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Were Your Google Authorship Efforts All For Nothing?

Were Your Google Authorship Efforts All For Nothing?

By Chris Crum 10 hours ago

Google introduced authorship support over three years ago, leading webmasters and anyone concerned with SEO to jump through a new set of hoops to make sure their faces were visible in Google search results, and hopefully even get better rankings …

Why You Need To Be Using Google Authorship Why You Need To Be Using Google Authorship
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Last summer, Google announced that it would begin supporting authorship markup, or rel=”author”. It’s still in pilot mode, but Google has been making use of it in search results ever since, in increasing numbers, as more web content authors use …

Why Google Is Picky About Profile Pictures Why Google Is Picky About Profile Pictures
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Google is kind of anal about profile pictures. We already knew this, but it has been confirmed with a new post from MG Siegler on his personal blog. He tells the story about how Google deleted his profile photo, which …

Google Cans Author Search Operator in Google News In Favor of Authorship Google Cans Author Search Operator in Google News In Favor of Authorship

You may have noticed by now that Google is placing a lot of emphasis on authorship these days. Just last week, they announced the addition of authorship clicks and impressions to Webmaster Tools. Apparently Google is pushing authorship markup so …

Google Authorship Clicks And Impressions Added To Webmaster Tools Google Authorship Clicks And Impressions Added To Webmaster Tools
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We know that who you are is more important in Google now. Google has been pushing authorship markup for months. This ties you, as an author of content, to your Google Profile, which is linked to from a picture of …

Authorship in Google Results to Include Comments, Expanded Circles Features Authorship in Google Results to Include Comments, Expanded Circles Features
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Google continues to make changes to the authorship element it displays in search results. Yesterday, we reported on Google now letting you set it up by verifying your email address on your Google Profile, though this makes your email address …

Google Authorship By Email Google Authorship By Email

Google announced that you can now set up authorship for search results by verifying your email address with your Google profile. This is an extension of the authorship markup launched earlier this year. What this does is tell Google that …

Google Shows Circle Counts for People In Search Results Google Shows Circle Counts for People In Search Results
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Lately, Google has been placing a lot of emphasis on the importance of who you are on the web. That’s why they want you to use your real name on Google+ (or more broadly, your Google Profile). This thinking certainly …

Google Authorship Markup – An Easier Way Google Authorship Markup – An Easier Way
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Google really wants people writing web content to start using authorship markup. Not only are they looking to use it as a ranking signal, but it also pushes the Google Profile, which is essentially the backbone of the Google+ user …

The Next Google Ranking Signal: Your Google Profile? The Next Google Ranking Signal: Your Google Profile?
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Long story short: if you’re looking to help your search engine rankings, you might need a Google Profile (the backbone of Google+). Who you are as an individual is becoming more important in search ranking. Is this the right way …

Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google
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Google announced today that it is now supporting authorship markup, which it will use in search results. The company says it is experimenting with using this data to help people find content from authors in search results, and will continue …