Page is a not externally linkable
-- Google SEO News and Discussion
---- Does Having A G+ Profile Up Your Organic CTRs?
Sand - 11:34 pm on Jun 16, 2012 (gmt 0)Thread source:: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/4466090.htm
No need to ask Google, it's pretty clear in their authorship guidelines:
"Make sure you have a profile photo with a recognizable headshot."
Brought to you by WebmasterWorld: http://www.webmasterworld.com