Authorship markup is today’s very hot topic. After the launch of Google+, Google reported information regarding content on the web which verifies their own identities with the Google author. Also, it builds an exact connection of their own content on the web with the use of their Google + profile. This is Google’s way of identifying the author of a particular piece of content.
In an official video of Matt Cuts and Othar Hansson, they described that at some point Google would definitely use this as a “ranking factor” which will be known as Google Author Rank. Many people have questions about how it works. What does Google Authorship look like?
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