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  1. Google Cuts Authorship in Search Results by 20-40%

    Nothing in an author's Google+ account, or with authorship specifically, lets an author control whether the picture displays. We had been showing author information whenever we could based on authorship markup, email verification, and other signals...

  2. Marketers Talk Hummingbird, '(Not Provided)' & More Ahead of SES Chicago 2013

    Leverage authorship and publisher tags to connect your content to your Google+ profile. AC: Content strategy (including the creation of great content and the promotion of such content via social media), semantic markup (schema.org, author/publisher...

  3. Metadata & You: Best Practices, Benefits & Implementation Made Easy

    Specifically, the authorship and publisher meta tags. Adding the authorship meta tag, in conjunction with adding the website to the "Contributor to" section of your Google+ profile, helps you get the much-desired rich snippet and puts your face in...

  4. What Percentage of Brands Actually Use Google+ Authorship? [Analysis]

    Within the search industry we are all aware that Google are heavily promoting Google+ and the usage of Google authorship. But sometimes it can be easy to get caught up within our own bubble, so I wanted to see how (or if) brands have adopted Google...

  5. Breaking Up With Your Spokesperson: Men's Wearhouse Applied to Authorship

    The author cuts authorship connection in their G+ account but the company retains authorship coding on their site. Both the company and the author remove authorship credits. An author may try to remove authorship if they are switching industries...

  6. Structured Data: Content, Rich Snippets & Authorship vs. Author Rank

    Building authorship and preparing for Author Rank: It is important to distinguish between Authorship and Author Rank. Author Rank is a phrase coined by the SEO industry and relates to the future/potential for Google to use authorship as a direct...