10 Tumblr Tips for Newbies


Get Discussions Going

Most people who tumble want others to visit their blog, read it and post comments and questions. Getting lively discussions going is part of the fun of tumbling. But other members can't automatically comment on your blog -- you have to enable your account to let them [source: Houston]. From the Dashboard, click on the name of your blog, then Blog Settings (right-hand column). You have four communications choices here; check any or all of the following boxes:

  • Allow replies from people you follow
  • Allow replies from people following you for more than two weeks
  • Let people ask questions
  • Let people submit posts