John got his start in web development and online marketing after a two decade career working in commercial and retail bakeries. In his late-thirties, he studied web design and development in between shifts at the bread factory, learning how to build websites.
In 2012, he founded a web development shop, serving clients around the country. In 2017, the business was rechristened Lockedown Design & SEO. Today, John continues to serve clients everywhere, while publishing SEO tips daily on his YouTube channel. He is also a recurring panelist on the WP-Tonic podcast and two-time WordCamp speaker.
Websites Built: 150+
Established Business in: 2012
Best Advice Ever Received: “Trust your gut”, and, “It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep”.
Favorite Business Books: The Dip, The Laws of Lifetime Growth, Ruined by Design
Favorite Bands: Judas Priest, Public Enemy, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Megadeth
Favorite Dog Breed: Pitbull Terrier