Local SEO Cambridge

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

local seo for Cambridge business

The City of Cambridge has a population of around 146000 people which makes up for 0.238% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Cambridge have on the web, make up for around 0.574% of the UK total local websites.

Could be tough! competition online in Cambridge is EXTREMELY HIGH with 2 times the average competition!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Adult education centre
3) Software development
4) Marketing consultants and services
5) Hotels
6) Restaurants
7) Health and safety products
8) Builders
9) Electricians
10) Estate agents

These are the most competitive business types in Cambridge 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.

Cambridge 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 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. 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 Cambridge.

local influencer marketing Cambridge

@Cambslive Cambridgeshire Live in Cambridge, UK
The home of news, sport, entertainment and everything thats happening across Cambridgeshire

@CambsCops Cambs police in Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire Constabularys official Twitter account. Not monitored 24/7. To contact us or report crime visit https://t.co/g8fmMqT3Jd

@BBCCambs BBC Cambridgeshire in Cambridgeshire, UK
Official account for the BBC in Cambridgeshire. You can listen to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on 96&95.7FM on digital and online

@RichardJMurphy Richard Murphy in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
Tax justice campaigner. Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City, University of London. Chartered accountant. Author of The Joy of Tax

@CambsCC Cambridgeshire CC in Cambridgeshire
We tweet news and updates about things which interest people in Cambridgeshire. We usually monitor and post between 8.30am - 5.30pm weekdays

@Russ180 Russ Bray in Soham, Cambridgeshire
I am a Professional Darts Referee and call at all the major tournaments around the world. I do many Voice-Overs My Voice agent is Loud and Clear Voices,London.

@SaraNAhmed feministkilljoy in Cambridgeshire
Feminist, queer, anti-racist writer of colour. My most recent book is Living A Feminist Life: https://t.co/Hti8GcNjkQ.

@SouthsideWE Southside Wrestling in Cambridgeshire, England
One of the best wrestling promotions in UK, mixing top British talent with WWE, TNA & Indy names. Running shows in Nottingham, St Neots, Stevenage & Sheffield

@SMB_Cooke SAM in Cambridge, England
.... Cambridgeshire | sc - smb.c

@DickieMeaden Richard Meaden in Cambridgeshire, UK
Racing is life. Everything else is being chased for late copy

@peterboroughtel Peterborough Tgraph in Peterborough, England
Breaking news and comment from the Peterborough Telegraph in Cambridgeshire, UK: share your stories/comments news@peterboroughtoday.co.uk 01733 588713.

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

@charlottewils0n Charlotte Wilson in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
automatic supersonic hypnotic funky fresh

@KissAirCandles Kiss Air Candles in Cambridgeshire, UK
British brand of soy wax candles infused with fabulous fragrances founded by 2 sisters. @theopaphitis #SBS and @jacqueline_gold #WOW winner. Tweets by Louise.

@TheCheckerFlag The Checkered Flag in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Dedicated to bringing you the latest news from the world of motor sport inc. #F1, #WorldRX, #WEC, #BTCC, #WRC, #MotoGP and more!

@cambsfrs Cambs Fire & Rescue This is the official Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service Twitter page. Managed during working hours by CFRS communication team.

@burgandyboudoir The Corset Lady in Cambridgeshire
Sell fabulous Steampunk Corsets, Steel Boned Corsets and Plus Size Corsets: website https://t.co/EEqfM2jlyh

@johnmrutter John Rutter in Cambridgeshire, UK
Composer and conductor. Tweets by the team unless signed JR.

@theFlemface Ellie Fleming . in Cambridgeshire, UK
A fluffy androgynous mess Writer // Vegan // Youtuber https://t.co/1XB2ZjcGsx Proudly part of @virtue4animals

@marklongy mark longman in Peterborough, U.K.
The real Mark Longman. Offering support and helping SMEs in Cambridgeshire access funding for staff development, apprenticeships & bespoke training.

Organic Social SEO Cambridge

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

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

Engage with influential people in Cambridge 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; Bury St Edmunds, Great Dunmow, Hitchin, March, Bishops Stortford, Letchworth Garden City, Stansted Mountfitchet, Baldock, Ramsey and Sandy

Using local Cambridge 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 Cambridge Searches

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

1) Thurlow nunn offers cambridgeshire
2) Tree audit cambridge
3) Thurlow nunn service offers cambridgeshire

More coming soon!