Local SEO Carlisle

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

local seo for Carlisle business

The City of Carlisle has a population of around 75000 people which makes up for 0.122% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Carlisle have on the web, make up for around 0.09% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Carlisle is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Roofers
2) Tyre dealers
3) Interior designers and furnishers
4) Locksmiths
5) Take away and fast food
6) Driving instructors
7) Electrical goods
8) Health food stores
9) Jewellers
10) Property management

These are the most competitive business types in Carlisle 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.

Carlisle 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 Carlisle, Cumbria. 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 Carlisle.

local influencer marketing Carlisle

@CumbriaCrack Cumbria Crack in Penrith, Cumbria, England
Cumbria, Carlisle & Penriths largest news feed: news, sport, arts, business, travel & events https://t.co/b3wEKu0QnY admin@cumbriacrack.com

@officialcufc Carlisle United FC in Brunton Park, Carlisle
Official twitter page of Cumbrias only professional football team, currently competing in Sky Bet League Two. Contact us on media@carlisleunited.co.uk #cufc

@newsandstar News & Star in Carlisle, UK
Latest news and sport from north and west Cumbria. Offices Carlisle and west Cumbria. Newsdesk: 01228 612665

@cumbnews The Cumberland News in Carlisle, UK
Multi award-winning weekly newspaper based in Carlisle. Covers north, east, west Cumbria and southern Scotland.

@CumbriaLifeEd Cumbria Life Editor in Cumbria, UK
Richard Eccles, editor/publisher of @CumbriaLifeMag. Also @TasteCumbriaMag @carlisleliving @BayLivingMag @dandglife and @incumbriamag All views own.

@CarlisleCC CarlisleCityCouncil in Carlisle, Cumbria. UK
News and current events from Carlisle City Council

@MastersMich . Michelle Masters Marketing & Training consultant in Cumbria
. Marketing . PR . Mentoring . Marketing & Social Media training . PTLLS qualified . Carlisle Ambassadors . #cumbriahour . Event & Project Mgt ex Bolton lass

@CarlisleFutsal Carlisle Futsal in Carlisle, Cumbria
Official twitter feed of FA Charter Standard Club, Carlisle Futsal Club. Focusing on developing a generation of English Futsal talent in Cumbria. #hocnostrumest

@CH_OUTDOOR CHO Fashion&Lifestyle in Carlisle, Cumbria
Premium brands for men and women | Tag your look #CHOfashion

@milsandboo Mils & Boo Candles in Carlisle
Luxury hand poured scented soy candles, burn cleaner than paraffin wax. Made in Carlisle, Cumbria and named after our two gorgeous girls!

@jonathanleeNWEM Jonathan Lee in carlisle, cumbria
Managing Director, CN Media Group jonathan.lee@cnmedia.co.uk https://t.co/mBskjm6Gdd

@PaulTeagueUK Paul Teague in Carlisle, Cumbria, UK
Self-publishing podcast host at https://t.co/f9oldomVlO. Author of thrillers, sci-fi/dystopian novels and non-fiction at https://t.co/qBe7IqDsUL

@MissleeCarlisle Lee Sherriff in Carlisle Cumbria
Carlisle City Labour Cllr Harraby ward.Portfolio holder Communities,Health&https://t.co/8GVfRfQiYq well-cut clothes.Appreciator of art.Mum to fab 3.

@carlisleambass Carlisle Ambassadors in Carlisle
Carlisle Ambassadors collaborate to make #Carlisle & wider #Cumbria a better place to live, work, invest & visit. Managed by @mastersmich & @KatieBTC.

@DiscoverCarlisl DiscoverCarlisle in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Welcome to our 2000 year city - a vibrant mix of past & present. Historic, contemporary with a wealth of attractions, shops, accommodation, bars & restaurants.

Twitter page trying to combat stigma and promote recovery. Ex service user working within Personality Disorders services #mentalhealth #bpd

@NorthCumbriaNHS NorthCumbriaNHS in North Cumbria
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust - the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital Whitehaven.

@sarahkatenorman Kate Norman . in Carlisle, Cumbria
Nature Lover | Digital Communications | NHS | Digital Inclusion | Learning Leader | Design & Code | #wotd | Enquiring mind | Chatty | . otters and other animals

@BurnettsCumbria Burnetts Solicitors in Cumbria
Approachable & expert #law firm with solicitors in #Carlisle, #Penrith, #Cockermouth & #Newcastle. Interested in tweets from the North, esp all things Cumbrian.

@CumbriaCVS Cumbria CVS in Carlisle, Cumbria
Cumbria CVS provides support, advice and services to local community and voluntary groups (charities) across Cumbria including training, events and volunteering

Organic Social SEO Carlisle

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

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

Engage with influential people in Carlisle 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; Cockermouth, Lockerbie, Keswick, Langholm, Penrith and Annan

Using local Carlisle 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 Carlisle Searches

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

1) Is carlisle the largest city in england
2) Digital marketing carlisle
3) Carlisle local news
4) Business in carlisle
5) Penny blue carlisle menu
6) Population of carlisle cumbria
7) Penny blue carlisle
8) Halston aparthotel carlisle
9) Carlisle fc
10) Carlisle pest control
11) Pest control carlisle
12) Pest control services carlisle
13) Pest control company carlisle

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!