Local SEO Dover

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

local seo for Dover business

The Town of Dover has a population of around 42000 people which makes up for 0.069% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Dover have on the web, make up for around 0.119% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Dover is VERY HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Secondhand shops
2) Dentists
3) Hotels
4) Couriers
5) Taxis and mini cabs
6) Airport transfers
7) Accommodation address agents
8) Educational services
9) Estate agents
10) Embroiderers

These are the most competitive business types in Dover 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.

Dover 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 Dover, Kent. 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 Dover.

local influencer marketing Dover

@BillsBaitShop Clive Solly .................. in Dover, England
Bills Bait and Tackle Shop based in Dover Kent in the UK .Providing all Bait and Tackle for sea fishing info on charter boat hire. Need anything just ask.

@kentpolicedover Kent Police - Dover in Dover, Kent, UK
To report a non-urgent crime visit: https://t.co/6rxBMQwgTA. For anything urgent or if life is in danger, call 999. You cannot report crimes here.

@dengroombo Dennis Groombridge .... .............. .. in Rural Dover Kent England
Sea, Coarse & Fly Fisherman Game Shooting lover of the ways of the English Country Side.. UK Conservative & Brexiteer Supporter of Mr Trump Proud to be English

@DAFCLiveText DAFC LiveText in Dover, Kent, UK
Official matchday live updates from all Dover Athletic games, home and away. Our main club account is at @DoverAthletic

@PrimeaudioUK .. Prim. .. CD available now!.. in Dover,Kent
Dubstep label run by @suspectdubstep https://t.co/yPlEHPKhgy

@MAVERICKBULLDOG Karen Chamberlain in DOVER in KENT
TV, Radio & Media Personality see us on Ronnies Redneck Rd Trip, TV Wedding, Ant & Dec SNTA, Celeb Big Bro Panelist, CDWM Winner, Posh Pawbrokers, ShopWars...

@Lamacheeks Lana Jay . in Dover, Kent
Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. @JamesArthur23 followed me on 04/11/13.

@SAHeywood1 S.A.Heywood in Dover,Kent,England
Author of three fantasy novels published on Amazon Kindle and studying for a degree in English Lit. and Creative Writing.

@Torchels Drumbledore in Dover, Kent, England
Drum wizard in @SalvationJayne with a growing sneaker collection. IG| Tordrums PSN| Toriachels

@DoverMuseum Dover Museum in Dover, Kent, England
The Museum is located in Dover, Britains historic port town. Discover all about this area rich in history. Home to the Dover Bronze Age Boat. Find us CT16 1PH.

@SafetySouthEast Lee Stampton in Dover, Kent
Environmental Health and Safety Advisor CMIOSH Provides simple pragmatic EHS advice and guidance Cert Ed.

@pearcey33 martin pearce in Deal, Kent.
Support Spurs and Dover Athletic, Kent Cricket in the summer.

@TheHuntingEdge TheHuntingEdge in Dover Kent
The Hunting Edge is a #specialist #online #retailer of #hunting, #shooting and #sporting #guns, accessories, #clothing and #equipment based in #kent #UK.

@GAMEDover GAME Dover in Dover, Kent UK
Welcome to GAME, the gaming specialist in Dover. Follow us for all things gaming. We work hard, but we play harder!

@CllrPWallace Peter Wallace in Dover, Kent
Labour Councillor for Dover & Deal. Always happy to help residents. Contact me via weblink below.

@ChelleLUFC Chelle Acott in Dover, Kent. UK
Mum to 5 mini LUFC fans .... Leeds united....Valentino Rossi.... Snapchat: Chellevale46 Insta : Chelliyah83

@theWishyman80 John McNicoll in Dover, Kent
Football Enthusiast. Writes bits for @UnitedInFocus. Share holder @BrewDog. If I didnt have bad luck, I wouldnt have any luck at all.

@kyrarowland kyra in Dover, kent.
20. Snapchat - kyrarowland

@DoverSeaSports Dover Sea Sports in Dover, Kent.

@CarlaaReid Carla Reid in Dover, Kent

Organic Social SEO Dover

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

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

Engage with influential people in Dover 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; Faversham, Lydd, Whitstable, Ashford, New Romney, Herne Bay, Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Canterbury

Using local Dover 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 Dover Searches

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

1) Andover population
2) Basepoint andover
3) Martin and co andover
4) Population of wendover
5) Andover mencap
6) Andover and district mencap
7) Andover and villages
8) Pest control llandovery
9) Locksmaith+llandovery


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!