Daily Web Ideas recently posted an article about increasing your PageRank. I have written about PageRank before a little bit in my review of Text Link Ads and my post entitled Introduction to Things That Effect Your Page Rank.
They list ideas like writing comments on other blogs, purchasing text link advertisements, exchanging links with related websites, posting on forums, joining a website network, and writing quality content.
While all of these ways are great ways to increase your PageRank, most of them can have some negative side effects, especially as search engines like Google get smarter, so always do research before taking advice seen on any site.
The best tip though, and something that is hidden in plain sight in the Daily Web Ideas post is that networking is your best way to build a site. Connect with people on forums, other blogs, and owners of sites in a similar niche.