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How to create back links

These are just a few examples of backlink sources for an author website. By reaching out to these communities and promoting your book, you can build valuable backlinks that will help improve your website's search engine ranking.

Here is a list of backlink sources for an author website:

  1. Book review websites: Websites that review books can be a great source of backlinks for authors. Try reaching out to book review websites and offering to send them a review copy of your book.

  2. Author interviews and guest posts: Offer to do author interviews or write guest posts on other websites, and include a link back to your own website in your bio.

  3. Social media: Share your website on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Encourage your followers to share your website with their own followers.

  4. Book promotion websites: Websites that promote books, such as Goodreads, can be a great source of backlinks. Consider creating a profile on these websites and promoting your book.

  5. Online book clubs: Join online book clubs and participate in discussions about your book. Many online book clubs allow members to include a link to their own website in their profiles.

  6. Book blogs and podcasts: Reach out to book bloggers and podcasters and offer to be a guest on their show. You can also write articles for book blogs and include a link back to your own website.

  7. Library websites: Consider offering to give a talk or workshop at your local library, and include a link to your website in the library's event listing.

  8. Writing communities: Join online writing communities, such as Writer's Digest or the National Association of Writers in Education. Many of these communities allow members to include a link to their own website in their profiles.

  9. Bookstores: Reach out to local bookstores and offer to sign books or give a reading. Many bookstores have websites that include information about upcoming events, and can include a link to your website.