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1. In this, his first article for CMSWire, Tommy Landry called attention to something that anyone who is concerned with SEO (and that means all of us, no?) can ignore: Google's AuthorRank: The Future of SEO and Content Marketing: Author Authority 

Google has been talking about Author Authority as a potential ranking factor for close to seven years. With that many years to figure it out and Google+ now in their corner, Google is likely mere months away from pushing it live.

The sooner you start establishing yourself as an author, the better. Anyone can join Google’s Authorship Program, including your competitors. With awareness of this still fairly low, you have a chance to get involved first. Go forth and get a head start on it." Read more.

2. Virginia Backaitis gave us the inside scoop on all things EMC IIG and Documentum this week, and kicked off her Vienna Momentum 2012 coverage with this look back at Documentum's roots: A Look at Documentum's Early Days; Will EMC Disrupt Content Management Industry Again? #MMTM12 

EMC’s Information Intelligence Group (IIG) (formerly known as Documentum) promises to make “the largest product launch in IIG’s History” at its Momentum Europe Conference on Tuesday. Content Management enthusiasts, CM industry analysts, and the Documentum Community at large, are all waiting, eyes and ears open, to see and hear what it (they) will be. Read more.

3. Contributor Rich Blank took a step back from the traditional methods of establishing ROI to see the return that social media offered during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in his article ROI of Social in a Crisis

As someone born and raised in NJ with a wife from Long Island, we have many friends and family in the affected areas hit by Hurricane Sandy. I’d like to share a few real life examples on how social technologycan be used in a crisis to connect with people, share knowledge, crowd source problems and provide feedback." Read more. 

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