Local SEO Ballymena

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

local seo for Ballymena business

The Town of Ballymena has a population of around 29000 people which makes up for 0.047% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Ballymena have on the web, make up for around 0.031% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Ballymena is Very Low!

There is still room for new websites and improvements from local businesses as Ballymena is lagging behind nationally with search engine optimisation. Not many are doing keyword research in Ballymena.

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

To get you started and to make sure your SEO in Ballymena 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 Ballymena Industries

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

1) Landscapers
2) Dentists
3) Sunbed hire
4) Accountants
5) Model shops
6) Car dealers and showrooms
7) Furniture stores
8) Counselling and advice
9) Department stores
10) Shopping centres

These are the most competitive business types in Ballymena 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.

Ballymena 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 Ballymena, Ballymena. 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 Ballymena.

local influencer marketing Ballymena

@BallymenaUnited Ballymena United FC in Ballymena , Northern Ireland
The official Twitter page of Ballymena United Football Club; First for live news and updates.

@Julie_McGann1 Julie in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Here for the craic, just add pinot. Id make a great people person if it wasnt for people https://t.co/2Zowsz30zG

@Ballymena_Times Ballymena Times in Ballymena
Keep up to date with all the latest local news and sport with the Ballymena Times. Contact our newsroom on 028 2565 3300.

@paulfrewDUP Paul Frew DUP MLA for North Antrim,Northern Ireland.Spurs, Rangers & Ballymena United Supporter.Crazy about History,fanatical about the future.Invade the space

@kathrynjohnston kathryn johnston in Ballymena
Journalist and writer. Got a story. https://t.co/vqpwRBcc0r Has a yen for zen. Vegan.

@andimccaig andi in ballymena, northern ireland
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. instagram - andimccaig

@PauldMcNamee Paul McNamee Of Ballymena. Editor of The Big Issue. Chair of PPA Scotland

@ballymenarfc Ballymena Rugby Club in Ballymena, N. Ireland
Rugby club based in Co. Antrim, N.Ireland, playing in AIL division 1B

@AlanPhilpottMMA Alan Philpott in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
one dream, one vision

@derekheeps Derek Heeps Photo in Ballymena
Landscape Photographer based in Ballymena County Antrim

@sdsarchitecture slemish design studio in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
steven bell partner at slemish design studio #architects based in #ballymena northern ireland working all over uk and Republic of Ireland

@M_campbellphoto Mervyn Campbell in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Amateur photographer, capturing the beauty that surrounds me. Enjoy sharing shots and exploring the world through the eyes of others. all photos are my own,

@SLGBallymena St Louis Ballymena in Ballymena

@EDiamond136 Eugene Diamond in Ballymena
Newsagent of 39 years Diamonds 136 Broughshane st Ballymena open5.30am-10.00pm7days Tel 02825640576.......NFRN Newsagent of the month April 2018....

@SuppCommunities SuppCommunities in Head Office, Ballymena
Supporting Communities promote best practice in participation in NI through a grassroots approach to Com Dev, providing support, advice, info, and training.

@RhysMcKee Rhys McKee in Ballymena
BAMMA Lightweight World Champion - Record of 7-1-1 - Training at Next Generation Northern Ireland - Rest Easy Dad, See You Soon! .. #Skeletor ..

@BmenaRunners Ballymena Runners in Ballymena
We are a Northern Ireland based running club formed in 1991. We are mainly focused on road, cross country and mountain running. A friendly welcome awaits.

@mcflydanielle Danielle in Ballymena, Northern Ireland

@Nathan26_RFC Nathan Gilmore in Northern Ireland
22. ST in BF4 and the Ballymena Showgrounds, Ballymena Legends Loyal RSC Member. Rangers FC, Ballymena United FC & Northern Ireland fan. #RangersLotto DP...

@HopeCentreB Hope Centre in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Community and Voluntary Organisation which provides support for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. Keeping the Light of Hope alive

Organic Social SEO Ballymena

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

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

Engage with influential people in Ballymena 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; Coleraine, Cookstown, Belfast, Ballycastle, Carrickfergus, Newtownabbey, Larne, Ballymoney, Magherafelt and Antrim

Using local Ballymena 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 Ballymena Searches

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

1) Ballymena times photos
2) Population of ballymena
3) Driving instructors ballymena
4) Bbc weather ballymena
5) Ballymena united fc
6) Pest control ballymena
7) Web consultant ballymena
8) Hope centre ballymena
9) Ballymena fc
10) Ballymena pest control

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!