When you search for famous individuals on Google, it's simple to locate information on them: simply type their names into the search box, and you'll typically find data panels that organize information about them from reliable sources in an easy-to-digest style.
But what happens if you look for people who aren't notable, or even if you look up your name? It's not always easy to discover the personal information you're looking for. After all, there are lots of people with the same name, and it's difficult to tell who's who on the internet.
If you’re just getting started, you may not have a website or much of an online presence at all.
“Today, we are solving these challenges with a new feature called People Cards. It’s like a virtual visiting card, where you can highlight your existing website or social profiles you want people to visit, plus other information about yourself that you want others to know.”
– Lauren Clark Product Manager, Google Search
You can also search for add me to google or edit my people card.
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Tip: It can take up to a few hours for your card to show up in Google Search results. If you share a name with someone famous, you might need to add a distinct term to your profile. This term will help other people with their search inquiries.
People Card is only available in India, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, for users that have set their language to English or Hindi.
Individuals who have created People Cards will be able to enhance their visibility for personal branding, and companies will be able to increase their visibility to showcase their brand more using this new function. The information on the People Card has the potential to positively influence the customer journey, resulting in greater sales.
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