How to Display Your Profile Picture in Google Search Result. Follow this tip
(Updated as of now Google has stopped displaying Author profile picture in SERP. However if Google ever changes their mind….who knows)
You must have seen those cool profile pictures of the author that come up in certain google search results.These profile pictures are usually shown either before or next to the articles, and really looks great and authentic.Showing your profile pictures on your published articles makes it more authentic and proves authorship,very vital.
See above, that’s the search result of one of my articles,see how it makes the listing stand out.It looks more professional and the click through rate on everything is higher with images, since the page looks more authentic.
This is a part of Google’s new authorship program, which I think is very professional and will certainly have a great impact on future page search and overall ranking (SERP)
If you are a Blogger or author of a website, you would definitely like to implement this or do you? Here I will show you how to do it. Many author’s have their own version,some work, some don’t, some are just too confusing. Finally I came across this simple method of how to get your profile picture shown in google search results, and this really works.
So how do you do it? This tip for the Blogger Blogs (Blogspot)
To make you understand better I am dividing this tutorial in to following steps ,please follow them carefully and you will be fine. I’m afraid its going to be a bit lengthy post but you wont regret.
- Create a Google+ profile first.
- Replace your Blogger profile with Google+ profile you created.
- Create a About me/us page on your Blog/web page
- Add a link in your about me page to Google+ profile.
- Link all your blog post pages to your about me page.
- Add Google + profile link inside your template.
- Test your settings.
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