Local SEO Burnley

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

local seo for Burnley business

The Town of Burnley has a population of around 82000 people which makes up for 0.134% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Burnley have on the web, make up for around 0.086% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Burnley is Very Low!

There is still room for new websites and improvements from local businesses as Burnley is lagging behind nationally with search engine optimisation. Not many are doing keyword research in Burnley.

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

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

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

1) Driving instructors
2) Solicitors
3) Web site design
4) Caterers
5) Manufacturers
6) Cleaning materials equipment
7) Mot test centres
8) Environmental engineers
9) Fish merchants
10) Skip hire

These are the most competitive business types in Burnley 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.

Burnley 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 Burnley, Lancashire. 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 Burnley.

local influencer marketing Burnley

@BurnleyOfficial Burnley FC in Turf Moor, Burnley, Lancashire
Official club account. Facebook/officialburnleyfc. Instagram/BurnleyOfficial. For Clarets Player HD help, please email claretsplayersupport@burnleyfc.com

@The_Shift_Radio The Shift Radio in Burnley, Lancashire
"A Global Platform For Independent Talent" We play independent music 24/7/365. Submit tracks or send CDs. Info at: https://t.co/HRymy6dTj4

@the_shift_music The Shift Music in Burnley, Lancashire, England
Radio - Events - Label. Supporting Unsigned Music around the globe https://t.co/QxxSRHpSF7 Upload: https://t.co/HRymy6dTj4

@TheShiftStudios The Shift Studios in Burnley, Lancashire, England
Recording studio https://t.co/0vZoPEmVnS Global Radio Station https://t.co/QxxSRHpSF7 Burnley, UK

@BurnleyExpress Burnley Express in Burnley, Lancashire
Local news for Burnley and Padiham

@burnleyfc Burnley FC news in Burnley
All the latest Burnley FC news from the towns daily newspaper, the Lancashire Telegraph #twitterclarets #burnleyfc

@juliepeel33 Julie Peel #PCPEU in Burnley, Lancashire, England
Re-united with the Labour Party because of Jeremy Corbyn. I voted Remain. #RJCOB Retired NHS Learning Disability Nurse. Burnley FC ST #JC4PM

@EastLancsHosp East Lancs Hospitals in East Lancashire
#SafePersonalEffective care from NHS hospitals (Burnley, Blackburn, Accrington, Clitheroe, Pendle) and community staff in East Lancashire.

@PendlesideHosp Pendleside Hospice in Burnley, Lancashire
Pendleside Hospice is a registered charity providing care for the special needs of adults with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in Burnley & Pendle.

@YvonneGarnett Yvonne Garnett Im a lancashire lass who loves cats. Im happily married to Ian and we have a wonderful son (Tom) and a gorgeous ginger cat called Tango. Loves Burnley FC & F1.

@Bly_Mechanics Burnley Mechanics in Burnley, Lancashire
Hosts of the best music, drama, comedy, family shows, conferences, private events and much more. High quality Bistro & pre-show meals. Part of @BurnleyLeisure

@June4th Noxi in Burnley, Lancashire
Community Focus:- Home and away

@PettysEstAgents Petty Estate Agents in Burnley & Pendle, UK
Petty estate agents, East Lancashire sales & lettings service in Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Read, Pendle, M65, Barnoldswick, Ribble Valley, Barrowford areas

@BXSport BurnleyExpress Sport in Burnley, Lancashire
All the latest sports news from Burnley and Padiham.

@GetMeCarFinance GetMeCarFinance in Burnley, Lancashire
We pride ourselves at getmecarfinance at giving out the best service along with the best opportunities to obtain car finance.

@Burnley_CC Burnley Cricket Club in Turf Moor
Burnley Cricket Club est.1833 playing in the historic Lancashire League. Get in touch at info@burnleycricketclub.com or 01282422089

@StueyG2009 Stuart Gaynor in Burnley, Lancashire
A regular lad that loves football, music and the other fine things in life.

@themongoose15 William Milroy in Lytham St. Annes, England
Rangers Burnley British !!! i dont have to sell my soul its already in me . exiled bluenose living in leafy Lytham st annes in Lancashire

@mdenney_ Denney in Burnley, Lancashire

@Plus24Marketing +24 Marketing in Burnley, Lancashire
We are +24. Were a digital agency providing award winning, results-driven & cost effective solutions. Web development, social media & much more!

Organic Social SEO Burnley

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

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

Engage with influential people in Burnley 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; Irlam, Hyde, Holmfirth, Otley, Urmston, Heckmondwike, Pudsey, Mirfield, Abram and Stretford

Using local Burnley 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 Burnley Searches

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

1) Skip express burnley
2) Burnley fc website
3) Burnley population
4) Petty lettings burnley
5) Petty estate agents burnley
6) Lancs telegraph burnley fc

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!