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Old 9th October 2012, 02:01 AM   #1
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Default .edu & .gov Backlinks?

When an educational institution registers a domain name they will usually have a .edu extension. These .edu domains are often valuable sites to have linking to you because they can carry a lot of authority and sometimes positively influence search engine results.

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A .gov backlink is a hyperlink from a website with the .gov domain name extension. .gov domains are government owned websites. They usually carry some authority and weight and naturally can be very strong backlinks to have.

There may be perfectly legitimate offers for .gov links, but in many cases an SEO firm or consultant is forced to obtain .gov links using grey hat methods, or in the worse case black hat and downright spamming or theft. Go the extra mile if you're ever paying for any kind of advertising on a .gov domain name, and find out how these backlinks are obtained before you do anything.

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Old 14th October 2012, 11:00 PM   #2
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To find edu sites use this search query..

site:.edu inurl:blog "searching topic"
site:.org inurl:blog "searching topic"

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Old 15th October 2012, 04:21 AM   #3
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I'm sorry!! But what is your question?

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Old 31st October 2012, 11:42 AM   #4
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Their was a question when people were running to get backlinks on such .edu and .gov websites but now it become very hard to get backlink in such websites.

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Old 31st October 2012, 12:30 PM   #5
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Has it ever been "easy" to get links from .edu or .gov sites? They won't link to just anyone. You need to be a great company with great services for them to consider you.

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Old 9th November 2012, 08:33 AM   #6
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Their was a question when people were running to get backlinks on such .edu and .gov websites but now it become very hard to get backlink in such websites.

I agree to you that it hard to get such back-links, But it was not a question.

and you are right that these links are very nice and helpful!

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Old 11th November 2012, 05:59 PM   #7
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Has it ever been "easy" to get links from .edu or .gov sites? They won't link to just anyone. You need to be a great company with great services for them to consider you.
I been trying for month with no luck so if anyone can help please share

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Old 22nd November 2012, 08:56 AM   #8
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Their was a question when people were running to get backlinks on such .edu and .gov websites but now it become very hard to get backlink in such websites.
We are getting it on consistent basis. You just need to learn the way how you can sneak your links in those websites.

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Old 30th November 2012, 05:08 AM   #9
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I have been trying for ages now, Its very very hard to get a post on .edu or .gov sites, If you have any good tips regarding that do share!
Hey, If you are unable to get the links from the mentioned site(s); Don't waste time.

the basic concept was to get the links from authorized and popular websites, which don't have bad neighborhood. These links adds values while calculating page Rank. That matters.

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Old 1st December 2012, 11:16 AM   #10
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Hey, If you are unable to get the links from the mentioned site(s); Don't waste time.

the basic concept was to get the links from authorized and popular websites

This is the key point, there is nothing special about edu or gov websites, there are no bonus points to score getting links on them, it just happens that most edu and gov websites have high page ranks and site authority. Unfortunately, they're exceptionally hard to get links from; why would a university or government website link to some random business website?

Spend your time looking for stuff you can get a link on (relevant to your business, has a link exchange, is a forum, allows comments etc) which also has a high PR and finishes well in search results, you will find more sites, more quickly and more easily than chasing edu and gov websites around and get exactly the same SEO benefit.

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