Are backlinks worth the time?

Much has always been speculated regarding the SEO strategy concerning backlinks. Many experts say that backlinks have become irrelevant yet, time and again, research, as well as the search engines, have proven them wrong. It is all about traffic and credibility. There has been some recent research performed and released by The Directory Journal that  just may well be eye opening for those who have given little thought to backlinks. Below is the infographic published by The Directory Journal that elegantly illustrates that maybe you need to reconsider your attitude toward backlinks:

-Written by Kevin Sawyer