Tag Archives: lockedown seo

9 Common SEO Mistakes in Small Business

Today we’re going to talk about the nine biggest mistakes that small businesses make with their SEO. It’s going to be a good one. So, granted there are probably a million things that you could do to improve your SEO — and different things that you should be looking at. But these are nine high-level… Read More »

How Long Does It Take To See Results From SEO?

Hello, there. This is John Locke for Lockedown Design. Today I want to answer the question, how long does it take to see results with SEO? Typically speaking, you should see results from a SEO campaign within six months. Now that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to be on page one in six months… Read More »

“Why Is a Site With No Links Outranking Us?”

Hello, this is John Locke, and today I’m answering an interesting question that I saw an SEO thread, The question goes, “How can a website with a zero Domain Rank, that is a fairly new website, be outranking all these other websites with a far superior link profile, for a medium competition keyword?” Now, I… Read More »

Changes to Service Areas on Google My Business

Welcome back, this is John Locke and today I want to talk about a big change that has happened in Google My Business. Most of the people that I have talked to now have seen this roll out. At the beginning of September, around September 5th 2019, they made this little change to the page… Read More »

Subfolder or subdomain for SEO?

This is John Locke, and today, we’re answering a common SEO question that we see a lot. And that is regarding should you put your blog on a subfolder or a sudomain? Now, if you’re wondering what that is, a subfolder would be where you have the domain name, then a slash, then blog, and… Read More »

Allocating Your Marketing Budget in 2019

Today, we’re going to be talking about initiatives that your organization should be thinking about in the new year. Here’s a common thread that I’m seeing, not only my own clients but other people that I’m talking to. And also a lot of other SEO consultants, what their clients are talking about So what a… 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 »

The Truth About Brand Voice and SEO

Hello, this is John Locke, and today I want to talk with you about the importance of brand when it comes to SEO. How about this for a novel idea? Actually try and grow a following. The way a lot of people talk about brand, especially if you’re talking to a design-centric firm, they’re going… Read More »