tedster - 10:42 am on Jun 15, 2012 (gmt 0)
There are still many ways to get the word out - and if the content is really good it does attract links. See this historic thread from 2002 to get some ideas flowing: Mostly Viral Top Traffic Alternatives to Search Engines [webmasterworld.com]
In my experience, this can be done so well that you become almost "algo proof". Add in a health Twitter or Facebook following and you can become a monster machine.