Should You Use a Photo as your Twitter Picture?



Everyone seems to be on Twitter these days. Or on Plurk. Or Gravatar. Or MyBlogLog. Or Digg. Or Votetime. Or one of the million other social sites out there.

And all of those sites use an image on your profile. But what sort of image works best?

A photo of yourself? Or your logo? Or just a cool design?

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How To Make Your Own Default Avatar in 5 Minutes


gravatars Thousands of blogs show avatars next to their user’s comments. The avatars are a great way to make things more personal and create some variety between the different comments.

But there are always people who don’t have an avatar. The result is usually a stack of default gray avatars. The same gray avatar you see on every other blog with Gravatars

It only takes a few minutes to make your own, branded avatar.

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