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

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LESSON 12Posting Audio Clips

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to create or find audio clips and add them to your tumblog as audio posts.

Using Audio Clips in Tumblogs

Tumblr has a liberal policy on MP3 files. You can freely upload one MP3 file a day to Tumblr, up to 10MB in size, and Tumblr will host them for you. A typical three-minute song is about 3 minutes long, so 10MB is plenty for a typical song, but not for a 15-minute monster such as the famous In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by 60’s rock band Iron Butterfly. Many other sites either refuse to host audio files at all, limit uploads much more sharply, or charge for the privilege. With Tumblr, you can also easily link to MP3 files hosted elsewhere and have them display in your tumblog as if they were ...

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