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.

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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Snapchat and the day the Internet Puked Rainbows

Snapchat and the day the Internet Puked Rainbows

September 15, 2015 Snapchat released several new filters that makes taking selfies to a whole new level. In fact, people are puking rainbows. There are videos, GIFs, tweets, vines, snaps, and Instagrmas of people puking rainbows everywhere. This viral YouTube video shows the filters: The Snapchat app

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How To Get Your First 1,000 Snapchat Followers

How To Get Your First 1,000 Snapchat Followers

People all over the planet are sitting around with the Snapchat app open, refreshing it, dying to see some entertaining content. Do you want to provide it? That is what I find most intriguing about Snapchat- the engagement level. If you have 1,000 followers and snap something,

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Snapchat eBook Explains How to Get Views and Become Snapchat Famous

Snapchat eBook Explains How to Get Views and Become Snapchat Famous

Over the course of the last six months I have immersed myself in the Snapchat app. I first heard about Snapchat in October of 2012 when many UNC students were tweeting to “Snap them”. As with most popular social networks, it all started with college students. Today, Snapchat

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What counts as a video view on Snapchat?

What counts as a video view on Snapchat?

A video which has been played for 1 second or longer counts as a viewed video on Snapchat. With Snapchat growth exploding, Snapchat is on the radar for a lot of people who study or are infatuated with social media. Many of these people have trouble wrapping

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As Predicted, Snapchat Traffic Explodes, Dominating Facebook

As Predicted, Snapchat Traffic Explodes, Dominating Facebook

This week the International Business Times released an article, later confirmed by Snapchat, that Snapchat videos are being viewed over 4 Billion times each day. This was coming I never go around saying “I told you so”, but, I did hit the nail on the head with

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What counts as a view on Facebook Video?

What counts as a view on Facebook Video?

A video is given 1 view on Facebook each time the video has been played for at least 3 seconds. Snapchat, Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook and other platforms have many different metrics. At Facebook, if someone plays your video for 3 seconds or more, you get 1 view

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How much traffic should personal injury law firms get?

How much traffic should personal injury law firms get?

The amount of web traffic a personal injury website receives depends on a wide variety of factors. Most firms ranking on page 2 for competitive terms receive around 20 unique visitors per day. Some factors. How many pages are on the site? Is there unique content which

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Case Study: 12 Months of Content for a Real Estate Broker

Case Study: 12 Months of Content for a Real Estate Broker

SEO & Content for real estate brokers is a blast. This is one of those niches where I am limited only by budget. I’m about a year into a client site and they are really taking off. Take a look at this completely useless analytics chart: Two

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