Google and Rel=Author

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In this video Matt Cutts talks about how Google will really emphasize content using the rel=author tag tied to a Google+ profile .

As Google is using the tie-in from website to Google+ personal profile to return a face image in results as well as to try to reward PageRank to authority authors, this is a video to not miss. Make sure you understand how to use rel=author as it will definitely impact your organic placement when used correctly.