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Will Tumblr ban for posting promotional posts?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by draining12, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. draining12

    draining12 Newbie

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    I run a NSFW tumblr blog with about 4.3k followers. I have began selling promotional posts on my blog to make a little extra cash, but I'm worried that Tumblr might ban my blog for it.

    According to Tumblr's TOS:
    "Don't use deceptive means to generate revenue or traffic, or create blogs with the primary purpose of affiliate marketing. Spam doesn't belong on Tumblr."

    I do not spam or engage in any black hat/deceptive methods, but could they accuse my blog of having "the primary purpose of affiliate marketing"? Thank you very much guys for your help!
     
  2. hekke

    hekke Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You answered your own question.
    "Don't use deceptive means to generate REVENUE". What do you get from affiliate marketing? That's right, money (revenue).
    -Hekke
     
  3. draining12

    draining12 Newbie

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    Right, but I have 1237 posts atm, only 4 of which are promotional posts. So I would hope they wouldn't flag my blog for scheming to generate profit. But I don't know, has anyone else's tumblr been banned from something similar to this situation?
     
  4. Osiek

    Osiek Newbie

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    If it's not account created only for spamming links they probably won't block this.
     
  5. XavierKishner

    XavierKishner Newbie

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    They will. All you need is someone report your blog, and that's it.

    imho, if you aren't willing to lose your blog, then just don't promote anything at all. If you want to make money from tumblr, get mentally prepared to loose all your blogs.