Hey.. so i'm going through all the usual steps of someone trying out black hat seo .. i've bought packages, pbns, social bookmarks etc and a few months later i've realized that i should be looking for quality over quantity in my Tier 1's since this is my main money site! The damage is not that bad so far(about 30 Web 2.0's, 15 pbn posts and a few other low quality links) so i'm looking to move towards Quality over Quantity. Good quality is obviously more expensive so from being able to afford 30 web 2.0's a month i can now afford just about 2(with Tier 2/Tier 3). My question is: Are Just 2 Very High Quality Web 2.0's a month(with Tier 2/Tier 3 low quality content for link juice) + a couple of high quality PBN posts per month enough for my site(low competition keywords on page 2 to 4). Or do i need to add more links just to make it look more natural. tl;dr: Will moving from 50 odd low to medium quality links a month to just 5 to 10 quality links(+ a few social signals) a month make my site look like it's going through a downwards spiral for google or will the quality of the links counter that?