There was a time when backlinks were the bread 🍞 and butter 🧈 of search engine optimization. Back in the wild west days of SEO, it didn’t even matter if those backlinks were good ones as long as you had plenty pointing back to your website.
Backlinks are still important to search engine algorithms today. SEO has become more nuanced and complex since those early days, but backlinks still play an important role in how search engines index your content. According to Backlinko, the number one result on Google's results page for any given keyword posses an average of 3.8x more backlinks than rankings 2 through 10.Read More