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  • TUMBLR. FOR LIBRARIES Presenter: Rachel Eichen
  • Agenda ◦ Two Week Class: April 22 & 24 ◦ What is tumblr? ◦ How does it work? ◦ Professional Uses ◦ Library Pages ◦ Interacting on Tumblr ◦ Making Your Tumblr Engaging ◦ Tumblr Tips ◦ Tumblr Tools and Hacks ◦ Tumblrs to Follow ◦ The Future of Tumblr
  • Quick Poll Image from: http://goo.gl/ypOR45 View slide
  • WHAT IS TUMBLR? View slide
  • What is Tumblr? ◦Effortlessly Share Anything ◦Microblogging – less is more ◦Post text, quotes, links, videos, etc ◦Find blogs based on interests/tags ◦Comments rare, reblogs common
  • How popular is Tumblr?
  • Quick Facts ◦ 38,000 posts per a minute ◦ Users spent 154.1 minutes on average on Tumblr ◦ 46.5 percent of Tumblr visitors are 18-34- years-old. Sources: http://goo.gl/1rpliY, http://goo.gl/cD5t2
  • Why is Tumblr so popular? ◦ Easy to find similar blogs ◦ Easy to share & make posts ◦ Easy to track ◦ Interacts with other social media
  • Did you know? In 2013, Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 Billion
  • HOW TUMBLR WORKS
  • Create an Account
  • Find some Tumblrs to follow ◦ Librarians online: ◦ thelifeguardlibrarian.tumblr.com/ ◦ Great Libraries To Check Out: ◦ Baker Free Library ◦ Public Lib of Cincinnati Image from: http://goo.gl/raSoZ1
  • Follow http://tumblr.libraryjournal.com/
  • Let’s start blogging
  • Making Posts ◦Dashboard ◦Add Posts (With Tags!) ◦Reblog or like a post ◦See who liked/reblogged
  • Tags and Blogs • Find Tumblrs • Use tags to find info • Track key tags
  • USING TUMBLR
  • Professional Development teenlibrariantoolbox.tumblr.com pewinternet.tumblr.com libraryadvocates.tumblr.com/ Offers perks like invites to author parties at conference
  • Interact with authors rainbowrowell.tumblr.com neil-gaiman.tumblr.com YA Authors on Tumblr: yahighway.tumblr.com
  • Connect. Librarians on Tumblr use the tags #libraries, #librarians, and #Tumblarians to talk to each other (http://goo.gl/tSqTF) • thelifeguardlibrarian.tumblr.com • http://thepinakes.tumblr.com/ • http://wordtraffic.tumblr.com/
  • Books! http://gobookyourself.co http://heyteenbookshey.tumblr.com/ http://strandbooks.tumblr.com/
  • Libraries on Tumblr ◦ http://nypl.tumblr.com ◦ chicagopubliclibrary.tumblr.com ◦ canterburylibrary.tumblr.com ◦ hclib.tumblr.com
  • What to do on Tumblr share photos promote upcoming events promote community make announcements promote your collection promote reading interact with your audience Visit your library archives Have fun
  • Other Profession Dev Uses ◦ Reading ◦ Discover ◦ Find/Share Infographics and memes ◦ Keep up with trends (using hashtags)
  • Homework ◦ Set up a tumblr blog for either professional or personal use with: ◦ Title ◦ Description ◦ Theme ◦ Make at least one post of original content (Image, quote, etc…with at least 3 relevant tags) ◦ Reblog another blog post and add your own commentary ◦ Send me the URL along with questions ◦ Bonus: Follow at least one other Tumblr
  • Contact Rachel Eichen adverb@gmail.com 877-816-9638 Slideshare.net/adverb http://rachelnovare.tumblr.com/