tumblr. the easiest way to blog.
What is tumblr? <ul><li>Tumblr (stylized as tumblr.) is a microblogging platform and social networking website that allows...
Creators <ul><li>David Karp (age 25) </li></ul><ul><li>Founder </li></ul>Marco Arment (age 29) Lead Developer
How has tumblr been doing? <ul><ul><li>when tumblr first launched, in 2007, it had 75,000 users within 2 weeks </li></ul><...
Tumblr features <ul><ul><li>post from anywhere; browser, phone, desktop, email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>smart phone apps...
Posting anything from anywhere <ul><ul><li>from a phone  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Po...
Themes! <ul><li>A multitude of themes are ready for you to pick. You can pay for a really slick one or pick a free one fro...
Other customization <ul><li>Change the title and description of your blog. Choose if people can post comments and even if ...
Bookmarklet <ul><li>If you use bookmarks in your browser the Tumblr bookmarklet lets you instantly start a Tumblr post jus...
tumblr.com/explore page <ul><li>The /explore page is a great way to see what topics are getting hot. You can see what topi...
How To Setup an Account <ul><ul><li>Go to tumblr.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click Sign Up at the top right </li></ul><...
How to Setup an Account <ul><li>Now you've got a blog at the following URL:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://justkidng.tumblr.com...
How to Create a Post <ul><ul><li>select a post type from the options at the top of the blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tum...
How to Create a Post <ul><ul><li>select the image from your computer or paste in a link to a video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Check out some of the best of Tumblr <ul><li>I love charts </li></ul><ul><li>STFU, Parents </li></ul><ul><li>f*uckyeahglob...
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    1. 1. tumblr. the easiest way to blog.
    2. 2. What is tumblr? <ul><li>Tumblr (stylized as tumblr.) is a microblogging platform and social networking website that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Users can follow other users, and 'reblog' their posts, or choose to make their tumblelog private. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Creators <ul><li>David Karp (age 25) </li></ul><ul><li>Founder </li></ul>Marco Arment (age 29) Lead Developer
    4. 4. How has tumblr been doing? <ul><ul><li>when tumblr first launched, in 2007, it had 75,000 users within 2 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as of January 2012, tumblr had over 39.5 million blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as of September 2011, the website was receiving 13 billion views PER MONTH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by the same time 40 million posts were being created on the site each day </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Tumblr features <ul><ul><li>post from anywhere; browser, phone, desktop, email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>smart phone apps for posting wherever you are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>custom URL to blog (mysweetblg.tumblr.com or www.sweetblg.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>search engine friendly so people can find your content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>analytics to see how popular your blog is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>automatically post to other social nets (twitter, facebook, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>queue your post so they're automatically published on a designated interval  </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Posting anything from anywhere <ul><ul><li>from a phone  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post from the website  </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Themes! <ul><li>A multitude of themes are ready for you to pick. You can pay for a really slick one or pick a free one from the list.  </li></ul><ul><li>Theme usually come with their own set of customizable options so you're not stuck with a background color or font you don't like. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Other customization <ul><li>Change the title and description of your blog. Choose if people can post comments and even if others can post to your blog (if you want them to of course) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Bookmarklet <ul><li>If you use bookmarks in your browser the Tumblr bookmarklet lets you instantly start a Tumblr post just by clicking their special bookmark. </li></ul>
    10. 10. tumblr.com/explore page <ul><li>The /explore page is a great way to see what topics are getting hot. You can see what topics are seeing a lot of activity where people are posting and getting comments. </li></ul>
    11. 11. How To Setup an Account <ul><ul><li>Go to tumblr.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click Sign Up at the top right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It's the easiest registration form you'll ever see... </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. How to Setup an Account <ul><li>Now you've got a blog at the following URL:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://justkidng.tumblr.com </li></ul><ul><li>THAT'S IT! </li></ul>
    13. 13. How to Create a Post <ul><ul><li>select a post type from the options at the top of the blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tumblr automatically formats the post based on the type of  post you're creating </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. How to Create a Post <ul><ul><li>select the image from your computer or paste in a link to a video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>add tags to categorize your post to help people find it </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Check out some of the best of Tumblr <ul><li>I love charts </li></ul><ul><li>STFU, Parents </li></ul><ul><li>f*uckyeahglobtrotters </li></ul><ul><li>Clients From Hell </li></ul><ul><li>I Can Read </li></ul>

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