Local SEO Hastings

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

local seo for Hastings business

The Town of Hastings has a population of around 91000 people which makes up for 0.149% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Hastings have on the web, make up for around 0.076% of the UK total local websites.

Good News! competition online in Hastings is Very Low!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Electricians
3) Self catering holidays
4) Business and trade organisations
5) Builders
6) Architectural technologists
7) Diamond industrial services
8) Dyslexia support
9) Model makers
10) Radiator covers

These are the most competitive business types in Hastings 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.

Hastings 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 Hastings, East Sussex. 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 Hastings.

local influencer marketing Hastings

@bryanbrtltt bryan1066 in Hastings East Sussex
I took the road less travelled and have miles and and miles to go before I sleep.

@HastingsObs Hastings Observer in Hastings, East Sussex
The latest news, sport and features from Hastings and St Leonards. Call 01424 854242 or email hastings.observer@jpress.co.uk.

@SussexCoast Sussex Coast College in Hastings, East Sussex
The official Twitter of Sussex Coast College. Be Who You Want To Be This September! #SCCH

@Hastings_Pier Hastings Pier in Hastings, East Sussex
A unique pier in Hastings. .. RIBA Stirling Prize Winner.

@mrichalan MarkRichford RexMark in Hastings, East Sussex, UK
Talentless Actor, Comic, Depressed,Anxious, Agoraphobic Hastonian.

@TBOHastings thebestofHastings in Hastings, East Sussex
Cale Sinfield is the owner of thebestof #Hastings providing intergrated marketing solutions to SMEs, connecting to the community and promoting local events.

@SmugglersAdvent Smugglers Adventure in Hastings, East Sussex
Step back in time through mysterious tunnels and caverns to discover the dark secrets of the smugglers!

@hvastuff Hastings HVA in Hastings, UK
Hastings Voluntary Action - a charity that helps other charities, community groups and social enterprises to start, survive and thrive in Hastings, East Sussex

@JoshuaPowling Joshua Powling in Horsham, West Sussex
Political editor for @Worthing_herald @wscountytimes @chiobserver @eastbournenews @hastingsobs @sussex_express @Crawley_Obby @midsussex_times Views are my own.

@RobbieJohnLewis RjL .. in Hastings | East Sussex

@BrassMonkey1066 The Brass Monkey in Hastings, East Sussex, England
An alternative bar on Havelock Road, Hastings open for quiz nights on Tuesdays and til late on Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights.

@jobsinhastings Hastings Jobs in Hastings
Hastings Jobs is the Twitter page for the latest job vacancies in Hastings & St Leonards in East Sussex.

@Hastingsfattues Hastings Fat Tuesday in Hastings, East Sussex
Music Festival & UKs largest Mardi Gras celebration home to some of the best emerging and established acts from across the UK. 9-13 February 2018

@rbhealthnsafety RB Health and Safety in Hastings, East Sussex, UK
RB Health and Safety Solutions Providing common-sense Health & Safety advice, training & consultancy for todays businesses.

@natwillnatter Natalie Williams in Hastings, East Sussex, UK
Co-author of Myth of the Undeserving Poor (2014) and A Church for the Poor (2017). Love mercy. Adore Jesus. Anti-poverty. Work @jubileeplus & @kingshastings

@_molliexcx mollie in Hastings, East Sussex
20. always complaining

@GAMEhastings GAME Hastings in Hastings, East Sussex, UK
Tweets direct from GAME Hastings. All the latest news, updates and gossip. We . games .. Find us on Facebook GAME Hastings 01424 203417

@Steven_Upton Steven Upton in Hastings, East Sussex
Betting! #Hove Greyhounds Punter/Enthusiast! Honoury DSL Syndicate member. Antepost player with a #SussexCupHoodoo! #CFC . Carp Fisherman! . my Laura xxx

@1066shrimprail SHRIMP - Hastings in Hastings, East Sussex
SHRIMP - St Leonards and Hastings Rail Improvement Programme, working for a better train infrastructure in Hastings, East Sussex, UK

@PeterPragnell Peter Pragnell in Hastings, East Sussex, UK
Hastings resident. Kentish Man. Charlton Athletic season ticket holder. Enjoying life. Whats not to enjoy. For my political side, see @CllrPPragnell

Organic Social SEO Hastings

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

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

Engage with influential people in Hastings 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; Lewes, Newhaven, Ashford, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough, Uckfield, Seaford, Heathfield, New Romney and Heathfield

Using local Hastings 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 Hastings Searches

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

1) Population of hastings east sussex
2) Hastings observer jobs
3) Hastings direct

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!