How to get another tumblr account

Written by sarah barnes
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Many bloggers have more than one blog; multiple blogs can be useful if you have different interests you want to write about or different audiences you want to target with each blog. Tumblr, the microblogging service that specialises in making posting as easy as possible, has two options for starting a new blog. You can either add a second blog to your primary Tumblr account or open up another account entirely.

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    Additional Blog

  1. 1

    Click the down arrow by the name of your blog in the right column of the Tumblr dashboard.

  2. 2

    Click "Create a New Blog."

  3. 3

    Fill out the form with your desired blog name, URL and privacy options, then click "Create Blog."

  4. 4

    Switch between blog names in the right column of the dashboard to post on your new blog. Both blogs are linked to your primary Tumblr account.

    New Account

  1. 1

    Log out of your Tumblr account if you're currently logged in.

  2. 2

    Click "Sign Up" in the right corner of the login page.

  3. 3

    Fill out the form with an e-mail address, password and desired blog URL. To open a separate Tumblr account not linked to your other blog, you need to use a separate e-mail address; you can get a free e-mail address at sites like Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo! Mail.

  4. 4

    Click "Start Posting!" to go to your new blog's dashboard.

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