To Blog or Not to Blog…

So, you’ve got a website for your small business. That’s smart. You devoted a good amount of effort to get it designed and in working order. Now what? How do you get more use of your site and make it more relevant to your customers? Start a blog section! Here’s how it works…

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Keeping Our Motor Running

Since opening our new office in Patchogue (we’ll be posting more about our recent renovation soon), we’ve been literally swamped with work. From designing and building new websites to helping our clients grow their business and get found by advertising with Google Ads. Everyone here at Electric Bricks has been working extra hard and making sure we continually exceed our clients’ expectations. So, to make sure no one runs out of steam, we just got in a shipment of official Electric Bricks coffee mugs! These beauties will keep us sharp and well-caffeinated through all the work on our plate and many more projects to come.

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The Most Dedicated Employee at Electric Bricks

At Electric Bricks, we are fortunate to have many talented and devoted employees. Every day they bring their creativity and expertise to tackle all of the unique challenges our clients bring to us. It’s not an exaggeration to say that without them we wouldn’t exists. But there is one that’s been here longer than anyone else and goes above and beyond in ways no other worker ever could. And since today is National Dog Appreciation Day, it’s time to recognize that special employee – my dog, Nina.

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Want to Rank Higher on Google? Here’s How…

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article guarantees your website will rank higher on Google, Bing, or any other search engine. Search engine optimization (SEO) is a complex process that requires a consistent, multi-faceted approach and a great many factors can affect the success of any SEO campaign. The advice given below is only intended to be a part of a good SEO strategy that any site owner should employ. For more information, please contact Electric Bricks.


Keywords, Keyword, Keywords

A large part of content marketing includes having keywords in the copy so that when potential clients are searching for a specific product or service, you will appear in those searches.

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Was Your Website a “Once-and-Done?”

If the answer is yes, your competitors may be quickly passing you by! Whether you just created a new website for your company or finished it up a year ago (or longer), when was the last time that you updated it or checked it against your competitors?

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Facebook Confirms It’s Having Issues Today

Facebook has confirmed on their Twitter account using the hashtag #facebookdown that many users (including us!) “are having trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our apps”. For may of us, along with having trouble adding a post, Facebook is loading very slowly and most of the images are missing. Here is the official tweet from Facebook:

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Doing Our Part to Clean Up Brookhaven

Every year, the Town of Brookhaven takes part in the Great American Cleanup, which is the country’s largest organized cleanup, beautification, and community improvement program. The Great Brookhaven Cleanup took place on Saturday, May 18th, and the weather was absolutely perfect for getting our hands dirty! Electric Bricks owner, Keith Paul, along with members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mastics & Shirley, the Salvation Army, BRNSC (a local business networking group), and other local volunteers, converged on the busy intersection of Montauk Highway and William Floyd Parkway to pick up trash and do their part to help beautify our community. The group collected 8 bags of garbage and made a visible impact on the appearance of the southwest corner of the intersection.

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Giving Back the American Way

Recently, Electric Bricks owner, Keith Paul, volunteered to help complete a project for the Mastic-Shirley Chamber of Commerce to install American flags down the Montauk Highway corridor through Shirley and Mastic. Keith sits on the Board of Directors of the Chamber and has worked for about a year on this project. With the help of East End Sign Design and a Fire Police escort from the Mastic Fire Department, 50 flags went up on April 16th without a hitch and go a long way to beautifying this busy roadway. There is an additional phase planned that will extend the project both east and west to cover even more of the towns.

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Website Management Quick Tip #4: Make Sure Your Site Works on a Cell Phone

It sounds silly nowadays, but are you sure your site works the way it should on a cell phone? When was the last time you checked? If it’s been a few years since your site was built, or if you used a company other than Electric Bricks, you may want to check it and make sure it’s representing you the way it should to mobile users.

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Electric Bricks Opening New Office

We are happy to announce that Electric Bricks will soon be opening a new office on Main Street in Patchogue, Long Island. We are making this move due to the continued growth of our company and to better meet the needs of our ever-expanding client base. Renovations are currently underway to transform our new space into a modern, high-tech office that will help to further expand our capabilities and comfortably accommodate more employees.

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