From £0 to £X with Tumblr - My Journey

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  1. joeemslie

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  2. Nemizr

    Nemizr Regular Member

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    If you're going to post many pictures, you might want to pin them at pinterest too for extra traffic. I you need an invite, shoot me a pm.
     
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  3. joeemslie

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    Thanks sir. I did think about using Pinterest too to combine them, I luckily, already am signed up to the site. But thank you for your generosity!
     
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    No problem. Good luck on your journey though (forgot to say in first post :))
    Most important thing is to be constant and update your blog regularly (preferably every day) and to keep being motivated.
     
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  5. joeemslie

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    Thanks Man. Appreciate it. :D
     
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    good luck....
    are planning to add textual content as well?
     
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    Well, currently my niche is pretty restricted to photos. BUT, after 500+ images i can start to add text. Would this be beneficial to me, do you think?
     
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    Yes. If you add text you can add adsense. Your content will also seem more trustable --> more sales.
    I'd recommend writing about how you took the "photos" (come up with some bullshit, this is BHW after all) and with what camera (AFFILIATE LINK to Amazon WOOP).
    That's just an example. Don't add in too many affiliate links if you don't have an adsense account and are going to apply with the tumblr site though. Adsense don't like affiliate's..
     
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    Good luck on your journey.
     
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    Good luck with this, I'll be following along! :)
     
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    Thanks. The only issue there is I might have been banned from Adsense...long story involving me being a bell-whipper! But, I may well try again, diff address of course! ;)

    Day 1:
    *Thought this should be a little more comprehensive, so I am upping what I say*

    Day 1:

    Traffic (using Analytics): 12 visitors
    Clicks : 7
    Orders: 0 (To be expected...I am in it for the long haul!)
    Followers: 9


    All in all not a bad day as this is a BRAND NEW blog and is obviously finding its feet. Amazon is notoriously hard to get conversions from using this method, but as they say "stick with me and this time next year we will be millionaires!"

    To do today:

    > Post more photos
    > Poss another YT video

    Peace.
     
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    Day 1:
    *Thought this should be a little more comprehensive, so I am upping what I say*

    Day 2:

    Working, in the real world today...so have to be quick!

    Traffic: 179 visitors (This was mostly due to a Reddit post by me)
    Clicks : 26
    Orders: 0 (Again, this will be tough to convert, I am waiting for awhile before switching tact.)
    Followers: 19


    So all in all not a bad day, stuff is growing and going in the right way...so bring on the next few days!

    To Do:

    > More Images
    > Pinterest Boards To Be Made
    > More YT Videos
    > More Reddit Stuff

    Peace.
     
  13. Nemizr

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    Your traffic is getting higher and higher. It's just a matter of time before someone buys something.
    Keep up the good work!
     
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    Do you use the Google as your main traffic source for your Tumblr?
     
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    Well, I have been focusing on using Tumblr, Youtube and Reddit as my main traffic sources. Am also thinking about branching into some "blackhat" pinterest traffic!
     
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    Did you read my PM? :)
     
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    You're focusing on one tumblr blog as of now? Do you plan on expanding blogs to cover other niches/sub-niches in the future?
     
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    Hello mate. Thanks for the question. What I hope to do is get this niche started, hopefully generating traffic, and if sales come within that traffic GREAT, if not I know that when I do expand I need to re-think my strategy. I am already thinking about Content Locking on a different niche, still using tumblr, as multiple blogs can be made. :)

    Day 3:

    Traffic: 187
    Clicks : 12
    Orders: 0 (Still no sales, not even a bite!)
    Followers: 21


    So, still advancing in the right way. Still have about 200+ more pictures to upload, so when I am home later I will set to work!

    Then its:

    >Youtube pushing!
    > Thinking about a youtube bot to comment and rate!
    > Possibility of a CPA Offer instead of Amazon Associates.

    Cosmic.
     
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    Read and Replied!
     
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