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Google Local – A Bit Confused

I found this rather interesting bug over at Google today. When doing a search for “Victoria BC Lawyer”, in the Local Business results I found that only one of the seven results were actually for law offices! The remaining 6 were for doctors as well as a...

Yahoo is Broken?

Over at Yahoo they seem to be running into some technical difficulties. Regardless of the search phrase used, organic results are not appearing and the error message “We had temporary problems searching for web pages. Search again for <phrase> or type a...

Google Incorporates Site Speed into Algorithm.

Well it’s official. Google is now incorporating site load speed into its ranking algorithm according to a Webmaster Central Blog post earlier this morning. There has been chatter about this addition being in the works for some time, and if you ask me, its one that...

Image Functionality to XML Sitemaps

Yesterday Google announced in the Webmaster Central blog the added expansion for images within XML Sitemaps. By expanding your XML Sitemap to include images in the new format, this will allow Google to easily learn which images you consider important. With image...

Happy Easter from StepForth

In order to spend time with our families, StepForth will be closed tomorrow (Friday, April 02) for the Easter Holiday. We hope everyone has a great long weekend, and may the Easter Bunny be good to all of you We will be back to our normal hours again on Monday April...