The Methods for Getting Backlinks.
- how long it takes to get the links
- how much it costs (time and money) to get the links
- do the links work
Link Swapping = 0/10
Link Farms = 1/10
Buying Links = 3/10
Link Baiting = 5/10
Link Rings = 2/10
PR Article Publication and Distribution = 3/10
Comment Links = 3/10
Commenting on blogs and social sites etc.
Creating your own content network = 4/10
Outsourcing Link Acquistion to a 3rd Party = 2/10
Renting Links = 9/10
Begging for Links 1/10
Call it what you like, knocking (metaphorically) on doors asking for links without offering anything in retun.