How To Set Up Your Twitter Correctly From Day One

An abbreviated bullet point list of the video content above would read like:
  • Go to and sign up for an accountn
  • Don’t follow any of the recommended accounts until you have your profile establishedn
  • Be sure to upload a representative and professional image for your avatar/profile picturen
  • Be sure to upload another representative and professional image for your cover imagen
  • Be sure to include a bio that answers all as many questions about who you are, what you do, and where you do it as possible. Example: see oursn
  • When all of that is done, send a few introductory tweets before you start following anyone so you have some groundwork laid for your first impressionsn
  • Be sure to use popular hashtags for your local geographic area, profession, and interests so you will be found and followed by othersn
  • Use lists to help control the sometimes overwhelming amounts of information.n
  • Start tweeting, following, and thanking your followers for following you.n
  • Have fun!

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Gus Wagner

Gus Wagner is the President.Owner of The Rocket Group – an award-winning marketing and communications firm. The Rocket Group has specialized in building effective tools across traditional means and new media for clients in businesses, organizations, and nonprofits since 2001. Gus is also a five-time certified Social Media Strategist, a former Chief of Staff in the Missouri State Senate, a retired national champion amateur hockey coach, and a would like to be a singer/songwriter. His Welsh Corgi, Taffy, lets Gus and his wife, Farrah Fite, live with her in Jefferson City, Missouri.