Google has released some major updates to their quality rater guidelines which includes an update to the well-known acronym E-A-T.
What are Google’s quality rater guidelines?
Google’s quality rater guidelines is a guide to enable you to evaluate the quality of your website. They aim to help improve the results in search resulting in a better user experience.
E-A-T updated to E-E-A-T
E-A-T is an acronym that is well-known in the SEO community as it helps you to check the quality of the content on your site. The document has been updated and includes E-A-T being updated to E-E-A-T, which now refers to:
Adding ‘experience’ to the acronym tells us that the quality of content is now evaluated by looking at the creator and their first-hand experience in the content topic.
Google has also placed ‘trust’ as the centre of the considerations for page quality, as untrustworthy pages have low E-E-A-T no matter how experienced the author of the content is.
Explore Google’s quality rater guidelines (QRGs), by reading the 176-page PDF document to find out more about how Google rates websites and how you can check the quality of your website’s content.
Google’s QRGs are a crucial part of search marketing, therefore it is really important if you’re a content writer that you keep up-to-date with this document and any updates to make sure that the website your writing content has quality content and follows the best practices for content writing.
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