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Report for biztimes.com

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  • Score:

    66.1%

    3.64
    Progress:
    100%
    Generated on Sunday, November 30th 2014 6:23 pm
    11/30/2014

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Traffic Rank

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220,502nd most visited website in the World Trend: down (+41,921)
51,357th most visited website in US United States
Traffic Rank is provided by Alexa

Visitors Localization

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CountryPercentDomain (ccTLD)Status
US United States90.7%biztimes.usAvailable. Register it now!
BD Bangladesh3.6%biztimes.bdNot available.
Registering country code top level domains (ccTLD) can prevent potential competitors from taking advantage of your primary domain reputation. It is also one of the ways to improve country specific SEO and performance. (http://www.searchenginejournal.com/seo-without-boarders-a-guide-to-international-seo-nick-paterman/60092/)

Images

accessibilitySEO-content
We have located images with missing ALT attribute.
Number of images: 60
Missing alt tag: 27

List of images with missing ALT attributes:

  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/daily_front.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/morning_front.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/manufacturing_front.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/money_front.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/Real_Estate_front.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/HealthCare-front.png
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/bubbler_font.jpg
  • /images/EnewsFrontpage/nonprofit_front.jpg
  • /storyimage/MB/20141124/SMALLBUSINESS/120919816/AR/0/AR-120919816.jpg&maxw=8...=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141124/SMALLBUSINESS/120229883/AR/0/AR-120229883.jpg&maxw=8...=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141124/SMALLBUSINESS/130109903/AR/0/AR-130109903.jpg&maxw=8...=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141124/SMALLBUSINESS/120509868/AR/0/AR-120509868.jpg&maxw=8...=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141124/SMALLBUSINESS/140519823/AR/0/AR-140519823.jpg&maxw=8...=80
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2009550&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2348177&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2028223&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2012971&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2348036&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • http://www.biztimes.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/avatar?ID=2064015&maxw=60&maxh=60
  • /apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?Site=MB&Date=20141124&Category=AROUNDTOWN&ArtNo=112409...300
  • /images/btn_calendar_viewall.png
  • /images/btn_calendar_submitevent.png
  • /storyimage/MB/20141110/MAGAZINE05/141119977/AR/0/AR-141119977.jpg&maxw=80&maxh=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141030/MAGAZINE05/140429841/AR/0/AR-140429841.jpg&maxw=80&maxh=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141030/MAGAZINE05/140509790/AR/0/AR-140509790.jpg&maxw=80&maxh=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141029/MAGAZINE05/130419763/AR/0/AR-130419763.jpg&maxw=80&maxh=80
  • /storyimage/MB/20141029/MAGAZINE05/140319920/AR/0/AR-140319920.jpg&maxw=80&maxh=80
The "alt" attribute provides a text equivalent for the image. If the browser cannot display an image the alt description will be given in its place. Furthermore, some visitors cannot see images as they might be blind in which the alt tag provides a valuable image description. Finally, search engines utilize the alt attribute for image search indexing. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/altAttribute)

Title

SEO-content
We have found following title:

"BizTimes: Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin Business News - BizTimes"

Length: 71 characters
The <TITLE> element provides a short piece of text describing the document. The title is very important as it shows in the window title bars, bookmarks and search results. Title should be between 60 to 80 characters long. (www.w3.org/QA/Tips/good-titles)

Description Metatag

SEO-content
We have found following description:

"BizTimes, 126 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 403, Milwaukee, WI 53202, [email protected]"

Length: 90 characters
The description attribute should provide a concise explanation of a Web page's content. Also, the description is often displayed on search engine results and can indirectly affect page ranking. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_element#The_description_attribute)

Keywords Metatag

SEO-content
We have found 18 keywords:
  • biztimes
  • biz times
  • biz times milwaukee
  • milwaukee biz times
  • biztimes milwaukee
  • small business times
  • biztimes.com
  • small biz times
  • milwaukee small business times
  • economic trends
  • biz times daily
  • biztimes daily
  • milwaukee business news
  • milwaukee business times
  • milwaukee biztimes
  • business times milwaukee
  • milwaukee news
  • wisconsin news
    Length: 328 characters
    The keywords attribute was utilized by search engines to provide more accurate search results. Due to the over usage and spamming the keywords attribute has been phased out and is no longer relevant. Google doesn't use the "keywords" meta tag in web search ranking.(googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.se/2009/09/google-does-not-use-keywords-meta-tag.html)

    Text to HTML Ratio

    SEO-content
    The Text to HTML ratio is 17.93%
    Original content is by far the single most important element to search engines. Low Text to HTML ratio indicates little content for search engines to index. We consider it to be good practice to have a Text to HTML ratio of at least 10% and ideal above 20%

    Keyword Density & Consistency

    SEO-content
    Consistent Keywords % Density # Count T Title D Desc. H <H> A ALT B <b>
    share2.71%24---24-
    more2.03%18----1
    biztimes1.47%1321---
    milwaukee1.24%111111-
    manufacturing1.24%11--111
    wisconsin1.01%91-11-
    production0.79%7--111
    blog0.79%7-----
    facebook0.68%6---6-
    plus0.68%6---6-
    google plus0.68%6-----
    manufacturing index0.56%5--1--
    production manufacturing0.56%5--1--
    wisconsin banks0.56%5--1--
    milwaukee production0.45%4--1--
    production manufacturing index0.56%5--1--
    report lower earnings0.45%4--1--
    manufacturing index rises0.45%4--1--
    banks report lower0.45%4--1--
    milwaukee production manufacturing0.45%4--1--
    Keywords density and consistency are notable factors for optimal page SEO. Preferred keywords should have higher keywords density indicating their importance. Optimally, preferred keywords should also be consistently utilized in multiple essential areas of the page such as title, description meta tag, h1 through h6 headings, alt image attributes, backlinks and internal links anchor text. Keyword density of above 5% is a good indication that the word or phrase appears too many time in the content. (more information)

    Frames

    accessibilitySEO-content
    Yes, 1 inline frame(s) detected.
    It is not recommended to use frames or iframes because they can cause problems for search engines. It is best to avoid frames and inline frames whenever possible (searchenginewatch.com/article/2064573/Search-Engines-and-Frames). If frames must be utilized consider <noframes> tag. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_noframes.asp).

    Flash

    accessibilitytechnologySEO-content
    No flash detected.
    Flash and other reach-media technologies should primarily be utilized for decorative purposes. This makes your site more search engine friendly and improves accessibility (support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=72746#1).

    Headings

    SEO-content
    • 0 <H1>
    • 6 <H2>
      • Milwaukee Production Manufacturing Index rises to all-time high
      • Flights canceled as winter storm strikes East Coast
      • Roang is new co-chair of Next Generation UPAF
      • Hoan Bridge project reaches halfway point
      • Wisconsin banks report lower earnings
      • Economy grew in 3rd quarter
    • 6 <H3>
      • A Thanksgiving appeal to the great techie in The Cloud
      • GivingTuesday: start a new tradition
      • Summit will focus on servant leadership
      • Connect your dollars to your values
      • Immigration changes will affect employers and employees
      • Voters set transportation as a priority
    • 0 <H4>
    • 0 <H5>
    • 0 <H6>
    The <h1> to <h6> tags are used to define HTML headings. The <h1> tag should hold the title describing the content of a specific page therefore only one h1 tag is needed per page. There can be any number of h2 - h6 tags but they should be added in order of importance (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_hn.asp).

    Doctype

    technologyvalidity
    XHTML 1.0 STRICT
    The <!DOCTYPE> declaration tells the web browser about what version of HTML the page is written in. It is good practice to always add the <!DOCTYPE> declaration to the HTML documents, so that the browser knows what type of document to expect. (www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_DOCTYPE.asp)

    Character Encoding

    technologyvalidity
    UTF-8 (Unicode)
    Covers: Worldwide
    To display an HTML page correctly, the browser must know what character-set to use (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_encodings_in_HTML).

    Language

    usability
    Declared Language: None
    Language Attribute: None
    The HTML "lang" attributes and language metatag define the base language to be used for displaying text and characters on a Website. www.mcanerin.com/en/articles/meta-language.asp

    W3C Markup Validation

    validity
    Status: FAILED [442 errors, 276 warning(s)]
    It is good practice to use valid HTML/XHTML markup as it ensures that the search engines can read the website correctly as well as it improves cross browser compatibility (W3C Markup Validation Service).

    Deprecated HTML elements

    technologyvalidity
    Good, no deprecated elements found.
    A deprecated element is one that has been outdated by newer constructs. Deprecated elements may become obsolete in future versions of HTML so it is recommended not to use them. (webdesign.about.com/od/htmltags/a/bltags_deprctag.htm)

    Nested HTML Tables

    accessibilitytechnology
    Great, no nested tables detected.
    In general it is not recommended to use nested tables or to utilize tables for page layout. Nested tables are known to cause performance issues due to increased HTML size and rendering time. It is better to use CSS layout instead.

    Web Analytics

    technology
    Yes, we have detected following web anlytics tools:
    • Google analytics icon Google™ Analytics
    Web Analytics Tools collect and measure information about visitor activity on a website. Well interpreted web traffic data is invaluable in determining a successfully web strategy and assessing the effectiveness of a website. At a minimum, we recommend to utilize at least one web analytics tool.

    robots.txt

    SEO
    A robots.txt file restricts access to your site by search engine robots that crawl the web. (www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html)

    XML Sitemap

    SEO
    Not found!
    Sitemaps inform search engines about pages available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap is an XML file that lists URLs for a site along with additional metadata about each URL. XML sitemap should help search engines to crawl the site more intelligently. (http://www.sitemaps.org/protocol.html)

    Favicon

    usability
    favicon
    The Favicon is a small icon associated with a website. The Favicon is important because it is displayed next to the website's URL in the address bar of the browser as well as in bookmarks and shortcuts. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Favicon)

    Custom 404 Error Page

    usability
    Yes, custom 404 error page detected.
    A 404 is a standard http response code for a resource that cannot be located on the server. Webservers usually return a "404 Not Found" error page for non-existing pages. Unfortunately, these default error pages are very generic and a not very user friendly, therefore, using a custom 404 error page is highly recommended.

    Process of returning http status code "200 OK" for a non-existent page or redirecting users to another url is called soft 404. Soft 404 errors are problematic for search engines and are not advisable. (https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/181708)

    Printability

    usability
    Could not locate print-friendly CSS.
    Print-friendly pages are designed to fit on an 8.5"x11" or A4 sheet and usually include only the content of the page, along with source information. (webdesign.about.com/od/printerfriendly/a/aa041403a.htm)

    W3C CSS Validation

    validity
    Status: FAILED [126 error(s)]
    It is recommended to use valid CSS to ensure that the website displays correctly. (W3C CSS Validation Service).

    Page Rank

    SEO-Authority
    PR: 4 out of 10 (Above Average)
    PageRank is Google's measure of the importance of a page. It is based on complex algorithmes evaluating page content, authority, keyword density, back links, traffic, demand and more. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PageRank)

    Indexed Pages

    SEO-Authority
    Estimated number of pages indexed by Google™: 65,800
    Estimated number of pages indexed by Bing™: 0
    The higher number of indexed pages the more content search engines can index, which increases overall value of the website. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_indexing)

    Domain Age

    SEO-Authority
    Your domain was registerd for the first time: 18 years, 9 months, 18 days ago.
    Age of the domain is one of the many signals that search engines utilize for ranking. Brand new domains generally have more difficult time to rank high for the first few months. (http://www.coconutheadphones.com/does-domain-agematter)

    Domain Expiration

    SEO-Authority
    Your domain expires in: 3 years, 2 months, 12 days.
    Domain expiration far in to the future is considered a good practice as it promotes confidence in your website, decreases chances of losing domain and in certain cases might help with search engine ranking. (http://www.hover.com/blog/three-reasons-to-renew-your-domain-names-for-five-years)

    IP Canonicalization

    SEO
    No, your site's IP 205.139.40.89 does not redirect to biztimes.com.
    Some web spiders index websites using IP as well as domain name which can cause duplicate content if there is no IP Canonicalization. (www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization)

    URL Canonicalization

    SEO
    No, the www.biztimes.com and biztimes.com do not resolve to the same URL.
    Domain name with WWW and without can be considered as different pages causing duplicate content for search engines. (www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization)

    Page Speed

    performanceSEO
    Google Page Speed score: 52% (Low)
    Rq. Requests Hst. Hosts LT Load time Html Img Images JS JavaScript CSS F Flash O Other PS Page Size
    153183.38s197.34 KB1.75 MB747.74 KB204.15 KB0 B1.91 KB2.87 MB

    RecommendationImpactDetails
    Avoid landing page redirects
    None
    Your page has no redirects.
      Enable compression
      Medium
      Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
        Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 88.2KiB (73% reduction).
        Leverage browser caching
        High
        Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
          Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
          Reduce server response time
          None
          Your server responded quickly.
            Minify CSS
            Low
            Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
              Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 8.3KiB (33% reduction).
              Minify HTML
              Low
              Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained in it, can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
                Minify HTML for the following resources to reduce their size by 13.5KiB (20% reduction).
                Minify JavaScript
                Low
                Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
                  Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 18.7KiB (20% reduction).
                  Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
                  High
                  Optimize images
                  High
                  Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
                    Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 250.2KiB (49% reduction).
                    Prioritize visible content
                    None
                    You have the above-the-fold content properly prioritized.

                      PageSpeed analyzes webpages and evaluates its performance while providing suggestions on reducing page load times. Google is now incorporating website speed in search ranking (http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/site-speed)

                      Server Information

                      security
                      Server IP:
                      205.139.40.89
                      Server Location:
                      US MISSOURI, Chesterfield

                      Name Server 1:
                      ns51.worldnic.com (207.204.40.126)
                      Name Server 2:
                      ns52.worldnic.com (206.188.198.26)
                      Your server's IP address and location have minor impact on the country specific SEO. It is recommend to host the website in the country where the number of vistors is desired to be the highest. Search engines take the geolocation of a server into account. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXt23AXlJJU)

                      HTTPS (SSL)

                      security
                      Issued To:
                      Common Name (CN):
                      www.biztimes.com
                      Issuer:
                      Common Name (CN):
                      Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2
                      Oranization (O):
                      GoDaddy.com, Inc.
                      Oranizational Unit (OU):
                      http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/
                      Period of Validity
                      Begins On:
                      01/14/2014
                      Expires On:
                      01/14/2019
                      Google™ is now treating HTTPS as a ranking signal. HTTPS is a secure web protocol that allows for encrypted communication between website and the client. HTTPS protocol requires your website to have an SSL certificate, which can be purchased from a Certificate Authority (CA) or SSL vendor. (http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.in/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal_6.html).

                      Safe Browsing

                      security
                      Yes - This site is not currently listed as suspicious.
                      Safe Browsing is a service provided by Google that enables applications to check URLs against Google's constantly updated lists of suspected phishing and malware pages. (http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=biztimes.com)

                      Spam Blacklist

                      security
                      Good, your IP is not blacklisted.
                      Spammer directories provide lists of IPs from which spam distribution is reported. Emails sent from the blocked IPs are subject to closer scrutiny and are much less likely to be delivered. For email campaigns it is recommended to utilize professional email services to ensure that your website IP is not blocked. (www.stopforumspam.com)

                      Directory Browsing

                      security
                      Great, your server has directory browsing disabled.
                      Protect Webserver directories from unwanted browsing. To enhance security, directory browsing should be disabled unless you have a specific reason to enable it. If you enable directory browsing, make sure that you only enable it on the particular directory or directories that you want to share. (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731109)

                      Email Address Obfuscation

                      security
                      There are 2 emails in plain text on the webpage:
                      • [email protected]
                      • [email protected]
                      It is recommended to obfuscate email addresses posted in public. This prevents email addresses from being automatically harvested by spam bots which helps to decrease number of unsolicited emails.

                      Whois Privacy

                      security
                      Registrant:
                      Name:
                      BizTimes Media LLC
                      Organization:
                      BizTimes Media LLC
                      Address:
                      126 N. Jefferson Street, Milwaukee, 53202, US
                      Phone:
                      +1.4143367114
                      Fax:
                      +1.4142778191
                      Email:
                      [email protected]
                      Administrative Contact:
                      Name:
                      meyer, dan
                      Organization:
                      BizTimes Media LLC
                      Address:
                      126 N. Jefferson St. Ste. 403, Milwaukee, 53202, US
                      Phone:
                      +1.4143367114
                      Fax:
                      +1.4142778191
                      Email:
                      [email protected]
                      Technical Contact:
                      Name:
                      meyer, dan
                      Organization:
                      BizTimes Media LLC
                      Address:
                      126 N. Jefferson St. Ste. 403, Milwaukee, 53202, US
                      Phone:
                      +1.4143367114
                      Fax:
                      +1.4142778191
                      Email:
                      [email protected]
                      Whois Privacy is a service that prevents domain owner contact information from being displayed in the publicly available Whois records. This can help to cut down on unwanted spam but utilizing Whois privacy should be evaluated against business model and branding strategy.

                      Server Signature

                      security
                      On, Microsoft-IIS/7.0
                      Attackers can utilize server signature versioning information to their advantage therefore it is recommended to disable it when possible. (Disable server signature for Apache or IIS).

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