Local SEO Darwen

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

local seo for Darwen business

The Town of Darwen has a population of around 28000 people which makes up for 0.046% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Darwen have on the web, make up for around 0.031% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Darwen is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Home improvement centres
2) Wallpaper and wall coverings
3) Roofing supplies
4) Sports coaching
5) Telecommunication services
6) Gas suppliers
7) Childminders
8) Car covers
9) Arts centres
10) Car valeting

These are the most competitive business types in Darwen 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.

Darwen 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 Darwen, Lancashire. 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 Darwen.

local influencer marketing Darwen

@BWDDPH Dominic Harrison in Blackburn with Darwen
Dominic Harrison is Director of Public Health for Blackburn with Darwen; Board member of the BwD CCG & Visiting Professor University of Central Lancashire.

@CalFerguson Calvin in Darwen, Lancashire
Calder Valley Fell Runner : LFC : @AscendancyA ambassador : Type 1 Diabetic : Views are my own

@DarwenNews Darwen News in Darwen, Lancashire
News about Darwen, Lancashire

@Ritherdon Ritherdon in Darwen, Lancashire
Clever metalwork from an innovative, technically driven UK manufacturer. SS Electrical Enclosures. Recognised our products. Let us know #RitherdonRecognised

@darwendashers Mr Sparkle in Darwen, Lancashire
Chairman of Darwen Dashers Running Club. Based in the Lost Kingdom of Darwen, Lancashire. Words/thoughts are all mine though!

@ThatGuyB_ri Brian Bradshaw in Darwen, Lancashire, UK
Football (@rovers), wrestling, gaming, tattoos, rock music, bass, flannel shirts, coffee and steamed hams. In no particular order.

@baabaagrump Darren Wilson in Lower Darwen, Lancashire
Creative Director | UX & Digital Expert & Average golfer - This is my personal twitter, and my personal views.

@HoldenProle Zack Holden in Darwen, Lancashire
17, Lancastrian. Socialist. I was, I am, I shall be! #ChangeIsComing #ForTheManyNotTheFew

@SydneyBristowe Gerri P in Darwen, Lancashire
Cult TV nerd, lover of shoes, make up, gin & Erasure. Fabulous WonderWoman GlamourGeek

@angiecring @angela cringle in darwen lancashire england
married with 3 children love holidays in Greece

@DebsHol50 Debbie Holden in Darwen, Lancashire
50 at last! Mother of one. Love life. Music Lover, Avid Book Reader , Jeremy Corbyn Supporter

@SKnott91 Samuel ................ in Darwen, Lancashire
People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

@skrifyas Nick Serpell in Darwen, Lancashire
Genealogist and freelance writer. Death a speciality Former BBC Obituary Editor. Cornishman, supporter of @RedruthRugby.

@Karen_L_Hughes Karen Hughes in Darwen, Lancashire
Yep, thats me.

@GazGw gaz woods in Darwen lancashire
at the going down of the sun and in the morning we will rember them lest we forget......... Rovers till i die

@dannymaynard92 Daniel Maynard in Darwen, Lancashire, UK
25, Head Coach at Blackburn Harriers. UCLan Sports Coaching Graduate. Olympic Torchbearer 2012. Blackburn Rovers Education Tutor. Views Are My Own.

@AllanHarle Allan Harle in Darwen, Lancashire
Aviation nut, geocaching addict & Tranmere Rovers fan in exile. Hadrians wall will be my bitch!

@hyerkess HY in Darwen, Lancashire
Its not your fault, but it is your responsibility. Software Developer, Cleverboxes. @hytechltd

@BlackburnWeathe Blackburn Weather in Blackburn Lancashire
Enthusiast offering weather reports from Darwen & Blackburn, Lancashire.

@andyjbroadley andyjbroadley in darwen lancashire
Springsteen fan since 1984, long suffering Blackburn Rovers supporter and marathon runner!

Organic Social SEO Darwen

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

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

Engage with influential people in Darwen 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; Thornton, Halifax, Huyton-With-Roby, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Cheadle, Prescot, Stockport, Maghull, Hyde and Gatley

Using local Darwen 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 Darwen Searches

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

1) Darwen services
2) Darwen population
3) Ritherdon darwen
4) Darwen news
5) Darwen weather
6) Pest control darwen
7) Locksmith darwen


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!