Local SEO Birmingham

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

local seo for Birmingham business

The City of Birmingham has a population of around 1086000 people which makes up for 1.773% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Birmingham have on the web, make up for around 1.833% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Birmingham HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Locksmiths
2) Estate agents
3) Educational services
4) Web site design
5) Business centres
6) Educational training
7) Travel agents
8) Accountants
9) Legal and law services
10) Recruitment agencies

These are the most competitive business types in Birmingham 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.

Birmingham 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 Birmingham, West Midlands. 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 Birmingham.

local influencer marketing Birmingham

@bbcmtd BBC Midlands Today in Birmingham, West Midlands
Regional news on BBC One with @nickowentv and @maryrhodestv. Weekdays: 1330, 1830, 2225. News updates: https://t.co/ugvqnWVioH

@brumpolice Birmingham Police in Birmingham
Covering the city of Birmingham as part of West Midlands Police. To contact Birmingham police dial 101

@visit_bham Visit Birmingham in Birmingham, UK
This summer experience Birmingham & West Midlands - new openings, fresh festivals as well as all your existing favourites - share your adventures #WMexperiences

@BM_AG Birmingham Museums in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, a world class museum in the heart of Birmingham. Birmingham Museums Trust. Instagram: https://t.co/rrkAR3XLFN

@GrBhamChambers GreaterBhamChambers in Birmingham UK
Greater #Birmingham Chambers of Commerce are the leading voice of business in the West Midlands area.

@KimbleyIT Kimbley IT .. .. .. in Birmingham, United Kingdom
Amazingly Intelligent #ITSupport for those businesses who have a sense of fun while getting work done in #Birmingham and the West Midlands.

@AsianWorldNews AsianWorld Newspaper in Birmingham, UK
We are a monthly newspaper based in Birmingham, West Midlands with over 200,000 readerships. Our motto is to bridge the diverse cultures in Britain.

@BrumNotesMag Brum Notes Magazine in West Midlands
Your monthly guide to music and lifestyle for Birmingham and the West Midlands

@OpaceWeb Opace Web Design in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
@OpaceWeb are a #Birmingham based #OpenSource #WebDesign & #InternetMarketing Agency specialising in #SEO & #SocialMedia #Marketing services that get results!

@EandS_Ents Express & Star Entertainment Entertainment and events in the West Midlands, Staffordshire and Birmingham. https://t.co/LO47GuPi3b

@areaguide Area Guide in West Midlands, England
The pocket cultural guide of hip happenings throughout #Birmingham and the West Midlands by the team behind @fusedmagazine edited by @kerryfused & @davefused

@BirminghamEdu Birmingham Education in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Education News & Interesting stories in Greater Birmingham, West Midlands & Beyond - Tweets from our Schools, Colleges & World Class Universities

@SatnamRana Satnam Rana in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
BBC TV Arts Correspondent/Reporter. These are my views and not of the BBC.

@DJ_Baxter Baxter in West Midlands, Birmingham
Freelance Radio Broadcaster | Open Format DJ | Social Media Influencer | Graduated @StaffsUni | Transport Lover | Christian

@DrJJStaiano Jonathan Staiano in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Plastic Surgeon. The Staiano Clinic. Author of Never Accept A Lift From Strangers - how to choose the best plastic surgeon for your cosmetic breast surgery

@WeManageJobs WMJobs in Birmingham, West Midlands
WMJobs is a leading recruiter for public sector and specialist professional jobs.

@Emmor Emma Victoria Stokes in Birmingham, West Midlands
Freelance Social Media Manager & Copywriter .. #Food, #Hotel, #Travel & #Lifestyle Blogger at https://t.co/M7XY9TOoez | Birmingham, UK

@JooRichards Jo Richards in Birmingham , West Midlands, UK
PRODUCER #MSLAMUK #Bham @TriForceEvents ACTOR https://t.co/RnjYIo590E

@MidlandsBizUK Midlands Business & Sports News in Midlands, UK
#Midlands #Business #News #Events #Marketing & Info for #WestMidlands & #EastMidlands (#Birmingham #Nottingham #Derby #Leicester #Coventry) in #England #UK

@alarm_ctb CTB Alarms LTD in Birmingham West Midlands
Intruder alarm specialists we install, service and repair alarms in and around Birmingham. Approved by Checkatrade,Age Uk & Trading Standards 0121 445 2865

Organic Social SEO Birmingham

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

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

Engage with influential people in Birmingham 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; Worcester, Stafford, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Bridgnorth, Burton upon Trent, Swadlincote, Hinckley, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn

Using local Birmingham 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 Birmingham Searches

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

1) Websites in birmingham
2) Marketer birmingham
3) Small business websites birmingham
4) Influencer marketing agency birmingham
5) Willows vets birmingham
6) Wmjobs birmingham
7) Birmingham influencers
8) Indx birmingham

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!