Tumblr affiliate marketing

The Definitive Guide: Tumblr Affiliate Marketing

If you’re looking to make money online, Tumblr affiliate marketing is a great way to do it. You don’t need any special skills or technical knowledge, and it doesn’t take much time to get started.

As long as you have a web browser and an internet connection (which I’m guessing you do), then there’s no reason why you can’t follow in the footsteps of people like me who have made thousands of dollars on this very blog by promoting products online!

In this definitive guide on how to use Tumblr for affiliate marketing, we will cover everything from setting up your account and theme through creating content that gets people talking about your niche topic (and potentially buying stuff).

Along the way we’ll look at some examples from successful affiliates who are making thousands per month using their own blogs on the platform; I hope by reading this post through until the end then jumping straight into action that by week’s end you’ll be well on your way towards being one of them too!

What is Tumblr?

Tumblr is a blogging platform.

It’s also a microblogging platform and social media site, but those are just features of Tumblr. The real magic is in how it enables you to post text, photos and videos on your own personal blog and then share them with the world via Tumblr’s built-in sharing tools (including email).

The best part? You don’t have to worry about making ads or handling payment processing; we handle all that for you!

How to use Tumblr for affiliate marketing

Tumblr is a great platform for affiliate marketing, but it’s important to use the right tags and keywords. Here are some tips:

  • Use the right tags and keywords. If you want your posts to be seen by more people, make sure you’re using relevant and popular tags in your post titles and descriptions.
  • Use links that point directly to products or services, not just general websites where someone can buy something else entirely (e.g., Amazon).
  • Keep in mind that while Tumblr users might be interested in certain topics (e.g., cooking), they’re probably not interested enough to click on every single link under those categories unless it’s something specific like “The Best Kitchen Knives.”

Lets start with Tumblr

The first thing you’ll want to do is create a Tumblr account. You can sign up for one here, or if you already have an email address and password (or even just a Twitter or Facebook account), use those credentials. Once signed up, the next step is setting up your theme: the way your blog looks and feels. You can choose from any number of themes in the Dashboard menu under “Themes”–they range from simple text posts with photos as headlines all the way through elaborate graphics filled with links and buttons that allow users to reblog posts on their own blogs as well as follow other Tumblr users directly from yours (more on this later).

Once you’ve chosen a theme, it’s time to start posting content! The key here is engagement: comment on other people’s posts; ask questions; share resources related specifically not only within but also outside of our niche; engage directly with followers who respond positively so others see how important they are too! This will build up momentum behind us quickly enough so that before long we’ll need no introduction at all – just go ahead kickstart things off by posting regularly like once every day or two depending upon how often your target audience visits sites like ours.”

Create your account and set up your theme

The next step is to create a Tumblr account and set up your theme.

You can create an account on your Computer or Phone, so it’s easy to do wherever you happen to be. If you’re setting up an account from scratch, head over to tumblr.com and click “Sign Up.” Follow the prompts until you’ve filled out all of your personal details (e-mail address, password) and selected whether or not you want Google Analytics tracking enabled for your blog (this option may not be available if this is the first time creating an account). You’ll also need to choose whether or not other people should be able to see private posts on your blog; if privacy isn’t important for whatever reason (and it probably isn’t), just click “yes” here–this way those who follow your Tumblr won’t have access only limited content!

Once everything has been entered correctly into their respective fields within all three sections–namely “About Yourself,” “Customize”/”Theme Settings,” as well as lastly but certainly not least importantly which would be “Blog Settings & Customization Options” – then congratulations! Your new tumblr site should now appear within seconds after clicking Save Changes at bottom right hand corner above where there was once empty space between those two buttons before clicking them both together simultaneously instead simply saving edits alone without changing anything else besides saving them first before doing anything else like adding widgets etcetera…

How to promote affiliate products on Tumblr

Now that you’ve got the basics down, it’s time to dive into some of the more advanced tactics you can use.

  • Create a blog post or video dedicated to promoting your affiliate product. Tumblr users love reading about new products and getting tips on how best to use them, so this is a great way for them to learn about yours! Plus, creating content allows you more control over what links are displayed in your bio section (if any).
  • Add links directly into your post instead of just adding them at the end as comments (or “reblogs”). This will ensure that readers see them right away instead of having to click through multiple pages before finding them later on when browsing older posts from other people who reblogged yours first–and therefore get fewer views overall as well because fewer people clicked through after seeing theirs posted first instead than vice versa.”

Start posting content

Now that you have a Tumblr account and know how to sign up for the affiliate program, it’s time to start posting content. If you’re not sure what kind of content will be most effective, take some time to research other blogs in your niche. Look at what they’re posting and see which types of posts get the most engagement (e.g., likes and reblogs).

Then, get started! Posting regularly is important because it helps build trust with your audience–and if they like what they see from one post, they’ll likely come back for more later on down the line. It also gives them something new each time they visit so that their feed isn’t full of stale images from weeks ago or months ago (or even years).

When deciding when exactly should post during any given day or week…it depends! However there are some general guidelines:

Engage with your audience

Engage with your audience

Engaging with your followers is an important part of building a community on Tumblr. You can do this by responding to comments, asking questions and creating polls. You can also use hashtags or memes to engage your audience in different ways:

  • Use hashtags – Hashtags are used as a way of grouping posts together under one topic on social media platforms like Tumblr so that people can find related content easily. For example, if you were running a campaign about veganism then using the hashtag #vegan would allow others who share this interest with you to follow what is happening in the industry quickly and easily without having to search through hundreds (or thousands) of unrelated posts across all blogs within their network at once!
  • Create Memes – Memes are images which often include text overlaid onto them along with other visual elements such as arrows pointing towards certain words/phrases etcetera… They’re usually quite funny too!

Build your audience

You need to build a community. This is the most important part of your marketing strategy, and it takes time to grow a loyal following who trusts you and wants to hear what you have to say.

Start by making sure your blog looks attractive and easy for people visiting it for the first time, so they’ll want to come back again! You should also be consistent in sharing new posts regularly (at least once per week).

Make sure that any content you produce is high quality and authentic–don’t just regurgitate information from other places; instead add value by sharing unique insights based on personal experience or research. Your readers will appreciate this effort! You can also increase engagement levels by participating in related communities online such as Reddit subreddits related specifically about blogging topics like Tumblr marketing strategies or maybe even just talking about things like lifestyle choices where both parties benefit from learning more about each other through discussion threads posted regularly throughout each day/weekend depending upon what works best for YOUR schedule too 🙂

Develop an affiliate marketing strategy

Affiliate marketing is a strategy in which you promote other people’s products or services and earn commissions when someone purchases them. It has been around since the 1990s, but it wasn’t until recently that it became popular thanks to platforms like Pinterest and Instagram.

Affiliate marketing on Tumblr can be a great way to make money if you have an established blog with lots of followers. You can also use affiliate links in your posts as well as in your bio section, which means that anyone who clicks those links will see exactly what they’re clicking on before making any purchases! If done right, affiliate marketing can be extremely profitable for bloggers who know how to leverage their audience effectively using this technique!

Affiliate marketing on Tumblr can be a great way to make money.

Affiliate marketing is a great way to make money with Tumblr. It’s easy, and you don’t need any special skills or training. You just need to know the basics of what affiliate marketing is and how it works, then follow some steps to get started in your own business!

Affiliate marketing can be defined as “a performance-based advertising model in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s own efforts.” In other words, if you have a blog with lots of followers (like this one), then you could get rewarded for recommending products that people buy from Amazon or other online retailers such as Etsy or eBay–and all without having any inventory yourself!


We hope this guide has helped you understand how to use Tumblr for affiliate marketing. It’s a great platform for building an audience and promoting your products, but it can be difficult to get started if you’re not familiar with it. We recommend starting off by creating an account and setting up your theme so that everything looks nice before diving into posting content or engaging with followers. Once you’ve got those steps down pat, then move on towards developing an affiliate strategy that works best for your goals!

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