Are Backlinks Important?

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"For an effective SEO strategy quality backlinks is important to increase website traffic and build link popularity."
If you have gained an insight into the SEO world, youwould have come across the word ¡°backlinks¡± several times. For those new to the SEO industry, you might wonder what backlinks are and how essential they are for the success of websites.

In short, a Backlink indicates a link from another site to your website. These are also known as inbound links and their number indicates the popularity of the website. Backlinks are considered as votes by search engines: more the number of votes (backlinks) your website has, and based on the importance of websites linking back to yours, your site is assigned a trust rank.



Backlinks today are an important part of the SEO process because when you build quality backlinks, your website stands a higher chance of getting indexed faster by the search engines. Also, from the long term perspective, it will help in boosting quality traffic to your site. Apart from this, building backlinks serves your bottom-line of website visibility by improving your page ranking and ultimately your ranking in the search engines. Additionally, it is not just enough to have lots of backlinks, but, it¡¯s also the quality of backlinks that helps in achieving a better ranking in search engines. When calculating the relevance of a website to a particular keyword, search engines usually take into consideration the number of quality backlinks to that website. Search engines like Google give a lot of importance to websites that contain more number of quality backlinks and also consider those websites as more relevant when compared to others in search results.
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  • Profile picture of the author jalicia18
    Quality and Quantity backlinks for page rank success.
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  • Profile picture of the author xylement
    depends on what type of backlinks... make sure you get quality backlinks and this is very important!
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  • Profile picture of the author Red Mist
    Backlinks still make up a large part of Googles algo. To rank in even the most mildly competitive niche, you will need a certain amount of incoming links, and quality ones at that.
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  • Profile picture of the author cryst
    Quality and Related Backlinks to your niche and quantity baclinks lead u to rank higher on search engines.....
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  • Profile picture of the author katieholms
    Originally Posted by laurarussell49 View Post




    "For an effective SEO strategy quality backlinks is important to increase website traffic and build link popularity."
    If you have gained an insight into the SEO world, youwould have come across the word ¡°backlinks¡± several times. For those new to the SEO industry, you might wonder what backlinks are and how essential they are for the success of websites.

    In short, a Backlink indicates a link from another site to your website. These are also known as inbound links and their number indicates the popularity of the website. Backlinks are considered as votes by search engines: more the number of votes (backlinks) your website has, and based on the importance of websites linking back to yours, your site is assigned a trust rank.


    Backlinks today are an important part of the SEO process because when you build quality backlinks, your website stands a higher chance of getting indexed faster by the search engines. Also, from the long term perspective, it will help in boosting quality traffic to your site. Apart from this, building backlinks serves your bottom-line of website visibility by improving your page ranking and ultimately your ranking in the search engines. Additionally, it is not just enough to have lots of backlinks, but, it¡¯s also the quality of backlinks that helps in achieving a better ranking in search engines. When calculating the relevance of a website to a particular keyword, search engines usually take into consideration the number of quality backlinks to that website. Search engines like Google give a lot of importance to websites that contain more number of quality backlinks and also consider those websites as more relevant when compared to others in search results.

    Hello,

    This was such a really nice post.I am a newbie over here and i also that back links directly helps us to increase the traffic toward our own website.So that we can have more likes for our website.Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author amirsen
    Definitely backlink is soul for the seo it gives us great boost for our website ,so backlink is most important.
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  • Profile picture of the author hello2
    Thanks for sharing! It's very informative and on the spot.
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  • Profile picture of the author Erdjon
    I think Backlink is the main part of SEO.

    Backlinking must be do.
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    • Profile picture of the author businessone01
      Backlinks are an most important part of the SEO process because when you build quality backlinks, your website stands a higher chance of getting indexed faster by the search engines.
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  • Profile picture of the author markfreedom
    You said so. It is very important becuase the site that has multiple backlinks will look credible in the eye of the search engine and give favor to appear to the result page.
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  • Profile picture of the author brucedodd
    Google loves a site that has lots links to it so backlink building as well as keyword research is key to getting your blog listed. Also install a plugin call XML site map as this will help with your SEO and backlinking.
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  • Profile picture of the author sousen
    Yes, back link is the backbone for Search Engine Optimization without back link not possible to get success online business
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  • Profile picture of the author michalsemen
    Quality inbound links are always important and quality back links include:

    Dofollow + Relevant + High PR
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    • Profile picture of the author Pravir
      Backlinks are the backbone of any SEO campaigns. Any good seo campaign is backed by good baclinks building strategy. Though other factors are important but backlinks are the most significant one. You should have a mix of good number of backlinks coming from various relevant resources to keep under google radar. Off course you should not ignore the high authority and High PR sites along with .edu and .gov sites. If you have implemented a good backlink strategy you will get high rankings as well as a large number of free traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author stephencammeron
    Backlinks are definitely important. It plays a big part for ranking a website. Though it's not the only factors that affects it, backlinks can be a good asset from having good rankings.
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  • Profile picture of the author winwebtech
    Yes Backlink is always important for SEO. We already have a lots of backlink in our website. winwebtech.com
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    It is the foundation of the web and for your SEO!
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  • Profile picture of the author Moondive
    Yes backlinks are very important for SEO
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  • Profile picture of the author Cameron Nabeel
    In my opinion backlinks are the only or the best way to increase website ranking. It requires extensive efforts but you get the result out of it. If your site ranks well and has a good content you can earn a reasonable amount through Google adds..
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  • Profile picture of the author cathyanderson
    I want to thank you so much for your detailed explanation of backlinks and backlinking. I am also a newbie in the SEO world that "backlinking" is being thrown around all over the place, and I was having a difficult time getting my head around the whole comcept. You did an excellent job of explaining it.

    Thank you so much for the time you took to do this.
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  • Profile picture of the author dagaul101
    Backlinks are extremely important, especially if your niche is competitive, if your competitor has thousands of backlinks in a competitive niche, you won't get anywhere near them on on-page SEO alone
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  • Profile picture of the author App Developers
    only if you plan to rank really well. other wise no big deal.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Lol, OP is spamming that sig. link...

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    Originally Posted by laurarussell49 View Post



    "For an effective SEO strategy quality backlinks is important to increase website traffic and build link popularity."
    If you have gained an insight into the SEO world, youwould have come across the word ¡°backlinks¡± several times. For those new to the SEO industry, you might wonder what backlinks are and how essential they are for the success of websites.

    In short, a Backlink indicates a link from another site to your website. These are also known as inbound links and their number indicates the popularity of the website. Backlinks are considered as votes by search engines: more the number of votes (backlinks) your website has, and based on the importance of websites linking back to yours, your site is assigned a trust rank.




    Backlinks today are an important part of the SEO process because when you build quality backlinks, your website stands a higher chance of getting indexed faster by the search engines. Also, from the long term perspective, it will help in boosting quality traffic to your site. Apart from this, building backlinks serves your bottom-line of website visibility by improving your page ranking and ultimately your ranking in the search engines. Additionally, it is not just enough to have lots of backlinks, but, it¡¯s also the quality of backlinks that helps in achieving a better ranking in search engines. When calculating the relevance of a website to a particular keyword, search engines usually take into consideration the number of quality backlinks to that website. Search engines like Google give a lot of importance to websites that contain more number of quality backlinks and also consider those websites as more relevant when compared to others in search results.
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  • Profile picture of the author kiranraj19
    Yes, Backlinks are very important...Ranking & page rank depends upon the backlinks. So don't link with the banned websites
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  • Profile picture of the author GemFranco
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    Absolutely it is an important aspects in SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author danlew
    Yes, you need to have good quality backlinks from high PR sites if possible so you in return get good PageRank. Google trusts sites and gives more authority and as a result better rankings to sites with good PageRank.
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  • Profile picture of the author KateHunter
    Backlinks, and backlinks to your backlinks! but its amazing how much good a few quality backlinks can do, and how little good lots of bad quality backlinks can do.
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  • Without backlinks, your site will never rank highly. Backlinks are what propel any website to the first page of Google. In fact, they're even more important than on page optimization factors. Check out my sig. for more information about this.
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    • Profile picture of the author NZB
      Is it true that backlinks are very important.

      Even the poor in content website, you can inflate to high positions. Just look what is the power of good links. Just try.
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  • Profile picture of the author vvsingh
    Back links are like votes about the authority of a site. Quality back links from high PR sites with proper anchor text can improve our rankings on SERP as well as it can help us increase our page rank.
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  • Profile picture of the author uhereks
    Thanks.. Yes. Backlinking. I think it's a big think. If you are really after a competitive keyword the only thing you can do is build a High PR backlinks from blogs, article directories..
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  • Profile picture of the author AlexJHN
    Back link is very important and if you are in high competition then it is must.

    However, you need to build natural back link today so if you build natural back links then there is no relevancy I think as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author indiarajasthan
    Creating quality back links is the best way to get the best way to get ranked in search engines . That why backlinks are important
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  • Profile picture of the author gamer90
    Yep backlinks make a massive difference however do not forgot "quality matters" now!
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  • Profile picture of the author razorico
    Backlinking is the cornerstone of the SEO campaign. Create them manually, avoid uising blackhat software.
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  • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
    Backlinks are absolutely vital. But if you're targeting the wrong keywords and your on-page SEO is bad, then backlinks alone won't help you much. So make sure you've got those two aspects right as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author DIGITALCHAMELEON
    The more backlinks your site has the more credible your site is.
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  • Profile picture of the author Peter Gehr
    Better to have fewer quality backlinks than having thousands of irrelevant backlinks from poor quality sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author satrap
    In my personal experience, I have found out that backlinks are more important than any other thing when it comes to seo. I say backlink is the king!

    I used to believe other wise, but working with my own site and seeing how backlinks helped me more than any other thing to rank for my keywords and get traffic and now I am making real money with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Justinpage
    Yeah, backlinks are important in SEO in many ways. But don't forget on page optimization. A good combination of quality link building and proper on page SEO will be a great factor.
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  • Profile picture of the author seoguru0
    Of course quality back linking to relevant sites are highly important factor in SEO
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  • Profile picture of the author 2423898
    Backlinks are probably the most important thing in SEO. They show that your content is relevant and the search engines will rank you higher as a result.
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