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.

Google Testing Ads in Local Map Results in Late 2016

Google Testing Ads in Local Map Results in Late 2016

November 10, 2016, an ad was spotted in Google’s local maps search results, sometimes called the “local pack” or “3 pack”. This is what the ad looked like (Image credit goes to the person who spotted this). As you can see, the ad in the local pack

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Google Search Results Changing in Mobile Before Desktop

Google Search Results Changing in Mobile Before Desktop

In the second half of 2016 I have noticed that many search results change in mobile search about 24hrs before they change in desktop search. At any time, in competitive niches you can type in a search on a cell phone and get different results in mobile

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How Often Does a Page’s Content Need to be Updated?

How Often Does a Page's Content Need to be Updated?

Today a client asked me a great question. They wanted to know how often a page on their site should be updated. Someone had “informed them” that their pages, which rank very well, would lose ranking if they were not updated at least once a month. The

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A List of 50 Car Blogs

A List of 50 Car Blogs

If you are looking for a list of automotive blogs about cars, trucks, performance vehicles, car accidents, blogs which allow comments or guest posts, you can begin your search here. To be honest, I’m not sure why I have this list. One of my virtual assistants compiled

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Website Completely Missing From Google Search Results but No Penalty

Website Completely Missing From Google Search Results but No Penalty

Here is a little case study I hope nobody experiences but I have now seen on a few occasions which has left me puzzled. A website that completely disappears and does not even rank for it’s company name or simple searches which it should be at the

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Big Shifts in Google Search October 23,24,25 2016 – Penguin Failure?

Big Shifts in Google Search October 23,24,25 2016 - Penguin Failure?

I monitor several search results in the UK, Australia, and especially the Western Coast of the USA, or more specifically, attorneys on the West Coast (California, Washington, etc). I am seeing huge fluctuations in Google search results on October 23, 24, and so far on the 25th.

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Problems with Rich Snippets Google Needs to Fix in 2016 – 2017

Problems with Rich Snippets Google Needs to Fix in 2016 - 2017

Getting rich snippets in Google search results has been a big pain for quite some time. In most cases “they aren’t allowed” if you decipher whatever it is Google’s engineers are attempting to communicate to webmasters. Then, in search results, are 5 bright, shiny yellow stars beside

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How To Get Review Stars Under Attorney Pages in Google Search

How To Get Review Stars Under Attorney Pages in Google Search

If you are an attorney there is no doubt that you have seen one of your competitors that had some review stars showing up in Google search results. Criminal defense, bankruptcy, and personal injury lawyers use the review stars to take up more space in Google search

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Google Search Console Hacked Site Manual Actions and SEO

Google Search Console Hacked Site Manual Actions and SEO

If your website is hacked you will likely either discover it in Google search, or if you have Google Search Console, you will get an email notification there. Or, maybe you will just bump into it in Search Console. In Google search console, webmasters are warned about

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How To Sell a Small Business Website or Domain Name

How To Sell a Small Business Website or Domain Name

If you are considering selling your small business domain name, website, or other virtual assets please feel free to contact me today for an offer. For additional options, read on: Small businesses shut down across the United States and beyond every single day. Sometimes they are merged,

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Duplicate Content Plaguing Orthodontist Websites

Duplicate Content Plaguing Orthodontist Websites

In every industry there is a company that has salespeople and attends industry events. These are the types of people who will knowingly damage your practice’s Internet presence just to make a buck for themselves. It isn’t just orthodontists; it’s attorneys, veterinarians, sign companies, real estate agents,

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Websites Ranking Poorly after Penguin 4.0

Websites Ranking Poorly after Penguin 4.0

If you have a website that has been ranking poorly for quite some time and you had hoped that it would bounce back to life post-Penguin 4.0 yet it still ranks poorly feel free to contact me. I would be happy to take a look at it,

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Should I Become a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Should I Become a Personal Injury Lawyer?

In legal circles, a personal injury lawyer might also be known as a plaintiff lawyer or a trial lawyer. He or she represents individuals in the civil courts who have been injured by the carelessness and negligence of others. They also represent the families of those that

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Fresno CA Personal Injury Lawyer SEO and Content Marketing Status October 2016

Fresno CA Personal Injury Lawyer SEO and Content Marketing Status October 2016

Welcome. If you are new here, pull up a chair. I am one of the few good SEO guys left out there and I focus on personal injury attorneys. The rest of this article is all about the SEO scene in Fresno as of October 2016. Fresno

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Chicago IL Personal Injury Lawyer SEO – How Tough is it?

Chicago IL Personal Injury Lawyer SEO - How Tough is it?

If you are new to this blog, welcome. My name is Len, I’ve been online since the late 1980s and I do SEO for some of the most reputable personal injury law firms in the country. I’m not here to discuss the latest elite new SEO tactics

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San Francisco Personal Injury SEO and Content Scene October 2016

San Francisco Personal Injury SEO and Content Scene October 2016

Having worked with personal injury attorneys in California for half a decade now I know the SEO scene and the law firms of California like the back of my hand. I have helped law firms rank in major cities where the competition is very fierce. The City

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Houston DWI Lawyer SEO Scene October 2016

Houston DWI Lawyer SEO Scene October 2016

The Houston DWI lawyer market is a funny one. Houston is surprisingly competitive. DWI is not my niche of choice but I do pay occassional attention to it as some of the personal injury law firms that I work with represent those who lost their license while

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What is Google Penguin 4.0?

What is Google Penguin 4.0?

Google Penguin 4.0 is an update to Google’s algorithms. The Penguin updates are designed to decrease rankings of web pages in Google’s search results which ranked due to manipulative links. Penguin 4.0 announced On Friday, September 23, 2016, Google announced that Penguin 4.0 is now live. This

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YouTube Heroes Program Angers Content Creators

YouTube Heroes Program Angers Content Creators

YouTube announced the heroes program. People were immediately turned off by the name. Watching the announcement video also upset around 99% of people watching it as it appeared to reward random people with the power to moderate videos and comments. It doesn’t, but this was terribly communicated.

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Future Google Algorithm Names

Future Google Algorithm Names

The SEO world is a funny place. The truly infatuated people are either completely out of touch or 1 or 2 days ahead of the rest of us by monitoring search results like scientists who measure vibrations in the earth’s crust. Regardless, at some point there will

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