Local SEO Ashford

One of the first places to start in carrying out local SEO in Ashford, Surrey, is with competitor research, so I surveyed 70,000 UK local websites!

local seo for Ashford business

The Town of Ashford has a population of around 68000 people which makes up for 0.111% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Ashford have on the web, make up for around 0.23% of the UK total local websites.

Could be tough! competition online in Ashford is EXTREMELY HIGH with 2 times the average competition!

There is a fair amount of competition locally in Ashford, but always room for someone willing to learn keyword research skills!

Small business Local Search Engine Optimisation in Ashford could be a much simpler process than you may have been told.

To get you started and to make sure your SEO in Ashford is on the right path, I wrote an article for beginners with the most important top local seo tips, please take a look.

Please take a look around and make sure you read my home page as it contains a lot of information on SEO to help you.

Competitive Ashford Industries

I also discovered the most active online industries in Ashford and have built a short list below, starting at the hardest inustry to compete against locally.

1) Locksmiths
2) Glaziers
3) Accountants
4) Pest and vermin control
5) Carpet curtain and upholstery cleaners
6) Fitness coaches
7) Florists
8) Security equipment installers
9) Solicitors
10) Alternative medicine

These are the most competitive business types in Ashford and indicate how much SEO work is needed to rank in these industries.

However just because an industry is very competitive does not mean their SEO is effective.

Ashford Influencers

A great way to improve your SEO is to create local connections, so i have compiled a list most influential people in and around Ashford, Surrey. This list does change and so its worth checking it out once in a while. Use this list to help build your local business in Ashford.

local influencer marketing Ashford

@stephlarrrrrr Steph in Ashford, Surrey

@radiowey Radio Wey in Chertsey, Surrey, UK
Radio for Ashford & St Peters Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as well as the community of North West Surrey & Middlesex

@2buzy4T Carol Coleman in Ashford, Middlesex
Carol Coleman,Former Surrey County Councillor for Ashford, Middlesex May 2005-May 2017

@timjames1981 Tim James in Ashford, Surrey
Christian, husband, father, friend, nurse, clinical leader in Health IT transformation, advocate for mental health awareness. Red wine fan. Views are my own.

Organic Social SEO Ashford

I monitor all Twitter users in Ashford and have created the above section to allow you to find the best people in Ashford and Surrey to follow and interact with.

Use this list to find Top Social Media Influencers to boost your organic SEO in Ashford. Connect with people in your community and build your Ashford business.

Engage with influential people in Ashford rather than your target market as a whole. Identify the people that have influence over potential clients then orientate your marketing activities toward these influencers. More articles coming soon!

Checkout the social influencers in places nearby such as; Chingford, Bexley, Barking, Orpington, Hatfield, Woodford, Wanstead, Berkhamsted, East Ham and Woolwich

Using local Ashford Social Networks is a great way to leave your business card wherever you go and it does not take long, just a few minutes a day will do.

Top Ashford Searches

I am currently building a database of Ashford SEO keywords people actually search for. Here are some I have found so far...

1) Locksmith ashford kent
2) Glaziers ashford

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!