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


The StepForth Web Marketing Blog

Informing on SEO, SEM, and PPC since 2001

SSL Is Here To Stay!

Like having a business plan is essential for your business growth, so is SSL, especially if you want to rank well with Google in 2018. Why not? Implementation of SSL will have minimal impact on your current rankings and in return set you up for success! Google Cares...

read more

Natural News is back in Google’s Index

Today's show touches on Google's confirmation of an on-site penalty and Natural News is back in Google’s index. They also mention Google now says it will issue manual actions, but also offers advice on how to clean up the unwanted redirects. Mueller files talks about...

read more

Google on How to Hire SEOs

Google releases a video on how to hire SEOs. Read Your Text Out Loud… If it doesn’t sound right, it may not rank well. Manipulating the Back Button does not impact rankings. Fast Track Indexing vs. Normal Indexing. Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you...

read more

SEO Insights and Tips from Googlers

SEO insights and tips are featured from a variety of Googlers who were vocal this last few days: Maile Oyhe, Gary Illyes, and John Mueller. This February 16, 2017 SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or Download (right click and save). Tune in to SEO 101 LIVE...

read more

Google Local SEO News and Patents

Google is now allowing people to save and socially share their favorite places within lists… about frigg’n time! Also Yelp announced a new feature to allow people to ask questions of a certain location. One problem I see is that anyone can answer… meaning reputation...

read more