The death of #links as a ranking signal? Not this year 😃 I'm happy to say that link building as a practice has greatly evolved.

1. 53 percent of the overall SEO budget is dedicated to link building.

2. The average client’s budget allocated to link building per month is 1000 usd. 43% pay 1000 to 5000 usd per month to build links.

Via +Moz​​​, marked with #linkbuilding