Local SEO Bathgate

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

local seo for Bathgate business

The Town of Bathgate has a population of around 20000 people which makes up for 0.033% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Bathgate have on the web, make up for around 0.045% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Bathgate HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Builders
2) Property management
3) Photography studios
4) Plaster manufacturers and suppliers
5) Fork lift trucks
6) Construction contractors
7) Cleaners commercial
8) Dental technicians
9) Gas service engineers
10) Locksmiths

These are the most competitive business types in Bathgate 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.

Bathgate 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 Bathgate, West Lothian. 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 Bathgate.

local influencer marketing Bathgate

@SBNWestLothian SBN in West Lothian in Livingston, Scotland
Supporting West Lothian businesses internationally. Livingston, Bathgate, Whitburn, Broxburn, West Calder, Uphall, Linlithgow, Armadale, Blackburn.

@BathgateRegal Regal Theatre in Bathgate, West Lothian
The Regal Community Theatre is in West Lothian, Scotland. We provide a programme of music, drama, film and dance in the form of performances and classes.

@BathAcadNews Bathgate Academy Bathgate Academy, Bathgate, West Lothian Council. Sorry we cant answer enquiries on this site.

@nauticabathgate Nautica Bathgate in Bathgate, West Lothian
We opened in Bathgate March 1994, looking to give people the chance to purchase the best in British and European menswear/causalwear.

@BTCFC2001 BathgateThistle2001 in Bathgate, West Lothian
..Training @ Bathgate Sports Centre . Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:00pm .. Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm .. Home kit sponsored by Levenseat Ltd.

@regal_radio Regal Radio in Bathgate, Scotland
West Lothians number 1 online community radio station broadcasting from Bathgate, Scotland. Tune in 24/7 at https://t.co/B6yFhNXA4x.

@RoseMarieArmour Rose Marie Armour in Bathgate West Lothian Scotland
I am a very happy 52 year old who has Cystic Fibrosis. I am married and have a grown up son and try to live life to the full despite my illness.

@Byrne27Craig Craig Byrne Bathgate, West Lothian

Organic Social SEO Bathgate

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

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

Engage with influential people in Bathgate 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; Auchmuirbridge, Doune, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Musselburgh, East Kilbride, Dunblane, Kirkcaldy, Dalkeith and Kinross

Using local Bathgate 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 Bathgate Searches

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

1) Bathgate population
2) Bathgate social work
3) Bathgate hotels
4) Napier avenue bathgate
5) Bathgate estate agents
6) Nautica bathgate


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!