Local SEO Elgin

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

local seo for Elgin business

The Town of Elgin has a population of around 23000 people which makes up for 0.038% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Elgin have on the web, make up for around 0.017% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Elgin is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Tree surgeons and forestry
2) Bookkeeping
3) Supermarkets
4) Used car dealers
5) Game shops
6) Event organisers
7) Wedding halls
8) Car dealers and showrooms
9) Confectionery shops
10) Auto electricians

These are the most competitive business types in Elgin 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.

Elgin 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 Elgin, Moray. 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 Elgin.

local influencer marketing Elgin

@ElginCityFC Elgin City F.C. in Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Elgin City Football Clubs official Twitter page

@NScot Northern Scot in Elgin, Moray
Morays local newspaper, based in Elgin and serving the community since 1880.

@gordonstoun Gordonstoun in Elgin, Moray
International, co-educational boarding school for 6-18 located in the beautiful Moray Coast. Plus est en Vous.

@Bex93x_ Bex in Elgin, Moray
mother, Student ..... Rangers #LetsGo .... #WeAreRangers ......#TeamNewMachine

@SigmaAstro Moray Astronomy Club in Moray, Scotland
Morays Astronomy Club, Sigma meets at Birnie Village Hall, Thomshill, Nr Elgin on 1st Friday of every month. Non members welcome. Doors open 7pm

@Tom_Duncan Tom Duncan in Elgin, Moray
Filmmaker / Founder @northportstudio

@ElginMuseum Elgin Museum in Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Scotlands oldest independent museum! Run by The Moray Society / Supported by HLF funding / Scottish Charity no SCO17546 Company no 106529

@SPP_Chris Chris Saunderson in Elgin, Moray
Joint content editor for Moray and Grampian newspapers.

@Danastrathdeexo Dana strathdee in Elgin, Moray

@CourtneyyC5 Courtney in Elgin, Moray
..sc- c0urtneyc5 ..

@alanmilne_elgin Alan Milne in Elgin
Multi franchise motor dealer in Elgin, Moray, UK. #Peugeot #Isuzu Our on site service centre includes MOT testing ..

@JoelClark28 Joel Clark in Elgin Moray

@Tam1314 Tam .............. in Elgin, Moray
Blocked by kezia .., Galloway, Anne Begg and The Daily Rag, 13 & 14 were our Stockcar numbers. Love Life,Live Livi.

@MilneStevie Stevie Milne in Elgin
Elgin| Moray| Scotland | instagram- @milnestevie

@elginnewsround Elgin News Round in Elgin - Scotland
We tweet and retweet News from around Elgin, Moray and Scotland, add us on Facebook

@PRO1hldrsacf Graeme Wells in Elgin, Scotland
Public Relations Officer @1hldrsacf & #Elgin Detachment Commander @ArmyCadetsUK. Studying BAH (Hons) Event Management @MorayCollege #GoingFurther Tweets my own

@mmcallangolf Michael McAllan in Elgin, Moray
Head Pro at Elgin Golf Club, Moray. Proud PGA Pro, TGI Partner, Callaway Staff Ambassador & Glenbrae Centre of Excellence. Father of 2, Husband of 1.

@Zoezebra Zoe Sills in Elgin, Moray
PT Guidance and PE teacher with particular interest in leadership and inclusion, esp. disability sport. Views entirely my own.

@FPBirniePetShop F.P. Birnie Pet Shop in Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland
Birnies is a traditional family run pet shop Est. 1950. We are true animal lovers & take great pride in offering the very best service, knowledge & products.

@FISMoray FISMoray in Elgin, Moray
Information and advice for parents, carers and childcare professionals.

Organic Social SEO Elgin

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

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

Engage with influential people in Elgin 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; Grantown-On-Spey, Huntly, Portsoy, Nairn, Cullen, Portknockie, Findochty, Dufftown, Keith and Charlestown of Aberlour

Using local Elgin 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 Elgin Searches

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

1) Alan milne elgin


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!