Should you post articles on tumblr?


Tempted to make tumblr the home for your articles? You might think about having your work on the 18th most visited website in America (via Alexa). A couple more stats to entice you:

  • The average visit to Tumblr is 14 minutes, longer than Twitter or Facebook
  • Tumblr has grown 74% in 2013, compared to Twitter and LinkedIn’s 40% (via search engine people)

Ok, so tumblr is popular. But is it the right channel for your WRITING?

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Matt Maldre

My tumblr is at:
It’s a collection of my images, images I like on flickr, and other fun stuff.

Thanks to my cousin Peter who inspired this blog post. He

Matt Maldre

Phil Aston ?@geniusloci tweeted a link to this blog post:

WordPress or Tumblr for your articles? This informative post from Matt should help make up you mind via @mattmaldre

Thanks Phil!


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Robert Traynor

Thanks for that very enlightening article. You put me off posting my articles on Tumblr–for all the right reasons.