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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes by Bud E. Smith

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LESSON 10Creating a Link Post

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to create a Tumblr link post.

Link Posts For Your Tumblog

Link posts play a special role on Tumblr. A link post is a refined distillation of this special purpose of Tumblr. It’s for sharing links to cool stuff you find online.

One of the best things Tumblr does is make it easy to share with others all the interesting things you find online. Tumblr also makes it easy to share cool things you find offline, such as photos.

Tumblr is a bit like Star Trek. Its users’ mission is to explore the strange new world of the Web (as well as trying out what their new starship, Tumblr, can do). So, users share new stuff they find on the Web for examination and discussion.

Tumblr is often compared ...

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