Local SEO Crawley

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

local seo for Crawley business

The Town of Crawley has a population of around 107000 people which makes up for 0.175% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Crawley have on the web, make up for around 0.217% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Crawley HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Estate agents
2) Web site design
3) Letting agents
4) Recruitment agencies
5) Dentists
6) Garage door suppliers and installers
7) Computer repairs
8) Home improvement centres
9) Electrical testing and inspecting
10) Hotels

These are the most competitive business types in Crawley 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.

Crawley 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 Crawley, West Sussex. 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 Crawley.

local influencer marketing Crawley

@crawleytown Crawley Town FC in Crawley, West Sussex
The Official Twitter account of Crawley Town Football Club For tickets and info call 01293 410 000

@BritishBaker British Baker in Crawley, West Sussex
The must read for #bakers and #bakery professionals including the latest news, features and trends.

@SusanneBrown32 Susanne Brown in Crawley West Sussex
actress & model a member of BECTU a supporter of the GLBT community and Lymphodema sufferer as seen on channel5 & TLC

@METROBUS METROBUS in Crawley, West Sussex
Metrobus operates local bus services in Surrey, Kent, East & West Sussex. We are open from 0830-1800 M-F, 0830-1700 Sat and 1030-1630 Sun/Bank Hols

@CHTonline CHT News (aka Crawley Happy Times) in Crawley, West Sussex
A local online newspaper reporting only the good, positive news and events in Crawley. A great town in West Sussex! :-) xx

@cosmiccol Colin David Minns in Crawley, West Sussex, England
Interested in Real Ale. I spend my spare time sampling them, and writing amateur reviews on Facebook, under Colin David Minns Beer Critic.

@AMKGATWICK AMK GATWICK in Crawley, West Sussex
The only lady owned and run garage in Crawley. 100% recommendation by TheGoodGarageScheme Offering a great service since 1974.

@Citalia_Holiday Citalia Holidays in Crawley, West Sussex
The leading Italian holiday specialist. The Social Team are here tweeting about Italy and answering your questions, Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm. #LoveCitalia

@AustravelUK Austravel in Crawley, West Sussex
The leading Australasia travel specialist. The Austravel social team are here to answer your questions Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm.

@PatYoung Pat Young #FBPE in Crawley, West Sussex. UK
Humanistic Psychologist, Facilitator, Coach, FIRO-Human Element Specialist, Superb Motivational Speaker, Blogger, Author. Proud Pro European. Stop Brexit Now!

@CrawleyWaspsLFC Crawley Wasps LFC in Crawley, West Sussex
Largest all-female football club in Crawley, for youngsters aged 6+ right up to our @fawnl Ladies side. FA Charter Standard. Email newplayer@crawleywasps.com.

@StWilfridSchool St Wilfrids School in Crawley, UK
St Wilfrids is a Roman Catholic Comprehensive School for students aged 11 18 in Crawley, West Sussex

@HazelwickSchool Hazelwick School in Crawley, West Sussex
We are a high performing 11 - 18 secondary school with over 1800 students on roll. Please note that we are using Twitter for broadcasting information only.

@Tilgate_FGreen Duncan Crow in Crawley, West Sussex.
West Sussex County Councillor for Tilgate & Furnace Green. Crawley Borough Councillor for Furnace Green. Conservative Leader of 45% of Crawley Borough Council.

@Michael4Sussex Michael Jones in Crawley
Crawley Borough councillor and West Sussex county councillor, and Labour campaigner. All views are mine.

@Rivers4Women Rivers for Women in Crawley, West Sussex
Learning for Women; Women Empowered; Connecting Women. A SPACE for learning, information & empowerment skills to be passed on to women from all walks of life.

@camillabrookss cam. in Crawley, West Sussex
I like to sesh

@Oriel_PE Oriel PE in Crawley, West Sussex
Twitter account of Oriel High School PE Department. Also on Instagram @oriel_pe ...................................PE

@altwitchergray Alastair Gray in Lives in Crawley,West Sussex
I Bird NE Sussex,Patch Birder at Weir Wood Reservoir...

@sarahanstey23 Sarah Anstey in Crawley, West Sussex
Single Mum to two beauties and work for @WealdenCAB as a Debt Advice Caseworker. Crawley Town fan. All opinions my own ........

Organic Social SEO Crawley

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

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

Engage with influential people in Crawley 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; Fulham, Battersea, Swanley, Putney, Brixton, Wandsworth, Clapham, Richmond, Arundel and Newhaven

Using local Crawley 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 Crawley Searches

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

1) Garage door installers crawley
2) crawley town
3) Tlc crawley electrical
4) Crawley social media
5) Amk crawley


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!