitemap helps search engine crawler to identify your website pages.

Tips:
1. ensure all your important pages are listed in the sitemap.
2. ensure to indicate the frequency of change and importance of each url.
3. inform search engines of the location/URL of your sitemap (eg, For Google, you can set the website sitemap location through Google Webmaster management panel).
Loading Time

: 0.15 seconds - 1,708.54 Kb/s
[ To improve the speed by using these Free online Website Speed Testing Tools ]

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)
36.61 s 0.28 s 0.26 s 0.07 s 20.50 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.
Total Size

: 256 Kb (256,281 bytes)

The page is a bit too large, it may be slow and take long time to load.

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
256 Kb (256,281 bytes) 71 Kb (70,641 bytes) 186 Kb (185,640 bytes) 38.05 %


Excellent! the text to html code ratio is just nice, that is within 15%-70%!

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.
Flash

: Excellent! No flash component is detected on this page.

Flash content can not be properly indexed by search engines, and normally flash file is large in size, which slow down the loading of your page.

Tips:
1. avoid flash content whenever possible if you wish to have a fast and SEO friendly website.
Frame

: Excellent! No frame is detected on this page.

Framesets and individual frames could cause problem for search engine to crawl your pages

Tips:
1. avoid frames whenever possible.
2. search engines do not like frames.
3. use iframe instead if you really have no choice.
WWW Resolve

: the website http://www.wbtw.com and http://wbtw.com DOES NOT resolved to the same url.

Search Engines treat URLs with or without "www" as two different records.

Tips:
1. edit your .htaccess file and permanently redirect one to the other (eg redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com).
URL Rewrite

:
Non SEO Friendly URLs
http://wbtw.com/slideshow?widgetid=73909
http://wbtw.com/slideshow?widgetid=73909
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10523782&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10523782&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10507228&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10507228&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10523523&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10523523&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10522756&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10522756&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10505161&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10505161&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10522676&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10522676&autostart=true
http://www.wbtw.com/video?clipId=10522228&autostart=true
...


You may use url rewrite techniques to make these 24 urls to be SEO friendly.

clean, short and relevant URLs are favoured by users and search engines

Tips:
1. use url rewrite to turn dynamic pages with query parameters into seo friendly static pages.
2. put your important keywords in the url.
3. good urls are not only user friendly but also seo friendly.
Underscore In URL

: Excellent! your do not use underscore in your URLs.

Search Engines treat hyphen as word separator, they do not treat underscore as word separator.


Tips:
1. use hyphen "-" instead of underscore "_" to optimize your page url.
2. help search engines to better understand your url, eventually will benefit your page`s ranking.
Broken Links

:
Broken Links
http://wbtw.com/story/21140434/wbtw-mobile-apps
http://wbtw.com/story/21239346/futurecast
http://wbtw.com/slideshow?widgetid=73909
http://wbtw.com/category/279495/the-disapperance-of-heather-elvis
http://wbtw.com/category/262886/gas-prices


You have 5 broken links.

Broken links give bad impression of your site`s usability, reliability and credibility, search Engines do not like broken links

Tips:
1. check your site regularly to ensure all links are properly set.
2. correct or remove broken links as soon as possible.
3. test all the links whenever there is new update been introduced to your site
Links

:
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
Total
275 13 288


Too many links (288), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 275
URL Anchor Text
http://wbtw.com/story/21140434/wbtw-mobile-appsWBTW Mobile News App
http://wbtw.com/story/21239346/futurecastWBTW Stormtracker 13 Futurecas...
http://wbtw.com/slideshow?widgetid=73909Futurecast
http://wbtw.com/categ...79495/the-disapperance-of-heather-elvisHeather Elvis Coverage
http://wbtw.com/category/262886/gas-pricesGas Prices
http://wbtw.com/category/283923/news13-investigatesNews13 Investigates
http://wbtw.com/category/258508/more-newsMore News stories
http://wbtw.com/category/254556/myrtlebeach-newsGrand Strand
http://wbtw.com/category/254554/florence-newsPee Dee
http://wbtw.com/category/254563/educationEducation
http://wbtw.com/category/262886/gas-pricesGas Prices
http://wbtw.com/categ...79495/the-disapperance-of-heather-elvisHeather Elvis Coverage
http://wbtw.com/category/286578/back-to-school-2014Back to School 2014
http://wbtw.com/category/254616/positively-carolinaPositively Carolina
http://wbtw.com/category/254558/south-carolina-newsState/Regional
...

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 13
URL Anchor Text
http://twitter.com/#!/wbtwnews13Twitter
http://www.facebook.com/WBTWNews13Facebook
http://wbtw.wmpsites.com/wbtw-count-on-health/Count on Health - Partners
http://apartments.wbtw.oodle.com/for-rent/Rentals
http://jobs.wbtw.oodle.com/careers/myrtle-beach-sc/Jobs
http://wbtw.oodle.com/postPlace An Ad
http://cars.wbtw.oodle.com/used-cars/myrtle-beach-sc/Autos
http://pets.wbtw.oodle.com/all/Pets
http://forsale.wbtw.oodle.com/classifieds/Merchandise
http://www.facebook.com/WBTWNews13Facebook
http://twitter.com/#!/wbtwnews13Twitter
https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/wbtwFCC Public File
http://mediageneral.comMedia General Company

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.
Images

:
Total Images Alt Present Alt Missing
34 19 15


15 images do not have Alt values.

Image URL - 34
URL ALT Text
http://images.worldnow.com/global/images/google/google_logo.pngGoogle
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/static/hdr/hdr_branding.jpg
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/static/hdr/hdr_607x37.gif
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2015104_G.pngHome
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2015128_G.pngNews
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2015152_G.pngWeather
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2015155_G.pngSports
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2030153_G.pngVideo Landing Page
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2203356_G.pngProgramming
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2030159_G.pngLifestyle
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/3184646_G.pngCount on Health
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2153745_G.pngContests
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2153741_G.pngClassifieds
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2030163_G.pngAbout Us
http://WBTW.images.worldnow.com/images/2202624_G.png
......


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.
CSS

:
Style Block In Same Page Links to External Style Files Total
8 10 18


Too many (10) external stylesheet files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 10
Stylesheet URL rel type
http://content.worldn.../global/css/_pub/platform.min.css?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps0-4-7stylesheettext/css
http://WBTW.images.wo...e/css/container-e.css?ver=2014-08-06%2001%3A46%3A27_ps0-4-7stylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent.wor...now.com/wncustom/custom/mediageneral/2012/custom-master.cssstylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/custom/wbtw/2013/custom.cssstylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent5.worldnow.com/wbtw/custom/custom.cssstylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent5.worldnow.com/media_general/custom/custom.cssstylesheettext/css
http://sendit.wbtv.com/css/thickbox.cssstylesheet
http://www.intellicast.com/Styles/Widgets/Stylesheet_20100615.cssstylesheettext/css
http://www.intellicast.com/Styles/Widgets/Weather_20100609.cssstylesheettext/css
http://www.intellicast.com/Styles/Widgets/Themes/Gray.cssstylesheettext/css

Script

:
Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
51 12 63


Too many (12) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 12
Script URL Type
http://WBTW.images.wo.../wnaffiliateconfig.js?ver=2014-08-06%2001%3A46%3A27_ps0-4-7text/javascript
http://content.worldn...com/global/js/_pub/WBTW.config.js?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps0-4-7text/javascript
http://content.worldn...om/global/js/_pub/platform.min.js?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps0-4-7text/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/js/helpers.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent.wor...dnow.com/wncustom/custom/mediageneral/2012/custom-master.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/custom/wbtw/2013/custom.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent5.worldnow.com/wbtw/custom/custom.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent5.worldnow.com/media_general/custom/custom.jstext/javascript
http://ad.doubleclick.net/adj/wn.loc.wbtw/station2;sz=94x19;ord=1234567890text/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/js/wxmanager-source_updated.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent5.worldnow.com/wbtw/weather/icastlib1_2.jstext/javascript
http://www.zvents.com...s/34903.js?version=66b2199dc6f71e3d95aaeb8cfc0de5010d27750etext/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.
DMOZ Listing

: No

Your site is not listed in the DMOZ Open Directory. DMOZ Open Directory Project

Google Analytics

: UA-40744884-2

Excellent! the website implements Google Analytics.

Blog Or News Release

:
Link to Blog / News Release Page
http://wbtw.com/category/283923/news13-investigatesNews13 Investigates
http://twitter.com/#!/wbtwnews13Twitter


Excellent! we have found blog linked to your site.

Having a blog is a great way to provide fresh content and retain users, search engines favour it too.


Tips:
1. regularly update your blog and provide fresh and quality content.
2. relevant blogs of your website topics, generate more credits in the eyes of your visitors, as well as search engines.
Trustworthiness

: 86

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (86/100).

86

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 : 84
Safe Browsing

: Safe! the site wbtw.com 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 suspicious behaviours seriously, have a regular check-up and monitor closely of your server`s log files.
3. if your site is black-listed by Google as suspicious, clean it up before requesting for a review.


Server Header Analysis

Content-Length
143
261
Content-Type
text/html
text/html
Location : http://www.wbtw.com/
Server
Microsoft-IIS/6.0
AkamaiGHost
Wn : Redirect01
Date
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:29:09 GMT
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:29:10 GMT
Mime-Version : 1.0
Expires : Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:29:10 GMT
Connection : close
Set-Cookie : ClientGroup=1; expires=Fri, 28-Aug-2015 03:29:10 GMT


Domain/Whois Analysis

Domain Info

: wbtw.com ( 8 characters )

Domain Registrar : NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1995-12-26 1995-12-26 2014-12-25
18 years, 246 days old 18 years, 246 days ago 0 years, 117 days from today
18 years, 246 days old


Domain Name Servers used by wbtw.com
DNS Name IP Address
ns1.mediageneral.net199.193.10.41
ns2.mediageneral.net199.193.13.41


Domain is going to expire in less than a year time (0 years, 117 days from today), try to renew it for more than one year!

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.