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Unlocking the Power of Ancient Chinese Wisdom: New Insights for SEO with Google, Bing, and Baidu

Traditional Chinese Proverbs - and what they teach us about SEO

Welcome to our weekly series of newly interpreted ancient Chinese proverbs from Confucius, Sun Tzu, or Laozi, with a focus on applying their wisdom to the world of Chinese SEO for Google, Bing, and Baidu. Each week, we'll explore the rich and insightful sayings of the past and unlock their secrets to success in today's digital landscape. Whether you're looking to improve your website's visibility or elevate your online presence, these proverbs offer a unique perspective that can help you achieve your goals. So, sit back, relax, and join us as we delve into the world of Chinese proverbs and SEO.


yóudēng suī àn, réng kě yìngzhào zhēngtú.

Although the oil lamp is dark, it can still reflect the journey.

Ancient Chinese Philosopher AI-Tzu

The Chinese proverb 'Although the oil lamp is dark, it can still reflect the journey' suggests that even when resources are limited, one can still make progress. In ancient times, an oil lamp provided just enough light to illuminate a traveler's immediate path, allowing them to take the next step on their journey. This proverb emphasizes the importance of determination, perseverance, and resourcefulness in the face of challenges.

For modern SEO professionals, this proverb signifies the importance of making the most of limited resources or budgets. It is often the case that resources for SEO campaigns are constrained. However, with smart choices, even modest campaigns can make a difference. Just as an oil lamp reflects the traveler's immediate path, an effective SEO campaign can generate traffic and leads despite limited resources.

Therefore, modern SEO professionals need to be resourceful, strategic, and innovative with their tactics. Even with limited budgets, they can still make progress on the road to achieving their goals. With focus and determination, they can harness all available resources to drive success in their SEO campaigns.

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A Promise from Kun Tang, Founder and CEO of Jademond / Jadegital

Kun Tang, Founder and CEO

The Chinese Culture holds great wisdom in form of quotes from wise men like Laotzi, Suntzu an Confucius but also from many today unknown people. Often (not always) transfering the essence of these sayings makes great sense even to modern technologies and marketing techniques such as SEO for China.


But I promise that our SEO experts are also up-to-date when it comes to modern techniques and SEO strategies. Want to test us? Get in touch!