Whitey - 10:29 pm on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)
with low competition a few months ago
I'm seeing the same thing, but anything requiring any scale on this method with links will likely get no traction. Unlike the past.
They will have to rely more on content and engagement - some of which you hint at, that you are doing.
2 markets that have likely just taken a further hit are exact match domain sellers and once again poor quality link brokers and networks.