How to customize your Twitter Profile

How to customize your Twitter Profile. Social media for business is meant to be about connecting with a brand or business on a personal level, direct business to follower contact. It helps build confidence in your business if potential customers get to know you on a human level. I really like the new feature that allows you to Pin a tweet at the top of your profile, I will be using this to my advantage. When choosing a photo/banner/cover to use for my Twitter header,  I simply re-sized my facebook cover photo to give Goosie Girl a uniform appearance (branding) on social media and across the internet.

You can find me on Twitter here:
Goosie Girl’s Tweets

Customizing your profile

You can customize your profile by selecting unique profile and header images, adding a name, bio, location, website and theme color, and by pinning a Tweet that other users will see when they visit your profile page.

How to customize your profile

  1. Sign in to
  2. Go to your profile.
  3. Click the Edit profile button and you’ll be able to edit your account’s:
    • Header photo (recommended dimensions are 1500×500 pixels)
    • Profile photo (recommended dimensions are 400×400 pixels)
    • Name
    • Bio (maximum 160 characters)
    • Location
    • Website
    • Theme color
  4. Click into any of these areas and make your changes.
  5. When changing a profile or header photo, click the camera icon and select to Upload photo or Remove, or simply drag and drop a photo into this section.
  6. Click Save changes. You’re all set!

Here are some additional tips for updating your profile:

  • Photos can be in any of the following formats: JPG, GIF, or PNG. (Twitter does not support animated GIFs for profile or header images.)
  • If you’re having trouble uploading a photo, check out this troubleshooting article.

Pin a Tweet to your profile

You can pin a Tweet to your profile so that when others visit your profile page, it is the first Tweet they will see.

To pin a Tweet:

  1. Go to your profile page.
  2. Find the Tweet you’d like to pin and click the ellipsis icon (•••).
  3. Select Pin to your profile page.
  4. Click Pin.

To unpin a Tweet:

  1. Go to your profile page.
  2. On the Tweet that you have pinned, click the ellipsis icon (•••).
  3. Click Unpin from profile page.
  4. Click Unpin.
Note: You may notice that some of your Tweets’ fonts appear bigger than others. Tweets that have received more engagement will appear slightly larger, so your best content is easy to find.

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