Mark Traphagen Creates Virante AuthorRank

Nov 26, 2013 - 8:21 am 45 by
Filed Under Misc Google

Honestly, I am not a fan of tools that measure your reach or popularity but with social and authority becoming more of a factor, it can't hurt to try to measure yourself up.

Mark Traphagen shared on Google+ that he created Virante AuthorRank. What is it?

Virante AuthorRank is not Google AuthorRank. It is our own metric built to assess the relative search ranking strength of content produced by an individual author that is linked from that author's Google+ profile using Google Authorship.

You can try it at beta.authorrank.org.

Here is what mine looks like:

barry-schwartz-virante-authorrank

Compare me to Danny Sullivan who has way more followers:

danny-sullivan-virante-authorrank

Mark himself:

mark-virante-authorrank

Matt Cutts is broken:

matt-cutts-virante-authorrank

Forum discussion at Google+.

 

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