Here’s a really good infographic detailing how easy it is to set up Google Authorship. Authorship is now a vital part of Search Engine Optimisation, not just in regard to Google’s ranking algorithm, but also as a visual reference by human searchers. For instance:
Compared to other entries in search this helps it stand out. However, that’s not all.
Google is moving to a new ranking system very soon. This will place the content of verified authors before unverified ones. It will also move away from keyword-based SEO towards a social scoring system like Klout.
Google Authorship is going to be a big part of Search Engine Optimisation. And it only takes a few moments to complete. So get on it!
There’s some very interesting data compiled in this infographic. What is fascinating is how much Facebook dominates. The question everyone wants to know is will it continue? I expect over the forthcoming year we’ll see an increase in the use of Twitter and possibly Google Plus as well.
This video is an analytical model based on the GPS data from ten thousand taxi trips over the course of 24 hours. Using the Google Maps API the creators, Tom McKeogh, Eliza Montgomery and Juan F Saldarriaga, were able to create a pretty awesome visulisation based on the taxi traffic as it moved around Manhattan.
The title may sound sensationalist but it really isn’t. It’s a genuine threat, not just now but into our innovative future. Your business is at risk. Even suspected use of copyrighted material without a legitimate licence can close down your entire online presence. You have all the licences for the clipart your designer used in your website, right? Not sure? The watch the video. Get involved. Stop this threat before it is too late.