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tumblr.the easiest way to blog.
What is tumblr?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.
CreatorsDavid Karp (age 25)Founder
Marco Arment (age 29)Lead Developer
How has tumblr been doing?when tumblr first launched, in 2007, it had 75,000 users within 2 weeksas of January 2012, tumblr had over 39.5 million blogsas of September 2011, the website was receiving 13 billion views PER MONTHby the same time 40 million posts were being created on the site each day
Tumblr featurespost from anywhere; browser, phone, desktop, emailsmart phone apps for posting wherever you arecustom URL to blog (mysweetblg.tumblr.com or www.sweetblg.com)search engine friendly so people can find your contentanalytics to see how popular your blog isautomatically post to other social nets (twitter, facebook, etc)queue your post so they're automatically published on a designated interval
Posting anything from anywherefrom a phoneby emailPost from the website
Themes!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.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.
Other customizationChange 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)
BookmarkletIf you use bookmarks in your browser the Tumblr bookmarklet lets you instantly start a Tumblr post just by clicking their special bookmark.
tumblr.com/explore pageThe /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.
How To Setup an AccountGo to tumblr.comclick Sign Up at the top rightIt's the easiest registration form you'll ever see...
How to Setup an AccountNow you've got a blog at the following URL:http://justkidng.tumblr.com
How to Create a Postselect a post type from the options at the top of the blogtumblr automatically formats the post based on the type of post you're creating
How to Create a Postselect the image from your computer or paste in a link to a videoadd tags to categorize your post to help people find it
Check out some of the best of TumblrI love charts
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