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Tumblr For Dummies, Portable Edition

Tumblr For Dummies, Portable Edition

Sue Jenkins

ISBN: 978-1-118-37082-7 April 2012 168 Pages




Create a Tumblelog and start posting--this fun, portable guide shows you how

Tumblr may be a microblogging platform, but there's nothing micro about it. There's no limit to what you can post in your blog--from text, photos, and links to audio, video, slideshows, and more. Now you can join the over 28 million Tumblelogs on Tumblr with this handy, portable guide. In the popular, For Dummies, easy-access style, this practical book shows you exactly what to do to get the most out of Tumblr. Set up your account, choose a theme, post from your computer or phone, see how to reblog content, and before you know it, you're off and Tumbling.

  • Guides you in how to join and get the most out of Tumblr
  • Shows you how to set up an account, choose a theme, customize your Tumblelog, and use the dashboard
  • Explains how to follow other Tumblr users and reblog their content, and post from your browser, phone, or email
  • Offers tips, trick, and techniques to make everything easy

All the detail you need to get up and running on this fun microblogging platform is here, in Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition.

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Tumblr Blog 5

Chapter 2: Creating Your First Post 21

Chapter 3: Deciding What Content to Post 33

Chapter 4: Using the Dashboard 41

Chapter 5: Managing Posts and Messages 53

Chapter 6: Following, Liking, and Reblogging  65

Chapter 7: Interacting with Others 75

Chapter 8: Exploring Tumblr 91

Chapter 9: Discovering, Modifying, and Designing Themes 111

Chapter 10: Ten Useful Third-Party Apps for Tumblr 129

Appendix: Tumblr Resources 141

Index 147

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