How to use Tumblr


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Tumblr is a microblogging service that has recently become one of the foremost social media sites on the Internet.

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How to use Tumblr

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  2. 2. What is Tumblr? – Tumblr is a microblogging service that has recently become one of the foremost social media sites on the Internet. Usage: – 50% of Tumblr users are aged 25 or younger. – Tumblr’s visitors skewed the youngest of any of the major social media sites. – Tumblr’s unique visitors world-wide, which us up from about 117 million a year. – Tumblr has almost 84 million unique smartphone visitors. – 53 Percentage of visitors to Tumblr are women. 2
  3. 3. *Why we should care? • #1: Tumblr is Great For SEO Because Tumblr is indexed, and contains lots of social sharing – it has the power to attract a ton of traffic to our website. • #2: Microblogging on Tumblr Tumblr allows us to microblog, which means that we can share our posts quickly and easily with our social communities. • #3: Shorter Posts on Tumblr Tumblr allows bloggers to post small snippets of content for the world to see. It’s a great platform to use if we only have time for 250 word blog posts. • #4: Post Mixed Media as They Are If we use Tumblr, we can post images, videos, links and more, directly to the platform – without having to add in any content. • #5: Use Tumblr To Source Great Content Tumblr can be used as a research tool, where we can find great content in a matter of minutes. Just browse through the blogs on offer, in our select category. *Source: John Souza
  4. 4. Why we should care? • #6: Content Curation on Tumblr Using Tumblr allows us to curate content, or collect it, by ‘reblogging’ or reposting blogs on our page. This is great for traffic and SEO. • #7: Tumblr is 100% Free Unlike WordPress, which can cost a bit of money to put up properly – Tumblr is a completely free platform that doesn’t require any financial outlay. • #8: Track Our Progress With Analytics We can connect our Tumblr account to Google Analytics and actually track our progress. This will help us improve our blog, our SEO and our brand visibility. • #9: Build Interactive Communities Tumblr was built to encourage interaction, like a real social networking site. We will find that getting people to respond to us is a lot easier here. • #10: Improve Our Business Network We are guaranteed to find some of our niches biggest bloggers using Tumblr. They’re super simple to become friends with, and that means better business networks. 4
  5. 5. How to use Tumblr? *Get to know the seven different types of posts. These types are varied to allow your best approaches to be put forward; you may even like to try each style over time. The seven types of posts are as follows: 1- Text. A text post consists of plain text. Images, hyperlinks, videos, and some HTML-based widgets can be added. The raw HTML of the post can be edited. *Source: WikiHow 5
  6. 6. How to use Tumblr? 2- Photo. A photo post consists of a single image with accompanied by a brief description. Photos can be uploaded from your PC, or you can use the URL of an image already on the web. 6
  7. 7. How to use Tumblr? 3- Quote. A quote post consists of title text (the quote) and a single line of body text (citing the origin of the quote). 7
  8. 8. How to use Tumblr? 4- Link. A link post consists entirely of a single piece of descriptive text, which is linked to the website or webpage being described.
  9. 9. How to use Tumblr? 5- Chat. A chat post is used to share a snippet of conversation 9
  10. 10. How to use Tumblr? 6- Audio. An audio post consists of a single .mp3 file (be it a music track, podcast etc), which can be played via a Flash music player. Only one audio post is permitted daily. 10
  11. 11. How to use Tumblr? 7- Video. A video post consists of an embedded video, which can be uploaded from your PC, or imported from websites such as YouTube or Vimeo.