How To Use .Edu Links To Improve Your Site's Google Ranking

by Ilias
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Hey guys!!

We all now that links from educational (.edu) sites can mean a definite boost in your Google rankings. Here are some tips that you can use to get links to .edu sites quickly by leaving blog comments.

Identify "dofollow" .edu blogs in your target niche. By "dofollow" I mean blogs that allow visitors to leave comments with a "valid" (again, in Google's eyes) backlink to the commenter's website. You can do this by going to Google and typing in the following:

site:.edu *your target market*+blog

Of course, you'd type your actual target market in between the asterisks. For example, if your target market is advertising, you'd type *advertising*. If you can't locate a blog for your specific target market, try searching for a more general term. So say, If you can't find advertising, try marketing.

Now using this technique, you'll come up with a list of blogs that you can comment on. Here is where two free Firefox add-on tools will come in very handy

Search Status, which will allow you to identify which blogs use the dofollow attribute. If a blog doesn't use the dofollow attribute, you'll see a pink highlight around the comments section. If you see this pink highlight on a particular blog, you'll know to simply skip that one, since commenting on it won't give you the search engine boost you're lookng for.

SEO for Firefox, which, among other things, will allow you to see the Google pagerank, Alexa rank and other qualities of the blogs that show up in Google searches. In general, you want to comment on blogs that have a higher Pagerank (3 and above), as a higher pagerank will mean that the blog has more authority in Google's eyes, and a link from one of these sites will have more "juice", so to speak. Install both of these tools as add-ons to your Firefox browser. Don't worry, detailed instructions are on the sites - It should take less than a minute to install each.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kevin Maguire
    By using them on your competition !!!
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    • Profile picture of the author larryboy03
      They mean nothing, spammers do this all day, why not create good content which might make them link to you? Would save time...........
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      • Profile picture of the author Ilias
        Originally Posted by larryboy03 View Post

        They mean nothing, spammers do this all day, why not create good content which might make them link to you? Would save time...........
        a good content is Insufficient to get high ranking in google even if it was the king of google equation
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        • Profile picture of the author larryboy03
          Originally Posted by Ilias View Post

          a good content is Insufficient to get high ranking in google even if it was the king of google equation
          Hmmmm.......
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    People are still spouting this EDU crap?

    What a waste of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author yoangov
    Thanks for the tutorial. My guys are working on a tool that tracks .edu/.gov links on expired domains. I never tried it myself, but I know its really easy to rank well with these kind of links.

    Once again, thanks for the information!
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Originally Posted by yoangov View Post

      Thanks for the tutorial. My guys are working on a tool that tracks .edu/.gov links on expired domains. I never tried it myself, but I know its really easy to rank well with these kind of links.

      Once again, thanks for the information!
      Your guys?!?!?!?!

      I don't get it. How is an expired domain like that going to help?

      Thanks for the info?!?!?!?!!?!?

      Man, you people just keep following the same rats down sewer holes...
      I can't fathom why. But, hey, your guys rock!

      There is no magic in a .edu link.

      Paul
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      • Profile picture of the author AffiliatingAlan
        does anybody here actually know what they're doing?
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  • Profile picture of the author petjelly
    Edu links still work but most of them find this way are already spammed
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  • Profile picture of the author Fantastic
    A .edu backlink is no more valuable than a .com backlink.

    It all depends on the site's reputation, the PR, etc.

    .edu means absolutely nothing (neither does .org)

    Anyone that still listens to this is a fool.
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