Local SEO Barnstaple

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

local seo for Barnstaple business

The Town of Barnstaple has a population of around 32000 people which makes up for 0.052% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Barnstaple have on the web, make up for around 0.063% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Barnstaple HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Chimney sweeps
2) Recycling centres
3) Web site design
4) Swimming pool equipment
5) Refrigeration
6) Staircase balustrade and handrails
7) Computer systems and software sales
8) Kitchen design and planning
9) Window cleaners
10) Bookkeeping

These are the most competitive business types in Barnstaple 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.

Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple, Devon. 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 Barnstaple.

local influencer marketing Barnstaple

@mattnewts matt newton in Barnstaple Devon. england
23 years old. .. Bristol City fc .. Chicago bears . Chicago cubs .. snapchat:mattnewts

@MarwoodGardens Marwood Hill Gardens in Barnstaple. North Devon
This magical and very special 20 acre private garden with three lakes is set in a valley tucked away in North Devon only 4 miles from Barnstaple.

@AwlwoodJoinery Awlwood Joinery Ltd in Barnstaple, Devon
Devon Joinery manufacturer-high quality bespoke joinery in Oak-Hardwood- Windows, Doors, Staircases! http://t.co/0l0j8dzH https://t.co/9gPUcRCV

@BarumMuseum Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon in South West, England
Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, The Square, Barnstaple, Tel 01271 346747. https://t.co/k4BqMFcfVV

@BarumPolice Barnstaple Police in Barnstaple, North Devon
This account is not monitored 24/7. Report crime 101@dc.police.uk & in an emergency 999.

@RoyalFortescue Royal & Fortescue in Barnstaple, North Devon
Part of the prestigious Brend Hotels chain, The Royal & Fortescue stands at the heart of a lively market town. #southwest #barnstaple #northdevon

@matthewBREND Matthew Brend in Barnstaple, Devon
A hotelier on a lifelong mission with @Brendhotels based in #Devon & #Cornwall. Personal opinions only. ....

@customhouse_nd Custom House in Barnstaple, Devon
Barnstaples Original & Best Build a Burger! Elevating the humble burger to lofty new heights! Award winning independent restaurant. PLEASE DONT BOOK ON HERE

@SamCampling Sam Campling .. in Barnstaple, North Devon
Work for @LibDems in North Devon and Chair of Devon and Cornwall Young Liberals. Email me at sam.campling@youngliberals.uk

@Alan_Schofield Alan Schofield in Barnstaple, Devon
National Award Winning Photographer, Professional Photography for Weddings & Family Portraits - Married and proud Father

@anyatalithaa .. a..a ..ss..a. .. in barnstaple devon
Instagram anyabrookman

@62TheBank 62 The Bank & Bar 62 in Barnstaple, Devon
Spread over 4 unique rooms in a historic old bank, 62 The Bank Bistro & Bar 62 offer an upscale seasonal menu & quality house curated cocktails. @BrendHotels

@perrinsltd Perrins Ltd. in Barnstaple, North Devon
As one of North Devons longest-established accountancy firms, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality professional advice in a friendly manner.

@MattHebberd Matt Hebberd in Barnstaple, Devon, England
American in Great Britain. Marketing, digital, storytelling, shooting, archery, camouflage, country music, father and husband. Il faut dabord durer.

@DonnaFlower Donna Flower Vintage in Barnstaple, North Devon
Based in Devon, we are a unique vintage boutique selling vintage clothing from the turn of the century to 1950s as well as vintage fabrics and haberdashery

@samsherborne1 sherbs in Barnstaple, England
Sam egg n chips insta: samfromdevon999 Devonbarnstaple

@WestBuckland West Buckland School in Barnstaple, Devon
West Buckland is a thriving HMC boarding and day school for 700 boys and girls aged 3-18 situated on a beautiful rural campus between Barnstaple and Exmoor.

@NorthDevonHomes North Devon Homes in Barnstaple, North Devon
North Devon Homes is a registered charity providing affordable homes for people who need them. We manage over 3100 homes in the North Devon district area.

@WaterstonesBar Wstones Barnstaple in Barnstaple, North Devon
A buzzing little bookshop in the heart of Barnstaple. Our friendly booksellers are here to help you discover new and exciting books you never knew existed!

@DraycottsDevon Draycotts in Barnstaple, North Devon
We are jewellers specialising in pre-owned precious jewellery and vintage costume pieces. We also offer a discreet pawn broking service.

Organic Social SEO Barnstaple

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

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

Engage with influential people in Barnstaple 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; Cowbridge, Okehampton, Holsworthy, Lynton, South Molton, Great Torrington, Ilfracombe, Bideford and Northam

Using local Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple Searches

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

1) Website design barnstaple
2) Web design barnstaple
3) Barnstaple population
4) Web design in barnstaple
5) Parkside barnstaple
6) Pest control barnstaple
7) Barnstaple pest control

More coming soon!