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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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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  **** 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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***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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A couple of weeks back I decided to have a go at Facebook advertising. If you have a look online you can find lots of information and success stories to confirm that Facebook advertising can be a really powerful tool. I was curious to find out if these types of adverts could work in our industry. A […]


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Guest Post By Rick The Pick Importance Of SEO | A Locksmiths Guide   With and Thomson Local virtually at deaths door it has never been so important to get your locksmith business advertised online. It was announced earlier in the week that Hibu (The new name behind Yellow Pages) has fallen into administration. That’s both […]


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I had a very difficult decision to make this year whether or not to advertise in Yellow Pages and on Ever since starting to work for myself I have always advertised in Yellow pages because I’ve been almost too scared not to. Over the past 5 years I have been teaching myself SEO and although now […]


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