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.

How To Get a Permanent Link to your Company Google Review Page

How To Get a Permanent Link to your Company Google Review Page

If you are reading this you may find comfort in the fact that I have owned multiple businesses and been in your shoes of trying to find the darn link to your Google Maps / Google Local / Google Plus Local Page / Google My Business /

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Google Plus Local Pages No Longer Showing Reviews

Google Plus Local Pages No Longer Showing Reviews

This week a client emailed me to inform me that his Google Plus Local Page is no longer showing his reviews. At first, I was confused. If you are logged in to Google (or Google+), the “about” page looks just fine. Then I discovered if you are

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Man vs. Turkey Snapchat Story November 2015

Man vs. Turkey Snapchat Story November 2015

On Sunday, November 22, 2015 Snapchat followed the annual Turkey-Eating Competition in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Seeing as Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it was time for an event that Snapchat called, “Man vs. Turkey” where contestants from all over the States showed up in hopes of scrounging

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The New Google Plus – November 2015

The New Google Plus - November 2015

November 17, 2015, Google changed Google Plus. Currently, when you log in to Google Plus, you can use the original Google Plus or the “new” Google Plus. From this post on Google Plus, “Today we’re taking a big step toward making Google+ an even better place for

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Don’t Try This At Home Snapchat Story November 2015

Don't Try This At Home Snapchat Story November 2015

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that covered the entire night of Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The story was titled “Don’t Try This at Home” and began with an opening statement, “Calling all adrenaline junkies…Join us

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Penguin Penalty 4.0 Recovery December 2015

Penguin Penalty 4.0 Recovery December 2015

Google has been keeping a list of who’s been linking naughty or nice. The SEO world is buzzing and the next major update to Penguin is coming in the very near future, possibly in December of 2015. Typically I see 2 types of businesses affected by this

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How do I Edit Meta Descriptions in Yoast SEO? – November 2015

How do I Edit Meta Descriptions in Yoast SEO? - November 2015

In November 2015 Yoast updated their Yoast SEO Plugin. This, by the way, is the greatest WordPress plugin ever made. Ever. Well today I was putting content up on some sites and went to edit the meta description of one of the posts. I don’t always do

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Yahoo, Yelp, and other “Citations” Not Affecting Google Local Places Results

Yahoo, Yelp, and other "Citations" Not Affecting Google Local Places Results

For many years we have all heard that your business name, address, and telephone number must be exactly the same everywhere on the web. Or else. Of course, we do not want to confuse any search engine, and this is a great practice for a plethora of

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SEO Breeds SEO – The Domino Effect

SEO Breeds SEO - The Domino Effect

The Internet is truly a world where the rich get richer. It is easy to see how discouraged a blogger or business owner could become after launching a new site. They probably spent way too much time on the look and feel of the site. That should

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When Did People Start Using Their Real Names on the Internet?

When Did People Start Using Their Real Names on the Internet?

In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s there was a very cool time in computer history. The BBS scene. People logged on to the online services. Only 1 person at a time could use them. Think the Internet, but it only allows 1 person on at a

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Do I need to Pay Yext $499/yr To Access my Free Yahoo Business Listing?

Do I need to Pay Yext $499/yr To Access my Free Yahoo Business Listing?

This week I have had multiple business owners contact me trying to access their Yahoo Small Business Dashboard. The free dashboard supposedly still exists. Just like Facebook, Google, Yelp, and all the others, Yahoo Small Business Listings have ALWAYS been free, although in the recent past managing

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Problems with Aabaco Small Business Hosting after Yahoo Move

Problems with Aabaco Small Business Hosting after Yahoo Move

Around November 12 2015 the complaints started pouring in. Small business owners and other various webmasters have been unable to log in to their Yahoo Small Business dashboard, now called the Aabaco Small Business Dashboard. The Yahoo login screen says that the name has changed but the

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Yahoo Small Business Listing Problems – YEXT or Aabaco or Luminate?

Yahoo Small Business Listing Problems – YEXT or Aabaco or Luminate?

November 10, 2015, Yahoo made a change to the way small business listings are handled. If you attempt to log in to Yahoo! Small Business you are forwarded to www.aabacosmallbusiness.com. The page says “Yahoo! Small Business is now Aabaco Small Busness.” “Same team.” Sounds easy enough, right?

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Rousey vs. Holm Snapchat Story November 2015

Rousey vs. Holm Snapchat Story November 2015

On Saturday, November 14 Snapchat featured a story that followed the entire night of the long awaited fight between the two undefeated UFC women fighters, Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm in Melbourne, Australia. The excitement for the fight weeks and even months ahead was incomparable and something

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Pray For Paris Snapchat Story November 2015

Pray For Paris Snapchat Story November 2015

On November 14, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that may possibly be the saddest and most moving the social media platform has seen since its existence. Titled “Pray for Paris”, the story proceeded to show videos and still shots of the ongoing effects of the tragedy that occurred

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The Snapchat Pray for Paris Filter

The Snapchat Pray for Paris Filter

On Friday, November 13, 2015, just a matter of hours ago, there was a tragic terror attack in Paris France. The Wikipedia page was created almost immediately. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected. Snapchat introduced a “Pray for Paris” Filter, aka #PrayForParis. This is what

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University of Missouri Yik Yak Arrest for Racist Posts

University of Missouri Yik Yak Arrest for Racist Posts

On November 10, 2015 death threats were made on Yik Yak and an alert was issued on Mizzou’s emergency information center. This is nothing new and we maintain a long list of Yik Yak arrests here. Typically, college students make these threats, thinking they are anonymous. But,

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Businesses that do not need SEO

Businesses that do not need SEO

Every day I run into companies that do not need SEO. If you know of a business that does not need SEO please feel free to comment at the bottom of this article. I will also be updating this list whenever I bump into a company that

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Beards & Moustaches Snapchat Story November 2015

Beards & Moustaches Snapchat Story November 2015

Chances are if you love a man with a beard, you went crazy over last weekend’s Snapchat story titled “Beards and Mustaches” that took place in Manhattan, NYC and followed the 2015 National Beard and Moustache Championships. The story took place on Sunday, November 8 and began

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Snapchat 6 Billion Daily Video Views Milestone

Snapchat 6 Billion Daily Video Views Milestone

As we predicted in September 2015, Snapchat has officially confirmed to the Financial Times that they are getting 6 Billion video views daily. With more and more smart devices at people’s fingertips and access to high speed Internet increasing, video content will continue to become more popular.

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