I clicked on "site self-evaluation" and generally understand the idea.

However, I think the text needs some explanation.

Run comparative Google searches on these questions

I think I'm quite good in internet technology, however "comparative search" is a black magic for me.

PS. Yeah -- You can say I can search what "comparative search", however it seems that it is not that clear. The first link in Google leads here. In my opinion some words more would be perfect, how to perform this and what one gets.

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  • What the sentence is trying to say is: If you put the question's keywords in Google, how does our content compare with other results? For example how does the results when searching for "did robin hood exist" compare with the answers on Is there any proof that Robin Hood existed? – yannis Jul 23 '13 at 4:57
  • The phrasing is confusing, "comparative searches" makes it sound like a special Google tool when there isn't one. I'm on mobile now and can't type a full answer (tiny screen), I'll try to give you a more thorough answer later in the afternoon (if there isn't an answer since then). – yannis Jul 23 '13 at 4:59
  • Apparently they expect that one will spend ten minutes on each of the ten "site review" Q & A's to run a web search and compare and contrast the top-ranked hits of the search to the SE content. LOL I have no time for that. I have a fairly good idea of what well-sourced, well-written answers to factual questions should look like and I used this internal yardstick to compare against. Thirty seconds per question is enough. (If anyone is interested, I rated most "satisfactory" with only one or two "Needs work" or "Excellent".) – Eugene Seidel Jul 24 '13 at 15:03

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