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Does using an author's real name (vs just a company name) typically improve the ranking of blogs/articles?

Is there a general rule of thumb for authorship of company blog posts or articles? Specifically, is there any possibility of hurting the search ranking of a website (or its blog posts) by not ...
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Can I use Google+ authorship tags on pages containing content I didn't create?

I was using a rel="publisher" tag on my site, but more and more I'm thinking that I could use rel="author" as well. Imagine that I am making a collection of things: photos, web sites, YouTube videos, ...
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How can I create my authorship markup on a page that I’m going to syndicate on other sites?

In an interview Google Web Spam Team Head Matt Cutts stated that “Syndication can be a valid way to either increase your reputation or to drive traffic and potentially to get more links. The main ...
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Google Authorship not displaying

A few months back I set to the task of verifying my blog content for Google Authorship. I'm fairly confident I've ticked all the boxes and when I test my posts with the Google Structured Data tool it ...