Articles by Keith Paul

Helping Those in Need – A Mid-Winter Coat Drive

Electric Bricks photographer, Danielle Paul, is helping those in need this winter by collecting gently used coats to be distributed to shelters and missions in the Bellport and Mastic-Shirley areas. As the weather continues to get colder here on Long Island, we all need to remember that helping those less fortunate than ourselves is an important, year-long effort.

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Let Us Introduce You to Your New Customers

Are you struggling to find new customers? Are the numbers a bit (or a lot) lower than they should be? Are you wondering why the economy seems to be rocking and you’re not getting any of the action? The answer may be simple – someone else is getting the business before you ever get a shot. How do you change that? Get in front of potential customer before your competition does with search engine marketing.

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Supporting the Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Spooky Walk

For 30 years, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, a summer sleep-away camp for children and young adults with physical and developmental disabilities in Center Moriches, has held its annual Spooky Walk to help raise funds for this wonderful organization. This year, Electric Bricks is doing its small part to support Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck by placing a sponsor ad in their 30th Anniversary Spooky Walk Journal.

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We’ll be at the 14th Annual Building Business In Brookhaven Expo

Once again, Electric Bricks will be an exhibitor at the Building Business In Brookhaven Expo being held on Thursday, October 18th. This is the 3rd consecutive year we’ve attended this small business trade show along with over 100 other companies. Hundreds of people attend this show each year, and it’s a great place to make new connections or find valuable products or services to help you grow your small business.

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FREE Seminar: Understanding SEO & Why It Matters

Electric Bricks owner, Keith Paul, will be giving a free seminar next Wednesday, September 27th at 9:00am aimed at helping small business owners understand the complexities and benefits of Search Engine Optimization. This 1-hour seminar is part of the Miller Business Center’s Business Bites series. All Business Bites programs are completely free and include 30 minutes of networking and refreshments beforehand.

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We’ll Be at the Strictly Business 2017 Networking Trade Show

Electric Bricks will be attending the tenth annual Strictly Business Networking Trade Show being held at the Middle Country Public Library in Centereach, 101 Eastwood Blvd, from 9am to 1pm on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

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More IT Services from EB Partners

As mentioned in an earlier article, a common request from many Electric Bricks clients is for assistance with IT issues around their office. One of the more irritating problems plaguing many small businesses on Long Island is a broken copier or printer. Few things are as frustrating as going to make copies for an important presentation only to find that all-too-familiar paper jam icon on the screen.

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Find Out What’s Holding Back Your Small Business Website

Are you sure your website is really working for you the way it should? Are search engines able to crawl it and index it easily? If they can’t then your site won’t be coming up in the search results for people who are looking for your services or products. And that means you’re missing out on opportunities to grow your small business. Google and other search engines have a long list of things they expect every website to have. The more things you do right, the better your site will perform in searches. But how do you know if your site is truly performing up to Google’s expectation?

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Get on Page One with Search Engine Marketing

Electric Bricks is happy to announce the start of our long-awaited Search Engine Marketing offerings. If you’re unfamiliar with SEM, or Search Engine Marketing, you may have heard it called other things, like PPC (Pay-per-Click) or Paid Search. Whatever you call it, SEM is a cost effective way to get your business in front of thousands of potential local customers who are searching for your products or services right now!

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A New Website for the Chamber of Commerce of the Mastics & Shirley

Being a member of a Chamber of Commerce is a good idea for any small business. It provides great networking opportunities as well as getting to contribute ideas on how to improve business in your area. Electric Bricks is currently a member of three Chambers: the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches, the Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce, and the Chamber of Commerce of the Mastics & Shirley (board member).

We were both please and excited to be asked by the Mastic-Shirley Chamber to redesign their website and make it something that the membership could be proud of, as well as a tool to help give them more exposure. Here’s a quick tour.

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