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[Infographic] – SEO Value Of Google+Profile Using Rel=”Author”

Google +  is a social network, that it was essentially developed by Google originally to help fight against Facebook online. In early 2012, Matt Cutts announced that Google might be including any Google and content in the results of search engines. What this means for the marketers, is that if someone in your network shares a link that is relevant to what you were seeking, it could be listed in the results of search engine Google and you might actually get organic traffic to it.

Factors for adding Author Tag:

You are authentic author of the article: Google will recognize you as a real author by linking article with your profile page. It also helps to differentiate between the real authorized person and the spammer. Google adapts this method to discover the authenticate author.
Provides Credibility and Coverage: Since you are the only authorized person so credit for the article comes to you, in terms of coverage it shows about how many people have circled you on Google+ and also clicking on link provides information about you from Google+ profile. So one or other way it also helps in making your network strong.

Impactful Content: Stand Out content often catches the attention of the readers. Good and High quality content grab readers. Reading lovers search for the results which includes result with author name, picture. Read More about Benefits of Rel=Author Tag to your Website

Now, if we add the attribute rel=”author” to the anchor tag, the link looks like this:

Alok Raghuwanshi on Google+



The author tag and Google Plus Profile takes a bit time to make, if you want to add extra ordinary factor to your content then make use of Author Tag. If not, you may have to face the problems of scrapers beat your content and then it becomes difficult to make your presence online.

Alok Raghuwanshi is an India-based SEO Professional, and author of an SEO and social media marketing blog. Take a look and let me know what you think by including your comment below. Thanks and have an amazing day!

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  1. March 9, 2013 at 12:25 am

    Another SEO advantage of Google Plus – as soon as you publish a new blog post, post it on your Google Plus profile, it will get indexed quicker🙂

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