creative_craig - 8:51 pm on Nov 12, 2011 (gmt 0)
I link out to relevant sites often - I dont even ask for any link back in return. I put the links up for the user and if I feel that it would be of some use to them.
Has it helped in rankings, difficult to say 100% but I would say so. Has it hurt, no! Traffic is steadily on the rise as it has been for the last 18 months or so.