Local SEO Greenock

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

local seo for Greenock business

The Town of Greenock has a population of around 44000 people which makes up for 0.072% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Greenock have on the web, make up for around 0.022% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Greenock is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Business centres
2) Cleaners commercial
3) Legal and law services
4) Toy shops
5) Bed and breakfast
6) Video production
7) Driving instructors
8) Chimney sweeps
9) Cafes coffee shops and sandwich bars
10) Caterers

These are the most competitive business types in Greenock 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.

Greenock 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 Greenock, Inverclyde. 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 Greenock.

local influencer marketing Greenock

@greenocktele Greenock Telegraph in Greenock, Scotland
The Greenock Telegraph on Twitter. The latest news and pictures from across Inverclyde.

@StuMcMillanSNP Stuart McMillan MSP in Greenock, Scotland
MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde................

@duncanmcneil65 Duncan McNeil in Greenock, Inverclyde
Retired MSP for Greenock & Inverclyde

@georgetaylor88 George Taylor in Inverclyde, Greenock
Electrician, 24, @celticfc ..

@OakTreeHA Oak Tree HA in Greenock, Scotland
Providing rented and shared ownership accommodation in Inverclyde, based in Greenock in the west coast of Scotland.

@ThomasHughBoyle Thomas Boyle in Greenock, Inverclyde
Parish Priest of St.Marys Greenock

@InverclydeCSC Paddy Mulligan CSC in Inverclyde
Paddy Mulligan CSC Inverclyde leave for all home games opposite Greenock Fire Station, pickups available on the way

@TheWellyPark Wellington Park BC in Greenock, Scotland
Wellington Park Bowling Club is based in Greenock, Inverclyde. We have a fantastic, maintained green & membership is open to anyone...

@unisoninver UNISON Inverclyde in Greenock, Inverclyde
Unison Inverclyde Branch representing 2400 Public Sector workers in Inverclyde Council, River Clyde Homes, West College Scotland, Quarriers and more.

@Inverclyde_SNP Greenock and Inverclyde SNP Branch This is the only official Twitter account for the Greenock and Inverclyde SNP Branch. No others of a similar title act in any official capacity.

@MacKenzieBtchr D.MacKenzie: Butcher in Greenock, Scotland
Duncan MacKenzie is a well established Craft Butcher based in #Greenock #Inverclyde Our shop is at 5 Inverkip St, Greenock PA15 1SX Tel 01475 791677

Organic Social SEO Greenock

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

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

Engage with influential people in Greenock 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; Kirkintilloch, Irvine, Inveraray, Saltcoats, Ardrossan, Stevenston, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Stewarton and Kilwinning

Using local Greenock 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 Greenock Searches

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

1) Greenock population
2) greenock
3) Video production greenock

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!