Authorship has been a big topic in the SEO world for quite a while (and rightfully so). Authorship not only helps your entry jump off the page and seem more “human” to Google users, but it helps others find all of your work online easier, and it positions you as an authority in the eyes of the Google bots. Authorship is the future of search, so now is the time to get started building up your author rank and getting more involved in Google+.
For those who are unfamiliar with how authorship works or how to get started, you can learn more in this past SEJ article. The next step is getting more advanced and looking at what Google has to say about authorship and how to take full advantage.