Some people believe SEO is a game. Others believe it’s all shady tactics and sorcery. It isn’t off course, but it has been like that for centuries: if people don’t understand things they will blame it on ‘black tactics’, whether it’s sorcery or SEO.
This infographic brings things nicely together: the games, the sorcery and the ‘black and white’ technics. Quick Note since there were some responses about this on Twitter, this is NOT my view on SEO or affiliates. In my view this has to do with irony. In fact it’s very much what I say above: if people don’t understand you get that they think it’s a game. SEO is not a game. Look at this with the necessary irony :).