Quality Rating Guidelines

  • Google Rewrites Quality Rating Guide – What SEOs Need to Know

    … Google has completely rewritten the Quality Ratings Guideline, the resource that their team of quality raters uses to rate websites for Google. This one is a brand new version, rewritten from the ground up, so it isn’t just a refresh of the old one (and most doesn’t even resemble any of the old Guidelines that SEOs scrutinized in detail…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin Google- 38 readers -
  • How Google Views Advertising in Google’s Quality Rating Guidelines

    One thing that is very apparent in the new version of the Google Quality Rater’s Guidelines is the role of advertising on webpages and how it affects overall webpage and website quality and the resulting quality scores. Do Multiple Ads Always Equal Low Quality? First, despite a lot of guidelines governing Google’s views on webpage’s advertisements and how it relates to quali ...

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 13 readers -
  • The Role of Reputation in the Google Quality Rating Guidelines

    …. Of course, it also raises the question about how badly reputation could be manipulated if Google does make it enough of the algo that SEOs could attempt to game it. How are quality checkers checking reputation? Google isn’t just about checking places like Better Business Bureau (BBB) and online review sites like Yelp. Instead they ask their raters…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin Google- 15 readers -
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