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Has Tumblr Taken Over My Life?

April 3, 2014 by Rob Sutter

Tumblr.

A year or so ago, I opened my own Tumblr account, though I lurked the site long before then. I enjoyed the sets of .gif images in certain posts and the site was, overall, an interesting creature of sorts. At first I thought Tumblr would be a fun to engage in on my free time. Now, there’s not a single website that I spend more time on.[read more]

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Ten Ways in Which Your Tumblr Blog Can Help in SEO

November 2, 2013 by Mark Scott
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Tumblr and SEO

Tumblr essentially functions as a secondary blog you can use solely for the purpose of SEO. You can send optimized links back to the main website, allowing your website's reach to expand and incoming traffic to multiply.[read more]

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Tumblr

September 4, 2013 by Stephanie Frasco

Tumblr has a younger demographic. According to comScore, 40% of the audience is 15-24 years old. 63% are under 34. That's a pretty young market. If you're looking to get in front of teenagers and young adults, this network is probably worth investigating.[read more]

If the Election Was Just on Tumblr, Obama Still Would Have Won

June 27, 2013 by Amie Marse

Romney’s blog, while a layout disaster, would actually have been a simple fix if the former presidential candidate hadn’t abandoned it after his campaign was over. The blog was fairly consistently curated, updated with images, videos, and information about the campaign, but remains visually all over the place.[read more]

Yahoo and Tumblr: Avoiding Commoditization by Association

May 22, 2013 by Maggie Fox

There are three things on the Tumblr/Yahoo to-do list for 2013: 1. Push the edges on intelligent recommendation technology (just think of the dataset they must have!) 2. Innovate on engagement-based ad format design. 3. Bypass agencies: try to build partnerships directly with brands to help bring scale and meaning to a revenue model that is based on adding value rather than the very comfortable “interrupt and repeat.”[read more]

What's Next for Tumblr?

May 21, 2013 by Marc Meyer
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Tumblr users are passionate and are worried about what will happen to their platform. Is that passion enough to keep their pages safe from being “Yahoo’ed?” If the deal goes down, Tumblr as you and I once knew it, may be done. Though the spin is that Yahoo will not screw it up.[read more]

What Yahoo Will Do with Tumblr

May 20, 2013 by Jake Wengroff
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The news that Internet behemoth Yahoo will buy blogging and content platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash has many analysts, including this one, wondering what will happen next.[read more]

Why It's a Mistake For Brands to Ignore Tumblr

May 16, 2013 by Jon Thomas
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Even though Tumblr is often forgotten by brands, it’s still a massive community. In fact, the absence of brands (and the only recent emergence of in-stream advertising) may play a big part in the site’s continued rapid growth. More than 107.5 million blogs and 50.5 billion posts have been created on Tumblr, including the more than 70 million new posts that appear every day.[read more]

10 Insights from Fast Company’s Most Innovative Social Media Companies Talk

February 28, 2013 by Wendy DeFeudis

Insights from Wendy DeFeudis' attendance at Social Media Week Fast Company's Most Innovative Social Media Companies. Panelists included BuzzFeed, Tumblr, Fab and Branch.[read more]

5 Great Social Media Networks You Haven't Heard Of

January 6, 2013 by Mitz Pantic
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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest.  These are some of the names in social media networking that you will be familiar with due to their global popularity.  These days, Facebook is pretty much ubiquitous with over 900 million users across the world actively using the site to keep up with friends and learn about their favourite...[read more]

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Tips for Finding a Job Through Tumblr

October 18, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney

The micro-blogging outlet may be overlooked, but people are certainly trying to find jobs using it. And that makes sense – with an 85% retention rate and over 69 million blogs on its platform, Tumblr is a great way for job seekers, particularly ones fresh out of college, to try to network with other professionals and get a foot in the door.[read more]

Is Pinterest the Uncreative Cousin of Tumblr?

August 31, 2012 by Veronica Guzik

Pinterest doesn’t that sound glamorous or intelligent anymore does it? Oops. I don’t want to make it sound like hard-core pinners are not creative; because the way people organize their thoughts are their board are unique and special to each user. I am saying that Pinterest is most definitely a spin off of the more mentally challenging Tumblr. Thoughts?[read more]

Why Facebook Needs a Want Button

July 12, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney
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Like what you see? There’s a button on Facebook for that. Like it so much that you want it? There… isn’t a button for that. But for company brand fan pages, there should be.[read more]

5 Things to Look for When Hiring Social Media Interns

May 24, 2012 by Heather Taylor

Last year when I started working as a social media manager, I received the opportunity to sign on not one but two interns. And while I’ve already chronicled what it’s like to manage your first set of interns, I haven’t discussed what kind of decision process went into play when it came to hiring them.[read more]

How to Make the Most Out of Your Social Media Buttons

May 17, 2012 by Heather Taylor

Whether at the top of the home page, the very bottom in the far right corner, or on some other page altogether, it’s virtually impossible to visit a website that doesn’t have a couple of social media buttons secured within it somewhere anymore.[read more]

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The Pros & Cons Of Tumblr For Online Marketing

May 7, 2012 by Denise Keller

Is Tumblr right for your online business? Here's a list of pros and cons of the social media tool to help you make up your mind.[read more]

Fill Your “Texts From Hillary” Void by Following These 5 Tumblr Blogs

April 12, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney

You know you have a good blog going when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants to submit a photo of herself with the caption “ROFL @ ur tumblr! G2g –scrunchie time. ttyl?...” to it. And she’s completely serious too. The blog in question is not so serious. Inspired by a photo taken last year of Clinton on a flight en route to Libya, completely engrossed with her PDA, the Tumblr account Texts from Hillary used said photo to depict Clinton writing influential power players snarky notes...[read more]

Tumblr Tutorial for Brands, Part II: The Hands-On Guide

April 2, 2012 by Tia Fisher

Part Two of eModeration's Tumblr Tutorial offers details on how to set up a Tumblr account and issues for social media and brand marketing managers using Tumblr for their brands.[read more]

Tumblr Tutorial for Brands: Welcome to Tumblr

March 27, 2012 by Tia Fisher

Visual content, curation and storytelling are the three evolving trends for 2012 when it comes to emerging niche social networks. If you are wondering how to harness the power of Tumblr for your brand and marketing strategy, then we aim to give you some practical help. In this guide, we will take a look at different aspects of Tumblr and how they relate to brands.[read more]

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Pinning Copyright Complaints on Pinterest

February 27, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney
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The overreaching question that needs to be focused on then is whether or not Pinterest is in violation of US Copyright laws by using images created by another person to advertise and/or sell products.[read more]

 
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