How to Get Backlinks from .edu and .gov Websites?
Backlinks from .edu and .gov websites can really help increase your overall authority and boost your rankings. Here are some best techniques to get links from .edu and .gov websites.
It’s common knowledge that high authority links like .gov and .edu links pack a lot of power from an SEO perspective. These links influence search engine rankings.
With that said, it isn’t easy to obtain links from these websites unless you are an educational or government establishment. But spending a bit of time building relationships, creating appealing content etc. could get you backlinks on any website.
For now, let’s see how you can find .edu and .gov sites to build backlinks. Finding these pages doesn’t require a lot of effort. It’s simply a 2 Steps method.
Step 1: Open Google
Step 2: Enter the following in the Google search bar one by one.
site:.edu “log in / create account”
site:.edu inurl:blog “seo”
Here’s another alternative to getting backlinks, but it requires you to create an account on dropmylink.com
Step 1: Go to www.dropmylink.com and create an account (free)
Step 2: Log into your account
Step 3: Type your keywords in the search field and change the TLD option to .edu or .gov
Step 4: Choose the category and the footprint which you think would get you backlinks quicker. The recommended category is “Comments backlinks” and the footprint should be “Intense debate”
Step 5: Hit the search buttons to get a list of .edu and .gov domains in the results page
Step 6: Visit each page, go through articles and drop good comments that relates to the article
Step 7: Also see if you can send your link through the comments to replace a broken link in the pages (if you find any)