Google Author Photos REMOVED-What this means for Realtors

Real Estate Marketing Staring at ComputerSo…I’m NOT happy right now.  Not…at..All.  Why you may ask?  Well,  I noticed a couple days ago that my head shot was not pulling over in my Google search results.  These are also known as Google Author photos. I didn’t anything about it as I had just updated the WordPress Plugin that makes that happen.  I figured something new was integrated and I just need to go into my site and fix it.  When I got to work on Monday I logged into my website and went over everything for over an hour and nothing was wrong…yet the head shot wasn’t pulling over.  I then went to Google and asked it a question, kind of like what consumers do for everything Real Estate.  What I found made me so mad!  Google decided to remove all Google Author photos.  This is not a good thing for you, the Real Estate agent or Mortgage Lender, and not good for me either.  Here is how I feel this affects Realtors and their online marketing efforts…and what you can do to combat this.