Tag Archives: Guidelines

Google Might Update & Even Rename The Webmaster Guidelines In 2022

By | January 21, 2022

Everyone panic – Google might not just make larger updates to the Google Webmaster Guidelines but also rename the guidelines. Gary Illyes from Google said over time the Webmaster Guidelines have become confusing and somewhat outdated and it does need an update. He said this in the last Search Off The Record podcast at about 15 minutes into… Read More »

Reminder: Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines Not Designed For SEOs

By | January 13, 2022

Google’s John Mueller posted a short post on Twitter that needs to be highlighted. He said “the quality raters guidelines are not guidelines for SEOs though.” We often forget that, these search quality raters guidelines are for the search quality evaluators, they were not specifically designed as guidelines for SEOs. The quality raters guidelines are not guidelines for… Read More »

Many SEOs Will Buy Links In 2022 Despite Google’s Webmaster Guidelines

By | January 10, 2022

Tim Soulo from ahrefs posted a Twitter poll asking will you pay money to get links in 2022? Sadly, someone spammed the poll but I recreated it and it clearly shows that many, almost half of SEOs, are planning on buying and paying for links in 2022. Here is the recreated poll: Will you pay money to get… Read More »

Rank Ranger Guest Post Guidelines

By | December 31, 2021

December 9, 2011   |   Posted by Rank Ranger How the Rank Ranger Blog Works Whether you’re a full-time professional blogger or an SEO expert with something important to share with the world, you can have your thoughts published in the Rank Ranger blog. Any Rank Ranger member can submit a post and benefit from: Authority… Read More »

Are Google’s Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines A Ranking Factor?

By | November 30, 2021

The Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines are a document used by third-party Quality Raters to inform what changes to Google’s algorithm may improve user experience in search. Sounds pretty important. So does a high rating by human Quality Raters help your organic search rankings? If you’ve heard some buzz about Google’s Search Quality Evaluator Guidelines but aren’t quite sure… Read More »

Bing Violation Of Webmaster Guidelines Email

By | November 29, 2021

The other day we shared a screenshot of an email of an email notification when a website is no longer in violation of Bing’s webmaster guidelines and thus is no longer blocked. Today I wanted to share an email that tells a site owner that their site is still in violation of the Bing Webmaster Guidelines. Sunny shared… Read More »

Updates to Google’s Quality Rating Guidelines — Jordan Koene // Searchmetrics

By | November 22, 2021

 GUESTS & RESOURCES Episode Overview: Jordan Koene, SEO strategist and advisor to Searchmetrics, joins Benjamin Shapiro to discuss Google’s recent update to the company’s Quality Rating Guidelines. Google has publicly announced some improvements to the human element of its algorithm. Jordan and Ben talk about what this means and who will be affected by the changes. Looking… Read More »

Google: No Need For Legal Interstitials / Banners Requirements Guidelines

By | November 10, 2021

Google has said before that legal interstitials are fine and you don’t really have to worry about any penalty or ding for those types of legal banners. But John Mueller of Google said the other day that the search company actually thought of coming up with “proposal for implementing legal interstitials / banners” but decided it was not… Read More »

What Changes to the Quality Raters Guidelines Mean: In Search SEO Podcast

By | October 31, 2021

January 7, 2020   |   Posted by The In Search SEO Podcast Don’t forget, you can keep up with the In Search SEO Podcast by subscribing on iTunes or by following the podcast on SoundCloud! Summary of Episode 54: Analyzing Changes to the Quality Raters Guidelines It’s 2020 y’all and we’re kicking it off with… Read More »