Chrisboggs has write up “buying links” session held @ pubcon..
The info about what has been said has been talk about and agreed for while on many forums..
Some points from the main article are if you are going buy link buy quality one from high traffic and not footer links.. Content link (within the content of the page) and 100% on theme..
Here is a quote I was interested in which might be expaned ?
In QA, Thomas says that he feels that Google has directly penalized some sites including his own that used Text Link Ads. Andy says that typically what they see is that sites that have already gained a fair amount of trust prior to buying links can do very well doing this. However, sites that are newer may run into problems.Â