This is a very common question if backlinking is important or not. In short yes backlinking is still important.
But if you will create backlinks by placing backlinks to a blacklisted website, then this will be very harmful to your BLOG or website.
Always choose a well-reputed website to create backlinks.
What are backlinks:- Backlinks are links that directed towards your website or others website. Backlinks are also known as inbound links (IBL’s). More backlinks mean site/ BLOG is more popular still backlinks are more important because you can get more traffic by these backlinks.
Relevant quality backlinks can also help you to get more organic traffic. When inbound links when to send links traffic it contains a word which is treated as keywords for search engines. Quality inbound links help to improve the presence of keywords in the search result.
For Example – If you place “SEO services” as links on other domain. It will improve the rank of “SEO services” in the search engines like Google. Yahoo etc.