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About to give up on Tumblr

After only a couple weeks of use. The spam is out of control…

Desktop Wallpapers: October 2011 (Halloween Edition)

Awesome:

http: //www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/09/30/free-desktop-wallpapers-october-2011/

Does Tumblr search ever work? (and other Tumblr annoyances)

I’m finding more and more limitations and bugs on Tumblr, unfortunately.

  1. Has the search ever worked for any Tumblr users? No results are ever returned.
  2. SPAM galore! Tumblr is a SPAM haven of non-legit users ‘liking’ and ‘reblogging’ posts. Am I suppose to look at each user individually and block them?
  3. Custom domain issues - more often than not, custom-redirected domains do not load on the first try… nor the second, third, or tenth for that matter. The only ‘fix’ is a repeatedly banging on Command+R.
  4. … probably more to come …

Didn’t Tumblr just secure $85 million in funding? One wonders how these kinks can continue to exist…

Folyo: "How much does a website cost?" and other pricing questions

folyo:

If there’s one thing nobody seems to want to talk about, it’s pricing. Most designers don’t publish their rates, and good luck getting a company to tell you how much they paid for their site.

The results of this situation is that it can be pretty hard to know how much to spent on design. Spend…

(Source: folyo)