This post answers the question, "How many links do I need?"

Of course, the answer depends on the answer to a different question: "How many links do I need to rank my articles on Google?"

This guide shares examples of my blog posts from my site https://mostlyblogging.com that rank on Page 1 of Google and will share how many links point to those articles.

Sound good?

Let's get started.

Article 1:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/how-to-get-out-of-facebook-jail/
Links: 501
Ranking: Best keyword: how to get out of Facebook Jail, Position 1.

Article 2:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/cursed-text-generator/
Links: 194
Ranking: Best keyword: cursed text generator, Position 6

Article 3:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/pinterest-downloader/
Links: 197
Ranking; Best keyword: Pinterest video downloader, Position 10

Article 4:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/mewe-review-facebook-alternative/
Links: 431
Ranking: Best keyword: MeWe review, Position 3

Article 5:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/random-zip-code/
Links: 45
Ranking: Best keyword: fake zip code, Position 5

Article 6:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/youtube-shorts-download/
Links: 47
Ranking: Best keyword: YouTube Shorts Downloader, Position 6

Article 7:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/free-social-networking-sites/
Links: 464
Ranking: Best keyword: Free social networking sites, Position 1

Article 8:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/instasize-video/
Links: 170
Ranking: Best keyword: Instasize, Position 9

Article 9:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/postermywall/
Links: 300
Ranking: Best keyword: My wall poster, Position 5

Article 10:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/r-nsfw-gif-hot-subreddits/
Links: 47
Ranking: Best keyword: hottest subreddits, Position 4

Article 11:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/best-crypto-trading-platform-reddit/
Links: 24
Ranking: Best keyword: Reddit Best Crypto Exchange, Position 5

Article 12:
https://www.mostlyblogging.com/best-i-can-do-meme/
Links: 129
Ranking: Best keyword: Best I can do is meme, Position 6

Wrapping Up
By reading this guide, you saw 12 examples that show a correlation between Google SERP Rankings and the number of backlinks to your site.

Hopefully, this article gave you an indication of how many links you need to your posts if you want them to rank on Page 1 of Google's Search Engine Results Page.

Author's Bio: 

Janice Wald is the founder of MostlyBlogging.com. She is an ebook author, blogger, blogging coach, blogging judge, freelance writer, and speaker. She was nominated as the 2021 and 2019 Best Internet Marketer by the Infinity Blog Awards and in 2017 as the Most Informative Blogger by the London Bloggers Bash. She’s been featured on Small Business Trends, the Huffington Post, and Lifehack.