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.

Pokemon Go Won’t Be Popular For Long

Pokemon Go Won't Be Popular For Long

Millions of people love Pokemon Go, and it’s giving many of them an excuse to go outside much more that they would otherwise. By most accounts it’s not only fun, but something of a revolution in how people play mobile games. But will it really change the

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What Happened to Examiner.com?

What Happened to Examiner.com?

People trying to go to examiner.com are now redirected to a site called AXS.com. Where did it go? My personal guess The site’s performance was lackluster and failing. Here is a screenshot/estimate of the site’s performance in 2016, courtesy of similarweb: The page had millions of pages

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Did Twitter Censor #DNCLeaks and Replace with #DNCLeak ?

Did Twitter Censor #DNCLeaks and Replace with #DNCLeak ?

If you follow social media and hate web censorship you will be interested to know that Twitter has been accused of censorship multiple times this week, yesterday regarding WikiLeaks DNC emails. On Friday, July 22, 2016, #DNCLeaks exploded on twitter. Over a quarter million tweets went up

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Google Maps App Pushing Ratings with Reviews Optional – July 2016

Google Maps App Pushing Ratings with Reviews Optional - July 2016

Overlooking the Atlantic is a great little restaurant called Daddy Mac’s.  If you are ever on Topsail Island, NC, go there for lunch. The wait times at dinner are crazy but at lunch you can slip right in. I personally grab an IPA and a soft shell

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Anatomy of Expired Domain Spam

Anatomy of Expired Domain Spam

Where do old websites go when they die? Spammers have been recycling them. This became commonplace in the early 2000’s when every SEO guru / moron / spammer on the planet knew that links were a major ranking factor. And one easy way to get links is

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Bing Places for Business Listings Expire Every 6 Months

Bing Places for Business Listings Expire Every 6 Months

Believe it or not, it is July 2016, and every 6 months, your business listing with Bing will get screwed up and stop displaying the hours which your business is open. If you do not proactively update your business hours, you will receive an email from Bing

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Is Everyone Playing Pokemon GO? No. #PokemonNo

Is Everyone Playing Pokemon GO? No. #PokemonNo

It’s all over the news, social media, and everywhere else people look to get information about what’s going on in the world. A new mobile game called Pokemon go was recently released, not for Nintendo handheld devices, like in the past, but for Android and Apple smartphones

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How To Add Your Business Pokestop to Yelp

How To Add Your Business Pokestop to Yelp

If you are one of the businesses to have been fortunate (or unfortunate) enough to be located in a Pokestop, you can now add this information to Yelp. (Related: Can my Business be a Pokémon Go Pokéstop?) Will this even be a thing? I asked someone today

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How To Remove Pokemon From Your Business Location

How To Remove Pokemon From Your Business Location

In the last week since Pokemon GO was released hundreds of business owners from all over the world have been asking me how they can become a Pokestop and deploy Pokelure to attract Pokemon, and of course, people. But, some people are busy enough, do not have

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Small Business Pokémon Go Strategy, Deploy Pokélure

Small Business Pokémon Go Strategy, Deploy Pokélure

If your business is a Pokémon Go Pokéstop you can deploy Pokélure, attracting boatloads of players to your location. You could also incentivize players to use Pokélure with discounts or free drinks, etc. (Related: “Can my Business be a Pokémon Go Pokéstop?“.) What is Pokélure? Pokélure is

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Epic Local SEO and Content Tip for Pokémon Go

Epic Local SEO and Content Tip for Pokémon Go

Could you get SEO value from Pokémon Go? That is the questions I asked myself tonight, just after becoming level 5. 🙂 We’ll be rolling this out for one of our local clients in a smaller town as a little test as it will only take a

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Can my Business be a Pokémon Go Pokéstop?

Can my Business be a Pokémon Go Pokéstop?

As someone who owned a brick and mortar location for 13 years I understand why an entrepreneur my want more people coming in the door (or not coming in). If you’ve been under a rock for the last … few days … then you’ve missed out on

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Pokémon Go Car Accident Hoax and #dontpokemongoanddrive

Pokémon Go Car Accident Hoax and #dontpokemongoanddrive

Cartel Press is a website sort of like The Onion who produces silly, fake news stories. Unfortunately, people on Social Media do not read. The only thing most people need to Like or Retweet something is a catchy headline or a neat graphic. This is not me

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Content Length? Don’t count words, cover topics.

Content Length? Don't count words, cover topics.

Many entrepreneurs, SEO experts, bloggers and other content creators often want to know how long their content should be, or how many words an article should contain. The size of an article is a ranking factor but not in the way most people think. First of all,

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Crawling Sites with over 1 Million URLs in 2016

Crawling Sites with over 1 Million URLs in 2016

Well, here I am. 1AM and crawling, not home from a bar, but on my desktop PC in my office. I don’t usually stay up late, but I am drinking coffee and it would probably take an act of God to get me off of my PC

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Facebook Business Page Traffic Drop July 2016

Facebook Business Page Traffic Drop July 2016

June 29, 2016 Facebook announced that they are tweaking the feed yet again and that many pages will be seeing a decline in reach and referral traffic. Not only is it tough to find what your friends are posting, they have made it even more difficult to

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The Most Overlooked Backlink

The Most Overlooked Backlink

Today folks, I am going to let you in on a secret; one of which I have rarely shared, only with select friends and clients. Due to the title of this article, I bet very few people will even see this post. But, as of 2016, there

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Organic Ranking but no Local Search 3 Pack Listings

Organic Ranking but no Local Search 3 Pack Listings

Today folks, I am going to let you in on a secret; one of which I have rarely shared, only with select friends and clients. Due to the title of this article, I bet very few people will even see this post. But, as of 2016, there

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Google Ads Showing Businesses Above Map & Local Results on Mobile June 2016

While searching from my Android phone using Google Chrome on June 27, 2016, I noticed something new.. Ads displaying about the map and local results in Google mobile search. I googled around and there has been chatter about this for 4 or 5 days now, so this

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The Brexit Snapchat Story (EU Referendum)

The Brexit Snapchat Story (EU Referendum)

On June 23rd 2016 Snapchat began their Brexit story called the EU Referendum. I have here below screenshots of most of the story for you. Should I stay or should I go? In case you have been underneath a rock, the question for people in the UK

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