With all the recent goings on in the world its hard to know if things will ever be the same again. One thing that is for sure is going forwards things are going to change in the industry. whether that’s through work volumes, an influx of new comers to the trade or the fact we need to […]

 

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There’s no doubt about it smart locks are becoming increasingly more popular. Over the past year or so there’s been a big increase in the number of smart locks available on the market. The one that seems to be getting the most press at the moment is Ultion smart. So Whats The Big Deal? Its common knowledge […]

 

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I joined checkatrade less than a year ago and i thought I would share my experience with you all. However its impossible for me to tell you how much work can be gained from your investment with Checkatrade. The simple reason for this is that it seems very area specific. I’m friends with many locksmiths all over […]

 

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GJ lock tools Ultion pick I purchased the GJ lock tools Ultion pick a few months back due to the high numbers of Ultion locks we are now seeing. Ultion is now fitted by a huge number of Locksmiths and also comes as standard in many new upvc and composite doors from various companies. It’s inevitable you […]

 

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What is happening to our trade and where is it going in future? On Facebook groups and locksmith forums all I seem to be seeing lately is posts from genuine local locksmiths about national locksmith company’s. Pictures of very shoddy work by nationals, invoices for ridiculous amounts charged by nationals to unsuspecting customers, reviews left on sites […]

 

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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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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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