1-877-385-5526 info@stepforth.com

Microsoft Hits Market with YouTube Competitor

While it is currently by invitation only, Monday night, Microsoft released a beta version of Soapbox to compete with the highly successful YouTube. Currently you can request an invitation; however, when clicking the link I was presented with an error “Oops. It’s...

Are Search Engine Spiders Infringing on Copyright?

Last Friday (Sept 15 th) a Belgium court dealt a stunning blow against Google and its Google News search service. The court is now forbidding the popular search engine from indexing Belgian newspaper content without paying each newspaper for the use of their content....

Live Search Officially Launched

Microsoft officially launched its “Live” search Last Monday. Live Search, Live.com, and Live Local Search were officially released from Beta. Live Search will also be the new power behind MSN Search. Live.com has been released in 47 worldwide markets. Throughout its...

RedZee – Local Number Contact Information

Since I initially wrote about the RedZee search engine I received some requests for direct contact information. Apparently the 1-800-475-9470 number that RedZee publishes does not work within Canada so my Canadian readers have been a bit frustrated trying to find the...

A Week in Review – Notable Search Stories

Well this week has been a crazy one at StepForth so I apologize for the sparse postings. I promise I will be back in my normal groove next week. Fortunately it appears that the stories that broke this week were not exactly ‘blow your mind’ quality. Here...

Adwords API Will Now Cost Money

Google has announced that it will be charging a pay per usage fee of $0.25 per thousand queries of its Adwords API. To those business owners that didn’t have a clue what I just said here is the scoop. First of all, this really does not ‘directly’...