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Is anyone making money from Tumblr?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by breakers22, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. breakers22

    breakers22 Newbie

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    A few days ago, I coded a Tumblr bot that will scrape/post niche relevant photos to Tumblr with a custom photo description, source, and tags.

    I thought that the tags on 200+ uploaded photos would be able to pull some traffic, but I haven't had much luck at all. Is anyone making decent money from Tumblr?
     
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  2. jliii

    jliii Newbie

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    Not decent, I have 5x,xxx followers, barely getting $5-10/day.
     
  3. breakers22

    breakers22 Newbie

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    That's horrible. I know some people with lots of followers are making decent money with ChaCha's affiliate program.
     
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  4. jliii

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    Oh really, I need to look into the ChaCha program.
     
  5. instagood

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    Are there other tumblr bots which will auto post niche relevant content?
     
  6. Ptrick125

    Ptrick125 Regular Member

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    TomPots has a good one, and there is also a few in the BST section.

    Posted via Topify using iPhone/iPad
     
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  7. amby19

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    i have 6.5k followers and I make like 2-3 dollars a day ,its not a lot but its something
     
  8. LukeX

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    can I ask how you are monetizing this? I have a friend with a sucessful organic tumblr blog, (he didn't even make it for IM) but I wanna help him monetize it. thanks!
     
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    I am using it to get traffic to my blog and so far not happy from what i get.... :(
     
  10. SPQR

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    Look in the journey section, there are a few people using Tumblr. Usually, it is just for start up money. Then they move onto bigger projects.
     
  11. IProvideSEO

    IProvideSEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That is interesting I thought Squidoo was one of the only Web 2.0 sites that can generate income.
     
  12. c7m4d4

    c7m4d4 Newbie

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    I have 1 tumblr blog that has 13k followers and I make 20-30$ a day..
     
  13. Dennyy

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    That's pretty good with the amount of followers you have. CPA I'm guessing?
     
  14. c7m4d4

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    Nope Adsense, Adfly , and ChaCha affiliate..
     
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    Using adfly as the clickthrough link on your pictures? I've seen a few people doing that, don't you think they will ban you for it?
     
  16. JohnFigure

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    It doesn't seem like a lot of people do I barely make $10 a month :)
     
  17. c7m4d4

    c7m4d4 Newbie

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    Knock on wood, i hope not. I usually do a custom html caption that has a link that says "catchy phrase" ... follow us.. where the catchy phrase is a link to my tumblr through adfly...

    I do know that doing a click through to a CPA will get you banned fast.. i learned that the hard way.
     
  18. 3dguitar

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    What is bringing the largest chunk of your revenue?
     
  19. J100D

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    I've been running a blog with 1k followers, in one month I made three dollars (Using AdFly banner)

    Now, I'm playing with a NSFW blog that has 4,796 followers with around 500 different visitors (a day) and 1k too 2k page views a day. Two days days and I've got 138 Adfly views. (This is only the entry script)
     
  20. clabers

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    tumbler is not place for making money
     
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