Local SEO Brighton

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

local seo for Brighton business

The City of Brighton has a population of around 230000 people which makes up for 0.376% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Brighton have on the web, make up for around 0.609% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Brighton is VERY HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Hotels
2) Locksmiths
3) Plumbers
4) Accountants
5) Web site design
6) Business centres
7) Educational services
8) Removals and storage
9) Estate agents
10) Solicitors

These are the most competitive business types in Brighton 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.

Brighton 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 Brighton, East Sussex. 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 Brighton.

local influencer marketing Brighton

@adactio Jeremy Keith in Brighton, East Sussex, England
An Irish web developer working with @Clearleft, playing music with @SalterCane, creator of @Huffduffer & @SessionUpdates. https://t.co/FdjyCBKjs2

@RSPB_SouthEast RSPB South East in Brighton, East Sussex
The RSPB account for the South East coast of England. Discover our work in Hampshire, Sussex, Kent & the Isle of Wight. Managed Mon-Fri, 9-5.

@Brighton_Hour Brighton Hour in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Online Networking for Brighton & Hove every Monday from 8.30-9.30 pm. Use hashtag #BrightonHour in posts and searches to join in!

@LewisBuilding BUILDING MAINTENANCE in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
LEWIS PROPERTY SERVICES: Trading in East Sussex since 1993 | Landlords @LewisLandlord | Property Management @LewisProperty

@wiredsussexjobs Wired Sussex Jobs in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Latest digital, media & technology jobs from Wired Sussex. The best jobs in and around Brighton & Sussex. No agencies!

@OtherplaceBTN Otherplace Brighton in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Brighton Based award-winning Theatre, Production Company and Festival design & hire services. Create, curate and operate @Warrentheatre at Brighton Fringe.

@FreegleBrighton GreenCycleSussex in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Free online reuse group. 30,000+ locals reuse 10 tonnes of stuff every month. Dont throw it away! Give it away! https://t.co/YY98Md9vfG @ThisIsFreegle

@Parkers_Hove Parkers Accountants in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Proactive & friendly firm of accountants, auditors, tax & business advisers in Hove. Helping you with the numbers & your tax! #SBS winner @Parkers_Richard

@TheKeepArchives The Keep in Brighton, East Sussex
The Keep brings together the archives & collections from the University of Sussex, East Sussex County Record Office & Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove

@editorthenewsco William Mills in Brighton, East Sussex UK
Online newspaper bringing local and national news and views, political interviews and more

@edujdw James Williams in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Academic and writer, teacher and science educator. Weekly columnist for @brightonargus All views mine, nothing to do with my employer, the University Sussex.

@rth_brighton Regency Town House in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
A community project: restoration & local history from a grade 1 listed building in Hove.

@creativebarcode Creative Barcode in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Fastest and easiest way to register & protect business concepts, design & copyright works. #blockchain #copyright #design https://t.co/NfCP3agTHs

@familylawflp Family Law Partners in Brighton, East Sussex
Specialist #familylaw solicitors, mediators, collaborative lawyers and arbitrators in #Brighton, #Eastbourne, #Lewes, #Hampshire & #Surrey. 01273 646900

@SussexThunder Sussex Thunder in Brighton, East Sussex, UK
British American Football Team based in Brighton.

@harleysreigate1 Harley Street Skin in South East, England
Look Your Best; Feel Your Best! Expert in anti-ageing; Surrey, Kent, East & West Sussex, Hampshire, Croydon, London, Brighton, Horsham, Kingston, Bromley

@artonscreen Exhibition On Screen in Brighton, East Sussex
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is the originator & pioneer of bringing exhibition-based art films to the cinema https://t.co/viSRKuxKAv *account previously @SeventhArt

@QSBooks QueenSpark Books in Brighton, East Sussex
The UKs longest-running community publisher, we create books, websites, ebooks, #graphicnovels, photo collections about Brighton & Hove communities & history

@raisonco Elliot (Raison) in Brighton, East Sussex
Product & WordPress! Founder of https://t.co/wCdI9b2YrL, https://t.co/RlNI3W4HsA, https://t.co/H8gayitcD0, https://t.co/xdyE6SSDiy. Run by Elliot @ejntaylor

@SaferBusinesses ESFRS Safer Business in South East, England
East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Offering FREE Introduction to Business Fire Safety Courses in East Sussex and Brighton and Hove

Organic Social SEO Brighton

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

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

Engage with influential people in Brighton 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; Bognor Regis, Horley, Heathfield, East Grinstead, Crowborough, Heathfield, Crawley, Arundel, Billingshurst and Littlehampton

Using local Brighton 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 Brighton Searches

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

1) Horror hotel brighton pier
2) Best of brighton
3) Brighton and hove buses app not working
4) Brighton tourism
5) Brighton and hove albion official website
6) Bed and breakfast brighton
7) Brighton language schools
8) Brighton holiday apartments
9) Short lets brighton
10) Brighton holiday lets
11) Brighton pride dates
12) Brighton guesthouse
13) Shops to let in brighton
14) Brighton college
15) Brighton argus
16) Short term lets brighton
17) Buses to brighton
18) Hotel brighton
19) """rendezvous brighton"""
20) Brighton marina restaurants
21) Brighton influencers


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