Backlinks are effective measurement for SEO. Earning banklinks from higher rank websites are essential for SEO. But always try to check Domain authority, spam score and trust before you earn link from a website.
According to the new Google Core updates Content is more important than backlinks
Backlinks are hyperlinks that point back to your website from other websites. So we are indirectly driving traffic to our website, hence it helps in getting a better ranking position in search engines.
Big Yes to backlinks. It helps you to get better rank on search engine and possibly improve qualified traffic and leads. But all this takes time and the links you build should be natural and should come from quality sites.