<< by Janet Driscoll Miller on March 12th, 2013
Continuing with the Semantic SEO Track today at SMX West, the next session I attended today was the session on authorship, featuring Mike Arnesen of SwellPath (@mike_arnesen), Lisa Weinberger of Bankrate, Inc. (@PearlyWrites) and AJ Kohn of Blind Five Year Old (@ajkohn).
Mike was up first and focused on the journey to quality search results via authorship. Many search results today may seem like a lost cause. Even though there have been many algorithm updates, we often still have to dig through many results to get to the result we want. Search should instead be a tool that connects us with resources that inspire us.
“Great content comes from great authors, and we’re looking closely at ways this markup could help us highlight authors and rank search results.” – Othar Hansson, Google