authorship authorship  /ˈɔ θər ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of creating written works
  2. (n) the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The inquiry is still ongoing into the authorship of the painting The Colossus , long attributed to Goya.
  2. The authorship of innovation is shifting from the Few to the Many.
  3. Textbook authorship is not an independent profession.

News

  1. 5 Useful Google Authorship Cheatsheets and Infographics by @seosmarty

    I’ve doing a lot of digging into Google Authorship for some time now. It’s amazing to watch Google experiment with it! But how does it all work? There are a lot of people who have found themselves confused by Google Authorship and how to use it properly. There are few very helpful cheatsheets to help [...] Author information Ann Smarty Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Search Engine Journal

  2. Google's Matt Cutts Says Rel=Author Can Help Search Quality

    Google authorship rich snippets are everywhere these days and they supposedly do help increase traffic to your web site by improving the visibility of your listing in the search results. But can they help you rank higher? Maybe... In a recent video by Matt Cutts, as I reported at Search Engine Land, Matt implies pretty directly that using the rel=author data can help Google understand the ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Search Engine Roundtable

  3. Google Will Continue To Improve How It Handles Authorship, Look For Other Ways To Use It

    Over the past couple of years, it has become abundantly clear that authorship will continue to play an increasingly important role in how Google determines when and how to rank some types of content in search results. Nothing is changing …
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WebProNews

Quotes

  1. "I want this to work. This is not an intellectual exercise. And there's no pride of authorship," Obama said.
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "The most encouraging statement the president made today was the fact that he had no pride in authorship in this bill," said Eric Cantor, the No.
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Eric Cantor Source: Globe and Mail

  3. George Galloway got it more or less right when he said of the attack in the House of Commons: "I have no need to speculate about its authorship. It is absolutely clear that Islamist extremists, inspired by the al-Qaeda world outlook, are...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: George Galloway Source: Catholic Herald Online (blog)

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