How to Get Backlinks from .edu and .gov Websites
How to Get Backlinks from .edu and .gov Websites

It’s common knowledge that high authority links like .gov and .edu links pack a lot of power from an SEO perspective. Any firm in the search engine optimization Dubai industry will vouch for the fact that these links influence search engine rankings. 

With that said, it isn’t easy to obtain links from these websites unless you are an educational or government establishment. But spending a bit of time building relationships, creating appealing content etc. could get you backlinks on any website. 

For now, let’s see how you can find .edu and .gov sites to build backlinks. Finding these pages doesn’t require a lot of effort. It’s simply a 2 Steps method.

Step 1: Open Google

Step 2: Enter the following in the Google search bar one by one. “blog” “forums” “comments” “log in / create account” inurl:blog “seo”

Here’s another alternative to getting backlinks, but it requires you to create an account on

Step 1: Go to and create an account (free)

Step 2: Log into your account

Step 3: Type your keywords in the search field and change the TLD option to .edu or .gov

Step 4: Choose the category and the footprint which you think would get you backlinks quicker. The recommended category is “Comments backlinks” and the footprint should be “Intense debate”

Step 5: Hit the search buttons to get a list of .edu and .gov domains in the results page

Step 6: Visit each page, go through articles and drop good comments that relates to the article

Step 7: Also see if you can send your link through the comments to replace a broken link in the pages (if you find any)