Improve Your Online Credibility With Google Author Rank

6 May 2013 | written by Ashley R. Cummings for the website promotion section(s)

Google Author Rank

With a huge emphasis on relevancy and quality in the world of online marketing, it’s no surprise that Google takes measures to reward credible authors. In fact, Google has its own system called Author Rank that helps cut down on spam and helps Internet users find the most relevant information quickly. In order to increase your credibility as an online entrepreneur, all you have to do is follow a few simple steps to start building your Author Rank.

To sign up for Author Rank, follow these simple steps.

  1. Sign into your Google+ profile page.
  2. Once you are in your Google+ profile page, click on the “about” tab, and locate the “links” section.
  3. At the bottom of the “links” section, click “edit.”
  4. Once you have clicked “edit,” add the name of the site and the URL where you contribute content. This can be your personal blog, your business blog, or any other website.
  5. Save your information.

Once you have registered with Author Rank, Google will start weighing your content and help you build a stronger reputation online. Keep in mind that registering with Author Rank is only the first step to building a solid reputation. However, if you consistently publish quality content, you’ll be well on your way to climbing up in those search results.

Ashley R. Cummings
Ashley recently graduated with her Master of Arts from Brigham Young University, and now works as a content writer at OrangeSoda. When she is not clacking away at the keyboard, you can find her tearing up the ski slopes, writing poetry, and traveling to and from Russia. And, no, she is not a spy (so far as we know).

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