I currently have an SEO team in India that is suggesting that I do paid backlinks on high PR sites. A few example of these sites are
Pricing ranks from $40-$60 to post an article or content with a backlink. Is this worth it? More importantly, will this be helpful or harmful?
I know people are really skeptical about Indian SEO to begin with, but they've been showing me reasonable results and they've ranked a friend national first page for a very competitive industry.
I've never done paid backlinks before so that's the reason why I'm skeptical.
I look forward to your responses.