You can use bulletin boards to passively market your website. Here’s how. Participate in a forum where the content discussed is similar to content on your website. This should subject matter you are comfortable discussing. If you’re a subject matter expert and you share your knowledge with other users on the forum
Having a lot of links is a good thing. There was a time when link popularity was the biggest factor in search engine ranking algorithms. It’s still important, but the rules have changed. Today it’s less about the raw backlinks and more about context. Google’s PageRank algorithm used to very important in ranking sites.