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.

New York Comic Con Snapchat Story October 2015

The New York Comic Con (NYCC) Snapchat story went live on October 10, where people from all over the world came to witness and be a part of the largest pop culture convention on the East Coast. The Snapchat story opened up featuring a fun geofilter and

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The Texas State Fair Snapchat Story October 2015

On October 9th, 2015 the ever popular Texas State Fair took place in Dallas with throngs of both local Texans and out-of-state visitors making their way into the fair grounds. The Texas State Fair Snapchat story opened up with a lively geofilter and opening line that stated,

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How To Verify Your Facebook Local Business Page

How To Verify Your Facebook Local Business Page

Some celebrities and verified brand pages have had the verification checkmark / badge beside them for quite some tome now. Now, Facebook offers the checkmark for local businesses. While Facebook offers up instructions in their help center explaining how a local business page owner could get the

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Watching #Being13 on CNN with Anderson Cooper?

Watching #Being13 on CNN with Anderson Cooper?

Please feel free to comment at the bottom of this article with your thoughts before, during, or after the show. What is #Being13 or #BeingThirteen? CNN special report “#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” airs October 5 at 9PM. See the press release here. The video

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Can Snapchat be used for Personal Injury Attorneys?

Can Snapchat be used for Personal Injury Attorneys?

I was posed an interesting question this week regarding Snapchat and using it for personal injury attorneys. I often tend to answer some questions in blog format. In repsonse, I put together this article: Can small businesses use Snapchat? In short, no, I do not see a

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How To Add Someone Else’s Business to Google Maps via Mobile

How To Add Someone Else's Business to Google Maps via Mobile

Have you ever bumped into a business that was not listed on Google Maps? This happens to me at least once each month. To add the business, follow these simple steps. 1. Open Google Maps on your mobile device, and click the menu icon:   2. From

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Snapchat’s Sponsored Selfies Advertising Model is Genius But Severely Underpriced

Snapchat's Sponsored Selfies Advertising Model is Genius But Severely Underpriced

Snapchat is exploding in popularity and is used by the younger generation, aka, people with little to spend. And, advertisements on social media are often both hated by users and a massive failure for advertisers. So, how does Snapchat monetize? Today it was announced that Snapchat will

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The Pope Visits the USA Snapchat Story September 2015

The Pope Visits the USA Snapchat Story September 2015

On September 26, 2015 Snapchat had a story up called “The Pope is Here”. Pope Francis was the 4th Pope to visit the USA. He visited from September 22 – 27, 2015 and was in Washington, New York and Philadelphia.  This particular Snapchat story featured the Geofilter

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Eric Andrews, Real Estate Broker, Explains How Content Helps Him

Eric Andrews, Real Estate Broker, Explains How Content Helps Him

Eric Andrews is a very successful real estate broker. Approximately 1 year ago he added a blog to his website and has been adding videos to his YouTube channel regularly. He has now reached a new milestone of having over 100 active listings. Telephone calls and emails

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Can Small Businesses use Snapchat?

Can Small Businesses use Snapchat?

Over the last couple of weeks I have added multiple stories on Snapchat to this blog, which typically encompasses SEO and web content and doing business on the web. A couple of people reached out and asked me if they should be marketing their business on Snapchat.

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Should Wake County Schools Block Snapchat?

Should Wake County Schools Block Snapchat?

This week it was announced that the massively popular app Snapchat will be “blocked” at Wake County Public Schools. This isn’t unique to Raleigh; Snapchat has been banned from school’s WiFi all over the country. Can schools even block apps to begin with? I’d find it extremely

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Google May Finally be Taking Action Against Robocallers

Google May Finally be Taking Action Against Robocallers

In April 2015 I wrote Why Does Google Keep Calling My Business? I get these calls almost daily. There is no doubt in my mind that the scammers are making a fortune on promising business owners “top rankings” in local search for $150/mo or charging people for

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Google Local 3 Pack Ranking Observations September 2015

Google Local 3 Pack Ranking Observations September 2015

Yet again for September 2015 the local 3 pack search results remain tied to organic search results. Here are a few obsevations which have held true the last several months of 2015: Some people would argue about correlation and what not. These people are wrong. Now, some

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Content Types and Index Speed once Crawled

Content Types and Index Speed once Crawled

Sometimes content is crawled but then takes days to get indexed. When content is crawled, it is when Google’s spider discovers it. When content is indexed, it is when the content is added to Google’s index and can show up in Google search. Google indexes crawled content

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How To Make the Scary Face on Snapchat

How To Make the Scary Face on Snapchat

To make a scary face on Snapchat, follow these steps: Update Snapchat to the recent version released September 15, 2015. With your front facing camera, tap your face. This will bring up the list of available selfie filters. Select the “scary face” filter (aka the zombie filter)

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SCAM: CNN Spoof of Apple iPhone 6 for $5 via OneInThree

SCAM: CNN Spoof of Apple iPhone 6 for $5 via OneInThree

If you visited a page that looked just like CNN recently which offered the iPhone 6 for $5 and you entered your credit card information, call your card company and deactivate the card now. This is a scam. If you haven’t entered your information in yet, don’t.

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Snap-Travel to Japan with Snapchat user Zazpi

Snap-Travel to Japan with Snapchat user Zazpi

If you follow this blog you’ve noticed by now I have recently been covering Snapchat quite a bit. I had hoped my infatuation would be short lived but it is pretty cool and just keeps on getting better. I do take comfort knowing that there are 100

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Snapchat: 2015’s Most Successful Social Media Network

Snapchat: 2015's Most Successful Social Media Network

Yesterday while checking out at a store I saw the clerk’s phone get a Facebook notification. The clerk was approximately 65 years old. I said “Uh oh, what’s that, someone pinging you in to a conversation about the Republican Debates tonight?” She replied with, “Ugh, I absolutely hate

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Snapchat Will Exceed 6 Billion Views Per Day by 2016

Snapchat Will Exceed 6 Billion Views Per Day by 2016

I’d put cash on it, folks. The most explosive social network of 2015 is, hands down, Snapchat. I am saying this, of course, to people who don’t use Snapchat or have no SC friends. If you’re a Snapchat user, you already know this. May 2015, Snapchat was

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How To Barf a Rainbow on Snapchat

How To Barf a Rainbow on Snapchat

On iPhone, to barf a rainbow on Snapchat, follow these 3 steps: Update snapchat to the recent version released September 15, 2015. With your front facing camera, tap your face. This will bring up the list of available selfie filters. Select the rainbow filer and open your

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