30 Reasons Digital Marketing is Like Old School Nintendo

This is a guest post written by Antony Pensabene; magician and retired SEO.


30 Reasons Digital Marketing is Just Like Old School Nintendo

1.

You blow in devices when they’re not working correctly.

2.

You trade new titles with friends in social circles.


Links are good

4.

You discuss strategies and triumphs with peers at lunch.

5.

It seems as if they’ll never stop releasing new titles.

6.

Reading blackhat forums is like calling expert hotlines.

7.

You never defeated Super Mario Bros 3 or got a client on page one, but you’ve stated so.


You get yelled at for staying up late

9.

You have friends who won’t share their cheat codes with you.

10.

You have friends you won’t share your cheat codes with.


Keeping up with Google updates is like playing Tetris

12.

Arcade versions and on-stage tactics are more exciting than playing at home.

13.

Getting the highest score at a friend’s house is like getting the most shares as a guest blogger.

14.

You feel threatened when the girl next door gets a higher score.

15.

Buying an expired domain with potential is like stumbling upon Ninja Gaiden at a yard sale.

16.

Your parents don’t understand how to play.


Beating Penguin is like defeating Mr. Sandman in Punch Out

18.

Others sit around and just watch the best play.

19.

Sometimes you call on outside assistance to defeat nasty level bosses or search penalties.

20.

You cry when games or rankings are taken from you.

21.

Icarus fights Medusa like Cutts fights web spam.

22.

An overloaded host is like an overloaded game.

23.

You quickly call best friends upon reaching a new level or page rank.

24.

Your dream is to make a living doing it.


WordPress themes become classics

26.

Jon Cooper is like Fred Savage’s prodigy brother in The Wizard.

27.

Street credit is earned.

28.

Renting a game is like having limited access to a search tool.

29.

You spend your allowance on new title and URLs.

30.

You mention your highest scores when discussing particular titles or verticals.

Words came via the man that used to be known as content_muse. Anthony Pensabene has now retired from the world of SEO is now pursuing a career in the world of magic. I would point you to his site but that appears to be closed. I tried to contact his PR Manager, the world famous Shakespeare doll but he hasn’t seen Anthony for some time. Anthony is around, if you miss him you can drop him an email or chat to him on skype, just don’t ask him how the sawing a lady in half trick is done.

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