Local SEO Darlington

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

local seo for Darlington business

The Town of Darlington has a population of around 92000 people which makes up for 0.15% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Darlington have on the web, make up for around 0.135% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Darlington is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Driving instructors
2) Web site design
3) Accountants
4) Electricians
5) Estate agents
6) Photographers wedding
7) Roofers
8) Boiler repairs and servicing
9) Dentists
10) Hotels

These are the most competitive business types in Darlington 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.

Darlington 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 Darlington, County Durham. 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 Darlington.

local influencer marketing Darlington

@DurhamPCC Ron Hogg PCVC in County Durham & Darlington
Updates provided by the Office of the Durham Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner

@DurhamRPUSC Durham Police RPU SC in County Durham & Darlington
The @DurhamPoliceSC Officers of the CDSOU Roads Policing Unit (@DurhamRPU). Call 101 or in emergency 999. #CDSOU #oneteam #Durham

@CDDFTNHS #hello we are CDDFT in County Durham & Darlington
Support your local NHS and give us a follow, a retweet or become a Foundation Trust member. Part of the #hellomynameis campaign.

@DarlingtonBS Darlington BS in Darlington
Darlington Building Society. We have 10 branches across County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire and celebrated 160 years in 2016.

@NorthFarmerMag The Northern Farmer in Darlington, County Durham
A monthly magazine serving the agricultural industry of the North of England.

@ACFO_CDDFRS ACFO Dominic Brown in North East, England
Assistant Chief Fire Officer for County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service. Dep Lead for NR HVP Capability. All views are my own. RT not an endorsement

@CDDFTResearch CDDFT Research in County Durham, & Darlington
Welcome to the Twitter page for the Research & Innovation Team at County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

@bexlombardearl rebecca @bexbrides in darlington county durham
Award Winning bridal gown designer dressmaker.I specialise in the original and unusual. I stock vintage wedding dresses & jewellery and accessories.

@CDDFTDietitian CDDFTDietitians in North East, England
Adult and Paediatric; Acute and Community Dietetic Service Provider for County Durham and Darlington #rightnutritioneverytime

@CDDFTpharmacy CDDFT Pharmacy in County Durham & Darlington
Welcome to the twitter page for CDDFT Pharmacy. We have Pharmacies at DMH, UHND and a team at BAH. @CDDFTNHS

@IanMooreNOGP IanMoore_CDDFRS in Durham, England
Assurance Manager at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

@CDDFTMedEd CDDFT Med Ed in Durham, England
All things Medical Education linked to undergraduate & postgraduate training at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust! #MedEd #FOAMed #MedTrainers

@CDDFTLearning CDDFTLearning in County Durham and Darlington
The Learning & Organisation Development Team at CDDFT

@Talking_Changes Talking Changes in County Durham and Darlington
A talking therapy service for people in Co. Durham/Darlington to help with common mental health problems. Open weekdays 9-5. For emergencies call 111 24 hrs.

@Stivvy1 lee stephenson in Darlington County Durham
follower of football

@sally_sadasivam Sally Sadasivam in North East, England
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and GP

Organic Social SEO Darlington

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

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

Engage with influential people in Darlington 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; Brotton, Stanley, Annfield Plain, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, Seaham, Skelton, Chester-Le-Street, Marske-By-The-Sea, Houghton-Le-Spring and Redcar

Using local Darlington 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 Darlington Searches

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

1) County durham and darlington fire and rescue
2) Darlington population
3) Darlington bs
4) Talking changes darlington


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!