Have you noticed profile pictures appearing in the search results ?
This post details how to get your profile picture appearing in the search results?
Google+ Rel=Author Tag
The profile picture next to search results is because the author has attributed their author name to the page. You can do this by adding your rel=author tag at the end of your blog post.
Your Rel Author Tag
Firstly. The rel author tag is always associated to your personal profile. You can add a rel publisher tag to your site, this is associated with the Google+ business profile.
Google has not started showing Business logos associated with the rel publisher tags, but it will come eventually.
To find your correct Google+ personal profile:
Top right, profile picture, click Account
Profile & Privacy
Copy your Google+ URL
Google+ Personal URL :
Adding the Rel=Author Tag to Post
Take the Google+ Url and add :
This can now be linked to your name, in this instance +Tim Capper
HTML Google+ Rel=Author Tag
If you have to add your code in HTML
Take Google+ URl and add:
Add your a href code:
<a href=” https://plus.google.com/114669336642325477883?rel=author”>+Your Name</a>
This Can now be added to the bottom of your Page.
Connect Your Goolge+ Account to Author Tag
If you have not done so already, add your websites URL into your Profile.
Specifically the Contributor To section.
Checking Your Google+ Rel=Author Tag
Use Google’s Rich Snippet Testing Tool to test your rel=author tag.
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