How do I know that I have claimed google authorship?
I have a +[my name] link on my hubber profile and on my google+ profile a backling to my hubbing profile.
You have the proper link with rel=author in your HP profile and your Google account has the proper link back.
You can test it with Google's Rich Snippets Test Tool. I just did this for you with both your profile and one of your Hubs. Both pass...
Verified: Authorship markup is verified for this page.
The Rich Snippets Test Tool is at
If you want your picture to appear in Google Search results, you need to upload a faceshot of yourself to your Google profile.
Good work. You followed the directions very well.
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 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 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 chrissieklinger5 years ago
I write for IBM Midsize Insider and all of us recently established Google authorship which puts our picture next to our articles anytime they show up on a Google search. Is there anyway to link Google authorship...
by Dale Hyde5 years ago
Sometime back when HP switched to the new profile we could not add out Google Authorship to the link. We were told that HP staff would take care of that as long as we linked to our Google profile.Prior to the new...
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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