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Overall SEO Report For wgem.com
Excellent Practice21
Improvement Could be Made8
Critical Issues to Attend9
SEO Score :
65.79


IP address of wgem.com is : 64.14.56.100. The domain wgem.com was created on 1998-08-05 and it is 16 years, 46 days old. It will expire on 2021-08-04 which is 6 years, 318 days from today. The homepage of website wgem.com has a size of 174119 bytes, and a text size of 21632 bytes, its Text to Code Ratio is 14.19% Homepage of wgem.com has 338 links, 324 link to internal pages, while 14 link to pages on other websites. It takes 0.00 s ( 42,959,295.19 Kb/s ) to load the website wgem.com.

wgem.com Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 Stars by SEOCert

SEO Report Cached Since : 2014-09-19 02:28     Update Now >>

Content Analysis

Title

:

HOME - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio


Words count: 10    Unique Words: 10    Length: 56 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

: Words count: 0    Length: 0 characters
[ To optimize the page description, Use this SEO Meta Description Optimizer ]


Meta Description is not set.

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

:
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Page description is missing.

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

: WGEM.com, Quincy, Hannibal, Keokuk, Macomb, News, Weather, Sports, Politics, Weather, Radio, News/Talk, ESPN 1440.

Words count: 15    Length: 114 characters    keyword phrases count : 13

Excellent! Your meta keywords contains 10-20 words.
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Keyword Occurrences in Different Sections
keyword domain title descriptionheadingcontent
1 word keywords :85% (11/13)
quincy 14   (0.52%)
hannibal 19   (0.71%)
keokuk 0   (0%)
macomb 1   (0.04%)
news 24   (0.89%)
weather 9   (0.34%)
sports 13   (0.48%)
politics 0   (0%)
weather 9   (0.34%)
radio 1   (0.04%)
espn 1440. 0   (0%)
2 words keyword phrases :15% (2/13)
wgem.com 0   (0%)
news/talk 0   (0%)


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.

accused  after  alerts  amp  app  arrested  com  county  court  edt  equipment  fire  hannibal  headlines  home  illinois  iowa  judge  living  man  men  mobile  monday  news  one  people  police  quincy  report  school  sentenced  september  show  sports  students  thursday  two  weather  wgem  woman 

Top 20 Keywords

: Total Terms Count: 2,686

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. wgem 36 1.34%
#2. news 24 0.89%
#3. thursday 20 0.74%
#4. county 19 0.71%
#5. hannibal 19 0.71%
#6. home 18 0.67%
#7. after 18 0.67%
#8. september 17 0.63%
#9. accused 16 0.60%
#10. mobile 14 0.52%
#11. quincy 14 0.52%
#12. sports 13 0.48%
#13. man 13 0.48%
#14. people 11 0.41%
#15. two 11 0.41%
#16. living 11 0.41%
#17. arrested 10 0.37%
#18. students 10 0.37%
#19. com 10 0.37%
#20. edt 10 0.37%

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
1061090020202122

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

<H1>

(1)
HOME - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

<H3>

(6)
More WGEM NewsMore WGEM NewsMore>>
Police and Court ReportsMore>>
NationalMore>>
Featured PagesFeatured PagesMore>>
HOMEMore>>
Most Viewed Content

<H4>

(109)
FLOOD WARNING in effect for:
Brown County, IL
Cass County, IL
Morgan County, IL
Schuyler County, IL
Speeding traffic at dangerous intersection concerns Palmyra community
Burglars steal sound equipment from Ridge Runner Jamboree
Exotic animals visiting Quincy over the weekend
CDC recommends getting flu shot before October
Free mammograms offered to women who qualify
Hannibal house fire ruled accidental by fire officials
Local schools could gain more funding
Quincy bank expands
Semi, SUV crash on Broadway in Quincy
Champ Clark Bridge to close for joint repairs
Vatterott hosts "Goonies" fundraiser to benefit Madonna House
...
<B> (2)
<I> (2)
<STRONG> (2)Member Center:
NOTE: Please use this form ONLY for news-related items.


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

: http://wgem.com/robots.txt

Excellent! the website has a Robots.txt file to regulate search engine crawlers access.

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

: 0.00 seconds - 0 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)
24.87 s 0.19 s 0.17 s 0.05 s 13.93 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

: 174 Kb (174,119 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
174 Kb (174,119 bytes) 22 Kb (21,632 bytes) 152 Kb (152,487 bytes) 14.19 %


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.
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.
Inline CSS

: 33 Inline CSS components are detected on this page.

It is a good practice to move inline CSS rules into an external CSS file in order to make your page lighter and increasing the text to code ratio.

Tips:
1. move inline css rules to external css file.
2. separate style from html.
Nested Table

: Excellent! No nested table is detected on this page (nested table : 0, total table : 1)

nested tables could slow down page rendering and lead to bad user experience.

Tips:
1. avoiding <table> for your page layout.
2. using <div> instead of <table>.
WWW Resolve

: the website http://www.wgem.com and http://wgem.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://wgem.com/global/Category.asp?c=162233
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=123715&nav=menu1354_3
http://wgem.com/Global/Story.asp?s=9700544
http://www.wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=123719
http://www.wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=132673
http://www.wgem.com/Global/category.asp?c=183584
http://www.wgem.com/Global/story.asp?S=8248648&nav=menu1354_12
http://wgem.com/global/story.asp?s=12438409
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=132673&nav=menu1354_7
http://www.wgem.com/Global/story.asp?S=8248648
http://wgem.com/Global/Story.asp?s=9700544
http://wgem.com/global/link.asp?l=481844
http://wgem.com/Global/story.asp?S=9073469
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=168110&nav=menu1354_12_5
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=133698&nav=menu1354_12_3
...


You may use url rewrite techniques to make these 20 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

:
URLs with underscore
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=123715&nav=menu1354_3
http://www.wgem.com/Global/story.asp?S=8248648&nav=menu1354_12
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=132673&nav=menu1354_7
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=168110&nav=menu1354_12_5
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=133698&nav=menu1354_12_3
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=184477&nav=menu1354_12_6


You have 6 Urls with underscore.

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.
Links

:
Internal Links
(link to pages within this domain)
External Links
(link to pages on other websites)
Total
324 14 338


Too many links (338), it may be considered as spam!

Internal Links (link to pages within this domain) - 324
URL Anchor Text
http://wgem.com/global/Category.asp?c=162233  RADAR
http://wgem.com/Global/category.asp?C=123715&nav=menu1354_3FORECAST
http://wgem.com/Global/Story.asp?s=9700544CLOSINGS
http://wgem.com/HOME
http://wgem.com/category/286735/work-at-wgemWork at WGEM
http://wgem.com/story/10288474/wgem-on-twitterWGEM on Twitter
http://addins.wgem.com/billpay.phpAdvertiser Services
http://wgem.com/category/123717/newsNEWS
http://wgem.com/story...em-news-mobile-app-download-yours-todayWGEM News Mobile app - Downloa...
http://wgem.com/category/51030/illinois-headlinesIllinois Headlines
http://wgem.com/category/51003/missouri-headlinesMissouri Headlines
http://wgem.com/category/50694/iowa-headlinesIowa Headlines
http://wgem.com/category/13530/national-newsNational
http://wgem.com/category/195929/more-local-headlinesLocal Headlines
http://wgem.com/category/176396/-wgem-honor-flightGreat River Honor Flight
...

External Links (link to pages on other websites) - 14
URL Anchor Text
http://collegefootball.ap.org/wgem/College Football
http://www3.whig.com/...ets/weather/map/?site=wgem&app=footballFriday Football Forecast
http://www3.whig.com/...ets/weather/map/?site=wgem&app=footballFriday Football Forecast
http://www.cwtv.com/cw-video/The CW
http://www.cwtv.com/cw-video/The CW
http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WGEMFMNews/Talk 105 FM Stream
http://radio.securene...layer_large.cfm?stationCallSign=WGEM-ODAudio Archives
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wgem/Dub%20Request%202008.pdfRequest WGEM Video
http://www.nbc.comWGEM NBC
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wgem-wx/id583420530?mt=8StormTrak Weather App - Apple
https://play.google.c.../store/apps/details?id=com.wgem.androidStormTrak Weather App - Androi...
https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/wgem-tvPublic File
https://stations.fcc....%20Report%202014%20(14063118634176).pdfEEO Report
http://www.careersatq...ry/23527114/mobile-terms-and-conditionsMobile Privacy Policy & Terms ...

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
29 10 19


19 images do not have Alt values.

Image URL - 29
URL ALT Text
http://images.worldnow.com/global/images/google/google-logo.gifGoogle
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wgem/weather/animatedradar_120.gif
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/static/hdr/hdr_branding.jpg
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/static/hdr/hdr_607x37.gif
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4774072_G.jpg
http://WGEM.images.wo...ldnow.com/images/static/container-e/icon_video_included.gifVideo included
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4774659_G.jpg
http://WGEM.images.wo...ldnow.com/images/static/container-e/icon_video_included.gifVideo included
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4776337_G.jpg
http://WGEM.images.wo...ldnow.com/images/static/container-e/icon_video_included.gifVideo included
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4776522_G.jpg
http://WGEM.images.wo...ldnow.com/images/static/container-e/icon_video_included.gifVideo included
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4776424_G.jpg
http://WGEM.images.wo...ldnow.com/images/static/container-e/icon_video_included.gifVideo included
http://WGEM.images.worldnow.com/images/4773887_G.jpg
......


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
10 5 15


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

Links To External Stylesheet Files - 5
Stylesheet URL rel type
http://content.worldn.../global/css/_pub/platform.min.css?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps1-0-4stylesheettext/css
http://WGEM.images.wo...e/css/container-e.css?ver=2014-09-15%2012%3A42%3A24_ps1-0-4stylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/custom/quincy/2012/custom-master.cssstylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wgem/custom/2012/custom.cssstylesheettext/css
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/revenue/js/storyzoom/storyzoom-complete.cssstylesheettext/css

Script

:
Scripts Block In Same Page Links to External Script Files Total
47 11 58


Too many (11) external scripts files , it will slow down the downlaoding.

Links To External Script Files - 11
Script URL Type
http://WGEM.images.wo.../wnaffiliateconfig.js?ver=2014-09-15%2012%3A42%3A24_ps1-0-4text/javascript
http://content.worldn...com/global/js/_pub/WGEM.config.js?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps1-0-4text/javascript
http://content.worldn...om/global/js/_pub/platform.min.js?ver=XSLT-v3-11-19_ps1-0-4text/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncustom/custom/quincy/2012/custom-master.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wgem/custom/2012/custom.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/revenue/js/storyzoom/storyzoom-complete.jstext/javascript
http://content.worldnow.com/global/interface/httprequest/httprequest.jstext/javascript
http://content.worldnow.com/global/interface/httprequest/httprequest.jstext/javascript
http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/revenue/js/mostpopular_v1.jstext/javascript
http://content.worldnow.com/global/interface/httprequest/httprequest.jstext/javascript
http://markets.financialcontent.com/worldnow.wgem?Module=watchlist&Output=JS

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.
Blog Or News Release

:
Link to Blog / News Release Page
http://addins.wgem.com/blogs/sportsThe SC Blog w/ Josh Houchins


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.
DMOZ Listing

: Yes

Excellent! the website is listed in the DMOZ open directory. DMOZ Open Directory Project

Google Analytics

: Analytics Service is not implemented for the site.

W3C Validation

: Invalid : 311 Errors, 24 Warnings

the page does not comply with W3C document standard. W3C Validation
Syntax errors not only make it difficult for search engines to index your page, it also cause problems for browser to rendering your page and likely lead to bad user experience.

Tips:
1. validate your page with W3C markup standard.
2. correct all syntax errors and warnings.
Google Page Rank

: 6

Excellent! the website has a high page rank (6/10).

6

0 - 1 2 - 3 4 - 10
Poor Good Excellent
Social Engagement

: Your site has an excellent social media engagement!

  Facebook Likes 547
  Facebook Shares 871
  Facebook Comments 648
  Tweets 4
  LinkedIn 8

Trustworthiness

: 65

Excellent! the website has a good Trustworthiness Score (65/100).

65

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 : 73
Safe Browsing

: Safe! the site wgem.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.
Traffic Rank

: 207,097th most visited website in the world.
your site has an excellent high traffic rank in the world.
Server Location

: your server (IP : 64.14.56.100) is located at United States  
ensure your server is not located far away from most of your site visitors.


Server Header Analysis

Content-Length
143
262
Content-Type
text/html
text/html
Location : http://www.wgem.com/
Server
Microsoft-IIS/6.0
AkamaiGHost
Wn : Redirect01
Date
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:45:12 GMT
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:45:12 GMT
Mime-Version : 1.0
Expires : Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:45:12 GMT
Connection : close
Set-Cookie : ClientGroup=1; expires=Fri, 18-Sep-2015 22:45:12 GMT


Domain/Whois Analysis

Domain Info

: wgem.com ( 8 characters )

Domain Registrar : NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.

Domain Created On Last Modified On Expires On
1998-08-05 1998-08-05 2021-08-04
16 years, 46 days old 16 years, 46 days ago 6 years, 318 days from today
16 years, 46 days old


Domain Name Servers used by wgem.com
DNS Name IP Address
lx.adams.net216.138.0.11
ns.adams.net216.138.0.4
ns3.adams.net198.49.126.22


You have a nice choice of domain name, which is of a right length (8 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.