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Green SEO – the only color of SEO worth doing

Tim Converse presents a set of colors for search engine optimization, beyond the now standard “black, white and grey”. He has the right idea, but I am afraid he missed the mark. His new range runs from Dark inky black” to  “Luminescent pearly white”, but Tim, those aren’t colors. Black is the absence of color, and a white is a blend of all colors. Think of SEO on merely a grey scale? No. The only SEO worth doing is GREEN SEO.

Green SEO is the color of money – U.S. money, that is. The “greenback”. That elegant, rich, unique color of green somewhere between Kelly green and forest green. If maroon is a sanguinous shade of red, money is a sanguinous shade of green.

SEO must be green, for it must generate wealth. Instead of asking “how black” is your SEO, or “how white” is your SEO, you should be asking yourself  “how green is my SEO”. Green baby. It’s the only color of SEO that matters.

6 Comments

  1. skore wrote:

    Well said John!

    Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 8:08 pm | Permalink
  2. Kali wrote:

    Money in my country is blue, brown, purple or red – not green.

    Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 4:39 am | Permalink
  3. I agree with Kali, it’s not only green that matters. If you focus on a regional niche, the colors may differ.

    Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 6:36 am | Permalink
  4. rob wrote:

    Seo isn’t any colour, it’s a variety of odours ;-)

    Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 11:49 pm | Permalink
  5. I agree why do SEO if it is not for the greenbacks. Money is green in my neck of the woods!!

    Monday, February 2, 2009 at 10:41 am | Permalink
  6. dave wrote:

    quote: “Black is the absence of color, and a white is a blend of all colors.”

    Isn’t it the other way around?

    Nope.  Mix all colors in a uniform distribution and you get “white”. If an object were to absorb everything (thus reflecting back nothing), you’d see it as “black”.

    Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 11:44 pm | Permalink

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  1. Anonymous on Sunday, November 26, 2006 at 1:36 pm

    Green SEO – the only color of SEO worth doing…

    John Andrews replies to a post by Tim Converse, saying that SEO is not black and white, but white to Green… money green….