If you are a business professional on Twitter you need to get a branded Twitter background. Why? When you follow people one of the first things most will do is view your profile before they follow you back. If you have a nice looking, branded Twitter background you will appear more trustworthy and people will more likely follow you back. Plus if done correctly you can add more information about yourself on your background and show other social networks you belong to. Following are a couple of resources you can use to easily brand your Twitter profile for free.
For those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint read this blog post on how to Create Twitter Backgrounds using PowerPoint. It’s easy and a downloadable template is provided.
If you would prefer to use more advanced image programs such as PhotoShop to create Twitter backgrounds, you can read Twitter backgrounds guidelines from http://www.croncast.com/blog/1320/Twitter-background-guidelines-template-size.php.