Google Adds Author Stats To Webmaster Tools

Google has introduced a new report in Google Webmaster Tools named “Author Stats.”

Author Stats shows you how often your content is showing up on the Google search results page. This will show up under Google Webmaster Tools in the “labs” section in Webmaster Tools. It shows the impressions and clicks of the stories found in Google and shows up when you associate your content with your Google Profile.

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Google said if you have issues with it, you can email them at

Also, Google has promoted the authorship stories in the Google search results by adding a more by link in the search results.

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  • Matt

    This will be a valuable report. Hoping to see Microdata reporting soon.

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