Local SEO Barnsley

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

local seo for Barnsley business

The Town of Barnsley has a population of around 91000 people which makes up for 0.149% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Barnsley have on the web, make up for around 0.159% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Barnsley HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Marketing consultants and services
3) Damp and dry rot control
4) Electricians
5) Bathroom designers and planners
6) Garage door suppliers and installers
7) Salvage dealers
8) Storage services
9) Door and window furniture
10) Motorbike and scooter shops

These are the most competitive business types in Barnsley 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.

Barnsley 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 Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 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 Barnsley.

local influencer marketing Barnsley

@BarnsleyFC Barnsley FC in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
The Official Barnsley Football Club Twitter account. Please check https://t.co/pEPUMvoCSW for all information first. #COYR

@SYFR South Yorkshire Fire in South Yorkshire, UK
The award winning Twitter page of South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue. We serve the communities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield and surrounding areas.

@CannonHallFarm Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley
Official Twitter account of Cannon Hall Farm near Barnsley, South Yorks. Yorkshires Best Tourism Experience. Host of #SpringtimeOnTheFarm on @channel5_tv

@crazyflowerpot CF Records/Promo in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Organisers of LIVE in Barnsley FREE Music Festival 2013-2017. In 2018 we will be organising the New Music stage at Wentworth Music Festival

@ChronOnline Barnsley Chronicle in Barnsley, South Yorkshire

@millyjohnson ....Milly Johnson .... in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK
Sunday Times Top 5 Author, joke-writer, after-dinner speaker, poet, columnist & mum. Loves owls& cheesecake, hates marzipan. Is very short.

@BarnsleyCouncil Barnsley Council in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK
Welcome to Barnsley Councils official news and stories page. For customer services, please visit https://t.co/50HWym4ugT or use @Barnsley_Help ..

@BarnsleyCivic The Civic in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
independent theatre and gallery | music | dance | circus | family | caf | charity | business hub | conferencing | meetings | event space | wedding venue

@barnshospital Barnsley Hospital in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust #BHNFT. We provide acute care to the people of Barnsley and surrounding area. Say hello here or call 01226 730000

@laurenm5783 Lauren in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Youll probably find me drinking coffee with my head in a book #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealthawareness

@VisitBarnsley Visit Barnsley in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Your official guide to Barnsley, Yorkshire. Looking for events, things to do, places to go, eat or stay. Check out http://t.co/w2HVRDG7FN

@BarnsleyHospice Barnsley Hospice in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative care and support to hundreds of local people and their families each year.

@AJSSocialMedia Amanda@ATSocialMedia in #Barnsley, #SouthYorkshire
Working hard for #ATSocialMedia. Take a look at our website for more info! #SheffieldisSuper #SouthYorksbiz #UKSOPRO #UKSmallBiz #Rotherhamiswonderful

@BetterYou_Ltd BetterYou in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Experts in Transdermal Magnesium and Oral Vitamin Sprays.

@corruptmusicuk Corrupt (UK) in Barnsley ( South Yorkshire )
Yorkshire based Bass DJ https://t.co/IOziCuRzHk / Snapchat James_Corrupt / Facebook Corrupt Music

@BarnsleyChoir Barnsley Youth Choir in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
CIO Charity 365 members | Double European & Grand Prix Champions @INTERKULTUR Euro Games 2017 | World Ranked 4th | Queens Award and MBE | Director @matwright5

@BarnsleyCAMRA Barnsley CAMRA in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley CAMRA now has over 650 members The national membership is around 192K Updates by selected branch committee members.

@NorthernCollege Northern College in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
The Northern College for Adults is a residential college. Ofsted graded us Outstanding with no improvements required! We can help you #ChangeYourLife

@courtneyyoxall Courts.. in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Positive vibes......

@BerneslaiHomes Berneslai Homes in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
We manage 18,500 homes on behalf of Barnsley Council. We are committed to providing excellent services and putting customers at the heart of everything we do.

Organic Social SEO Barnsley

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

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

Engage with influential people in Barnsley 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; Bakewell, Bingley, Tadcaster, Guiseley, Stalybridge, Bolsover, Baildon, Selby, Mossley and Shipley

Using local Barnsley 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 Barnsley Searches

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

1) Storage services barnsley
2) Estate agents barnsley south yorkshire


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!