Local SEO Torquay

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

local seo for Torquay business

The Town of Torquay has a population of around 49000 people which makes up for 0.08% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Torquay have on the web, make up for around 0.101% of the UK total local websites.

Making online competition in Torquay HIGH!

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

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

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

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

1) Computer repairs
2) Security services
3) Business centres
4) Estate agents
5) Life coaching
6) Hotels
7) Machinery industrial and commercial
8) Opticians dispensing
9) Picture framing and framers
10) Accountants

These are the most competitive business types in Torquay 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.

Torquay 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 Torquay, 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 Torquay.

local influencer marketing Torquay

@MarinersTorquay Mariners - Torquay in 35 Belgrave Rd, Torquay Devon TQ2 5HX UK - Tel: 01803 393743 / Outside UK: 0044 1803 393743
Mariners Guest House - Torquay, English Riviera. 7 en-suite rooms +6 min from beach. OUR LOWEST PRICES ARE FOUND BY RINGING OUR BUSINESS LANDLINE:..01803 393743

@EnglishRiviera English Riviera in South Devon, UK
South Devons Beautiful Bay & @RivieraGeopark, home to beautiful #Torquay, #Paignton, #Brixham, #Babbacombe. Share your experiences using #EnglishRiviera

@UK_AWSAzureJobs UK AWS/Azure Jobs in Torquay, South Devon
UK AWS & Azure jobs. Hiring or looking for a new job/contract. I can get your CV into a large network of contacts. Book call at https://t.co/AQqds0BTqb

@Stephanie_Jne Stephanie Jane in Torquay, Devon
Blogging about books @ https://t.co/FZRCSDlvE9, design @ https://t.co/Y23Z6y8VQ5 & life @ https://t.co/ZlyoNqozas

@elephantrest Elephant Restaurant in Torquay, South Devon
Fantastic food, fantastic service , Bay views, multi award-winning chefs, a Michelin star & our own farm! info@elephantrestaurant.co.uk

@dmusgroveblinds Dave Musgrove Blinds in Torquay, Devon, England
A local, honest blinds supplier and fitter in Torbay, Teignbridge & The South Hams.

@LonelyCove Lonely Cove in Torquay, Devon, England
Marianne Renton. Hand made jewellery inspired by coast and country, using authentic sea-glass, silver and copper to create unique, individual pieces.

@LivingCoasts Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon
Torquays coastal zoo and aquarium. A conservation and education charity dedicated to protecting our global wildlife heritage. Add us on Instagram @livingcoasts

@PrincessTorquay Princess Theatre in Torquay Devon, England.
Torquays Premier Touring Theatre in the heart of Torquay Harbour. Please see our website for show info & listings. Whats On Brochure https://t.co/nt9vblGOhi

@HendriksenGolf Dan Hendriksen Golf in England, United Kingdom
Dad, PGA Golf Professional at Torquay Golf Club in Torquay, Devon, .............. Lessons&Fittings: dh@dhgolf.co.uk

@RabbitAttackPR Rabbit Attack PR in Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom
PR and Social Media campaigns for the following industries: Gardening, Music, Lifestyle, Beauty. Rock interviewer https://t.co/PK6Jsba3uH

@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.

@Petremedy1 Pet Remedy in Torquay, Devon, UK
Natural de-stress & calming for pets. Works for all pets (mammals and birds). Available as Plug Diffuser or Sprays https://t.co/U2SFT5MUZt

@Toryboy1960 Devonboy in England
Proud to be a Devon boy & English (with a bit of Welsh)! Cant abide political correctness or hypocrisy of the left. Love my wife, kids & dog. Torquay United.

@No7FishBistro No 7 Fish Bistro in Torquay, Devon Uk
A small family run Bistro style restaurant providing the freshest fish and shellfish from local boats and Brixham market. We are 5 minutes from the town centre.

@BabbTheatre Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay, Devon, UK
Situated on the Babbacombe Downs in Torquay, Babbacombe Theatre is ranked as the Number 1 Theatre in Devon on TripAdvisor. Call our Box Office on 01803 328385.

@TorreAbbey Torre Abbey Museum in Torquay, Devon
Visitor Attraction of the Year - South Devon & English Riviera Tourism Awards 2017. So much to do and see. Kids and teens go free! Open Tues to Sun, 10am-5pm.

@BBettesworth_ Becky Bettesworth in Torquay Devon UK
#Devon award winning #artist creating vintage #travelposters and #seasideprints, available to buy from my website https://t.co/PrtuWMsYUH

@ChrisRally Chris Wheeler in Torquay, Devon
23, British Rally Driver ....|2016 British Rally Championship BRC 3 Champion | Taking on the MSA Asphalt Championship! | Vehicle Technician | Kirsty Jarrett ..

@JohnLakeTorquay John Lake Torquay in Torquay
Estate Agents serving the heart of the English Riviera over 40 years #Torquay #Torbay #Devon #Sales #Lettings. Tweets by Neil & Carolyn

Organic Social SEO Torquay

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

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

Engage with influential people in Torquay 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; Crediton, Ottery St Mary, Salcombe, Sidmouth, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Exeter, Budleigh Salterton, Higher Dunstone and Exmouth

Using local Torquay 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 Torquay Searches

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

1) Ppc agency torquay
2) Champion blinds torquay
3) Population torquay
4) Torquay population
5) Server contract torquay
6) Computer contract torquay
7) Torquay
8) Torquay estate agents
9) House in torquay
10) No 7 fish bistro torquay menu
11) Pest control torquay
12) Bettesworth torquay
13) Server support torquay
14) Torquay united fans forum

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!