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.

Why I quit using Facebook

Why I quit using Facebook

When Facebook came out, I avoided it for a long time until all of my friends and family were on it. I was disappointed with it as it really did absolutely nothing more than pull feeds of people and places together into one neat little stream. Myself

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A Criminal Defense Attorney in Content Denial

A Criminal Defense Attorney in Content Denial

I was contacted this week by a criminal defense attorney. He was asking why his site was receiving less traffic and on a “downward trend” (his words). In October of 2013 his site received 661 visits, then in November 653 visits, December 472 visits, and in January

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Privacy Policy

What information do we collect? We collect information from you when you respond to a survey. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. What do

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Google Buys Boston Dynamics Robotics Company

Google Buys Boston Dynamics Robotics Company

Google bought Boston Dynamics 12/13/13. I’m pretty sure this was Ray Kurzweil’s idea. Below is a video of one of their robots: And here’s a pic of petman: I’m not sure what to think of all of this! What happens with this down the road will be

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What is Google Fiber?

What is Google Fiber?

Google Fiber is a 1GB/s Internet connection. In other words, it’s really fast. We’re talking 200x faster than your average Internet connection. Some packages include HDTV. It is only available in a few places, and for the current list you should visit the Google Fiber page here

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What is a Google+ Suggested Business List?

What is a Google+ Suggested Business List?

Update 2/19/2014: The SBL has moved here: www.telapost.com/google-plus-suggested-business-list/ On Google+ there is something called a Suggested User List. Facebook is good for communicating with people you already know, Google+ is great for communicating with people you don’t know yet that share the same interests as you (Google+

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WordPress 3.8 Released

Wordpress 3.8 Released

WordPress 3.8 was released today and we’ve been updating websites much of the day to the latest release. So far, so good! This is a really nice update.   FTA: Version 3.8 of WordPress, named “Parker” in honor of Charlie Parker, bebop innovator, is available for download

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Our First Hangouts on Air

Our First Hangouts on Air

I’ve watched several Hangouts on Air, been involved with them, and done many Hangouts, but today was my first time hosting a Hangout on Air. I think that it went pretty well, and I look forward to doing more! This first HOA was very brief. I intend

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Google Plus Post Ads Advertising Released

Google Plus Post Ads Advertising Released

December 9, 2013: Google Plus Post Ads Advertising Released. Google Plus Post Ads is going to revolutionize advertising. Like I said last week, using Google+ as a business is CRITICAL. We already handle Google+ presences and we will now be offering Google +Post Ads Advertising. The news

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What is the Google Santa Tracker?

What is the Google Santa Tracker?

NORAD has partnered with Microsoft this year to offer the “official Santa Tracker”. The Google Santa Tracker features cool games and nifty features that help you get into the Christmas spirit. You can visit the site here: http://www.google.com/santatracker/ But wait, there’s more! Be sure to visit this

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Telapost on Pinterest

Telapost on Pinterest

Telapost is now on Pinterest. Pinterest is a great website and we shouldn’t have put off joining it this long. We’ll see you there! pinterest.com/telapost

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How To Create a Google+ AutoAwesome Action Image

How To Create a Google+ AutoAwesome Action Image

After posting a few AutoAwesome Action images on Google+, a common question was: How can I make an autoawesome action image? First of all, you need a camera (or a cell phone w/ camera) that is capable of taking a burst of images. Next, you’ll need to

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How To Become a Google+ City Expert

How To Become a Google+ City Expert

Google Maps recognizes the most active reviewers on Google+ Local and Google Maps and designates them Local City Experts. I am often asked: What is a Google Plus Local City Expert? You must have 50+ quality reviews completed and be actively adding a minimum of 5 new

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How To Make A Google+ AutoAwesome Snow Image

How To Make A Google+ AutoAwesome Snow Image

After posting a few AutoAwesome Snow images on Google+, a common question was “How can I make an autoawesome snow image?” Fortunately, the answer is simple! AutoAwesome Snow is a new feature released 12/5/2013 and it is very easy to use. If your phone uses the Auto

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AutoAwesome Twinkle and AutoAwesome Snow

AutoAwesome Twinkle and AutoAwesome Snow

Google+ does it again! The new features are coming out so fast they’re almost impossible to keep track of. Today it’s AutoAwesome Twinkle and AutoAwesome Snow! (examples below) To get an AutoAwesome Twinkle image, just upload a new photo of something that sparkles, like a Christmas tree

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Talk to Google Chrome

Talk to Google Chrome

You can now talk to Google Chrome! This is awesome. I just installed the Chrome plugin and am playing with it. To get started, ask it what tomorrow’s weather is.

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Why it is critical that every business uses Google+

Why it is critical that every business uses Google+

Effective immediately, it is critical that your company starts using Google+. Like, yesterday. For the purposes of this article, I have broken down your business’s Google+ presence into 3 options, or phases. Mandatory Google+ Presence Suggested Google+ Presence Advanced Google+ Presence If at any point you get

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What is Google+ Community Rank?

What is Google+ Community Rank?

Google+ Community Rank isn’t quite an official term (yet), but we’re going to need a term for community authority on Google+ so I refer to it as Google+ Community Rank. This article will also raise more questions than it answers. Various ranking factors apply to Google+ Communities,

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How to Create an Animated GIF from a YouTube Video

How to Create an Animated GIF from a YouTube Video

If you have ever wanted to create an animated GIF file from a YouTube video, now you can! You have probably already bumped into these online. An animated GIF file is a single image which contains animation, or multiple frames. This post on Google+ explains how it

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What is Google Now?

What is Google Now?

Google Now is essentially …. Amazing…. Is Google Now the future of search? Is Google Now the next big thing? Combined with the Hummingbird update and all of the new knowledge graphs, Google Now isn’t going anywhere any time soon. This article is from 2012 but I

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