Local SEO Gillingham

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

local seo for Gillingham business

The Town of Gillingham has a population of around 104000 people which makes up for 0.17% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Gillingham have on the web, make up for around 0.098% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Gillingham is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Business and trade organisations
2) Business centres
3) Security services
4) Removals and storage
5) Locksmiths
6) Taxis and mini cabs
7) Photographers wedding
8) Minibus hire
9) Glove industries
10) Tailors

These are the most competitive business types in Gillingham 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.

Gillingham 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 Gillingham, Dorset. 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 Gillingham.

local influencer marketing Gillingham

@griffiths_sam Sam Griffiths in Dorset, UK
BADMINTON 2014 WINNER!! Team Bronze and individually 4th at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Leading Australian three day event rider based in Gillingham, Dorset UK.

@Dutchwino Bianca Ford in Gillingham, Dorset
Dutch, living in the UK, school governor, wino & foodie, .. Gin, Working Mum, Seller of wine, On-Trade, Fine Wine & EP Sales @yappaboutwine (own views) ........

@gilltownfc Gillingham Town FC in Gillingham, Dorset
All the latest from The Gills playing in the Dorset Premier League

@classicrider Paul Miles in Gillingham, Dorset
Rides, breaks, fixes and writes about old motorcycles, preferably orange. Proud Londoner in exile and lacktoast intolerant. Bread pudding expert.

@nancekivell73 Jayne Nancekivell in gillingham .dorset
Lovely Lilly _now happy & loved _as all dogs should.Rescuer of great Danes. Nature freak _ or am I a freak of nature .

@MEZ1996 paul merrifield in GILLINGHAM DORSET UK
boxing and music fan yeovil town and gillingham town fan & cider drinker thats all

@DINGS_Aircraft DINGS AIRCRAFT in Gillingham, Dorset - UK

@jackieamanda54 Jacks in Gillingham Dorset

@MrsNJGiles Natalie Joann Giles in Gillingham, Dorset
Team Leader at Somerset Domestic Abuse Service @WeAreLiverty A wife, a mum, owned by cats, a rabbit, 2 giant snails, a hamster & a goldfish. All views my own.

@DWFRSGKewley Graham Kewley Station Manager - North Dorset (Blandford, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Sturminster Newton & Sherborne). In an emergency always call 999.

@simoncarter27 Simon Carter in Gillingham,Dorset
Dorset-er,Vehicle Technician,Motor Racing nut,LFC fan,Guinness/cider drinker,proud father,hen-pecked husband,and all round bloody nice bloke.

@CllrBVonClemens Cllr B Von Clemens in Gillingham
Lib Dem in Gillingham Dorset I love the town and the area always happy to help do anything that I can help others and the town. All views my own personal views

@Extended_Arts Extended Arts in Gillingham, England
Hosting theatre companies, dance, film, music, artists & creative acts in Gillingham, Dorset.

@craigrarch craig archibald in Gillingham dorset

@gillinghamcc Gillingham Community in Gillingham, Dorset, UK
Belong, believe, be changed

@gimbledon Gimbledon in England, United Kingdom
Randomly paired mixed doubles tennis tournament for staff at Gillingham School, Dorset.

From a Farming background initially,involved with Courier work and taxi since 1998.Full time taxi operator since 2002 Vast knowledge of London and South west

@ThrobbingPouch Wayne in Gillingham, Dorset

@Ikebs Ian Kebby in Gillingham, Dorset
A photographer and family man who likes nothing more than putting smiles on faces

@fwilliams571 Fiona Williams in Gillingham Dorset

Organic Social SEO Gillingham

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

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

Engage with influential people in Gillingham 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; Crewkerne, Melksham, Bath, Dorchester, Fordingbridge, Bradford-On-Avon, Salisbury, Wimborne Minster, Street and Glastonbury

Using local Gillingham 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 Gillingham Searches

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

1) Gillingham taxis dorset
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3) Gillingham dorset population
4) Expert wedding photography gillingham
5) Gillingham fc dorset
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7) Gillingham dorset taxis
8) Business it solutions gillingham
9) Affordable websites gillingham

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!