Harvey of Bad Example has a bunch of good advice for bloggers looking to increase their linkage and traffic.
To that end a quick examination of the top 100 blogs in the Ecosystem reveals that two of those 100 allow you to link your own posts right into their content via trackback. A link to your post is featured inline with their post (usually right before the Posted By line). Etiquette for the sending trackbacks generally dictates that you include a link to the post you are sending a trackback to in your own post. At some blogs this is a hard and fast rule, at others it’s more of a suggestion.
Are you feeling left out because your blogging software doesn’t automatically send trackbacks? Not to worry. Try the Wizbang Standalone Trackback Pinger.
Update: I am aware of an issue sending a ping to a WordPress blog (such as Outside The Beltway) with the Standalone Trackback Pinger. I’m working to resolve that issue.
Update 2: The pinger has been updated, and now works with WordPress blogs.