A backlink is a link on another website that points to your website or book sales page. All search engines consider the amount of backlinks pointed at your website when ranking the authority of a site. Use this list of essential sites, which are frequently indexed by Google and other search engines, to build up your backlink arsenal and enjoy the benefits of more traffic to your website or book sales page over a long period of time.

Essential backlick sites

www.facebook.com

www.twitter.com

www.pintrest.com

www.goodreads.com

www.booklikes.com

www.medium.com

www.Digg.com

www.Threelly.com

www.librarything.com

www.youtube.com

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Here is a reference table for  creating any type of backlink you could ever want. PR indicates the authority of the site, with 9 being the highest and 0 being the lowest authority.This table include the following categories:

Web 2.0's

Bookmarks

Directories

Blog Directories

Quality Article Directories

Video

RSS

Doc Sharing

Press Releases