Telapost SEO and Content Marketing Blog

Welcome to the Telapost SEO and Content Marketing Blog. Our most popular categories have articles about Content Creation, Google My Business News, SEO News, Technical SEO and Case Studies. Sometimes there are random posts about business or North Carolina. Here’s our blog’s RSS feed, our blog’s Feedburner Feed and our a category specific SEO News Feed. Below you will find the entire blog’s most recent articles beginning with the newest articles first.

I Rode a Lime E-Scooter in Charlotte and Learned This

I Rode a Lime E-Scooter in Charlotte and Learned This

I spent this week in Charlotte and wanted to test out Lime’s new Electric Scooters. Here’s what I discovered. Renting the scooter I downloaded the app and funded my account. The first step to go for a ride is to get the Lime app on your phone.

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Video Carousel Comes to Google Desktop Search Results

Video Carousel Comes to Google Desktop Search Results

On June 14, 2018, I noticed the new Video Carousel in desktop search results. This first rolled out to Mobile search results around the same time we discovered that Interesting Finds rolled out, in late May. Yes, videos have shown up in Google search results for a

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Update In Sargon of Akkad v. Akilah Hughes Case: Arguments For Motion To Dismiss

Update In Sargon of Akkad v. Akilah Hughes Case: Arguments For Motion To Dismiss

There have been a few developments since we last published an article on the fair use trial between YouTubers Carl Benjamin (better known as Sargon of Akkad) and Akilah Hughes. If you need a quick refresher in this case before reading on, please click this link to

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WordPress Speed Before and After CDN, and Questionable Site Speed Scores

WordPress Speed Before and After CDN, and Questionable Site Speed Scores

As an SEO professional, sometimes I need to speed up WordPress websites. I am not a speed freak but if a site takes over 3 seconds to load on mobile I then look in to performance modifications within reason. How fast do you need to be? In

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Do Subdomains Inherit the SEO Authority of the Root Domain?

Do Subdomains Inherit the SEO Authority of the Root Domain?

No. Subdomains do not inherit the SEO authority of the root domain. If you have an existing site and then add a blog to it as a subdomain, the subdomain is going to perform like a brand new website and initially perform poorly in the search engines.

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“Video Carousel” Comes to Google Mobile Search Results

"Video Carousel" Comes to Google Mobile Search Results

On Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, Google rolled out “interesting finds” in mobile search results. A second feature they are testing is “videos” in a carousel style format. There’s nothing new about videos being in organic search results, but the videos section is scrollable (left to right)

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“Interesting Finds” Rolls Out to Google Mobile Search Results, Highlighting Content

"Interesting Finds" Rolls Out to Google Mobile Search Results, Highlighting Content

On Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, I saw something new in Google’s Mobile Search results which I found very interesting – a new feature called “interesting finds”! The new feature highlights content off of websites, including blogs on business websites. Here’s a screenshot of what the new

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YouTube Subscription Feed Algorithm Change May 2018

YouTube Subscription Feed Algorithm Change May 2018

One of the most frustrating things people have to deal with on the Internet in 2018 is algorithms ruining their feeds. Log on to Facebook or many other networks and instead of seeing content from friends and pages you’re subscribed to in a nice, chronological order, you

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Social Engineering Content Detected Error in Google Search Console

Social Engineering Content Detected Error in Google Search Console

Sometimes vulnerable websites, such as outdated WordPress websites, become compromised. The hacked/hijacked websites can then be defaced, used to attempt to distribute malware, or used to steal people’s information. Google provides examples of this here. If Google notices this they will temporarily penalize a site in search

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How Google Responds to Media Fueled Reviews and Images for The Law Office of Aaron M. Schlossberg Esq. P.L.L.C.

How Google Responds to Media Fueled Reviews and Images for The Law Office of Aaron M. Schlossberg Esq. P.L.L.C.

If you weren’t aware, The Law Office of Aaron M. Schlossberg Esq. P.L.L.C. is being bashed online right now. Allegedly, Aaron Schlossberg was recorded by someone after going on a rant about speaking Spanish in a Manhattan restaurant. PIX11 News called it a “racist tirade”. The viral

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Meta Description Guidelines After The May 2018 Google Snippet Update

Meta Description Guidelines After The May 2018 Google Snippet Update

It’s hard to believe but I am writing an article about Meta Descriptions in 2018. Why? Google has, once again, changed the size of (most) snippets in search. If you read my article about 300 – 320 character snippets, you probably know that in December 2017, Google

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Expired SSL/TLS Certificate Google Search Console Error

Expired SSL/TLS Certificate Google Search Console Error

Some webmasters have received the following message from Google Search Console which reads “Expired SSL/TLS certificate on https://www.example.com/”. Here’s a screenshot of what the email looks like: The email reads: Expired SSL/TLS certificate on https://www.example.com/ To: Webmaster of https://www.example.com/, Google has recently encountered an expired SSL/TLS certificate

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Steel RX Male Testosterone Fake CNN News Site [Scam]

Steel RX Male Testosterone Fake CNN News Site [Scam]

As of 2018, many legitimate news websites are displaying advertisements on their site which blend in with the rest of their website. Unfortunately, the advertisements appear to be legit news stories, but they aren’t. They usually appear to be a promoted story. The user clicks on the

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Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails Displaying in Organic Search Results May 2018

Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails Displaying in Organic Search Results May 2018

On May 08, 2018, I spotted something interesting. It appears that Google has expanded upon video snippets shown in the SERPs for certain keywords. These are technically called Rich Snippet Video Previews or Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails. These little video snippets or video thumbnails have appeared for

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Elon Musk’s “Prehensile Eyebrows” Tweet is About Snapchat’s Eyebrow Weightlifting Game

Elon Musk's "Prehensile Eyebrows" Tweet is About Snapchat's Eyebrow Weightlifting Game

Dear Internet, I have solved the mystery; Elon Musk’s mysterious “Prehensile Eyebrows” Tweet is About Snapchat’s Eyebrow Weightlifting Game. It clicked today when I was goofing around with Snapchat’s new “Snappable” games which can be found in the selfie filters section after the most recent update. In

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Featured Snippets in Under 60 Seconds – Obtaining Snippets During Trending News [Case Study]

Featured Snippets in Under 60 Seconds - Obtaining Snippets During Trending News [Case Study]

Google’s Featured Snippets may be obtained instantly when a website provides a clear answer to a question people are asking Google, especially if the question has never been asked before. How I got a Featured Snippet in under 60 seconds. I have been playing with Featured Snippets

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What Are Prehensile Eyebrows?

What Are Prehensile Eyebrows?

Prehensile eyebrows do not exist, but if they did, they would be eyebrows capable of grasping small objects which eyebrow hair could support such as toothpicks, paperclips, pins, matches and other small objects. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Prehensile is an adjective which means (chiefly of an

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Google Plus Brand Page Not Found – Google Quietly Deletes Business Pages

Google Plus Brand Page Not Found - Google Quietly Deletes Business Pages

In a move than very few business owners will ever even notice, Google+ Brand Pages are disappearing. Warnings (not) sent in March 2018 Apparently, a small handful of business owners received a message via email in March 2018. Most people did not receive this email. In fact,

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The April 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

The April 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

April 2018 has been a crazy month, at least for weather. It’s still snowing in the northeast. It’s bone dry in the south central part of the country. Oklahoma has no tornadoes. Here in North Carolina, I just planted my big, epic garden today, weeks behind when

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Top Answer “Answer Cards” Seen in Google Search Results

Top Answer "Answer Cards" Seen in Google Search Results

Shortly after Thanksgiving of 2017 Google made several tweaks to their search engine results pages. One of those changes was “Top Answer” showing up in search results when forums have a voting system in place. The feature has come and gone for some time but as of

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