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Are personal university site (EDU) links worth anything?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by nahid5692001, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. nahid5692001

    nahid5692001 Regular Member

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    Hey,

    I am getting back into SEO after selling both my websites back in 2011. Back when I left, EDU sites were good for SEO and everybody wanted more of them. I was out of the picture for a while to finish up school and start at my new school.

    I have access to a few personal university EDU sites. These are Wordpress blogs students can set up.

    Are outgoing links on these sites worth anything? Are they of interest anymore? If so, I would like to make some money by selling some links.

    Please let me know.
    It is good to be back!

    Thanks
     
  2. mindlesswizard

    mindlesswizard Supreme Member

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    Yes .edu backlinks are still useful if they are not spammed to death
     
  3. Beven

    Beven Elite Member

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    Yup still useful, perhaps not as overpowered as they were though.
     
  4. JessePinkman

    JessePinkman Junior Member

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    They are certainly good for marketing purposes if you have the right plan. For instance, if you made a deal to create an online presence for a pizza place in the vicinity of the university that you have the addresses for, it could be a goldmine.

    Edit: For whatever reason, I thought that you were talking about email addresses.
     
  5. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    I'm with beven on this one - they're still a good link, but perhaps not the proverbial pot of gold that everyone once chased...
     
  6. nahid5692001

    nahid5692001 Regular Member

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    Thanks everyone for responses.

    Just wondering and not sure if I should ask this here, how much do you think I could get for a no-spam PR4 (top-level domain PR, not my page) link on a monthly basis? A ball park figure would be nice.