To improve your author rank, edit your Google+ profile to include a list of websites for which you provide content.
To improve your author rank, edit your Google+ profile to include a list of websites for which you provide content.

These days, Search Engine Optimization is focused on depth of expertise and valuable content. The meta-tags and HTML code that live behind your website are no longer of key importance to search engines—in fact, it can actually hurt your ranking if you haven't changed your SEO strategy to reflect the new focus on subject matter expertise. In this article, we'll look at another important component of a solid SEO strategy: author rank.

Author rank is a phrase originally used by Google+ to denote a person who has published content on multiple quality websites. The premise is that if you are truly a subject matter expert on a certain topic, you are asked to write about that topic for high-traffic, high-quality websites. In Google+, you can showcase your subject matter expertise...

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