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SHould you put Google Authorship on normal pages?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by rugbyjack2005, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. rugbyjack2005

    rugbyjack2005 Power Member

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    I quite like the idea behind Google Authorship and putting a name to a face, especially when I do guests posts. However I always thought of it as being used on blogs rather than static company web pages, yet I am seeing more and more people adding authorship to static pages. What are people's thoughts on this?
     
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    aftershock2020 Senior Member

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    As long as you are building an authority/expert reputation and providing solid and relevant content, you are golden using this wherever and whenever you want. I've done this since they started the feature and it has done nothing but raise my ranks and authority within my business across the board.

    Understand this though...if you connect yourself to any crap, it will tank you just as fast.

    Also, anyone wanting to attack another user, google has prevented ID theft within google plus features by reporting any false profile posts to their abuse email and they take the links down instantly.

    Same thing if someone with a profile attacks you on your content, site, blogs, etc.

    Pretty solid little tool.
     
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    Yep I completely agree and I am completely on board with authorship but I think it should be used in blog posts rather for generic website pages. Anywhere where there is a 'written by' section, it makes sense to tie in authorship but I think it looks a bit funny on a generic websites as authorship is about an individual rather than a company don't you think?
     
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    Not really, as it is used for the author to promote his/her company as well, as in that case, the author is the authority behind the company, giving it power and respect through association, which is the point if you are trying to market a business profile.