It doesn’t work anymore. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise or even sell it to you as a service.
If you have money to waste, waste it on content or waste it on adwords
In my humble opinion, on this issue, google does 2 things:
– it values valuable content higher then anything else and acts accordingly
– it acts in whatever way it wants to act, in their own interest
If you depend on the high ranking in google then thats what you are: dependent on google.
There are better and more creative “seo”-ways to do online. Guys from creativemarket made an overview. So i didn’t have to.
Have good day!
ps. Hulk Hogan