How do Google Search Quality Raters Judge Website Page Quality?

Page Quality and Quality Score are two of the most important things for a website owner to focus on when advertising online or when trying to drive natural and paid search traffic to their website. The higher your page quality in the eyes of Google, the less you pay for your paid search advertising and the higher you rank on the organic search listings.

In recent weeks, Google has been updating the training of its Google Search Quality Raters and the updates provide some useful key points of focus for online advertisers.

One of the main changes is that Google Search Quality Raters will now be responsible for giving individual landing pages their own specific rating. The changes occupy an extensive 32 pages, which have been added to the original Google Search Quality Raters’ Handbook, and conveniently leaked, via related industry forums online for all to see. (more…)