How to Set Up Google Authorship and Publisher Using Google+ and WordPress

If you’re using a WordPress website (you should be), these simple instructions will walk you through setting up Google+ authorship on your site. If not, don’t worry, I’ve included links to several articles below that can walk you through the process.

Have you ever been cruising through Google’s search engine results pages to find that certain results are paired with a thumbnail-sized profile picture of the content’s author? Ever wonder how you could make it so your picture accompanies listings for the content you’ve authored? Then boy is this post for you!

Through Google Authorship, Google allows you to associate the content you’ve published with your Google+ profile, pulling your profile image and other information into the search engine results for the content you author.

Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33744/How-to-Sex-Up-Your-Google-Search-Results-With-Authorship-Info.aspx#ixzz2AuM9brzo

 

Sample of search for “San Diego Criminal Lawyer” showing Author information

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