Note: This post is now considered to be outdated, as Authorship was not rolled out fully due to poor adoption. While Google still shows interests in pursuing some sort of authority ranking for content creators themselves, the specifics mentioned in this post are no longer relevant.
Ranking in search engines is so much different than it used to be. When search engines were new, you were able to rank highly in Google just for mentioning your target keywords multiple times on each of your pages. These days, it’s not that easy. In fact, it’s getting harder and harder to rank highly in Google, which is why you need to start building your Author Rank now. [Read more…]