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edu.xx or .edu and gov.xx or .gov better?

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by PCTag, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. PCTag

    PCTag Junior Member

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    Hi!
    I'm a newbie for link building process. I want to know edu.xx ( ex:- edu.cn ) are consider as education domain and getting backlinks form those forums are really value? Because of i can find lot of .edu.xx and .gov.xx forums, so creating backlinks form those forums are useless? If i get .edu.xx forum links its value looks like normal .com domain?

    Thanks! :D
     
  2. LakeForest

    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    It's better to end on .edu or .gov
     
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  3. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Most people believe an edu or gov without the country code is better.
     
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    hocuspocus32 Junior Member

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    didnt seem any benefit with .edu.xx. I recently placed one of my keywords in 3 pr 6 Home pages and 5 pr 5 home pages of different .edu.cn sites, its almost 15-20 days now and i cant even find them indexed in backlink checker. PR was valid, but still the keyword didnt even move, it was at Position 16, and still now its there. And the funny thing is the site i build links for is a education site so the sites are very much of the same niche.
    so my advice is just go for .edu
     
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  5. PCTag

    PCTag Junior Member

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    Some of the forum block Google bot using robot.txt. I also face similar issue.:D
     
  6. ryannull

    ryannull Senior Member

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    I agree with this.

    I have had a few edu.xx that were ******** and had zero effect. I have had a couple edu backlinks, that provided a lot of serp gain. I think it all comes down to your geographical target is. If you are targeting Russia, then you may see good gains with an edu.ru.
     
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  7. barti4

    barti4 Newbie

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    .gov is better than .gov.xx
     
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  8. arladdu

    arladdu Registered Member

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    .gov & .edu is much better then .gov.xx & .edu.xx.
     
  9. zhrike

    zhrike Newbie

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    agree, .edu & .gov without country specific domains are much better...
     
  10. nimmivh

    nimmivh Regular Member

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    If you are doing local SEO, then country level .edu.xx or .gov.xx of the targeted country will be powerful. Otherwise country specific domain is not good as normal edu or gov backlinks