Some feature of tumbler are similar to Twitter,Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.
In traditional blogging and social networking, writing is important but tumblr tends to short blogs and is more toward photos, GIFs, videos.
The more you work on tumblr the more you know about it and about what people like to see on your blog.
thus if you don’t have time to experience all the details of tumbler or you don’t want to spend your time on try and error for blogging and social networking on tumblr,then study the following stages.
1. Go to dashboard
After you created an account and went trough initial stages then you are ready to start steps for blogging and social networking on tumblr.
steps to follow to reach tumbler dashboard
- Sign up with a G-mail and a password
- Age confirmation
- Answering five interest which leads you to your favorite blogs
- Email confirmation
- Tumblr dashboard
In dashboard there are some notification from the blogs you follow.
there are also some other icons you can use to make your post.
tumblr supports seven types of posts which consists of: text, photo,quot, link, chat, audio, video post.
In web some of the screen differs from mobile app.
If you use web you will also see a menu on top of the page which involves your home page, explore page, inbox, direct messages, activity and your account setting. all this options in mobile phone appears at the bottom.
2.make your blogging and social networking on tumblr unique
For customizing your blog in the dashboard menu tap user icon and follow the rest:
- Tap your blog name
- Edit appearance
You can also use many other elements to customize your blog, for example:
You can add a header image, profile photo, a blog title, different colors in Mobile blog header.
Change your name or username, that will also change your URL, in Username.
Use a new them or install a new theme and have a live preview in Website theme.
Make more security in Encryption.
If you want others to post on your blog you can turn on Submissions.
You can also choose to connect your friends by tapping on Twitter and Facebook, therefor all those contacts will appear on your tumblr.
3.Follow your favorite blogs
You can follow these three steps to follow blogs:
- Explore page: this is on dashboard or you can search Tumblr.com/explore.
- Search bottom: in the search bottom enter the keyword or hashtags.
- Tumblr suggestion: tumbler suggests some blogs based on followed ones.
- Follow bottom: tap this bottom to automatically follow.
4. post on your blog
You can follow these steps to post on your blog:
- go to visual to select among photos, GIFs, videos on tumblr
- use tag to make your post more visible.
- tap extra post options for formatting options on your post or read more links.
Don’t postponed posting. you can schedule your post to be published at specific times. and for improving your blog you need some elements which you are familiar to them in almost all other social websites such as: like others posts, comment posts, re-blog a posts, follow a user’s blog, submit a post or ask for other user’s blog, send a message or an email to other user’s blog who allowed you.