Ten Terrific Tumblr hints

If you’ve discovered the weird and wonderful world of Tumblr, you may be seeking out a few tips to get you started or just get into the groove of this ever-growing online community. Tumblr has been around for awhile but has recently gained a lot of attention since President Obama began one. It’s in your best interest to learn the ins and outs of this non-traditional social medium cause guess what? It’s here to stay – at least for awhile.

I got into it after starting a Tumblr for my organization, which you can see here. Then, I created my own personal Tumblr to complement this blog. I use it less frequently than the blog but no doubt, there is a place for Tumblr to thrive. Just ask Theodora — she’s got tens of thousands of followers! Also — did you know that this guy started (and continues) his success ona Tumblr?

Jumping into Tumblr can be confusing and overwhelming but you soon learn there is lingo, practice, tone and community to be enacted. Put your sarcasm hat on and slap on your thick skin because the snark is thick around here. But it’s usually good-natured and also some of the funniest stuff you will find on the Internet.

The following 10 tips should be of good use to anyone venturing into this playful space:

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