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This post from the past brings a timeless message and reminder to stay ever vigilant to defend your keep online. The message is, SEO much like chess involves multiple layers of strategy to be successful.

SEO is Like Chess

SEO is Like Chess

In search engine optimization, there are vast combinations of possibility hinged on the precipice of relevance, yet that alone is not enough to prevail. In the real world, there is competition, “real competition” and that competition “much like yourself” wants to rank in the #1 position for hundreds of high conversion / high search volume keywords and key phrases.

Depending on how broad your vision and ability to anticipate your opponents next move, creates the contrast of rankings, reward and conversion. If the goal of SEO is to be seen, then priceless SEO strategies such as this one provide adequate insight using the interesting analogy of chess.


In 2006, Jeffrey Smith founded SEO Design Solutions (An SEO Provider who now develops SEO Software for WordPress).

Jeffrey has actively been involved in internet marketing since 1995 and brings a wealth of collective experiences and marketing strategies to increase rankings, revenue and reach.

11 thoughts on “SEO Is Like Chess
  1. mauco says:

    I like the way you illustrated SEO being like chess. It’s true and correct. Thanks.

  2. Nalin says:

    hey very good information. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Boris says:

    My hat goes off to you folks for being clever. I often refer to SEO as a game I guess I’ll call that game chess. Very good analogy.

  4. Thanks for all the information. I am working by my self with Aloe Vera

  5. sam patrik says:

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