Local SEO Plymouth

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

local seo for Plymouth business

The City of Plymouth has a population of around 235000 people which makes up for 0.384% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Plymouth have on the web, make up for around 0.351% of the UK total local websites.

Excellent! competition online in Plymouth is about Average!

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

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

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

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

1) Web site design
2) Estate agents
3) Letting agents
4) Dentists
5) Boiler repairs and servicing
6) Sunbed hire
7) Builders
8) Roofers
9) Double glazing suppliers
10) Cleaners domestic

These are the most competitive business types in Plymouth 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.

Plymouth 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 Plymouth, Devon. 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 Plymouth.

local influencer marketing Plymouth

@LukePollard Luke Pollard MP in Plymouth, UK
Labour & Co-op Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton & Devonport, Shadow Fisheries, Flooding and Water Minister and a big fan of cake. #LukeMP

@visitplymouth Visit Plymouth in Plymouth, Devon, UK
The official twitter account for Plymouth, Britains Ocean City. Bringing you the latest info for whats on, where to stay, food & drink and more.

@SparksyOnRadio Gordon Sparks in Plymouth
@BBCDevon Breakfast Show presenter. Football writer. Cleveland Browns fan. Lifetime of suffering Plymouth Argyle. Researcher of real ale. Amateur photographer.

@NeatNicheinWood Neat Niche in Wood in Plymouth, Devon
Check out our Etsy Shop for Handmade Neat Wooden Gifts and Bespoke Furniture. Tweets and re-tweets by Wendy

@plymouth_devon Plymouth Devon UK in Devon, UK
CITY OF PLYMOUTH @plymouth_devon #Plymouth #Devon South West England (RTs are not endorsements)

@hilarycragg Hilary Cragg in Plymouth UK
Solicitor and Partner with Nash & Co Solicitors LLP, specialising in Elderly Client law #dementia #Plymouth #Devon

@Chamber_Devon Devon Chamber in Plymouth, Devon, UK
Devon Chamber of Commerce represents over 1,000 businesses with over 40,000 employees in the region.

@livewellsw Livewell Southwest in Plymouth
Community Interest Company providing NHS services and adult social care in Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon.

@inplymouth Ash Mashhadi in Plymouth, Devon, UK
Plymouths most popular indie website for 11 years; copied by many, surpassed by none :-) Founder of #LovePlymouth. Happy social media evangelist.

@PlymouthMuseum Plymouth Museums in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK
The Museum is closed for the major development of The Box, Plymouth - opening in spring 2020. We are delivering exhibitions and events offsite until then!

@TheAIPlym The Arts Institute Plymouth in Plymouth, Devon, UK
A vibrant public programme of Exhibitions, Music, Talks, Films & Performances brought to you by @PlymUni throughout the year.

@TamarTelecom Tamar Telecom in Plymouth, Devon
We help UK businesses expand into new areas using virtual landline numbers. Call us free on 0800 999 1005 to find out more. Tweets by Abi, Dan & Jamie.

@star100x Fiona Martin in Plymouth Devon
Mummy to 10yr girl & 7yr boy. Blog about days out, things we make/bake & give our views on things we review! #blogger

@BenCooper86 Ben .. .... in Plymouth, Devon.
European, G in LGBT, Labour Co-op, lover of selfies, the ocean, gin, coffee, horror, hedgehogs, rugby & guys with dimples. Work for @LukePollard, tweets my own.

@StLukesPlymouth St Lukes in Plymouth, Devon
St Lukes cares for more than 3,500 people each year at home, at Derriford and at our specialist unit in Turnchapel. Plymouth, South West Devon & East Cornwall.

@bbcdevonsport BBC Devon Sport in Devon
BBC Radio Devon Sport - the best place to follow Plymouth Argyle, Exeter City, Torquay United, the Exeter Chiefs, Plymouth Albion, and all the local sport.

@marjonuni Plymouth Marjon Uni in Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth Marjon University Official Twitter Account.

@Plymouthgas Plymouth Gas in Plymouth Devon
Mark A. Grieves MCIPHE RP MIGEM Carrying out All plumbing & Domestic Gas Work in #Plymouth & Surrounding Areas of Devon & Cornwall.

@ecoplymouthstev Steve Whiteway in Plymouth, England
Prime Ministers Points of Light Award. Lifetime Achievement -Plymouth Community Awards 2017 Great Westerner - Devon Chamber Board member .Plymouth ambassador

@ArchieThePatti Archie The Sewin Dog in Plymouth Devon UK
Archie The Sewing Dog founder of #qwiltyclub @CraftArtisans. Etsy store CraftHillArtisans for qwiltys. brofur to @izzytheborder. Plymouth Devon #btposse member.

Organic Social SEO Plymouth

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

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

Engage with influential people in Plymouth 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; Dartmouth, Lostwithiel, Wotton Cross, Fowey, Totnes, Launceston, Ashburton, Salcombe, Higher Dunstone and Kingsbridge

Using local Plymouth 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 Plymouth Searches

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

1) Top 100 marketing agencies plymouth
2) Ppc agency plymouth
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4) Digital marketing agency plymouth
5) Plymouth social media agency
6) Digital-marketing-agency plymouth
7) Ppc plymouth
8) Plymouth ppc
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10) Social media agency plymouth
11) Plymouth activities ashore
12) Short term student accommodation in plymouth
13) Best marketing agencies plymouth
14) Plymouth to jersey ferry
15) Accommodation for students plymouth
16) Plymouth weather
17) Student rooms plymouth
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19) Plymouth student accommodation
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21) Bus to plymouth
22) Weather plymouth uk
23) Plymouth university history
24) Plymouth university student flats
25) Small business marketing agency plymouth
26) Social media marketing agency plymouth
27) Online marketing agency plymouth
28) Plymouth ppc agency
29) Local marketing agency plymouth
30) Car valeting services plymouth


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