Error in command: "git push -u origin master"

It is the first time I am making a push request and I am following the BitBucket's tutorial here it is:

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I followed all the steps here is the error:

error: src refspec master does not match any.
error: failed to push some refs to '<some url>'

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Jim Redmond Atlassian Team Jun 27, 2017

What do you get from `git branch` ?

If you get "fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git", but this is supposed to be a git repository, then you need to follow the "new project" guide instead of the "existing project" guide.

If you get "fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git", but this is a Mercurial repository, then you'll need to make sure you add the repo URL to the [paths] section in .hg/hgrc, and then `hg push --new-branch` to create the appropriate structure on Bitbucket.

If you get a list of branches, but none is named "master", then you'll either need to push a different branch (`git push -u origin staging`, for example) or create a master branch (`git checkout -b master`) and then try pushing again.

If you get something else, then we can keep discussing here.

Adding this line:

git commit -m "initial commit"

Before this line:

git push origin master

 Solved the issue for me. 

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