Create Your Google Presence Through People Cards
One of the interesting features of Google is the exciting virtual visiting cards. Formally we can call it people cards. Here you can create your presence on Google search by just creating a people card with proper details. For it, you need to submit all relevant info. Then the people can search for you and discover your card on the Google search results.
Google rolled out people cards in India
Google has rolled out its special feature in India called people card, which also helps influencers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, or anyone else who wishes to be simply discovered on-line. Creating a virtual visiting card in what founds to be the company’s recent attempt to add more LinkedIn – Esque functionalities into its search engine.
People cards, in India, showed because special affinity people in the world’s second-largest internet market have shown towards looking up their names and details on the search engine. The more information a user provides, the simplest it would be for others to tap them on Google search. Google has taken several measures to avoid potential misuse of the new feature, one of which is limiting the number of people cards a Google account can allow.
According to Lauren Clark, the Product Manager for Search at Google, if they come across low-quality information in a card that you believe was built by an impersonator, you can easily tap the feedback link to let us know. And you can delete your own people card at any time without any restriction from Google.
This feature is partially aiming at LinkedIn – through its users cannot add others they find on Google search as connections. Hope this new search feature will help millions of influences, prospective employees, entrepreneurs, self-employed individuals, freelancers, or anyone else to be searched by the world.
What you need for a people card
You should have a mobile browser or the Google Search app. Moreover that, you should have a personal Google account. Just turn on Web & App Activity. One of the crucial facts is that this feature is now available in India, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, where the users have their language setting on English or Hindi.
Create Your People Card
Submit more info in the card to be shown at the top of Google search. Here Google doesn’t guarantee that at all.
● Go to google.com or open the Google Search app.
● Search for yourself.
You can search for add me to Google or edit my people card.
● At the top of the result you showed, find the option to add yourself to a Google search. Now tap, get started.
● Fill in all the details that you would like to share in public through your card. The required fields are summary and profession.
● At the bottom, click on preview.
● Ask yourself about the satisfaction of the info you provided and tap Submit.
Even if you submit all the info in the people card, it will take up to a few hours to show up in Google search results. If you share a name with someone more reputed in society, you might need to add a distinguishable term to your profile. This activity will help other people with their search queries. For example, “Salman Khan food blogger” or “Salman Khan tutor”.
Primary guidelines for your people card
You have to submit the details about who you are and what you do. If the submitted content is not proper, Google may remove your people card. If none of the suggestions fit you, you can freely add your free text. So, you can generate your people card with suggestions for fields such as ‘hometown’ or ‘profession’. If you didn’t update, the card will stop showing as per guidelines.
Info should be a true representation of who you are and what you do and should not include solicitation or other forms of advertisement. One of the things you should notice is that never add negative, derogatory, or comparative statements about other individuals, events, groups, or issues and never promote, incite or support hate, violence, or unlawful behavior. Must respect the rights of others including intellectual property and privacy rights.