Pssst, like it or not, backlinks [and updates] will help to keep a web site popular. I am a long-time student of webmastering. Indeed, experience is the mother of wisdom.
Now, the below list offers placement of your link through both free and pay for listings.
Just visit each site below and do your thing. Prepare a few scripts in notepad. One for purchases, one for link exchanges. Actions speak louder than words. Business before pleasure.
Smart Link Exchange
Dr1 Advertising → Ooh-la-la! Buy a directory page or banner ad.
GetPaidMail Paid Advertising
SEO Friendly Dir. → Submit Site
Myfreeshares Paid Advertising
No-Minimum Paid Advertising
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★★★★: #500,000 – #3,999,999
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