Backlinks are all kind of links pointing to your online article page (website or webpage) from other websites, blogs or others taggings. In basic link terminology, a backlink is any link received by a web node (web page, directory, website, or top level domain) from another web node. Due to this these are also called as incoming links or inbound links. Backlinks are one of top 3 search ranking factors of Google Search Algorithm, Content and RankBrain are other two.
The process of obtaining or creating these links is called as Backlinking. It can be achieved by submitting your website to various online directoris of articles and blogs, search engines, press release sites, documents, classified ads, review posting, citation, coupons, profiles, reviews, URL pings, social bookmarking and many-more methods.