Local SEO Forfar

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

local seo for Forfar business

The Town of Forfar has a population of around 14000 people which makes up for 0.023% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Forfar have on the web, make up for around 0.007% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Forfar is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Hotels
2) Oil and gas exploration
3) Metals mining
4) Tarpaulins
5) Furniture repairs and restoration

These are the most competitive business types in Forfar 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.

Forfar 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 Forfar, Angus. 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 Forfar.

local influencer marketing Forfar

@ForfarAthletic Forfar Athletic in Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Forfar Athletic is a Scottish Professional Football League club currently playing in Ladbrokes League One. The Loons are based at Station Park, Forfar.

@gordie2009 Gordie Milne in Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Police Scotland. Can be Maverick at times but dedicated to what I do. Into all things policing, systems thinking, mind maps and karate.

@NFUS_Angus NFU Scotland - Angus in Forfar, Angus, Scotland.
Farming, food, rural and things we love about Angus & Dundee. Tweets posted by the Forfar team and may contain personal views! DM or call 01307 463785

@YesForfar Yes Forfar in forfar, angus
Helping spread the enthusiasm for a positive vision for Scotland. Yes!

@nfum_Forfar NFU Mutual Forfar in Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Insurance, pensions, investments from the UKs leading rural insurer. Tweets from the Forfar branch, posted by the team.

@IainBruce28 Iain Bruce in Forfar, Angus

@EileenFindlay3 Eileen Findlay in Forfar, Angus
Nature enthusiast, love being outdoors. Fossil hunter and taker of average phone pics. Type 1 diabetes. Fighter (most days) of depression. Paleo/keto/LCHF

@dunlop_angela Angela Dunlop in Forfar, Angus

@VALinternat David Valentine MBE in Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Valentine International Business Connections - Enjoying mixing business and pleasure with China and Golf - Every day is a school day

Organic Social SEO Forfar

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

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

Engage with influential people in Forfar 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; Newburgh, Cupar, St Andrews, Laurencekirk, Blairgowrie, Montrose, Coupar Angus, Tayport, Alyth and Arbroath

Using local Forfar 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 Forfar Searches

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

1) Forfar population
2) Population of forfar
3) Locksmith forfar


Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!