Local SEO Guildford

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

local seo for Guildford business

The Town of Guildford has a population of around 77000 people which makes up for 0.126% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Guildford have on the web, make up for around 0.361% of the UK total local websites.

Could be tough! competition online in Guildford is EXTREMELY HIGH with 3 times the average competition!

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

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

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

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

1) Locksmiths
2) Taxis and mini cabs
3) Cleaners domestic
4) Builders
5) Carpet curtain and upholstery cleaners
6) Car dealers and showrooms
7) Driving instructors
8) Estate agents
9) Removals and storage
10) Dentists

These are the most competitive business types in Guildford 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.

Guildford 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 Guildford, Surrey. 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 Guildford.

local influencer marketing Guildford

@PlayMotorsport Motorsport Manager in Guildford, Surrey, UK
Motorsport Manager : Manage a racing team to the top on mobile and PC. Stop watching. Start Winning. Take control.

@BBCSurrey BBC Surrey in Guildford, Surrey UK
The award-winning BBC Radio Station for #Surrey & NE #Hampshire. Tune in: FM 104/104.6 Online/DAB/Freeview 722. Like us on Facebook too!

@4_Walls Vanessa Warwick in Guildford, Surrey
Ex-MTV presenter, now professional landlord, property consultant/speaker, founder of Property Tribes, U.K.s No.1 Landlord/property community.

@SurreyUnion SurreyStudentsUnion in Guildford, Surrey
We are the The University of Surrey Students Union. https://t.co/CzmxYhSor9 Snapchat: surreyunion Instagram: surreyunion

@flamesicehockey Guildford Flames in Guildford, Surrey UK
Official Twitter page of the Guildford Flames Ice Hockey Club. Follow us for insider access to breaking news and exclusive content.

@michaelmoor_mt Michael Moor in London
Former; Head of Musical Theatre GUILDFORD SCHOOL OF ACTING. profile includes Actor, Dancer, https://t.co/zlX602rfTV , @LdnStudioCentre, @UniOfSurrey #JamesBond @red_casting

@SurreyAd Surrey Advertiser in Guildford
Surrey Advertiser editions cover Guildford, Godalming, Cranleigh, Mole Valley, Elmbridge and Runnymede & Spelthorne. tms-guildfordnewsdesk@trinitymirror.com

@GuildfordTIC Visit Guildford in Guildford
We know whats going on! We know about events, restaurants, attractions and hotels in Guildford and Surrey. Follow us to keep up to date and pay us a visit.

@SurreyMummy Surrey Mummy Team in Guildford, Surrey, England
Connecting parents in Surrey

@AllenRuddock Allen Ruddock in Guildford, Surrey, UK
. Helping Businesses Increase Sales by making Productive Online Connections . Building trust in your business . LinkedIn Coach & Trainer . Business Coach .

@antonyslumbers Antony Slumbers in Guildford, Surrey
Innovation in Real Estate: People, Property, #PropTech https://t.co/tsX3iTPqB3 AI for Real Estate: https://t.co/5EpEwFUi0W Guest @estatesgazette columnist

@GuildfordFringe Guildford Fringe in Guildford, Surrey. UK
Year round arts provider: Theatre, Comedy, School, Events. Director @NickWyschna Manager @CharlotteBateup Festival Details: https://t.co/KN5bU71b2B

@SoundHireSurrey True Sound Hire in Guildford Surrey
True Sound Hire supply a range of PA, https://t.co/rW27f09KyS For wedding & event production in the Algarve see https://t.co/Zgg71iW7RB

@paulkerensa PaulKerensa in Guildford, Surrey
A theist pun gent. Standup, writer (eg Miranda, Not Going Out, this), odd radio stuff. Pods: https://t.co/wZumkLgxF6 Books: https://t.co/k8fj6eHumi Tweets: here

@onlinefinancial Keith Churchouse in Guildford, Surrey, UK
Chartered Financial Planner, IFA, Author, FPFS, FCSI, Radio & TV Media contributor,@ChaptersMoney & @SaidSoMoney Surrey #Fintech

@PsalterMark Dr Mark J Whiting in Guildford, Surrey, UK
Psalm addict, disciple, son, husband, father, academic, theologian, cacti grower, steam enthusiast and ale drinker.

@SurreyYF Surrey Youth Focus in Guildford, Surrey
SYF is the county voice for the voluntary youth sector in Surrey (Reg charity: 1140934). See our project @CL_SYF Hidden Talent Surrey

@GuildfordBard GuildfordShakespeare in Guildford, Surrey, UK
Guildfords award-winning professional Shakespeare company. Creating fresh and exciting theatre & education experiences for everyone. Reg. Charity 1139526

@LoseleyPark Loseley Park in Guildford Surrey
Beautiful country house, walled garden and estate. Venue for weddings, private and corporate events, public events and home to the Loseley Longhorn herd.

@rhwSolicitors rhw Solicitors LLP in Guildford, Surrey, UK
specialists in divorce & family, wills, care homes, dentists, vets, medical, dispute resolution, conveyancing, commercial property, business & employment law.

Organic Social SEO Guildford

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

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

Engage with influential people in Guildford 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; Wembley, Henley-on-Thames, Kensington, Clapham, Marlow, Battersea, Chelsea, Ruislip, Gerrards Cross and Streatham

Using local Guildford 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 Guildford Searches

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

1) Business health check guildford
2) Rhw solicitors guildford
3) Guildford population
4) Surrey advertiser guildford edition
5) Surrey advertiser guildford
6) Guildford flames
7) Ifa guildford
8) Postnatal doula guildford


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