The locksmith world has reached over 300 subscribers! A small irreverent number I guess when talking in social media terms. With big youtubers having millions of subscribers and giant Facebook and instagram pages with millions of followers. But when I started writting a small blog about a very niche subject I imagined the number of subscribers wouldn’t […]

 

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As I’m sure you are all aware the most important thing in any locksmith business is advertising. If nobody can find your number it dosnt matter if your the best locksmith in the world your not probably going to generate any work. We all advertise in different ways and in different places spending money on advertising we think gives […]

 

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Firstly sorry for the lack of posts recently I have been neglecting the site lately due to been very busy. I would love to be able yo sit and write a post at least once a week but I’m sure most of you reading this can appreciate that going to work and making money has to come […]

 

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Guest Post By Chubb Locksmiths The Life of a Locksmith We aren’t told much about the trade of a locksmith. It’s a job that can be seen as elusive or shady by the public, especially with the lack of government regulations for the industry, leaving genuine traders mixed in with those simply looking to scam for quick […]

 

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A few months back GJ Lock Tools launched a brand new decoder for the Era Fortress, Union Strong Bolt and also the new Yale BS (which is exactly the same as a Strong bolt). It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of GJ Lock Tools products as you can probably tell from previous tool reviews, and […]

 

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  **** Guest Post By Click Guardian **** What is click fraud and does it affect me? It’s well known that using Google AdWords to generate leads that turn into jobs is prime marketing technique that many locksmiths adopt.  The beauty of AdWords in its purest form is being able to use keywords such as ‘locksmith Leicester’ […]

 

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Over the last few years we have seen a lot of new standards coming out for Euro cylinders. Each standard has a different meaning and now as there are so many standards it can be very confusing for locksmiths let alone customers. In my opinion the new cylinder standards are a complete mess! Let me explain, when […]

 

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***Guest post by My Builder*** The Importance of Service Advertising can get you in front of a customer, but it’s the service you provide that makes them a customer for life. Besides, word-of-mouth recommendations are the best kind of advertising there is and you can only get that once you have a foundation of customers who trust […]

 

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Guest Post By Master Locksmith Association With 95 exhibitors from all over the world (the event is Sold Out), and taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of October at the Telford International Centre, MLA Expo is cementing its position as the biggest locksmith exhibition in Europe. Sponsored by award winning supplier ERA, MLA Expo ’15 […]

 

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It seems there’s a lack of things to write about at the moment in the industry with a lack of locks and tools for me to review. I have seen however the new zoo range which are copies of the Chubb/Union 114 and 3k75 ect which I will certainly get my hands on to do a review […]

 

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