Local SEO Chelmsford

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

local seo for Chelmsford business

The City of Chelmsford has a population of around 111000 people which makes up for 0.181% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Chelmsford have on the web, make up for around 0.369% of the UK total local websites.

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

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

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

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

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

1) Locksmiths
2) Cleaners domestic
3) Web site design
4) Plumbers
5) Business centres
6) Kitchen design and planning
7) Beauty salons
8) Electricians
9) Marketing consultants and services
10) Dentists

These are the most competitive business types in Chelmsford 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.

Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford, Essex. 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 Chelmsford.

local influencer marketing Chelmsford

@EssexCricket Essex Cricket in Chelmsford, Essex
Official Twitter account of the County Champions, Essex! .. Follow on Facebook & Instagram - @essex_cricket

@essexlive Essex Live in Chelmsford, Essex
News, sport and entertainment from across Essex. Also on Facebook https://t.co/DC1EBUPycN

@CommsExpress Comms Express in Chelmsford, Essex
Leading reseller of computer networking equipment - Server Racks, Switch-ware, Cat5e, 6 & 6A Cabling Systems etc. We also tweet about what takes our fancy!

@terryturbolee Terry Lee in Chelmsford, Essex
Terry Turbo Lee - DJ and Chilled out Entertainer #firstdates #terryturbo @firstdatesong https://t.co/7QWyDmf7jQ

@EssexCountyFA Essex County FA in Chelmsford, Essex, UK
We develop and govern football for clubs, referees, coaches, leagues and volunteers, increasing participation which is safe and enjoyable for all. #SquadBooster

@OfficialClarets Chelmsford City FC in Chelmsford, Essex
Proud members of the Vanarama National League South 2018-19 - #Clarets #ClaretTogether

@FacesChelmsford Faces Bar & lounge in Chelmsford, essex
Faces Bar & Lounge chelmsford : Reservations - 01245 888 999 .. instagram Faceschelmsford https://t.co/MPMKybMGt2

@ctznbar CTZN Bar in Chelmsford, Essex
Essexs No 1 Venue - CTZN Bar & Grill https://t.co/V0jL9RhHvV & https://t.co/1spvxm5sVo - VIP tables 07787 412900 - CM2 6JE - info@ctznbar.com - Tickets ..

@RHSHydeHall RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Chelmsford, Essex
Enjoy a great day out at an Essex Garden. Perfect for gardeners, families, & groups. Shop, Plant Centre, Cafe/Restaurant and events. Open 10am daily.

@EPRoadsPolicing Essex Roads Policing in Chelmsford, Essex
Keeping you safe on the roads in Essex. Please do not report crime here - call 999 (emergencies) or 101 (non-urgent enquiries)

@CottrellStephen Stephen Cottrell in Chelmsford
Im Bishop of Chelmsford, serving Essex and East London, and a writer about spirituality, catechesis and evangelism. And trees.

@MitchellsBarber Mitchells Barbers in Essex, UK
Mitchells Male Barbers Group with shops in #Brentwood, #Hornchurch, #Chelmsford & #BuckhurstHill #Essex

@ActiveEssex Active Essex in Chelmsford, Essex
Greater Essex County Sport Partnership informing you about sporting & physical activity opportunities in Essex. @Essex_CC @Hadleigh_Park @Sport_England @TNLUK

@CheImsford CHELMSFORD in Chelmsford, UK
THE original (and still the best) #Chelmsford #Essex Twitter account by locals for locals

@jacobjonesfight Jacob Mathew Jones in Chelmsford, Essex
7/6/12 - 9/12/17. RIP little man. You bravely fought against neuroblastoma cancer for over 3 years. We all did our very best for you, but it was not enough.

@imaginecentre Just Imagine in Chelmsford, Essex
Just Imagine... education consultancy and school book supply. Promoting excellence in reading and writing across the UK and beyond. Tweets from the JI team.

@ChelmsfordMedia Chelmsford Media in Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Social Media Mentor. Helping ambitious brands and businesses get the most out of Twitter. Account management services and guidance.

@JackStoneMason Jack Mason in Chelmsford, Essex, UK
- QNT Sports Nutrition Ambassador - Head MMA coach at BKK Fighters - BCMMA Co-Promoter - MMA Fighter

@Mspecservices M-Spec Services in Chelmsford, Essex
Essex based electrical contractors we cover a wide geographical area. Competitive prices and all types of work undertaken. info@m-specservices.co.uk 01245830811

@ellypriZeMaN Elly PriZeMaN in Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Made a famous shirt as seen in the media. Seamstress making unique, exclusive and head turning clothing for celebs and all!

Organic Social SEO Chelmsford

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

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

Engage with influential people in Chelmsford 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; Gillingham, Edmonton, Brightlingsea, Bexley, Haverhill, Sudbury, Stratford, Leyton, Hertford and Enfield

Using local Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford Searches

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

1) Mitchells chelmsford
2) Ctzn bar chelmsford
3) Mitchells barbers chelmsford
4) Chelmsford city fc
5) Army surplus chelmsford

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!