With Google's Social Media slap going around, it's important to get backlinks from other sources besides social media (lenses & bookmarks). Some of these other sources include article submissions, press releases, video submissions, commenting on forums/blogs, and software submissions (PAD). Am I missing any other backlink methods here? Which method or methods are the best for getting backlinks and ranking high in Google (especially with regard to time commitment)? What are the some of the ways to automate the laborious process? Let's take the time to discuss these questions and more in this thread.