What is a search engine evaluator?

A search engine evaluator, who is also known as web search evaluator, Internet analyst, Internet assessor or search quality rater provides educated feedback and critical insights for search engine companies like Google. 

The core of the job is to assign quality ratings for webpages and relevance ratings for search results. The search engine company uses raters' feedback to evaluate if a given tweak in their algorithms should go through or not.

To rate pages and results, search evaluators must follow the instructions of these general guidelines.

If you want to become a search engine evaluator, we recommend that you first enroll in this free introductory course and then read our tips for applicants.



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