**** 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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Wow The Locksmith World has hit 200 subscribers! Not a huge amount I know but when I started writing this blog I never dreamed it would hit 200 subscribers so well happy with that. It’s actually at 207 at the moment so I guess the next milestone is going to be 300. The blog has doubled in […]

 

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I was aware it had been a while since last making a post but I didn’t realise quite just how long it had been, nearly 3 months! I was looking back through some recent posts and although I think most posts have good content in them they are starting to get a bit same old same old, […]

 

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The Brisant Ultion has finally achieved TS007 3 star and sold secure diamond standard. As far as I’m aware there is only one other lock which has achieved sold secure diamond and that’s the Avocet ABS. Both the ABS and the Ultion were designed by Steve Stewart so that’s quite an achievement being the only person to […]

 

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GJ tools

A belated merry Christmas and a Happy new year to everbody! Hope everybody managed to get a break from locksmithing at some point over the holidays and have a little bit of a rest. Another tool review for you this month. This time it’s another tool from GJ Locks, the new securefast decoder. I got fed up […]

 

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I was lucky enough to get my hands on the new Island Locks LTC curtain pick set earlier this week. The curtain pick is made by Jay Dorner who is the owner of Island locks, The Locksmith training company and the Island locks forum. Jay is well known for making quality locksmith tools so I was hoping […]

 

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