Local SEO Bedford

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

local seo for Bedford business

The Town of Bedford has a population of around 88000 people which makes up for 0.144% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Bedford have on the web, make up for around 0.403% of the UK total local websites.

Could be tough! competition online in Bedford is EXTREMELY HIGH with 3 times the average competition!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Electricians
3) Estate agents
4) Cleaners commercial
5) Couriers
6) Recruitment agencies
7) Plumbers
8) Photography studios
9) Business centres
10) Landscapers

These are the most competitive business types in Bedford 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.

Bedford 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 Bedford, Bedfordshire. 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 Bedford.

local influencer marketing Bedford

@bedspolice Bedfordshire Police in Kempston, Bedfordshire
Protecting people and fighting crime in Bedfordshire. Please do not report crime here - call 101, or dial 999 in an emergency.

@ZaraDuRose Zara DuRose in London, Bedfordshire, Herts
18+ only! Escort GOTY #PaulRaymond 2017 #Fetish #model OTY 2016! #BDSM #Goddess #DDFAwards 2016! https://t.co/wGwfx6n9g8 https://t.co/Uy8S4vCjih

@ReeceS_ Reece Stratton in Bedfordshire
Instagram reece_stratton SC reeces93

@W_W_WeddingBlog Whimsical Wonderland in Bedfordshire, England
Whimsical Wonderland Weddings | UK wedding blog; eclectic wedding inspiration day after day. I am Lou, mummy to A & W and wifey to G xo Snapchat: WWWblog

@Biggleswadeutd Biggleswade United in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, UK
The official Twitter account of Biggleswade United Football Club #BUFC

@DannyLenihan Danny Lenihan .................. in Bromham, Bedfordshire
Founder & CEO of @3leggedthing & @morallytoxic. Host of iTunes Podcast @facesradio . Father of 2, columnist for the photographic industry. #blockedbytrump

@EastAngliAirAmb East Anglian Air Ambulance in East Anglia UK
Helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) covering Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Together we save lives.

@Stewpot @Stewpot in Bedfordshire
Just an ageing English Esquire getting through each day as best I can. Presenter https://t.co/wRAq0E7dgf .. #NTFC .. #NewportPagnell #DepressionArmy ..#twitter92

@SophiaMeola Sophia Meola in Bedfordshire, UK
Award Winning Blogger; Business Graduate; Influencer Marketing Specialist; Love the good things in life; #CosmoBlogAwards & ITV2 #DressToImpress

@Protein_Chef Protein Chef in Bedfordshire
Protein packed cooking by a training junkie & lover of great food. Sharing recipes that will change the way you look at your favourite food forever!

@maxreestore Max McMurdo in Bedfordshire, England
Disruptive Designer, sometimes on your telly. New #upcycling book available to pre-order from https://t.co/MI623g25Xo Agent: https://t.co/Kq45OvLnuw

@AlistairBurtUK Alistair Burt Minister of State @foreignoffice and @dfid_uk and MP for NE Bedfordshire.

@B_Carter_Writer Beverley Carter in Bedfordshire, England
OU English Literature graduate. I write mystery novels, novellas & strange short stories. https://t.co/L23WA7JpkU

@HeatherTowns Heather Townsend in Bedfordshire
Founder of Accountants Millionaires Club, award-winning author helping professionals make partner. Mother, coeliac, cake baker, MTB rider, netball player

@Just_Eilidh Just Eilidh in bedfordshire
Sunshine, coffee, Yoga & flip-flop lover. Constantly in Wanderlust and planning our next adventure! Just.eilidhg@gmail.com

@DBWDsocial DBWD in Clifton, Bedfordshire
DBWD design websites & provide SEO that works. Were a Google Partner with offices in Clifton, Bedfordshire.

@janeperrone Jane Perrone in Bedfordshire
The houseplant nut behind #OnTheLedgepodcast. Writes for @Guardian, https://t.co/6GCS3Ua2aw &c. https://t.co/9REVCzkJfL

@letstalkcentral Central Bedfordshire Council in Central Bedfordshire
News & events from Central Bedfordshire Council. Monitored 8:30am to 5pm, Monday - Friday. Get in touch #CBC.

@lutoncouncil Luton Council in Luton, Bedfordshire
News, events and updates from Luton Borough Council. Get in touch if you have any queries about Council services.

@picturegallery The Picture Gallery in Bedford, Bedfordshire. UK
Based in Bedford we offer picture frames made to measure, multi photo frames, photos printed and framed, canvas printing and a complete picture framing service.

Organic Social SEO Bedford

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

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

Engage with influential people in Bedford 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; Tring, Rothwell, Buckingham, Oundle, Harpenden, Kettering, St Ives, Northampton, Stevenage and Royston

Using local Bedford 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 Bedford Searches

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

1) Pest control central bedfordshire
2) Central bedfordshire college dunstable
3) Couriers bedford
4) Optimization consultants bedford
5) Canvas printing bedford
6) Optimization consultants bedfordshire
7) Wedding favours bedfordshire
8) Sight concern bedford
9) Emergency couriers bedford
10) Website optimisation leighton buzzard bedfordshire
11) Bedfordshire pest control
12) Pest control bedfordshire

More coming soon!