Local SEO Hamilton

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

local seo for Hamilton business

The Town of Hamilton has a population of around 53000 people which makes up for 0.087% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Hamilton have on the web, make up for around 0.042% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Hamilton is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Cake makers and decorators
2) Estate agents
3) Legal and law services
4) Web site design
5) Mot test centres
6) Business centres
7) Builders
8) Beauticians and beauty therapists
9) Insurance companies
10) Car garage services

These are the most competitive business types in Hamilton 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.

Hamilton 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 Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. 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 Hamilton.

local influencer marketing Hamilton

@HRServiceScot HR Services Scotland in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
HR Services Scotland is a leading provider in Human Resources, Employment Law, Health & Safety training and elite Profiling in Scotland and across the UK.

@OfficialHGS Hamilton Grammar in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Official Twitter of Hamilton Grammar School. Our twitter is for information only, please contact the school office if you have any queries.

@revolverecycle R:evolve Clothing in South Lanarkshire
Clothing swap shops boutiques in Rutherglen, Hamilton and Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, plus weekly textile re-use and mend workshops. Create. Swap. Upcycle.

@StephySNP Stephanie Callaghan in Hamilton, Scotland
SNP Cllr for Hamilton North & East. Committed to issues affecting Hamilton & Ferniegair. Email: Stephanie.Callaghan@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

@jmacross46 John Ross in Hamilton, Scotland
SNP Councillor for Hamilton South Ward and Leader of South Lanarkshire Council. Family, friends and Independence for Scotland very important in my life.

@jayceeirons Scrappy in Hamilton,South Lanarkshire
Im Scrappy, a lady tortoiseshell, who went OTRB 3/3/15 aged 21.5 years. My brofur FT ..and my new sisfur Bailey ..look after mum and dad now .

@woodsidepschool Woodside Primary in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
We live, learn and grow together. Please note our Twitter is one way communication only.

@southlanradio South Lanarkshire Radio in Scotland, United Kingdom
South Lanarkshire Radio is a local community run radio station covering Hamilton, Larkhall, Stonehouse and Strathaven plus surrounding areas.

Organic Social SEO Hamilton

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

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

Engage with influential people in Hamilton 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; Culross, Cumnock, Stirling, Dumbarton, Boness, Biggar, Livingston, Kilmarnock, Linlithgow and Grangemouth

Using local Hamilton 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 Hamilton Searches

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

1) Mot testing hamilton
2) Local mot testing hamilton
3) Local mot hamilton
4) Affordable mot testing hamilton
5) Affordable mot hamilton
6) Woodside primary hamilton


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