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Edu backlinks - yay or nay

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cozziola, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. cozziola

    cozziola Regular Member

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    Whats everyones opinions with this?

    I am talking about blog posts on these things.

    Surely a da 80+ backlink is good right?

    Interested in your thoughts.
     
  2. kontentguy

    kontentguy Regular Member UnGagged Attendee

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    of course they are good
    if not for equity than for diversity sake

    one thing to keep in mind is if its a bunch of subdomains
    it isnt as strong

    so world.sci.comm.harvard.edu is weaker than harvard.edu/blog
     
  3. PhotoshopDesign

    PhotoshopDesign Junior Member

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    Some are better than others, but keep a natural link profile and you won't go far wrong. This includes a mix of different types of links.
     
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    Hakuna_Matata Newbie

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    Good for diversification. But don't expect any ranking improvement from that.
     
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    Social Media Experts Regular Member

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    Good but try to get high pr .
     
  6. Jason Bradbury

    Jason Bradbury Power Member

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    Link diversity
     
  7. SunnyLeon

    SunnyLeon Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Be careful about the type of links. Avoid spammy ones and the ones very easily accessible by anyone.. If you`re interested in strong results.
     
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    getakash1 Registered Member

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    Getting a DA 80+ backlink is easy, dont get fooled by that . I would say it holds value if the PA is also decent.
     
  9. MisterF

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    Harvard, UCLA type ones ( ie Quality ) are worth getting for diversity.

    Chinese and Indian or EDUX aren't.