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Does Buying Extra Domain Names Help SEO?

Hello, this is John from Lockedown Design. Today I want to answer a viewer question. “If I buy a bunch of domains, and point them at my existing site, is that going to help my SEO?” The short answer to this, in most cases, it’s not going to help your SEO to buy a bunch… Read More »

Adding Value to Web Design Projects

Hello, this is John Locke for Lockedown Design. Today, I want to talk to you about how you can add more value back to your clients. How useful can you be to somebody else, if you are more than just a person who processes code? Now I am a freelance web designer and front end… Read More »

What SEO Factors Should You Focus On First?

This is John Locke from Lockedown Design. Today I want to talk to you for just a couple minutes about the things that can influence your rankings. Many business owners are interested in finding out what things go into the Google rankings because they want to know what things they can influence to make their… Read More »

Keyword Research for SEO

Keyord research is a huge part of any SEO effort. Targeting the keywords that your customers are typing into Google means you are more likely to be found in search. This sounds reasonable. But companies will produce either 1) not produce enough targeted site content, or 2) create content that is aimed toward the people… Read More »

5 Tips To Improve Your Manufacturing SEO

Hello. This is John Locke from Lockedown Design, and what I want to talk to you about today is just a few ways that manufacturing websites can improve their SEO. Number one, have a site that is mobile friendly, user friendly, loads quickly, and looks decent. Frankly speaking, a lot of manufacturing websites look very… Read More »

SEO Audits Don’t Come From Free Tools

Hello, this is John Locke, and today i want to talk with you about why SEO audits from free tools are not that great. So, one of the misconceptions that I run into a lot, especially with people who have tried to do their own SEO in the past, is about SEO audits. What are… Read More »

Are Exact Match Domains Good For SEO?

Hello, this is John Locke, and today we’re going to talk about exact match domains, partial match domains, and whether they’re advantageous for you to use as your main domain name. So let’s dive right into it. When choosing a domain name for your company website, most people are going to default to their brand… Read More »

Why You Should Avoid SEO “Packages”

Hello, this is John Locke from Lockedown Design and SEO, and today, I want to talk with you for just a few minutes about why you should be wary of buying SEO packages, and what that even means. Before I get into today’s episode, let me tell you a little story. I had a prospect… Read More »

Is Link Building Bad for SEO?

Hello, this is John Locke, and today we’re answering a viewer question about building backlinks to your site. So a viewer question came in, and they asked their name to be anonymous. The question said, “I had seen that somebody else was teaching SEO, and they had said that building back links was bad, and… Read More »

How Much Should You Pay for SEO?

Hello this is John Locke, and today, I want to talk with you for just a few minutes about what is the right amount of money to spend on SEO per month? Everybody that has a website or runs a business through their website and tries to make money off of it will at some… Read More »