What’s Next for Tumblr?

Direct Marketing Observations

Yahoo’s recent announcement of it’s intent to purchase Tumblr has brought out the virtual fangs. Tumblr users are passionate and are worried about what will happen to their platform. ” If the deal goes down, Tumblr as you and I once knew it, may be done. There’s the doomed from the start version that never gets the funding it needs or just may be a good idea poorly executed and then there’s the Flickr, Posterous, Instagram, Tumblr variety.

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Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Out of an impressive field of social sites – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat – Tumblr was the favorite social network for the two age groups surveyed, ages 13-18 (teens) and 19-25 (young adults). Here’s the breakdown per platform: Tumblr dominated, used regularly by 61% of teens and 57% of young adults surveyed.

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Tumblr’s Revenue Per Visit Jumps 340% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

Revenue per visit Q4 2013 [Adobe report] Visits from Facebook still provide the highest return, but Tumblr just rose to the #2 slot in terms of revenue per visit, with a 340% increase from last year. A new study from Adobe reveals a record-setting fourth quarter 0f 2013 in terms of revenue from social media visitors, and Tumblr’s growth rate was the highest among all social media networks. from Tumblr, $1.10. Is your brand working to engage consumers on Tumblr?

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What is Tumblr

Kikolani

One of those changes could be Tumblr , a microblogging program developed a mere four years ago and which has recently taken over WordPress.com as the blogger’s favorite platform, according to Mashable. Tumblr has also attracted well-respected news outlets such as Huffington Post and the NY Times Style Magazine. What Makes Tumblr So Different. Tumblr appears to be a combination of Facebook and a webpage – you can post text, video, audio, links and photos.

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Will Yahoo! Screw Up Tumblr?

Small Business Mavericks

has purchased Tumblr for $1.1 Tumblr is also ahead of Yahoo in chasing after customers who use smartphones to access their sites, Mayer said. More than half of Tumblr’s users are using the mobile app and conduct an average of seven sessions per day, Mayer said. If so many Tumblr users are tuned into their smartphones, then it could be the place where Yahoo! Small Business Internet Marketing mobile marketing smartphone marketing smartphones Tumblr yahoo

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Verizon Looking To Sell Tumblr, Which Could Save Tumblr

Forbes Social Media

Verizon is looking to offload Tumblr (according to a report in the WSJ). This could be good news for the blogging site that once represented what the internet should be

Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile. Tumblr. Twitter. Twitter video ads now play with one click – Twitter’s one-click video (which was available to Amplify media partners back in March) is now open to advertisers and brands (AdWeek).

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Why Tumblr Might Be The Perfect Vehicle For Your Brand

Small Business Mavericks

Aside from the fact that web properties like Geocities and Posterous have been cut off from the World Wide Web – and it could happen to Tumblr too – Tumblr might actually be a good way to help you attract new readers for your blog and new customers for your business. Here are the three big benefits to using Tumblr: It’s a good SEO tool – The Tumblr platform is great for search engine optimization.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Tumblr: 188 million blogs. via Tumblr. Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. Social Media Statistics Facebook Instagram LinkedIn social media statistics social networking statistics social networking stats Tumblr Youtube The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23

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Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Tumblr: 80 million blogs. via Tumblr. Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month. Tumblr is now “pushing more than 20 billion page views a month” said CEO David Karp at GigaOM’s Roadmap 2012 conference. Social Media Statistics #RLTM scoreboard social networking statistics TumblrThe #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts.

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Tumblr Launches New Digital Literacy Program as Platforms Seek to Address Misinformation

Social Media Today

As digital platforms continue to research and refine their approach to fake news and misinformation, education is becoming a larger focus - and may help drive significant results

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General Electric Hosts a Virtual Science Fair On Tumblr

Convince & Convert

To host this campaign, General Electric has introduced a new “#6SecondsScience Fair” Tumblr , which serves as a virtual home for the best submissions. Throughout this time window, the best videos are being posted on Tumblr, but fans can further share across Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr. Between General Electric and user-generated Vine content, the Tumblr blog houses 60 videos and counting.

Newsweek on Tumblr: Good Effort, Needs More Engagement

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek on Tumblr: Good Effort, Needs More Engagement by Adam Sherk on January 6, 2010 Awareness of Newsweek’s Tumblr site has been increasing of late. I don’t have any data on what kind of traffic the Tumblr site is getting, but either it is fairly low or visitors simply aren’t starting discussions there. But it would be nice to see the Tumblr site have a more interactive feel.

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Verizon To Sell Tumblr To Wordpress Owner

Forbes Social Media

The once-prominent online blogging network was sold for an undisclosed amount

Pornhub And Tumblr Just Might Make A Perfect Pairing

Forbes Social Media

It was revealed today that Verizon is trying to sell the neglected and misused blogging platform Tumblr. Pornhub quickly expressed its interest in buying it. They just might be a perfect pair

Tumblr Dropped From Apple Store After Child Pornography Detected

Forbes Social Media

A few days after Tumblr's disappearance for iOS, the platform revealed the reason to puzzled users: its safeguards apparently failed to catch an amount of child pornography in its pages

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « TODAY: The UN International Day Against Torture Improve Organizational Efficiency via Social Media-Part I » Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 28th, 2010 Tweet I have previously written about the advantages of running a company blog and some of the strategic considerations to make to get you on the right track.

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Tumblr – Why, How & Who?

Mindjumpers

But if you’re one of the cool kids now, you rule Tumblr! Because Tumblr has potential. Today there are more than 170,000 million Tumblr blogs with 200,000 visits each month. Tumblr is a platform based on visual context rather than text, which makes the content easier to comprehend for a larger group of people. So how do you, as a brand, get the most out of a Tumblr presence? Share content on Tumblr that you’re not sharing on your other social platforms.

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How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Tweetable Moments It’s all about keeping it relevant and providing content that is really useful and helpful to people. barimogil Tweet This. Much More Than Sales.

Land Rover Teams Up With British Author to Launch Experiential Novel on Tumblr

Convince & Convert

The story, which describes a driving adventure from London to the southern tip of Skye in Scotland, is hosted on a dedicated Tumblr blog , but is also available across various tablets and iBook for free. Viewing on Tumblr is recommended for its robust storytelling experience. This initiative is also symbolic of Land Rover’s ongoing commitment to brand storytelling on Tumblr.

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How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

In a nutshell, Viraltag allows you to create a schedule and schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook (profiles and pages), LinkedIn (profiles and pages), Tumblr, and Pinterest. You can click on any of them to go directly to the post, pin, Tumblr blog entry, etc. On Tumblr, the image will be linked to the link you specified when you scheduled the post. The post How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More appeared first on Kikolani.

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How Campbell’s Go Targets Millennials On Facebook, Tumblr, Spotify, BuzzFeed And Mobile Games

The Realtime Report

The campaigns reaches across multiple social platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Spotify and mobile gaming. Other social media efforts for Campbell’s Go include: Tumblr: Campbell’s Go has its own Tumblr page, which features similar content to the Facebook page.

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Tumblr Announces Ban On Adult Content Starting Mid-December

Forbes Social Media

One of the web's most popular blogging platforms says it will no longer host any adult content or nude images, with very few exceptions

How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr

ProBlogger

I noticed this in a big way; my blog, called I Love Tumblr , which focuses on Tumblr tips and tutorials, had a huge influx of new traffic (especially to my Tumblr vs Posterous article—no surprise there). I also started to receive a ton of emails from former Posterous users asking me if the Tumblr platform was right for them (or whether WordPress or Blogger was a better choice). Being a problogger on Tumblr. Mastering the Tumblr platform.

How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Tweetable Moments It’s all about keeping it relevant and providing content that is really useful and helpful to people. barimogil Tweet This. Much More Than Sales.

ICYMI – Guardian, Whatsapp and Tumblr

Danny WhatMough

Tumblr launches a creative studio based on its users – Creatrs Network. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Google Search now directly links you to brands’ social profiles. Facebook at Work launches. Twitter planning to sell ads on apps and sites of other companies. 70% of marketers will spend more on social media ads this year.

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

Mindjumpers

Tweet Have you established a brand presence on the blogging platform Tumblr ? Tumblr boats 24 billion posts and 59 million blogs, which are numbers that continue to rise every day. Tumblr’s functionalities. Thanks to these functions, Tumblr has a social structure that allows you to connect with your target group on a level that can be hard to achieve on other blogging platforms. Point out whom you are trying to reach and how Tumblr can help you reach them.

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How Tumblr Helped Put My Site on Top

ProBlogger

Tumblr played a huge part in making that happen, and I’d like to share my almost accidental findings. One of the reasons why I’ve received the traffic is because of keyword optimization, but another huge part of the SEO puzzle is what happened with Tumblr, and that’s the real story here. One of Fashables readers evidently liked the photo enough to share it on Tumblr. Once the photo hit Tumblr, it got reblogged and reblogged—maybe 40 or so times in total.

ICYMI – Tumblr, Alex from Target and Xmas ads

Danny WhatMough

Tumblr rolls out autoplay ads to users. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Snapchat is in negotiations with Comedy Central, Spotify and Vice for the upcoming launch of its new section – Discover. Remember Alex from Target?

How I Brought My Blog Back to Life with Tumblr

ProBlogger

The solution was Tumblr. Why Tumblr works for lazy people. On joining Tumblr, you instantly become a member of a vast community of very creative people. I’ll continue to publish drawings and ideas, but the main benefit of Tumblr is that I always have the backup of the reblog feature, which makes blogging fun again, and a stress-free experience. Tumblr has a one-touch button that lets all members instantly reblog a post from another publisher on the platform.

Facebook news today

Sherrilynne Starkie

A report out today says that the little-used blogging feature is about to get an overhaul to compete with Tumblr. Tumblr gives you more freedom and control… If Facebook wants to house our whole digital lives, it may need to get serious about blogging. How Facebook could take on Tumblr. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Hate speech TechCrunch Tumblr WAM Facebook Foxes.

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12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

In B2B, LinkedIn, though #10 overall (#12 on the chart, but Tumblr isn’t really a social network and Vine is dead), is one of the three or four most important social networking platforms. For millennials and GenZers, Facebook is the top social channel (86%), beating out Instagram and Snapchat (just over 70%) as well as other platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Google+.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Tumblr: 186 million blogs. via Tumblr. New data from GlobalWebIndex looks at active usage for several platforms, showing a decline for some of the largest platforms, but also huge gains for Instagram and Tumblr. Tumblr saw a 22% growth in active usage. Social Media Statistics Facebook GlobalWebIndex Google Pinterest social networking statistics social networking stats Tumblr Twitter Youtube The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. Tumblr. New Tumblr mobile ad gives brands trendy position – Tumblr debuted its second mobile ad format, introducing Sponsored Trending Blog placements for brands looking to post messages via Tumblr’s mobile app (AdWeek).

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Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

Community Management Content Marketing Engagement Facebook Foursquare Google Google+ Guidelines I forgot to categorize Instagram Linkedin Local Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Pinterest SEO Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Strategy Tips Tumblr Twitter YouTube We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, YouTube and Vine: Facebook. Tumblr. Why Tumblr is pumped: you can now embed Vine videos on your blog – Tumblr users can now embed Vine videos on their Tumblr blog; while there were ways to do so before, this update eliminates extra steps and allows users to share directly from Vine (Mashable).

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Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

In 2013 we’ve seen a huge growth in visual platforms; Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, Tumblr, Buzzfeed and especially Pinterest have all gained millions of followers. Engagement Facebook Instagram Mobile Pinterest Social Media Tips Tumblr Visual content 2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and made predictions of what we think 2014 has to offer.

LinkedIn Grows 53% Year-Over-Year in New Zealand

The Realtime Report

Twitter trails well at the back of the pack in New Zealand, attracting only 249 million users, well below Tumblr’s 447 million. Tumblr skews younger, with over 55% of users under the age of 35. Are you surprised that LinkedIn and Tumblr are so much more popular than Twitter in New Zealand? Social Media Statistics Blogger Facebook LinkedIn New Zealand social media statistics social networking statistics Tumblr Twitter Who’s using social media in New Zealand?

Top Social Media Stats of 2012

The Realtime Report

Tumblr Reaches 15 Billion Monthly Pageviews (Jan 27): Tumblr CEO David Karp revealed that Tumblr has reached 15 billion impressions monthly and an audience of 120 million people. The average Tumblr user spends 30 min or more on the site per day, and the majority of traffic (55-60%) comes from international users. UPDATE: By Nov 2012, Tumblr reached 20 billion pageviews per month. What social media stats got the most attention in the last year?

Toon Time: Love, TumblrBot

Waxing UnLyrical

Erin Feldman Guest Posts Social Media Waxing Off With Sarah and Sheldon cartoon Tumblr TumblrBot valentine's dayErin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen). She spends the rest of her time writing poetry, drawing, reading, and running.

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