Horia Neagu: I think the phrasing you`re looking for is actually "more damage than good".
Anum Sharf: Ok so you are saying that strategy doesn`t works anymore
Дмитрий Штанько: If your a have own site without traffic or ranking - link from this site - can up your word in google or bing
Horia Neagu: Absolutely! Instead focus on building quality links! Ask key questions like "does this link help my website?" or "is this link relevant to my content?" or "do these metrics (DA, URL rank, rankings data) look valuable to me?"
Horia Neagu: , directory submissions are not worth the effort. I`m not talking about links, but strictly directory submissions.
Horia Neagu: , you can also use Moz`s link intersect tool, to spy on the backlinks your competitors receive.
Joanna Jana Laznicka: As an owner to several online publications the last thing we care to see is someone who is sending us an article from someone who is obviously only wanting to write somthing yo get a backlink. Right now I am getting the same email word from word who all claim they went to the same university all claiming to being a different person looking to submit articles. It is so pathetic it is actually laughable and just shows the low cost SEO backlink companies work.
Jobin John: Article directory submissions are dead... They are worth nothing. If you really want to grow in the SERPs with link building then use strategies like the ones mentioned here