I am looking to move my blog: The Geek Tech Blog (which is currently a Blogger blog), over to a .com name with Wordpress. However, I still would lik my picture from Google+ to show up in search results like this, as it adds a personal touch to my blog:

Google result for The Geek Tech Blog

How do I make the picture show up on Google searches with a .com name and a Wordpress blog? I have no idea how that showed up in Google searches, as I did nothing to get the picture to show up (as far as I know).

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You'll need to have a google+ account and follow the instructions here for adding authorship information.

If you want your authorship information to appear in search results for the content you create, you'll need a Google+ Profile with a good, recognizable headshot as your profile photo. Then, verify authorship of your content by associating it with your profile using either of the methods below. Google doesn't guarantee to show author information in Google Web Search or Google News results.

Matt Cutts recently tweeted this interview with Google’s Sagar Kamdar concerning the rel=author microformat, it contains some clarity on how it works and implementation scenarios.

Sagar Kamdar is a Group Product Manager for Google Search. Sagar is responsible for Google’s authorship and social initiatives in search. Prior to joining Google, Sagar was a Director responsible for Analytics products at Oracle. Sagar has a BS degree in EE from Cornell University.


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