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Old 1st January 2011, 11:27 PM   #31
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Thanks more things to do... but I think worth the time and especially if you add feedback from your industry that will help inform etc..

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Old 15th March 2011, 01:34 AM   #32
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Had a bit of success, but it is tiresome going through nerds blogs reading about all their boring exploits....

site:.edu *your target market*+blog

It is not for me.

Has to be a better way...

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Old 3rd June 2011, 02:15 PM   #33
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Wow, great tips on finding relevant .edu and .gov sites. I have to admit that I never really paid much attention to these in the past, but will definitely be adding this to my linkbuilding toolkit.

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Old 9th April 2014, 03:58 AM   #34
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Thanks for the extensions, which will help me a lot in blog commenting. I completely agree with you, links from .edu sites really help to increase the ranking.

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Old 10th April 2014, 04:07 AM   #35
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Matt Cutts and other Googlers have said time and time again that .edu and .gov links are treated no differently by their algorithm than .com, .org, .net, .info or any other type of Top Level Domain (TLD).

Here is a recent video from Matt where he mentions .edu and .govs not being treated any differently than other links:

http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/follow...mc-on-twitter/

I've spoken w/ him in person on several occasions and heard him discuss it in sessions over the past several years at Pubcon, and he has always stated that Google is TLD agnostic. They don't treat ANY TLD differently than another in their ranking algo... including .gov and .edus.

Here's a post about edu and gov links for SEO that contains counter arguments to the OPs post.
Thanks for this information.

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