If you’ve heard about Google authorship markup, but have been confused as to how to get started with it, you are definitely not alone.
The Authorship Process
What you need to know is that Google needs to complete a circuit of verified trust between it and an author’s published content.
For you to participate in this program, you need to have two things:
A verified digital identify owned by Google that links to your published content (a Google+ profile)
Your published content needs to reference you as the author and link back to the verified digital identity
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