ÏŸ!MicrosoftÏŸ! Tutorial on how to get .EDU and .GOV backlinks for your site without using SEO Tools This is a little Tutorial I have put together myself, this will help you get decent HQ Backlinks, ranking up is not impossible like some people may tell you. It comes down to common sense. Method To find more .EDU and .GOV blogs enter the strings in Google exactly as given. You will be rewarded with hundreds, maybe even thousands of high quality blogs to leave your link. site:edu inurl:blog "leave a comment" -"comments closed" -"you must be logged in to comment" site:gov inurl:blog "leave a comment" -"comments closed" -"you must be logged in to comment" Tips Pay no attention to PR. The .gov and .edu is far more important to the serps, this is a common mistake some people make when trying to rank up. Common Sense Comment on these blogs. Be informed, be kind, and stay on topic. Doing a couple minutes of research and posting relevant helpful information will increase your success tenfold. At the very least, put some thought into a contextual post that fits in with what is being discussed. If you don?t do this, you may completely waste your time. Once you have used this method and commented simply bookmark the site/blog, then go back and check up to see if your comment was approved in a day or two, remember you MUST really think about what your going to post, make your comment relevent to the topic in hand. Think outside the box common sense goes a long way in SEO. Tools to help you along the way Google search for "free Backlink checker" , simply use the method I have outlined and then use this tool. To Sum Up I hope this makes sense to you if you use this advice and act, instead of just waiting you can make things happen. Sometimes things in life can seem almost impossible, this is not true you just need to keep at it and as mentioned make it happen. I spend over 5 minutes when writing any comments, remember to spend time be careful not to go of topic. This is my first contribution to BHW.