When this happens...
BufferNew Buffer Item
Then do this...
TumblrCreate Text Post

You get it. Social media automation is a quick way to boost the ROI on your social postings and save time while still engaging your audience. Take it to the next level and automate Tumblr text posts from your new Buffer items. Social media made easy.

How this Buffer-Tumblr integration works

  1. A new item is created in Buffer
  2. Zapier creates a new text post in Tumblr

Apps involved

  • Buffer
  • Tumblr

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Buffer Item

Triggers when there is a new item in the Buffer

Add to Buffer

Add an item to your Buffer or send an update immediately to any of your Buffer profiles.

New Liked Post

Triggers whenever you "like" a post on Tumblr.

Add to Schedule

Add an item to your Buffer, scheduled at a specific time in the future.

New Tagged Post

Triggers when a new post is created on any blog with a specific tag you choose.

Create Photo Post

Creates a new photo post.

New Post in Dashboard

Triggers when a new post is added by someone you follow on Tumblr.

Create Text Post

Creates a new text post.

New Post in My Blog

Triggers when a new post is created in a specific blog you own.

Create Link Post

Creates a new link post.

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Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website which allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.

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