If you do not have a twitter account, it is very east to set one up.  There are some newbie mistakes you need to watch out for however.

Your name and handle will appear after sign up. So if you do not want your full name to appear, you need to think of that before you sign up. For example, here are three different ways to have an account appear:

 

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This is an example of a branding twitter where all your names and images have a theme

 

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This is an example of a new account where there is no banner uploaded but the actual name does not appear, again this occurs when you sign up so you have to be organized ahead of time to decide these things.

 

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One more example of a twitter where it gives you an idea of the kind of things tweeted about visually but does not show a name.

 

Twitter can be used for all sort of things, so the profile tends to need some thought.  You should always have at least an icon ready to go, many people assume you will spam them or are a bot if you do not have a unique icon.

More on how to make a twitter account to support your creative business soon, if you you read this and are anxious for more then leave a comment and I will post it sooner as opposed to later!

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