Google Authorship is very important thing if you want to rank higher in search engines. With Google Rich Snippet or Google Authorship, it is easy to do SEO. And Google is close to release Author Rank update, which will be directly affecting your blog and its rankings on Google Search.
After getting Google authorship, not only you get high CTR for your search results, you get Google’s Trust of being good author. And if you heard of Google Author Rank update which is not far to come, then you are reading the perfect article.
You can implement Google Authorship on your WordPress powered or any blog, and you can check it on Google’s Rich Snippet tool or Google Structured Tool.