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Posts Tagged ‘Avatar’

Can You Imagine Twitter Without The Ego-Altering Avatars?

Twitter is just too showy sometimes, isn’t it? With celebrities and Twitterati and Klout scores and all kinds of visual queues signaling where one stands in the Twitterverse.

Imagine you couldn’t see any of that (not the backgrounds or the bios or anything) and all you could see were the tweets. Sound interesting? It’s actually kind of cool, once you get past the disconcerting uncertainty that is Uncertain Rainbow.
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Get An Email Alert When Your Twitter Contacts Change Jobs, Location With NetworkUpdater

You’ve got hundreds, if not thousands, of connections on Twitter and other social networks, and it’s not easy keeping up-to-date on what they’re all up to.

Enter NetworkUpdater, a service that sends you an email alert whenever someone on Twitter or Facebook changes their profile.
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How A Bad Profile Pic Can Damage Your Personal Brand [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you like it or not, you are building a personal brand the moment you sign up for Twitter. Your username, the content of your tweets, your bio… everything comes together to give your followers a snapshot image of who you are. And there’s no clearer image than your actual profile picture.

If your profile pic isn’t up to snuff, you’re likely (inadvertently) damaging your personal brand. Here’s what to avoid when showing off your pearly whites to your followers, to keep your brand intact:
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Why You Won’t Be Taken Seriously If You’re Still Using The Default Egg Avatar On Twitter

We’ve been over this time and time again: your Twitter profile picture is important. It can make or break you, faster than you can type your next 140 characters.

A recent comment from a Twitter superstar got me thinking that some people needed a reminder of just how important their profile pics are – especially you there, with the default egg avatar, too lazy to take 15 seconds and upload a photo of yourself to replace it.
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Why You Might Want To Rethink Changing Your Twitter Avatar

As much as it’s about substance, social media is about image, too. Maybe not in the traditional sense, but there are a host of images that people subconsciously associate you and your brand with, and one of these images is your Twitter avatar.
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Twitter Should Banish The Default “White Egg” Avatar

When you sign up for Twitter, you begin with as a “white egg”. You might get a white egg on a blue background, white egg on yellow… but you’ll always start with this white egg. And while I do like the symbolism, I think it’s a little on the bland side.

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