Website Management Quick Tip #3: Take Pictures of Everything You Do

As a small business owner, you’re constantly helping clients, making products, performing services, or whatever else you do during the normal course of your day. And while these tasks may seem somewhat mundane, it’s a good idea to take as many pictures as you can – of everything – even if you don’t know right away where you may use them.
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Is Your Website Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Your website is an essential representation of your overall brand. If it’s not performing at an optimal level, it can quickly and negatively impact the long-lasting impression it makes on a potential customer.

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Website Management Quick Tip #2: 5 Easy Small Business Blog Topics

When we start working with a new client, the topic of having a blog or company news section on the new website always comes up. Almost without fail, the first question the client asks is “What am I going to blog about?” It’s a great question and actually surprisingly easy to answer. Every small business owner has lots they can talk about if they just take a minute to think about it. Here are just a few ideas.

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Website Management Quick Tip #1: Use a “Blog First” Social Media Strategy

Small business site owners should always be looking for ways to improve their website’s performance – both in the search engines and in terms of how current and prospective customers use their site. To help in that very worthwhile endeavor, Electric Bricks will be publishing a series of “Quick Tip” articles aimed at offering real-world advice and strategies that are both effective and realistic for any busy small business owner. This is the first in that series.

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Grow Your Business with Social Media Marketing

If you are not using social media for your business, you could be missing out. Big time!

Social media is one of the most cost-effective marketing tools that can be used to improve your brand awareness. By applying a good social media strategy, it can help you significantly increase your brand recognition and help you grow a wider audience for your business.

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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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What’s Next for Your Website?

Whether your website is a year old or ten years old, it is probably time for a detailed audit. If you want your website to be as productive as possible and contribute to the growth of your company, then you need to think of it as a living entity. If you don’t, it will become stale and look outdated sooner than you think!

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From Us and Ours to You and Yours

Wishing you and those you love the best this holiday season!

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Staying Involved in Local Business

We are proud to announce that Electric Bricks owner, Keith Paul, was recently sworn in as a Director for the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches. As a long-time resident of Center Moriches, Keith is very happy to have this opportunity to contribute to the betterment of local business and to give back to the Moriches community.

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Seventeen Feet of Holiday Cheer

At this time of year, it’s important to remember that it’s not all about business and websites (well, not entirely, anyway). Keith Paul, owner of Electric Bricks, belongs to several Chambers of Commence on Long Island and currently sits on the Board of Directors of two – Moriches and Mastic-Shirley. And as anyone who’s on a Chamber can tell you, membership is not just about business, it’s also about giving back to the community.

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