Some people like myself have been struggling to get G+ authorship working. My frustration is from having to sign up for a new gmail address when G+ first started because I was a Google apps customer. When they finally fixed it I was into G+ so much I didn't want to switch to a new account. Hundreds if not thousands of pictures up and all my circles filled up exactly the way I wanted them. I am sure I am not the only person with this problem. While G+ says my account is ok I am still waiting for the correct G+ account to show in the search results. If you are having problems with your G+ account Search Engine Land put together a nice info-graphic to help you.