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  1. Google Search Quality Guidelines Now Reward Expertise, Authority, Trust

    Google's search quality team hires human raters (dubbed "search quality evaluators") who help Google rate sites for quality. Can You Optimize for Google's Search Quality Raters? How Google's Human Search Quality Raters Assign a URL Rating (2011)

  2. Google's Your Money or Your Life Search Quality Ratings: What Webmasters Need to Know

    Your Money or Your Life (YMYL) pages are specific web pages that Google wants quality raters to hold to a higher "Page Quality" (PQ) standard than other types of web pages. Well Google says the ratings quality raters assign to web page don't...

  3. Google Gets Authority Evaluation Patent Criticizing Amazon, Slashdot

    There has been much made of "trust rank" and the introduction of human search quality raters lately, but perhaps this patent may be the basis for its integration in the SERPs. The flaw is Google can criticize the reviewers of other methods where...

  4. Revised Google Quality Rater Guidlines Surface

    E-tailers will also want to take note of guidelines for how raters consider commerce sites. Shopping carts, return policies, shipping calculators, and gift registries are among the features raters should look for when rating a site as relevant.