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.

Changes are Coming

Changes are Coming

Changes are coming to telapost.com. I love the SEO world, but it has come to my attention I’ve been spreading myself too thin and spinning my wheels. I must come up with dedicated packages to concentrate on. I’d love to manage PPC campaigns, set people up with

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WordPress Automatic Background Updates in Action

Wordpress Automatic Background Updates in Action

Several of the websites we manage that were recently upgraded to WordPress 3.7 upgraded themselves to 3.7.1 last night via the new feature automatic background updates. When they were done upgrading themselves they emailed us to tell us that everything had went well. So far, so good!

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WordPress 3.7.1 Released

Wordpress 3.7.1 Released

WordPress 3.7.1 was released today here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.7.1 This is a maintenance release for the recently released 3.7. It addresses 11 bugs. The most important are: Images with captions no longer appear broken in the visual editor. Allow some sites running on old or poorly configured servers to

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What is an Internet Meme?

What is an Internet Meme?

Oh, where to begin. Richard Dawkins coined the term “meme” (pronounced meem) back before I was born in 1976. It was his way of explaining how cultural information spreads. An “Internet meme” follows this same concept but is specific to Internet culture. People usually think of Internet

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Google+ News Coming Today

Google+ News Coming Today

Google+ doesn’t always deliver their news live like this, on the Internet’s birthday. But, today they are! So, what could the news be? Will the news be that big? Why can’t the Senior VP of Google Engineering get to sleep? Anyways, I’ll be online to watch the

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What are Google Shared Endorsements?

What are Google Shared Endorsements?

Today Google announced Shared Endorsements. You might be thinking that this sounds a lot like Facebook’s Sponsored Stories or other forms of social advertising, but there are some big differences. Google is telling us ahead of time of the changes. Google will not lie about pages we

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Penguin 2.1 Launches Today

Penguin 2.1 Launches Today

Matt Cutts announced Penguin 2.1 today via tweet. This is good news. Spammers beware. Clients rejoice. Panda & penguin are all black and white to me (pun intended). If you have a quality website with quality SEO done to it and are playing by the guideless, and you

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The Hummingbird Algorithm Update Wants Sweet Nectar

The Hummingbird Algorithm Update Wants Sweet Nectar

Yesterday, Google announced “Hummingbird” right from the garage that Larry Page and Sergey Brin used as Google’s first office. This update is unique as it seems that has been out for weeks now and nobody even noticed! Generally, I am very happy when the algorithm gets updated.

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Google+ Hashtags Come to Google!

Google+ Hashtags Come to Google!

Starting now, when you search for a hashtag on Google, Google+ hashtag results may display on the right hand side of the page. Today’s update will be available (initially) to English language users on google.com & google.ca. I’m playing with hashtags now. This is great. Google gets

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Embedded Autoawesome

Embedded Autoawesome

You can now embed autoawesome pics into your website!! #embeddedawesome Related: How to embed a Google+post into your website

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How to Embed a Google+ Post into your Website

How to Embed a Google+ Post into your Website

Hot off the Google+ Developers Blog comes the news that you can now embed Google+ posts into your website. Simply take the javascript code and insert it into your website. This is the final result of a post embeded into our blog: This is great because now

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Cary, NC Gets Google’s 2013 eCity Award for North Carolina

Cary, NC Gets Google's 2013 eCity Award for North Carolina

Google eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state. Across the country, businesses that are online expect to grow 40% faster. Congratulations to all of the small businesses that are connected. And if you’re not, get connected with Telapost, of course! 🙂 Cary, NC

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3dcart Authorized Partner

3dcart Authorized Partner

Telapost is now a 3dcart authorized partner. One of our newest clients in Durham, NC is using 3dcart. It is an interesting cart software with many features, reasonable pricing ad is also easily customizable. We had a quick tech support question and the people at 3dcart were

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Google+ Comments for WordPress

Google+ Comments for Wordpress

Google+ Comments for WordPress is a WordPress plugin that seamlessly adds tabs for G+ Comments, Facebook, WordPress Comments, Trackbacks, and more, drastically reducing the amount of work required for users to interact with your blog (eg: leaving comments). The plugin ingeniously follows up right on the heels

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WordPress Two Step Authentication

Wordpress Two Step Authentication

WordPress Two Step Authentication is here. If you are looking for better security for your wordpress blog we recommend checking out this new plugin. If you need help securing your site just let us know.      

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Are Paid YouTube Subscriptions Coming Soon?

Are Paid YouTube Subscriptions Coming Soon?

Paid YouTube Subscriptions coming soon? Rumor has it that paid subscriptions on YouTube for specialist video channels are coming soon. Mashable reports on it here. (Google has not made this official yet, so we’re citing it as a rumor.) At this point I’m not sure if the

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Should we have an Internet sales tax?

Should we have an Internet sales tax?

Today the Senate votes on an Internet Sales Tax. Should we have an Internet sales tax?  About 14 years ago I set out to open a computer store. In the early 90’s you could really make a living building computers. By the late 90’s there wasn’t much

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Blogging and Earth Day XLIII

Blogging and Earth Day XLIII

Ok bloggers, get blogging! Conceived over 40 years ago and globally recognized for over 20 years, Earth Day is here. It’s Earth Day’s birth day. I expect each and every one of you to post unique, original, inspiring, shareable content on your websites and social media accounts

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Removing MW:SPAM:SEO from WordPress and Feed

Removing MW:SPAM:SEO from Wordpress and Feed

Someone contacted us today with a fun job. Their WordPress website had spam in it. Their feed had spam in it as well. It was linking to some site that sells, um, performance enhancers.. 🙂 WordPress and WordPress feeds are commonly targeted for exploits. They did not

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How To Set Up a Business Local Google+ Page

How To Set Up a Business Local Google+ Page

If we’re already taking care of your Internet marketing needs, you don’t have to worry about any of this. However if you wish to tackle it yourself or just understand more about it, below you will find information about correctly configuring your business’s Local Google+ Page. Create

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