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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.

Expired SSL/TLS Certificate Google Search Console Error

Expired SSL/TLS Certificate Google Search Console Error

Some webmasters have received the following message from Google Search Console which reads “Expired SSL/TLS certificate on https://www.example.com/”. Here’s a screenshot of what the email looks like: The email reads: Expired SSL/TLS certificate on https://www.example.com/ To: Webmaster of https://www.example.com/, Google has recently encountered an expired SSL/TLS certificate

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Steel RX Male Testosterone Fake CNN News Site [Scam]

Steel RX Male Testosterone Fake CNN News Site [Scam]

As of 2018, many legitimate news websites are displaying advertisements on their site which blend in with the rest of their website. Unfortunately, the advertisements appear to be legit news stories, but they aren’t. They usually appear to be a promoted story. The user clicks on the

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Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails Displaying in Organic Search Results May 2018

Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails Displaying in Organic Search Results May 2018

On May 08, 2018, I spotted something interesting. It appears that Google has expanded upon video snippets shown in the SERPs for certain keywords. These are technically called Rich Snippet Video Previews or Rich Snippet Video Thumbnails. These little video snippets or video thumbnails have appeared for

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Elon Musk’s “Prehensile Eyebrows” Tweet is About Snapchat’s Eyebrow Weightlifting Game

Elon Musk's "Prehensile Eyebrows" Tweet is About Snapchat's Eyebrow Weightlifting Game

Dear Internet, I have solved the mystery; Elon Musk’s mysterious “Prehensile Eyebrows” Tweet is About Snapchat’s Eyebrow Weightlifting Game. It clicked today when I was goofing around with Snapchat’s new “Snappable” games which can be found in the selfie filters section after the most recent update. In

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Featured Snippets in Under 60 Seconds – Obtaining Snippets During Trending News [Case Study]

Featured Snippets in Under 60 Seconds - Obtaining Snippets During Trending News [Case Study]

Google’s Featured Snippets may be obtained instantly when a website provides a clear answer to a question people are asking Google, especially if the question has never been asked before. How I got a Featured Snippet in under 60 seconds. I have been playing with Featured Snippets

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What Are Prehensile Eyebrows?

What Are Prehensile Eyebrows?

Prehensile eyebrows do not exist, but if they did, they would be eyebrows capable of grasping small objects which eyebrow hair could support such as toothpicks, paperclips, pins, matches and other small objects. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Prehensile is an adjective which means (chiefly of an

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Google Plus Brand Page Not Found – Google Quietly Deletes Business Pages

Google Plus Brand Page Not Found - Google Quietly Deletes Business Pages

In a move than very few business owners will ever even notice, Google+ Brand Pages are disappearing. Warnings (not) sent in March 2018 Apparently, a small handful of business owners received a message via email in March 2018. Most people did not receive this email. In fact,

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The April 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

The April 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

April 2018 has been a crazy month, at least for weather. It’s still snowing in the northeast. It’s bone dry in the south central part of the country. Oklahoma has no tornadoes. Here in North Carolina, I just planted my big, epic garden today, weeks behind when

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Top Answer “Answer Cards” Seen in Google Search Results

Top Answer "Answer Cards" Seen in Google Search Results

Shortly after Thanksgiving of 2017 Google made several tweaks to their search engine results pages. One of those changes was “Top Answer” showing up in search results when forums have a voting system in place. The feature has come and gone for some time but as of

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Google Unveils Special Online Exhibition Of Monet’s Work

Google Unveils Special Online Exhibition Of Monet’s Work

Even if you’re not an art buff, you’ve probably seen French Impressionist Claude Monet’s water lily paintings before. Have you ever wondered why these seemingly simplistic paintings have become so iconic? If so, then you need to check out Google’s brand new Monet exhibition. In a recent

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Google Offers Small Businesses Free Professional Ad Content Creation via YouTube Director

Google Offers Small Businesses Free Professional Ad Content Creation via YouTube Director

When it comes to reaching potential customers online, aside from Google there’s no better site to use than YouTube. Recent estimates suggest at least one-third of all people on the Internet are official YouTube users. To help smaller businesses create engaging ads tailored to YouTube, Google (YouTube’s

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Subscribe With Google to Make Paid Content Subscription Process Easier

Subscribe With Google to Make Paid Content Subscription Process Easier

Do those long subscription forms discourage you from signing up for newspapers online? How about all the annoying pop-ups asking for you to renew your membership after you’ve already subscribed? If so, Google has the solution. In an article on Google’s blog, the tech giant unveiled its

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Pages Not Being Indexed via Google Fetch and Render in March 2018

Pages Not Being Indexed via Google Fetch and Render in March 2018

I am not sure if Google is throttling content or not but after many many years of me using Google Search Console’s “Fetch and Render” to index new content (aka “Fetch as Google”) or using Google’s “Mobile Friendly Test” to crawl and index pages, these tools are

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“New Index coverage issue detected for site” Error Message in Google Search Console

"New Index coverage issue detected for site" Error Message in Google Search Console

The “new” Google Search Console rolled out to webmasters in 2018. You may have received a message called “Introducing the new Search Console (beta)” when this occurred or read about it on Google’s blog here. Since then, a scary warning has gone out to thousands of websmasters.

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Google to Filter “Fresh and Relevant” Content During Breaking News from Top Stories

Google to Filter "Fresh and Relevant" Content During Breaking News from Top Stories

According to a recent blog post, Google employees say one of the biggest challenges in the Internet Age is the spread of “fake news.” To help the public get access to reliable online information, Google says it will work harder to filter out biased content and teach

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Can My Business Rank for “Near Me” Keywords?

Can My Business Rank for "Near Me" Keywords?

Anyone doing keyword research is bound to eventually discover a few keywords which people when searching for nearby businesses such as restaurants, coffee shops, gas stations, hotels, grocery stores and even law firms such as “Near Me”, “Nearby” and “Closest”. Armed with this knowledge many people set

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What Happened to Google Finance? 2018 Change Upsets Users

What Happened to Google Finance? 2018 Change Upsets Users

Today I opened up my web browser and headed on over to Google Finance (finance.google.com) and I was not happy and users are sure to be upset as well. Everything was in the red, but to make matter much, much worse, the Google Finance page has undergone

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My Website Is Receiving Lots of NoFollow or Low Quality Links, Should I Be Worried?

My Website Is Receiving Lots of NoFollow or Low Quality Links, Should I Be Worried?

As a website gets older and/or more popular it begins obtaining some very questionable looking links. Some are downright scary. These generally come in the form of low quality large quantity NoFollow Some of the websites I work with have millions of natural links. You should see

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Buying Backlinks from HuffPost? Don’t Bother

Buying Backlinks from HuffPost? Don't Bother

Every day I get an email from someone trying to sell me a backlink from HuffPost.com and my clients do too. Should you purchase a backlink from HuffPost? No. History Lesson Up until 2017ish there was an easily accessible publisher network on Huffington Post. They got rid

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The March 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

The March 2018 Google Core Algorithm Change

On March 8, 2018, we published that a major algorithm change was on the way (technically that went live March 9 at 12:25AM). The tremors had been felt for days and one of my sources felt it could be days (or months) away. Then on Saturday, March

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