88 SEO Jokes & Puns (SEO Funny Humor)

I searched every corner of the Internet for the funniest SEO jokes.

Some of the SEO puns I found were corny, and others were lame, but a lot of them had good SEO funny punchlines. Below, you’ll find a list of the best SEO humor available online to help lighten up your workday and encourage people not to take search engine optimization so seriously. Have fun reading them and be sure to share these SEO jokes with anyone who can use a good laugh.

SEO Jokes List

Why did the SEO cross the road?

He wanted to get hit with traffic.

Why do mobile marketers make good parents?

They are responsive.

Why do they call it the Mini-Panda update?

Because it finds content that is a little bare. (One of the funniest SEO jokes since 2011.)

What do SEOs use when they go fishing?


What does the SEO use besides consonants?


What two things do SEO pre-schoolers have at break?

Cookies and link juice boxes (SEO funny humor for all ages.)

Why do SEOs hate watery oatmeal?

Thin content

What music do SEOs like?


Why do SEOs love the farmer’s market?

Lots of organic content

Why do SEOs like monkeys?

Long tails

What does an SEO call three bottles of microbrew?

A local 3-pack. (One of the best SEO puns to tell at a bar.)

Why are SEOs good at game shows?

They’re good at Quick Answers.

How do the SEOs increase the chances their rock band will be discovered?

By turning up the AMP

What kind of fruit do SEOs like best?

Low hanging

What is the optimum view for an SEO?

Page view

Why did Tiger Woods start studying SEO?

To get his #1 ranking back

Why did the girl stop dating the SEO Nerd?

He loaded too fast

How did the SEO find her way back through the woods?

Bread crumbs

What room was Matt Cutts trying to find when he got lost at the SEO Conference?

Room 404

What do you call the # of times an SEO expert can jump on a trampoline?

Bounce Rate

What is a black hat SEO’s favorite food?


(Interested in black hat SEO? See my black hat SEO techniques page.)

Why did the SEO expert get kicked out of the grocery store?

Cutting in line to be the 1st position

What does SEO and a photo framing shop have in common?

“Matte” Cutts

Why was the SEO expert so furious on his way to work?

Too much traffic! …go figure?

What do you call a web designer with a really good sex change?

Conversion Optimization Specialist

What did the new CEO of Yahoo! say when they finally beat Google in unique traffic, in July of 2013?

Yahoo! (Now that’s some good SEO humor!)

What do you call a man who invents “PageRank”?

Larry Page…go figure? (True Story)

What do you call an SEO expert who sells vans?

Danny “SellAVan”

What do you call an SEO expert who praises Google?

“Kneel” Patel

What do you call an SEO expert who molds his team into shape?

Bruce Clay

What do you call a search engine with a bad marketing department?

A Decision Engine (Remember that)

What did Jesus say to the SEOs?

Come (do)follow me.

What did Satan say in response?

Nofollow Him!

What did Googlebot tell all the hyper links?

Calm down!

Why did the search engine receive a lawsuit?

Because it was a creepy crawler.

What do you call an SEO sitting up in a tree branch overlooking a field full of sheep?

Above the fold.

What is an SEOs most important question before he bungee jumps for the first time?

Can you please tell me what my bounce rate is?

What is an SEO thinking before he bungee jumps?

I hope I have a good bounce rate.

Why are black hat SEOs horrible at hockey?

The general state of everything and everyone makes me think that “discontent” is king not “content”.

What did the 1-year-old SEO teach the 8-month-old?

Don’t waste your crawl budget going for that toy. Just scream until your mom 301 redirects you to it.

What did the mom do to the naughty SEO child who kept picking his nose?

She de-indexed him.

What do you call getting a haircut to look good for your online profile pictures?

A featured snippet.

What is it called when Larry Page or Sergey Brin get a haircut?

A rich snippet.

Why did Google cut its finger nails?

Because a lot of websites were complaining about being scraped.

An SEO and Their Parent are Having a Discussion

SEO: Yes! My time on page is increasing.
Parent: Why are you happy that you are now reading slower?

The surgeon general told some SEOs to stop smoking because there is a link between smoking and cancer. The SEOs replied, “Well…is the link between smoking and cancer followed or nofollowed?”

When Google launched its Universal Search many people were excited that we will finally discovered alien life.

My new GA-bot is awesome! Unfortunately, batteries and keywords are “not provided.”

SEOs prefer canonical tag over freeze tag or laser tag.

An SEO invited me to a business meeting at his house. It turned out to be a Pyramid Schema.

How does Google decide who to hit hardest with Penguin updates?

Flipper Coin!

What do the Pandas like to eat?

[Bamboo] [Bamboo Shoots] [Bamboo Leaves] [Bamboo Stems]

If fish is a Penguins’ favorite food what’s its least favorite?


What does an SEO and part time chiropractor fix?

Back links

A trampoline site got in touch with an SEO…

Yet another client that has a high bounce rate.

The England international football team got in touch with an SEO…

They need more goals set up… And don’t want penalties

Billboards4U sent some good feedback

Since starting SEO they’ve seen some real signs of improvement

What is a pirate’s favourite PPC metric?


What’s a pirate’s favourite part of SEO?


What do you call it when twins are pleased?

Duplicate content

Why is it wrong to have lots of Pandas in the same cage at the Zoo?

It could be considered stuffing!

What do you call a game where touching the person makes them NOT it?

Alt tag

How does an SEO get a divorce?

They Disavow

What did the victim say to the SEO stalker?


Knock knock. Who’s there?

No one because all of your rankings have gone!

You know you are desperate for an answer when…

You look at the second page of Google.

What’s the difference between SEO and a Thesaurus?

Nothing, none, nada, squat, zip, zilch, diddly, zippo…

How do you get people to notice you online?

You have to really make an impression.

What do religion and paid search advertisers have in common?

They really want people to convert.

What do you call a landing page in a tropical island?

A destination URL

SEO Pickup Line: Hey girl, watch out for penguin, you are over-optimized for “Gorgeous”

SEO Pickup Line: Hey girl, you make my heart flutter like a hummingbird.

SEO Pickup Line: Hey girl, I would like to be the authority in your niche.

The local church emailed earlier… They wanted us to see if we can improve their Conversion Rates.

You are only as strong as your weakest link

Coffee.com was struggling with its SEO, we found they had a problem with the Caffeine update.

Your son tells you he wants to go play in the sandbox, you tell him it doesn’t exist. And if he does play in it you’re afraid you won’t see him for the next 12 months.

What deodorant do SEO consultants wear?


Why did the programmer quit his job?

Because he didn’t get arrays (raise). (See more coding jokes.)

What black hat SEOs eat for Thanksgiving?

Keyword stuffing

What did the SEO do on his honeymoon?

He put a “nofollow” outside the door.

What is an SEO’s term for a set of wedding rings?

Reciprocal links

Why did the {chicken|fowl|guinea hen} cross the {road|highway|tarmac}? To get to the other side.

Gatwick Airport received a Google penalty for having too many landing pages!

Airports.com has seen its search engine rankings really take off since working on their landing page.

How do you get the most link juice out of a website that sells oranges?

Squeeze pages

Why are SEO experts so well rested?

They love NAPs

I like my traffic like I like my orange juice:


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SEO Funny Humor Summary

I hope you enjoyed this list of the funniest SEO jokes I could find on the Internet.

Although SEO can be very serious business, taking a break to enjoy some SEO humor can be good for every digital marketer.

If you liked any of these SEO funny punchlines in particular, then be sure to share them with anyone you think would enjoy a good laugh. As I find more SEO puns, I’ll be sure to add them to this list. So come back to this page often!

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