It’s True. Backlinks help you build website authority. Several SEO tools like Moz, Ahrefs, SEMrush, etc. provide the Domain Authority of a website, and the criteria they use to determine the Website Authority is backlinks.
You should try and get backlinks from websites that have a higher Domain Authority than yours. This increases your Domain Authority by a lot than getting a backlink from a lower Domain Authority website.
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