Connecting with fellow institutions and individuals is one of the most important and enjoyable parts of running a Tumblr blog.
Tumblr makes it very easy to reach out to others through the following tools:
Previously, Tumblr allowed its users to send messages to one another via a Fan Mail feature. In November 2015, Tumblr replaced Fan Mail with an instant messaging feature. Messages sent earlier with Fan Mail will remain active, but for any future communication with other Tumblr users, you must use the instant messaging feature. Access instant messaging by clicking the smiley balloon icon at the top of your dashboard or selecting the smiley balloon icon on any blog in the upper right corner. When you compose a message, it will appear as follows with the blog you are contacting appearing at the top.
A couple of key guidelines to keep in mind whilst communicating on Tumblr: