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11: Debates that involve comparing "Black Hat" to "White Hat" SEO practices needs to end. Stop talking and start working! Budget, experience, efficiency, and results will always prevail. Period.
40: For the most part, pinging links is overrated. Search engines have a purpose. Let them them do their job to crawl your links. Pinging low-quality links doesn't exactly look natural anyway.
69: A lot of links will not make up for poor content. A lot of content will not make up for poor links.