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Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition by Sue Jenkins

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Ping.fm

Ping.fm is another social media updating service you might be interested in using to integrate with your Tumblr account.

With a Ping.fm account, you can post from your browser, iPhone, and iPod touch, do WPA and SMS text messaging, blast out messages from your e-mail account or instant messaging service, and connect to over 100 web and desktop apps from other third-party developers. (See Figure 10-2.)

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Figure 10-2: Use Ping.fm to “post from anywhere to anywhere,” including to Tumblr and your other preferred social media sites.

To create your free Ping.fm account, visit www.ping.fm , where you enter your e-mail address and desired password.

Tip.eps After your account is setup, you can add your social media accounts to your Ping.fm network and start a-postin’. For a walkthrough on Ping.fm’s services, see http://web. appstorm.net/how-to/microblogging/update-social-networks-with-ping-fm/ .

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