Submit your site to major directories, such as Yahoo! and DMOZ.org, in the appropriate category.
Submit articles to article directories and give a text link to your site in a signature.
Publish articles on your site and invite other sites to publish them on their sites, with a link to you.
Participate in forums which allow a text link to your site in a signature.
Get listed in business directories.

Links don't bring in traffic if they are from directories or crap sites that nobody visits.

It's all about the quality of the links and knowing where to find them.

Do some research into your keywords/industry/competition/customers/etc and you'll probably find some great links out there that will bring in tons of traffic!

Analyze your keywords/website analytics and check bounce rates... optimize pages as needed.

Add articles and keyword content pages as needed

Add value for customers

Submitting your site/posts to social bookmarking sites also increases your backlinks. More backlinks means you can rank easier in search engines and more backlinks also means higher PR. These are free backlinks so you should do this often.

= Directory Submission,
= SE Submission,
= Social Bookmarking,
= Article Submission,
= Forum Posting,
= Creating Blogs,
= Blogs Comment Posting........
These way you get increase your Link Popularity...........

Research google trends or keyword topics that your customers find value in. Spend the time researching and writing an article that is very professional and interesting... distribute it to all the article sites, blogs and press release sites. Make sure to include links in your text back to your site.

ALWAYS update your content

People love to visit sites that always has a fresh content so they have something new to read. Also consider the quality of what you are posting not that you are just posting for the sake that you’ll have a new content in your site.

If you have exchanged links with other sites, do give time to check if your links to there sites are still up because inbound links are very important.

Getting backlinks is a never-ending chore. Just set your mind to it and schedule time to do it each week. There's no easy way.
Some methods:
1. Comment in blogs with your linked signature.
2. Post in forums with your linked signature.
3. Join a one-way link group.
4. Publish articles with your link.
5. Do reciprocal link exchanges with theme related sites.

better do some postings and commenting with a signature to your link!! this a basic strategy to get back links and works very well.

One good way to increase the link popularity.

You can submit your site/posts to social bookmarking sites also increases your backlinks. More backlinks means you can rank easier in search engines and more backlinks also means higher PR.