ClearVoice FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


How is ClearVoice Search different from other influencer tools?

Unlike social influencers, ClearVoice score is based on the long-form content of the world’s authors, gauging their publication power. Social influence of articles hold weight in the author’s ClearVoice Score, but only as it pertains to the engagement of each article.

When I do a search, my name doesn’t come up at all. Why?

Have you published content to a relevant site? Does your content contain your digital signature? ClearVoice has taken the time to suspend processing content from known “link bait” domains, black hat websites and domains that do not specifically publish long-form content. If you feel your content should be represented on ClearVoice, contact us.

When I search, is there a way to filter out brands from actual authors?

Our engineering team is working hard to find ways to distinguish between the two. The reason you see brands in the results is because they are claiming authorship on the articles they publish. In most cases, this is by mistake and in some cases it’s by design. Some brands have built a revenue chain around the content segments and require the authorship for revenue.

Is the user experience different for writers, brands and publishers? If so, how should each of these audiences use ClearVoice Search?

Currently, the experience is the same for all. In the near future, ClearVoice will provide brand/publisher tools that will allow authors to be found in a broader topic search to find content providers for their sites.


How is my ClearVoice Search score calculated?

The score associated with each verified author is a combination of multiple channels:

  • The domain authority on which the article resides.
  • The power of the site.
  • The frequency of the articles published.
  • The quantity of articles published.
  • The amount of domains published to.
  • The social relevance related to the article.
  • Minimum content qualifiers (proprietary).
I did a search for my name, and found that I have a 0 score. I get published quite frequently. Why the 0?

The main reason for a 0 is the articles lack of a digital signature.

My ClearVoice score seems low. I am published daily across multiple sites. Why is this?

Check the domain authority (DA) of the sites you publish to. You can also look at the Google PageRank of a site to see how it ranks. A low DA or PR means your content has less weight than if you publish on more powerful domains. Also, are these sites giving you proper authorship? Say you publish to 5 different sites. Does only one give you authorship? Keep in mind that your social amplification is a key factor in your score. Be sure to properly share your publishings.

How do I improve my ClearVoice Score?

The ClearVoice Score is comprised of many variables. To improve your score, make sure you are:

  • Contributing to high-ranking sites.
  • Contributing to sites that share your content via social media.
  • Digitally signing your content.
  • Amplifying your content via social media.
  • Publishing often in the same vertical to increase your authority in the subject matter.


How do I authenticate my ClearVoice profile?

Find your listing by searching our author index. When you find it, click on the “This Is Me!” link. From there, you can quickly claim your profile.

Why do I see two profiles under my name?

ClearVoice relates authored content with verified Google+ and Twitter accounts. This means there may be two profiles/ClearVoice scores related to one individual.

Can I combine the two accounts?

Yes. Once one of the two profiles is claimed, be sure to update your social accounts. This will naturally merge the two accounts.

Will merging these accounts impact my ClearVoice score?

Potentially. Depending on the scoring signals of the two accounts, your score may move up or down.

Why does the ClearVoice system show that I have only contributed to one site when I’m a contributor to multiple?

There are three main reasons why your content may not be scored in ClearVoice. 1) A site might not be using proper authorship markup, 2) the site publisher is assigning authorship to themselves or someone else, or 3) the ClearVoice engine may have not found the site content yet. ClearVoice defines its content consumption by the readership and authority of the domain. There is a good chance we will get to the site soon.

The social media shares of my recent articles does not match up with the most recent shares on the site… What’s up with that?

Depending on the social amplification rate, your social stats may lag a bit. The initial social cycle is as such: immediate, then 24 hours are publishing, then 7 days after that. If the ClearVoice system finds a large social jump between 24 hours and seven days, it will continue to update until the reach settles down.

If I ghost write content, how will that content be indexed?

True ghostwriting, defined as no defined entity, can obviously not be added. If you write under a different persona, with a G+ or Twitter account in that name, you should be picked up fine.

When I search for my name, I only see content that may potentially be mine. How do I associate the content to me?

First, submit a “Content Claim” request through the ClearVoice system. If we can properly match the content to a verified account in your name, then you will receive a score and can claim your profile.  This can be done as well through the publishing site using proper authorship.


How do I become a ClearVoice writer?

Currently, ClearVoice is accepting applications, and adding names to the waiting list to become a certified ClearVoice freelancer. As content needs arise that match your skillset, writing style and/or writing topics, you may be contacted to join the ClearVoice team! Contact us for more info.