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We build locksmith websites and can help you with your online locksmith marketing needs. Here is a list of the top locksmith related keywords used by your competitors on Google. Use these in your online content marketing efforts. Locksmith Locksmiths Residential Locksmith Commercial Locksmith Auto Locksmith Car Locksmith Unlock Unlock Car Unlock Service Business Locksmith...
We build locksmith websites and can help you with your online locksmith marketing needs. Here is a list of the top locksmith related keywords used by your competitors on Google. Use these in your online content marketing efforts.
- Residential Locksmith
- Commercial Locksmith
- Auto Locksmith
- Car Locksmith
- Unlock Car
- Unlock Service
- Business Locksmith
- Key Duplication
- Key Cutting
- Pop A Lock
- Copy Key
- Broken Key Extraction
- House Locksmith
- Lock Repair
- Lock Installation
- home security
- Automotive Locksmiths
- Lock Smith
- Lock Smiths
- Automotive Locksmith
- Auto Locksmiths
- keys locked in car
- locksmith service
- mobile locksmith
- car lock smith
- locksmith in
- 24 7 locksmith
- 24 hour locksmith
- 24/7 locksmith
- 24/7 emergency locksmith
- professional locksmith
- certified locksmith
- key broke in lock
- car lock out
- emergency unlock
- emergency opening
- door unlock
- trunk unlock
- key making
- entry doors
- door repair
- garage door repair
- garage door replacesmnts
- Residential Lockouts
- Commercial Lockouts
- Automotive Lockouts
- Locks Change
- New Car Keys
- Car Lockouts
- Transponder Keys
- High Security Keys
- Ignition Repair
- Locks Repair
- Locks Replace
- Lock Replace
- New Locks Installation
- High Security Locks
- Master Key
- Mailbox Locks
- Eviction Service
- Garage Door Locks
- Garage Door Installation
- Push Bars
- File Cabinet Locks
- Access Control Systems
- Mail Box Locks
- car unlock
- cheap locksmith
- commercial locksmith services
- emergency locksmith
- 24 hour emergency locksmith
- locksmith prices
- locksmith cost
- locksmith services
- residential locksmiths
- locked keys in car
Locksmith and Facility Company Scams – Non Payment issues and scam allegations Have you done business with Ferrandino and son, Inc. Gregory Dytka, Amy Donovan??? We have had a few readers email us about Ferrandino and son, Inc. a facility company that hires local hard working locksmiths and allegedly DOES NOT PAY THEM. Many of these facility...
Locksmith and Facility Company Scams – Non Payment issues and scam allegations
Have you done business with Ferrandino and son, Inc. Gregory Dytka, Amy Donovan???
We have had a few readers email us about Ferrandino and son, Inc. a facility company that hires local hard working locksmiths and allegedly DOES NOT PAY THEM. Many of these facility companies have loops to jump through to get your payment and recently Ferrandino and sons told us (we spoke to them by phone) that they recently changes their invoice or payment procedure. They even claimed to prepay with credit card in some cases. I am sure that is their last resort when they can not find a vendor.
Doing a simple Google search on their name will produce a ton of negative mentions and complaints.
Have you done business or worked with Ferrandino and son, Inc. as a locksmith? Leave a comment and tell others about your experience.
Locksmith Listing Removed From Google? Restore your locksmith listing on Google with the help of Locksmith Profits search marketing engineer team. The most frustrating thing that can happen to your local locksmith business is having your Google Listing deleted or suspended by Google. Google has been very aggressive in regards to locksmith services spamming search...
Locksmith Listing Removed From Google?
Restore your locksmith listing on Google with the help of Locksmith Profits search marketing engineer team.
The most frustrating thing that can happen to your local locksmith business is having your Google Listing deleted or suspended by Google. Google has been very aggressive in regards to locksmith services spamming search engines and creating massive amounts of ‘SPAMMY” locksmith listings across the USA. Legitimate locksmith listings and companies are sometimes caught in the crossfire, and your listing was probably one of them.
Google can delete/suspend a locksmith listing for many reasons. Some of the most common reasons include the following
- Inaccurate Information
- Reports From Consumers Claiming Your Listing Is “BAD” or business is closed or never existed.
- Using A Mailbox Store, UPS Store, Or Virtual Address, as your business address.
- Your Company Name Contains Your Location Name! Example: Miami Locksmith service
- Reviewing Yourself On Google Too Much Or Manipulating The Review System. If you want to boost your reviews use a professional service like FiveYellow – Do not leave Reviews on your own listings.
- There are dozens of reasons your listing can be removed. Relax! We can get you back on Google and get you ranking in the top 3 rotation for local locksmith searches.
We provide search marketing service to locksmith companies and locksmiths – We know what we are doing when it comes to getting locksmiths more phone calls. You must be on Google’s top 3 local rotation to get fresh calls every day and even every hour! We can help you build a stronger search presence and we can get your company back on Google (Multiple Listing Service Available).
As a locksmith you might want to have a nice set of bump keys in your arsenal. Buying bump keys online can get confusing with so many places “offering bump keys”. Buyer beware! You DO NOT want to buy just any bump key set you see online. You might end up buying a cheap low...
As a locksmith you might want to have a nice set of bump keys in your arsenal. Buying bump keys online can get confusing with so many places “offering bump keys”. Buyer beware! You DO NOT want to buy just any bump key set you see online. You might end up buying a cheap low quality alloy key that will not work well or will not be a lasting purchase. Clean cuts, strong keys, proper depth cuts, and a good bump key “hammer” is what you need. A cheap price is what you want. there used to be a lot of bump keys on ebay (They Banned The Sale Of Bump Keys A While Back On Ebay).
Here is a list of websites that offer Bump Keys For Sale. Since I have not actually purchased from them. I will explain why or why not buy from them based off of other buyer feedback and what I learn about them online. If your company sells bump keys and you are mentioned here and want a more detailed review of your locksmith products you can send us test products that will be tested and reviewed by experienced locksmiths and “Bumpers”.
BumpKey.us Providing Bump Keys for over 10 Years
The moment I landed on BumpKey.us I felt comfortable with them since they are in their 10th year of business online. It was refreshing to see a contact us page with an address and phone number. After calling the toll free number several times, it continues to direct me back to their website for support and does not accept Voicemail. They may keep short phone hours or offer online support only? The address listed on their contact page seems to be a mailbox service like a packaging store. When I dug a but deeper I found that BumpKey.Us has 27 Complaints filed with the BBB and 22 of the complaints are because people never got their order! The BBB.org has the owners name listed at James Koskela.
Toll Free: (800) 381-8709
A C T Lock and Key
913 North Beal Parkway
Suite A #124
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
AceHackWare: ACE Hackware is the brainchild of long-time penetration tester and hacking countermeasures instructor Taylor Banks, with the help and support of a close-knit group of hackers and friends who’ve spent their careers performing security assessments, penetration tests, physical security audits and social engineering gigs. (Source shopperapproved.com)
After researching online for a bit we found mixed reviews about AceHackware. There are many good reviews and some that seem a little formulated and many that seem organic in nature. They seem safe to shop with and will deliver what you order. Some of the negative or not so flattering reviews out there direct their concerns toward a couple of shipping issues (Never arrived Fedex), Missing A Key or 2 in orders of sets, Keys cut uneven and not accurately, and many reporting the Bump Keys Do Not Work (this is mostly human error im sure). Our research would indicate “AHW” may be a safe place to buy a beginner set of bump keys. I would give them 3 out of 5 stars. If I had a test batch of their bump keys and whatever bump hammer they sell I could be more specific. While it is not my “top pick” I would not rule them out just yet.
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BumpMyLock.com – Bump Keys – Picks – And More
BumpMyLock.com offers bump keys, bump hammers, and other lock picking tools. Their website is powered by BigCommerce.com ( a place you pay to build your own online store and host it). The website is registered at GoDaddy and the owner of BumpMyLock uses the private/anonymous registration services.
At a glance it looks like they have good prices and a lot of options to choose from. They even carry the Brockhage Bump Hammer (One Of My Favorites). I have never ordered from these guys and honestly would love to review their keys for them. I a hesitant to order because of the online complaints I discovered while researching them. They not only have a poor rating at the BBB for not shipping and no customer service, they also have a plethora of online complaints listed on the first page of Google. I have included a snippet of what I saw when I Googled their name (BumpMyLock Complaints).
I would beware when ordering from them. I tried to reach them by phone without success to give them the chance to put my concerns to rest. Have you ordered from them before or have something you can add to this information? Please leave a comment below.
LockPickWorld.com Bump Keys For the UK
Avoid For Now If You Need Bump Keys For USA Locks
LockPickWorld.com has a nice selection of lock picks and other lock picking tools. The bump key selection appears to be all UK Bump Keys. If you are in the USA they offer free shipping for orders over $60. Their returns address is in FL in the USA but I think their primary market is the UK/Europe. This may not be the bet place to buy bump keys if you are in the USA. i do not see many bump keys designed for our most common keyways or lock brands. If they offer USA bump keys I would like to know and would love to test them out so I could make a more educated opinion about what they offer. For now I would say they are more geared toward UK customers when it pertains to Bump Keys. Have you ordered from them before or have something you can add to this information? Please leave a comment below.
Lockpicks.com (Brockhage) Sells Bump Keys and Bump Hammers (And Much More)
LockPicks.com has a pretty good online reputation with very few if any negative reviews about their operation. LockPicks.com is affiliated directly with Brockhage Corp. (A well Known company.) They offer a Bump Key Package on their website and the Brockhage bump hammers (2 options). Their website is secure and I would order from them on the trust factor. I have not tested their bump keys (I would love a test set to create a video review). I have tried a Brockhage Bump Hammer and they are awesome. So in my opinion LockPicks.com is a safe place to buy bumpkeys. Not the cheapest option but you get what you pay for. I gave them 4 stars because I have never tested or inspected their bump key sets (Contact us for a test and video review)
In Their own words (Source: http://www.lockpicks.com/about-us): LockPicks.com is now in its 18th year of operation. We are proud to have a group of loyal customers from all over the world who have been with us since the very beginning. We would like to thank our customers for their support.
LockPicks.com is the direct sales arm of BROCKHAGE Locksmith Tools® (a division of Brockhage Corporation).
The company began in 1997 by providing U.S. made tools to locksmith schools and distributors overseas. We also sold tools direct to locksmiths through this website. The company soon began importing select useful tools from around the world and distributing these tools in the U.S., direct and through other distributors. In 2000, we introduced our own line of tools branded, BROCKHAGE®.
Today, BROCKHAGE® tools have become well known worldwide for their quality, endurance, and effectiveness. At the same time, LockPicks.com is becoming more and more well known in the U.S. as a great source for hard to find along with some of the most commonly found locksmith supplies.
BumpSchool101.com Offers Bump Keys / Hammers / Education
BumpSchool101.com Advertises heavily online offering bump key sets and bump hammers. Their address is a mailbox store (Proxy Address) which is not uncommon for some web based or home based businesses. I contacted them VIA email a while back without a response about ordering a text order from them so we could review their service and bump keys. The phone number has a generic voicemail greeting (robot) and they have not answered the phone 5 times that we tried to call them. I do not see and major complaints about them on Google which is a good sign. I see some chatter about them on forums but nothing alarming.
I give them 3 stars and would give them more if they had responded to me or shown some type of human activity behind their anonymous addresses, domain registration, and phone number. I would love to test their products and give them a full product review and video review.
Have you ordered fro BumpSchool101.com? Leave a Comment and let us know how it went.
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Get More Google, Yellow Page & Facebook Reviews For Your Locksmith Business Here is an interesting company (FiveYellow.com) that we found advertising Locksmith Reputation Management and I have seen many successful locksmiths using these services with great results. As with most local locksmith services, you probably rely on Google (mostly) and other online listings...
Get More Google, Yellow Page & Facebook Reviews For Your Locksmith Business
Here is an interesting company (FiveYellow.com) that we found advertising Locksmith Reputation Management and I have seen many successful locksmiths using these services with great results. As with most local locksmith services, you probably rely on Google (mostly) and other online listings to get you a steady flow of business and service calls. Having a low star rating on websites or no star rating at all can hurt your business profits. This is a service that “games” the review system in your favor! They basically sell a service to review your company with 5 star ratings across the web.
You might be asking yourself “Why would someone buy online reviews?”. Well the truth is people are USUALLY not motivated to leave you a good review no matter how happy they are with your service. On the other hand, YOU WILL GET BAD REVIEWS if you make a mistake or upset a client. People do not go out of their way to share good experiences. But if you anger someone they will spend their precious time to get even with you by leaving a nasty review online.
Hiring a service help you with your online reputation is very common these days. The benefits of using a review service or reptation company go way beyond just making your company look better and more trustworthy. You will get more business, rank higher on search, get more good reviews, and be less stressed.
What Happens When You Get More 5 Star Reviews
• Your Star Rating Goes Up (Looks Good)
• Increases Trust
• Will Bury/Hide BAD Reviews (Repair)
• Your “G” listing will show up more
• You will rank higher on search
• Get More Calls/Business (Profits)
• Attracts More Positive Reviews (Social)
• You will get more Recommendations
• You Can Hold Your Head High.
• You Will Not Be Embarrassed By Bad Reviews!
For more details on FiveYellow – Visit them online at FiveYellow.com
I work as a locksmith every day and I pick a few locks on houses each week and decided to break down and order a new plug spinner or plug reverse tool to try out. I wanted to stay budget friendly so I found a $25 plug reverse tool on ebay made by A-1 MFG...
I work as a locksmith every day and I pick a few locks on houses each week and decided to break down and order a new plug spinner or plug reverse tool to try out. I wanted to stay budget friendly so I found a $25 plug reverse tool on ebay made by A-1 MFG (A-1 Manufacturing/Security) called the #26! After using it I came to wonder if the 26 represented how many times you could use it before it quits working. What a waste of time and money! Ordering this tool was a bad idea, I do not recommend this tool at all.
Check out my little video rant about the #26 A-1 MFG Plug Reverse tool below
Pros and Cons
Cons: design flaws, Weak, Cheap, Awkward, Ineffective, Bad Spring, cheap Parts, Paint Flakes, Bends or Bent parts, sucks
DO YOU HAVE A TOOL YOU WANT US TO REVIEW? LET US KNOW… If you manufacture or sell locksmith tools and want us to test and review your tools in the field let us know. Contact us.
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