Lots of people have toyed with blogging, whether for professional or personal reasons. One thing you may have heard from more serious bloggers is that if you really want people to read what you write, you have to post consistently. The problem for many of us is that some of the blogging programs out there are cumbersome, and we often don't really have that much to say. In fact, we often just want to jot down a few quick notes, post a photo or leave an inspirational quote. Enter Tumblr.
Tumblr, founded in 2007, is much simpler than other blogging systems, and is aimed at those of us who prefer the quick, concise post -- although you can certainly jot down entries of any length. This ease of use may be the reason that Tumblr is now home to 69.1 million blogs. Millions of posts are made daily in 12 languages, and monthly page views top 16 billion [source: Tumblr].