Local SEO Cheltenham

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

local seo for Cheltenham business

The Town of Cheltenham has a population of around 116000 people which makes up for 0.189% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Cheltenham have on the web, make up for around 0.295% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Cheltenham is VERY HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Hotels
2) Estate agents
3) Accountants
4) Web site design
5) Car dealers and showrooms
6) Pet services
7) Locksmiths
8) Removals and storage
9) Travel agents
10) Plumbers

These are the most competitive business types in Cheltenham 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.

Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. 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 Cheltenham.

local influencer marketing Cheltenham

@soglos SoGlos in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SoGlos inspires the most engaged audience in Gloucestershire | 110,000 monthly online magazine readers | 50,000 social media followers | organisers of #SGGLA ..

@aboutglos In Gloucestershire in Gloucester, Gloucestershire
A Guide To All Things Gloucestershire https://t.co/B2IZokXNwc Shopping, Business Directory, Attractions & fun. Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, FOD #gloshour

@Cheltenham_ Cheltenham News in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Cheltenham #Restaurants #Guide Where to #eat, in and around #Cheltenham

@DarrylRealistic Darryl John in Cheltenham Gloucestershire
Author of self help books phobias and anxieties Poet ,Stress Management Coach, Student ,Blogger, Graduate of the say it as is school and Online business newbie.

@LikeRadioUK Like Radio Like Music Like Radio #Hereford #Worcester #Birmingham #Gloucester #LikeGloucestershire #Cheltenham https://t.co/zaAB5sMjIz

@GlosAirport Glos Airport Ltd in Staverton, UK
Gloucestershire (Staverton) Airport Cheltenham & Gloucester - Voted the UKs Best General Aviation Airport 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2016/17

@CheltClubbers Cheltenham Nightlife in Cheltenham UK
Cheltenhams online bar & nightclub community. Giving you the information on all the best nights out / places to eat in Gloucestershires night scenes capital!

@The_Rock_Glos The Rock in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The Rock is for all young people of any faith or none. Regardless of race or background, our doors are open.

@gloshospitals Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Gloucestershire
Official Twitter account for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which runs Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals.

@TheEAUC EAUC in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The EAUC exists to lead and empower the post-16 education sector to make sustainability just good business. We deliver @greengowns & Sustainability Exchange.

@KlaraChelt Klara Sudbury in Cheltenham
#Cheltenham Borough Cllr for College | #Gloucestershire County Cllr for Charlton Park and College | Ambassador for @glosrasac | Mayor of Cheltenham 2017-18

@russ41burg Russell Burgess in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Writer, author and freelancer. I love travel, theatre, sampling real ale and walking with my dog in the Cotswolds.

@Stuart_Holmes Stuart Holmes Salon in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Cheltenhams hair colour destination. Award winning hair & beauty salon in the heart of Cheltenham. . Follow for exclusive giveaways! .. 01242 220001

@greenwayhotel The Greenway Hotel in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Award-winning Elizabethan country house hotel & spa in Cheltenham. Part of http://t.co/hSiTtnLSOm - AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2014-2015.

@MrsCox2016 Emily Cox.... in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Volunteer @ComRootsCIC . Married to @MattEmmii .. . #iefun . Daddy........ Man U FC ....Yoga.........Knitting.. Music .. ..

@PhotoGlow Jonathon Watkins in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
PhotoGlow Photography: Gloucestershire based specialising in people & places,especially in low light & fast moving conditions. Creates gorgeous photo-mosaics

@movechelt Move Sales&Lettings in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The highest rated Estate & Letting Agent in Gloucestershire for customer reviews & feedback - Recommend us and receive 175.00* worth of vouchers-01242 257333

@TheBreezeChelt The Breeze in Cheltenham, UK
107.5 FM across Cheltenham and North Gloucestershire

@BizShowGlos Glos Business Show in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire Business Show 16 - 17 May 2018, The Centaur, Cheltenham. Exhibition, Seminars, Workshops and Events: celebrating business in #Gloucestershire

@littlejetco Little Jet Company Ltd in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK
Worldwide Executive Jet & Helicopter Charter Company, Aircraft Management and Acquisitions, Handling and FBO based at Gloucestershire Airport. 01452 857606

Organic Social SEO Cheltenham

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

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

Engage with influential people in Cheltenham 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; Highworth, Carterton, Chipping Norton, Lechlade on Thames, Malmesbury, Worcester, Ross-on-Wye, Cricklade, Burford and Fairford

Using local Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham Searches

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

1) Social marketing cheltenham
2) Cheltenham travel agents
3) General travel agents cheltenham
4) Cheap hotels cheltenham general hospital
5) General travel agents in cheltenham
6) Stuart holmes salon cheltenham
7) Social media cheltenham
8) Stuart holmes cheltenham

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!