Local SEO Ely

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

local seo for Ely business

The City of Ely has a population of around 19000 people which makes up for 0.031% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Ely have on the web, make up for around 0.059% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Ely is VERY HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Beauty products
2) Cleaners domestic
3) Automation systems
4) Gardeners
5) Car recovery and breakdown
6) Coach hire
7) Schools independent
8) Wedding dj
9) Jewellery wholesale
10) Gate manufacturer

These are the most competitive business types in Ely 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.

Ely 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 Ely, Cambridgeshire. 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 Ely.

local influencer marketing Ely

@RichardJMurphy Richard Murphy in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
Tax justice campaigner. Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City, University of London. Chartered accountant. Author of The Joy of Tax

@Daveknox89 Dave Rawling in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Mallory Knoxs best drummer.

@Barchamtrees Barcham Trees in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
Largest container tree nursery in Europe, selling Instant impact trees for the needs of the amenity trade through to the general public.

@3QSports 3Q Sports in Ely, Cambridgeshire
We are one of the leading teamwear suppliers in the UK, supplying football kits and all other teamwear and equipment. Offering printing & Embroidery.

@Ely_Cathedral Ely Cathedral in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
An iconic building, a Christian place of worship, a tourist destination, a major film & TV location and a concert & hospitality venue

@ozcboss Andrew Bateman in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: researching rehab. EoE Clinical Senate Council. Chair of UKABIF. President of SRR. Physio&rowing

@ToppingsEly Topping & Company in Ely
Independent bookseller in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Drop in for a browse with some tea or coffee!

@MalcoFreightLtd Malco Freight Ltd in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Family business based in Ely, Cambridgeshire- proud member of TPN for pallet distribution. Storage and distribution from our secure 24hr CCTV site-20,000sq ft

@visitely Visit Ely in East Cambridgeshire
Visit Ely The Official source for Tourism in Ely and East Cambridgeshire - A City with soul

@TheAtriumClub The Atrium Club in Ely, Cambridgeshire
The Atrium Club, Ely, offers the best quality family run health and fitness club, with great facilities and even better customer care.

@SpottedInEly Spotted In Ely in Ely, Cambridgeshire
See what we spot in and around Ely, Cambridgeshire. Most tweets are from our Facebook page.

@Kings_Ely Kings Ely in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Kings Ely is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for pupils aged 1-18. Our pupils are characterised by their energy, courage and integrity.

@RachelOnRoute Rachel On Route in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
Traveller and travel blogger extraordinaire! .. weight trains ....... video games .. and avid reader .. Next trip: Paris .... https://t.co/BEF8EyfRMZ

@CambridgeHour #CambridgeHour .. 2.6K - Cambridge Hour in Cambridge, England
#CambridgeHour every Thurs 8-9pm! Hosts wanted, get in touch! Weekly twitter networking for #Cambridgeshire #Cambridge #StNeots #Ely

@cambsacre Cambridgeshire ACRE in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Supporting Cambridgeshire and Peterboroughs rural communities to become more socially, economically and environmentally viable.

@Hypno_Dan Dan Regan in Ely, Cambridgeshire
#Anxiety #Stress & #Panic Expert | #Hypnotherapy in Ely & Newmarket https://t.co/kmCiPgUJZq | Marathon Runner | 01353 669941

@stainedglassmus Stained Glass Museum in Ely Cathedral
The only museum dedicated to the art of stained glass in the UK. Located in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire. Our collection spans over 800 years!

@BJWallerLtd B J Waller in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Established in 1982, B J Waller is one of the UKs leading architectural ironmongery companies. We are renowned for our expertise and outstanding service.

@Your_Ely YourEly in Ely, UK
Bringing together business and community in the beautiful city of Ely, Cambridgeshire. Join us and support your city!

@LifeFitnessUK Life Fitness in Ely, Cambridgeshire
Our calling is to encourage people around the world to reach their full potential by providing the tools needed for a transformational workout experience.

Organic Social SEO Ely

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

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

Engage with influential people in Ely 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; Peterborough, Swaffham, Haverhill, Bury St Edmunds, Thetford, Whittlesey, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Wisbech and Ramsey

Using local Ely 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 Ely Searches

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

1) Letting agents ely
2) Letting agents ely cambridgeshire
3) Ely gin company
4) Hotels near ely cathedral
5) Life fitness ely
6) Hypnotherapy ely
7) Atrium ely
8) Internal auditors ely
9) Internal audit services ely
10) Snippets ely


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!