tangor - 6:45 am on Jul 23, 2011 (gmt 0)
At what point do you decide whether it is worth it to spend the time and energy to purse the link though the phone or other methods?
For me... it depends on whether that link will serve visitors to my site. Have a feeling that the SEs (g in particular) do the same.
Link building is part of what we have to do, of course, but link building for SEO sake, as in the old term for SEO, is not anywhere as strong as it used to be.
Pasteur, Currie, and perhaps Sabin had "magic bullets"... I fear there are few left in the bandolier for webmasters these post Panda days...