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Getting .edu Links the Easy Way

If you do a simple search about how exactly to get .edu domains linking back to your website, you will find 2 really common techniques - participate in an event organized by the university or comment spam the hell out of all .edu websites you lay your hands on.  Both techniques will help you to get lots of educational domains linking back to your website. However, for many of us participating in an event organized by a college is something pretty impossible. In addition to that, doing only comment spam can be quite risky, especially if you are not getting really good links to your website.  Now you probably wonder - Is there another way to get .edu links and not risk a penalty from Google (or have to travel 10000 miles to get them). The answer is yes and here is how it works.  Fiirst you need to find .edu blogs containing information relevant to your website's topic and also support trackbacks. To achieve that, you need nothing more than the Google custom queries. Here are some example ones to use: site:.edu inurl:keyword + "trackback" site:.edu intitle:keyword + "trackback" Now that you have all queries set, it is time to...
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Is Linking via Directories Passé?

Directory submissions are passé for link building in an SEO campaign for website development. Or so we are made to believe. However before, sounding death knell for the directories, web masters could do well by focusing on the pro's of using an invaluable database that is updated by humans - something that severely logical search algorithms cannot (do). The arrival of search engines in the mid 90's ensured that slowly the directories were sidelined. Even directories hosted by search engines like Yahoo were left in the lurch. Over the years, though, the almost arbitrary attitude of leading search engines has shifted the focus back to these humungous sources of database.Directories that are maintained and updated by humans stand a better chance of figuring in the search algorithms for the simple reason that 'they are updated' - one of the criteria for being listed on the top of SERPs! Moreover, as the listings are accepted and linked manually, the quality standards are maintained.Simply put, for an SEO company, link building is a method of getting links for their clients. The more links that point to the site, higher are the chance of it being listed on the SERPs. Submitting links in a...
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Harmonizing Website Development With SEO For Better Internet Marketing Services

 With different areas of internet undergoing their evolution, sometimes there seems to be certain compatibility issues, such as various issues faced while promoting some highly customized websites. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has grown up so enormously as a domain serving internet marketing that it one has to keep some aspects of it in mind while designing a website.  Given below are some aspects of web developing and designing that should be kept in mind to get the most out of your SEO campaign.  In SEO, Size Does Matter  For SEO, size does matter (like most of other things). The fact of the matter is that modern Search Engines love to have lots of relevant content. So, if you show up with a few pages of content in contrast to some competitors of yours boasting of dozens of web pages furnished with relevant content, chances of your survival become meager. The more you put up labor in furnishing your site with high quality relevant content, the better is it going to yield you SEO wise.  Graphics, Website, And SEO  As they say, “everything that glitters is not gold”; so is the case with using heavy graphics on your webpage while looking for...
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