Local SEO Glasgow

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

local seo for Glasgow business

The City of Glasgow has a population of around 591000 people which makes up for 0.965% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Glasgow have on the web, make up for around 1.474% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Glasgow is VERY HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Legal and law services
3) Dentists
4) Plumbers
5) Estate agents
6) Cleaners commercial
7) Locksmiths
8) Hotels
9) Adult education centre
10) Solicitors

These are the most competitive business types in Glasgow 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.

Glasgow 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 Glasgow, Glasgow City. 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 Glasgow.

local influencer marketing Glasgow

@Rossmac212 Ross McCulloch in Swansea
The funniest vines, gifs and comedy. Massive boxing and football fan, support Glasgow Rangers and Swansea City.

@O2AcademyGgow O2 Academy Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland
the best music venue in Glasgow - 2550 capacity, 6 bars, tonnes of great bands!

@andiabz Andi Watson .............. in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
VIEWS MY OWN #BrewDog #Eurovision #rugby #GlasgowWarriors #AberdeenFC #MCFC #LeedsRhinos #LGBT #RiverCity #Leeds #Brum #Radio #Northsound500Faces

@LoveMusicGlasgo LoveMusicGlasgow in Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgows premier old-school independent record shop, based at 34 Dundas Street in Glasgow city centre. New & pre-loved vinyl and CDs.Scottish indie specialists

@GracesSportsBar Graces Irish Sports Bar in Glasgow
A brand new Irish Sports Bar in Glasgows Merchant City! 13 Big Screens with live sport all day. The only place to watch the #WorldCup .... Live Music Thurs-Sun

@buch_galleries Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow, Glasgow City
We love shopping in Glasgow. You love shopping in Glasgow. Perfect!

@GlasgowCityFC Glasgow City FC in Glasgow, Scotland
Scotlands Top Womens Football Team. Scottish Premier League Champions 11 years running & playing in UEFA Womens Champions League. Facebook Glasgow City FC

@PrincesSquare Princes Square in Glasgow
Situated at the heart of Glasgow, Princes Square is the citys leading #fashion, #shopping and #dining destination. From cocktails to candles, we have it all.

@ExtraSouthside Glasgow South Extra in Glasgow
Weekly paper covering news in Glasgow southside and East Renfrewshire, as well as city entertainment and food. Stories welcomed! Tweets by John.

@MakarGlasgowGin Makar Gin in Glasgow, Scotland.
Makar is Glasgows original Gin: vibrant, juniper-led & multi award-winning, Makar is as bold as the city it calls home. Crafted by @glasgowdc. 18+ #MakarGin ..

@DiscoverGlasgow Discover Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland
Welcome to Discover Glasgow! We take you off the beaten path to explore this great Scottish city. Help us flourish - spread the word or buy us a Ko-fi!

@Ajprescott Andrew Prescott in Llanon
Digital humanities enthusiast at University of Glasgow. Writes on archives, libraries, manuscripts and history. Tweets in personal capacity.

@SNPdavid David McDonald in Glasgow, Scotland
Depute Leader of @GlasgowCC, City Convener for Communities, Chair of @GlasgowLife and @TheSNP Councillor for Greater Pollok.

@AGFitTraining AGFitnessTraining in Glasgow, Scotland
Gym, personal training, group fitness sessions. Based in Glasgow city centre

@GlasgowDOD GlasgowDoorsOpenDays in Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival celebrates the citys architecture, culture & heritage through a programme of open buildings and events 10-16 Sept 2018

@madglaswegian Madglaswegian in Glasgow, Glasgow City GB
You say either, I say neither, You say potato, I say tomato, Potato, tomato, tomato, potato, Lets call the whole thing off!

@jordantyson92 Jordan Tyson.... in Hull, England
Hull Kingston Rovers - Glasgow Rangers - Hull City AFC - England Home and Away now and again... Tweet shite about Football,Rugby and Boxing

@55depp55 longjohnsilver in Sydney, New South Wales
GLASGOW THE YES CITY social justice,democratic Scotland,views my own,retweets nonendorsed,SNP for a better Scotland

@GCHalls GlasgowConcertHalls in Glasgow
Updates from Glasgows top quality live music venues - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, City Halls, the Old Fruitmarket and Kelvingrove Bandstand.

@ASheridanSNP Austin Sheridan in Glasgow, Scotland, Europe
@theSNP Former Glasgow City Councillor | Pro EU .... | Pro LGBTI rights ...... | Campaigning for Scottish independence .............. | #ScotRef | #VoteSNP

Organic Social SEO Glasgow

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

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

Engage with influential people in Glasgow 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; Stevenston, Alloa, Largs, Doune, Bathgate, Bridge of Allan, Irvine, Grangemouth, Gourock and Lanark

Using local Glasgow 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 Glasgow Searches

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

1) Glasgow wine school
2) Glasgow university ranking
3) Top things to do in glasgow
4) University of glasgow ranking
5) The village port glasgow
6) Short courses glasgow
7) Hotels near hampden glasgow
8) Hotels near glasgow airport
9) Jazz festival glasgow
10) Part time in glasgow
11) Hotels near hampden park stadium glasgow
12) Secc glasgow tickets
13) Top 10 things to do in glasgow
14) Concert tickets in glasgow
15) The z hotel glasgow
16) Glasgow hop on hop off
17) Tourist information centre glasgow
18) Hotels near glasgow central
19) Visiting glasgow guide
20) Audi glasgow
21) City sightseeing glasgow
22) Z hotel glasgow
23) Things to do in glasgow city centre
24) Glasgow open top bus
25) Glasgow influencer
26) Pest control services glasgow
27) St stephens port glasgow
28) Lgbti venues glasgow
29) Graces bar glasgow
30) Landing page design glasgow


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