Focus less on manual link building and more on delivering awesome content and community help. You'll have a lot more to earn if you invest a lot more of your time to earning links and dishing out information that people actually want to link to.
Articles by Razvan Gavrilas
Is it possible links will no longer be a ranking factor in the future? Yandex no longer takes links into consideration as a ranking factor. Google has flirted with the idea. What would the SEO landscape look like without links as a ranking metric?
Google is a complicated “piece” of software that is being updated constantly, with each update theoretically bringing new fixes and improvements. But Google is still cluttered with spam and relying on outdated ranking techniques. Can Google evolve?
Dissecting the shady link building tactics one site used offers further evidence that old link building tricks that worked for years are no longer a long-term strategy for top search rankings on Google. Also: some suggestions for recovery.