I know that there have been a few questions about what Google Authorship, Author Rank and Authority on the forums recently, and how this might impact now or in the future on search results.
Here's a great video interview with Mark Traphagen, one of the main experts on Google Authorship, recorded from a Google Plus hangout. The talk about authorship starts at around 1o and a half minutes in.
If you're interested in improving how your hubs appear in search in the future, it's worth spending some time watching this as it summarises nicely how authorship, authority, social media sharing, Google Plus and everything else fit together.
http://www.martinshervington.com/everyt … traphagen/
by Tony Lawrence6 years ago
Where are we on this?I see Google has added a new way to verify authors: http://www.google.com/support/webmaster … er=1408986That would seem to make things easier, though we would have to go back and edit...
by Paul Edmondson4 years ago
Hubbers, I'm sorry that we can't tell you why your traffic is going down or why Google was showing Hubs on hubpages.com and now has reverted to showing them on the subdomain. We are similarly frustrated. We...
by Paul Goodman5 years ago
Looks like Google made another algo change earlier this week. My traffic rose about 25% on my main HP account around this time, so I'm guessing the update was the cause. My traffic is still low by historical...
by Glenn Stok5 years ago
I was studying the Authorship Markup on the new profile format that has been released for staff only at this time. I noticed that the HTML link to other profiles is coded as rel="me nofollow". This...
by Writer Fox3 years ago
If you were ever worried about getting your picture to show with your webpages in search results, forget about it. The Google Authorship feature is history.http://searchengineland.com/goodbye-goo …...
by Ellen5 years ago
Okay, this is why I dreaded the coming changeover -- Google authorship was working just fine under the old format, but the new profile page won't recognize my Google profile URL because I have an old Google member...
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