Local SEO Derry

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

local seo for Derry business

The City of Derry has a population of around 83000 people which makes up for 0.136% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Derry have on the web, make up for around 0.174% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Derry HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Educational services
2) Business information services
3) Taxis and mini cabs
4) Business centres
5) Health and safety products
6) Astrologers
7) Web site design
8) Travel agents
9) Hotels
10) Clothing wholesalers

These are the most competitive business types in Derry 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.

Derry 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 Derry, Derry. 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 Derry.

local influencer marketing Derry

@suzmimifin suzy in London, England
we can be the king and queen of anything if we believe, its written in the stars that shine above.. #McElderryMassive mummy of 2..

@GollyKat Kathryn Gallagher in Derry, Northern Ireland
Area Manager in N.Ireland ..Empathy for the people you work with and good customer service is the key to a successful business

@DJJohnnyONeill Johnny ONeill Official in Derry,Northern Ireland
Irish DJ / Producer & Promoter!

@WhatsonDS Whats on DS in Derry & Strabane
Whats on in Derry City and Strabane District area

@BBCRadioFoyle BBC Radio Foyle in Derry/Londonderry
Multi-award winning radio station with music, chat, the latest news, sport, weather & traffic for the north west of Northern Ireland

@derryjournal Derry Journal in Derry, Ireland
Proudly serving Derry and the north west of Ireland, bringing you the best news, sport and entertainment news

@derrycityfc Derry City FC in Derry City, Ireland
Official Twitter of the Candystripes. Bringing you all of the latest news and updates from around the club. Instagram: derrycityfc1928 #RAWA28 ...

@Noxywoxy Noxy @ Hypixel in Derry / Londonderry
@HypixelNetwork Operations Manager

@M_AndersonSF MEP Martina Anderson in EU Office Spencer Road, Derry
@sinnfeinireland MEP. Member of SF Officer Board & Ard Comhairle Member of EP Palestinian Delegation + @EP_Justice, @EPInstitutional & @EP_Regional Committees

@GayEssential Gay Essential in London, England
Gay Essential is the worlds largest gay-themed film blog. Tweets by @alexanderryll GET our merchandise https://t.co/eIzMjk5Qlp

@columeastwood Colum Eastwood in Ireland
@SDLPlive Leader / Former Mayor of Derry colum.eastwood@sdlp.ie

@CathyHutton1 Doire..Palestine.... in Derry, Ireland
#NoWayToTreatAChild #StopHP If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them their Oil would become Tears. Mahmoud Darwish. #BDS....

@TheNewAdamb99 TheNewAdamb99 in Derry, Northern Ireland
A not so funny person trying to act funny in front of a camera .. 900,000+ Subscribers . Professional Idiot ..

@ConorMcMusic Conor Mc Ginty in Derry, Northern Ireland
Irish Singer .... For bookings & enquiries .. #Derry conormcgintymusic@gmail.com || https://t.co/puKBd8HHvJ .... .

@nerve_centre Nerve Centre in Derry~Londonderry
The Nerve Centre is Northern Irelands leading creative media arts centre. Home of @FoyleFilm and one of only two @FabLabNI facilities.

@eamonderry eamonn mccann in derry
writer and socialist activist. rarely responds to tweets.

@Evergladeshotel Everglades Hotel in Derry, Northern Ireland
The magnificent Everglades Hotel is situated on the banks of the River Foyle with superb views across Derry city to the Donegal Hills - the ideal base for Derry

@ClaireAllan Claire Allan .. in Derry, Northern Ireland
Author. Derry girl. Passionately smashing every expectation. USA Today bestseller #HerNameWasRose OUT NOW #AppleOfMyEye, Jan 2019 from @AvonbooksUK

@Michael_Deehan_ the in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Drunk angry Irish gamer. 23. From Derry.

@Paddygray1 Professor Paddy Gray in Derry, Northern Ireland
Professor of Housing, commentator on housing issues. Enjoy educating and influencing. Always tweeting in a personal capacity. Retweets not endorsements

Organic Social SEO Derry

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

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

Engage with influential people in Derry 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; Limavady and Strabane

Using local Derry 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 Derry Searches

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

1) Derry daily
2) Beauticians derry
3) Downeys bar derry


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!