You may think your content is high quality but knowing how it’s rated can be an eye-opening experience. The quality of the main content can be determined by how well that content meets the purpose of the page and how well you promote it.
We all want to improve our blogging skills and our blogs. For most that’s a a steady progression for others it may not be, but I don’t know any bloggers who are not making any future plans. Have you begun to formulate a plan, no matter how sketchy for taking your blog to the next level? Blogging Improvement: Leveling Up
This summer I became aware of Google’s brand new emphasis in the new Quality Rater’s Handbook. The idea of E-A-T, which is a website’s “expertise, authoritativeness and trustworthiness” is the baseline.
One day after Google was granted the content quality patent, version 5.0 of Google’s Quality Rating Guidelines were leaked; as first documented on by Jennifer Slegg. The guidelines detail the process that a quality rater should go through in order to score the quality of a page. Read the full article Content Quality Score: Google’s Best Kept Secret For Rankings Read the full new 160 page guidelines on scribd.com.
How does your website rank? Note these 7 website graders.
Previously Google’s search algorithm considered your content and backlinks to it as votes, and the more you received, the better ranking your site would have. Now social shares seem to be surpassing backlinks when it comes to influence. That’s regrettable because it doesn’t take much IQ or effort to attract or purchase a pack of followers, who become button clicking auto-sharing monkeys promoting links to the same content all over the internet.