Local SEO Derby

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

local seo for Derby business

The City of Derby has a population of around 255000 people which makes up for 0.416% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Derby have on the web, make up for around 0.577% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Derby HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Locksmiths
3) Pest and vermin control
4) Estate agents
5) Marketing consultants and services
6) Removals and storage
7) Roofers
8) Accountants
9) Hotels
10) Beauty salons

These are the most competitive business types in Derby 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.

Derby 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 Derby, Derbyshire. 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 Derby.

local influencer marketing Derby

@derbyshire_live Derbyshire Live in Derby, UK
This is the official account for Derbyshire Live - previously Derby Telegraph. Our DMs are open.

@BBCDerby BBC Radio Derby in Derby, Derbyshire, UK
The latest news, sport, travel and weather for Derbyshire & East Staffordshire from BBC Radio Derby and BBC Local Live. http://t.co/Wy1m2STd

@Y_Not_Festival Y Not Festival in The Peak District, Derbyshire
Amazing atmosphere, beautiful Peak District location. July 27th - 29th 2018 #summeriscoming

@thornbridge Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell, Derbyshire
Thornbridge Brewery brew a range of stunning beers with Innovation, Passion & Knowledge. From Bakewell in the beautiful Peak District. 01629 815 999.

@DerbyshireCCC Derbyshire CCC in The 3aaa County Ground, Derby
Price freeze for 2018. Club Membership only 159. Vitality Blast tickets on sale now. Buy early & save. Buy online or call 01332 388101 #WeAreDerbyshire #P2bD

@Derbyshirecc Derbyshire CC in Derbyshire, UK
Were here to help you 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 4pm Saturdays

@peakdistrict Peak District National Park in Bakewell, Derbyshire
News and updates from Peak District National Park Authority - see our social media house rules: https://t.co/WNdkf2fTyN

@rab_equipment Rab in Derbyshire, UK
Producers of technical outdoor clothing. We are the Mountain people, #WeAreRab. Join us.

@StickyBeakBlog Sticky Beak Blog in Derbyshire
#Cafe, #Restaurant & #Takeaway Reviews from #Derbyshire #Nottinghamshire #Leicestershire #UK #foodblogger

@PeakDistrictNT Peak District NT in Peak District, Derbyshire, UK
The National Trust look after about 12% of land in the Peak District as well as 3 cafes, 2 shops, 5 car parks, 3 holiday cottages and 2 bunkhouses.

@JacyBrean Jacy Brean in High Peak, Derbyshire, UK
Scriptwriter and author of The Runaway Children series (Amazon). Holds strong views on a lot of issues but is hopefully never opinionated

@D_Times Derbyshire Times in Chesterfield
Trusted news since 1854. Got a story. Email comment@derbyshiretimes.co.uk

@DaveMooreArt DaveMoore in Derbyshire,England
Self taught artist . I paint mainly in oils. Exhibited Isle of Man 2009..Malvern 2017. Highly Commended award Patchings 2015. International selling artist.

@Net_RecruitJobs net-recruit.co.uk in Derbyshire, UK
Net-Recruit Job Feed. We advertise your vacancy online for 4 weeks on all the best job boards. We save you money. Client. See @Net_Recruit.

@DerbyshireFRS Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service in Derbyshire, U.K.
The official page for DFRS. Dont use social media to report emergencies - Dial 999. Other official pages Instagram: @derbyshirefrs Facebook: DerbyshireFRS

@Edwina_Currie Edwina Currie in Derbyshire
Writer, Broadcaster, Politician. Remain campaigner, but Brexit means Brexit. Survived the jungle. Blocked by @OwenJones84 Hah! https://t.co/DuKwzI1i8o

@jenn_bbygirl89 Jenna . ....x in Derbyshire
Are you ready for it. #MUFC membership holder ;).

@michaeljkemp Michael J Kemp in Derbyshire, working all over
Projects director, listed buildings, churches, new projects & interiors. Ex racer & part time motorcycle adventurer

@mattderbyshire2 Matthew Derbyshire in Blackburn/cyprus
what does not kill me can only make me stronger. Instagram - mattderbyshire27

@BBCDerbySport BBC Derby Sport in Derby, England
All the latest from Derby County, Burton Albion and Derbyshire CCC - including updates from the top sport stories across Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

Organic Social SEO Derby

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

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

Engage with influential people in Derby 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; Staveley, Braunstone Town, Southwell, Leicester, Atherstone, Market Warsop, Bolsover, Shirebrook, Chesterfield and Bakewell

Using local Derby 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 Derby Searches

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

1) Christian charity derby
2) Derbyshire phrases
3) The exeter arms derby
4) Private detectives derbyshire
5) Derby freegle
6) Derbyshire ccc
7) Ashbourne rugby club derbyshire
8) """home removals derby"""
9) Social media marketing derby
10) Removals derby
11) Local business marketing derby
12) Radio derby live

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!