Google Doesn’t Consider the Total Number of Backlinks
At Google Search Central SEO hangout on February 19, a website owner asked the following question to Google’s John Mueller: “What matters most the number of unique referring backlink domains or the total number of backlinks?”
for that Mueller says that the total number of backlinks a website has doesn’t matter at all to the Google search algorithm. further, he stated that one good backlink from a relevant website can be more impactful than millions of low-quality backlinks.
Hear Mueller’s full response in the below video: