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Think Before You Engage: 100 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Social Media Marketing Campaign by Dave Peck

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images 8. What Is a Username?

A username is the name that represents your online profile on a social networking site. It is usually the first thing that people notice about you, and it is a good idea to choose a unique and identifiable username to make yourself stand out from the crowd and draw attention. As a result, your username should be creative and should be something that represents you and your personality and interests in some way.

It is important to remember the importance of a username, especially with a platform such as Twitter where most people check a username before even looking at your profile. Therefore, you should choose a username to attract users to your profile. So, it pays to be as creative as possible when choosing a username. With this is mind, just how can you be creative and choose a username that hasn't already been taken?

The first thing to think about is that it should be memorable, so keep it short and catchy. If you need to be easily found on a platform, you might consider using your first name as part of your username to make it easy for friends, family, or peers to find you. If the platform you use is character-limited, keep your username short, so as not to take up too much space away from other content.

If you are using your business name to develop your brand, it should be easier to establish your username on a site. If you find that someone else is ...

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