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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes [NOOK Book]

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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr® in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to use Tumblr to create a blog for sharing tweets, links, text, media, email, anything! Each compact lesson zeroes in on essential techniques, with fast, step-by-step instructions that help you ...

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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes

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Overview

Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr® in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to use Tumblr to create a blog for sharing tweets, links, text, media, email, anything! Each compact lesson zeroes in on essential techniques, with fast, step-by-step instructions that help you do it right the first time!

 

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

 

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Create and run a personal blog incredibly easily!
  • Personalize your tumblog with themes and a custom domain name
  • Post text, links, photos, media, and more
  • Add comments to your tumblog
  • Save and share your tweets from Twitter on Tumblr
  • Feed your tumblog content to your Facebook page
  • Post from your cellphone, iPhone, or iPad
  • Find tumblogs you like, and quote or repost their content
  • Extend tumblogs with Goodies and Third-Party Apps
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132119504
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 8/10/2010
  • Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Bud Smith has written and edited tons of books over the past 25 years, covering a variety of computer topics, including guides to buying a computer, using all kinds of software, and doing almost anything you can think of online. His most recent title is WordPress In Depth, a thorough book about the most popular blogging platform worldwide, coauthored with Michael McCallister. Bud began writing computer books in 1984, the year of the iconic 1984 television commercial for the Macintosh. An early success was Que’s Computer Buyer’s Guide, covering the then-latest and greatest in computer hardware and software. He has also written about creating web pages, Android phones, and the iPad. Bud continues to work as a writer, project manager, and marketer to help people get the most out of technology as it advances. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he participates in environmental causes when he’s not working on one of his many technology-related projects.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Introduction to Tumblr

What Is Tumblr?

Tumblr

Uses for Tumblr

Why Everyone Loves Tumblr

Looking at Tumblogs

2 Signing Up and Setting Preferences for Tumblr

Signing Up for Tumblr

Choosing Your Account Preferences

3 Customizing Info Settings for Your Tumblog

Accessing the Customize Area

Changing Information About Your Tumblog

4 Choosing a URL for Your Tumblog

It’s All in a Name

Using a Tumblr Subdomain Name

Using a Custom Domain Name

Choosing a Name

Searchability and Your Domain Name

Changing Your Subdomain Name

Using a Custom Domain Name with a Tumblog

5 Changing the Appearance of Your Tumblog

Changing Your Tumblog’s Appearance

Changing Advanced Settings

Changing a Theme’s Appearance

Four Ways to Change Your Tumblog’s Appearance

Choosing a New Theme

Customizing a Theme

6 Creating a Text Post

The Vital Role of Text in Tumblogs

Adding a Text Post

Formatting a Post’s Content

Adding Links to a Post

Using HTML in a Posting

Adding Tags to Post

Additional Options for All Posts

7 Adding Photos to a Text Post

The Art of Photos in Tumblogs

Digital Photo Basics

Adding Your Own Photo to a Text Post

Adding a Web Photo to a Text Post

8 Creating a Photo Post

Photo Posts for Your Tumblog

Photo Post Options

Creating a Photo Post with a Web Photo

Creating a Photo Post with a Webcam Photo

9 Creating a Quote Post

Quote Posts for Your Tumblog

Rules for Quote Posts

10 Creating a Link Post

Link Posts for Your Tumblog

Rules for Link Posts

Creating a Link Post

11 Creating a Chat Post

Chat Posts for Your Tumblog

Rules for Chat Posts

Creating a Chat Post

12 Posting Audio Clips

Using Audio Clips in Tumblogs

Tumblr and Audio Copyright

Digital Audio Basics for Tumblr

Creating an Audio Post

13 Posting Videos

Using Videos in Tumblogs

Creating Video Files

Digital Video Basics for Tumblr

Creating a Video Post

14 Liking, Reblogging, and Following Posts

Building Community in Your Tumblog

Liking Tumblog Posts

Reblogging Tumblog Posts

Following a Tumblog

Improving Your Tumblarity

15 Posting by Email, Phone, and Audio

Posting by Email and Phone

Sending Posts by Email

Markdown and Email Posting

Posting via App

Posting via Audio

16 Using Tumblr with Twitter

Using Tumblr with Twitter

Sending Your Tweets to Your Tumblog

Posting and Viewing Twitter in Tumblr

Sending Tumblr Posts to Twitter

17 Using Tumblr with Other Services

How Tumblr Plays Nice with Others

Feeding Your Tumblog into Facebook

Using Your Tumblog’s RSS Feed

Importing RSS, Blog, and Other Feeds

18 Extending Tumblr with Comments, Goodies, and Apps

Tumblr Is Extensible

Using Tumblr Community

Getting Goodies from Tumblr

Using Tumblr Third-Party Apps

Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2012

    Agreed!

    I can't even believe this can be sold. How incredibly stupid! If you need a book to learn how to use Tumblr then your brain must be lacking a few functioning cells. Get real.

    17 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2012

    What..

    Sure, if you want to waste your money go ahead, but honestly you can always ask Tumblrians for help, or email Tumblr's staff.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Djdjddk

    Mann!!!!! There should be a app. No stars!!!!!

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2013

    Follow me

    My name is Fandomgirlie on tumblr! Why need a book... the nook needs the app..

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    ?

    Guys i like your shoelaces

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    I have tumblr

    Look me up at katniss123456 dont like book:(

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2014

    I dont like it

    Well i made a tumblr along time ago and i thought that this would help me become like you know tumblr myself like those girls with the flower crowns but yeah it didnt and i didnt like it so yeah that it

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