Twitter is probably the most hyped social network out there, all the mainstream medias are talking about it and a lot of celebrities are using the service. The popularity of the website means that you get to connect with tons of other users, but it also means that you’ll have to stand out to do so. For that, having a great Twitter background is recommended to make a great first impression. Learn how to do this with the following collection of tutorials.
Technical information regarding the file dimensions for a Twitter background, its positioning and some recommended tools.
Introduction to Twitter branding by Calvin Lee of Mayhem Studios. Good advice on the type of Twitter background to chose, tiled image or not.
An overview of various types of Twitter background, good read to make the right decision about how you will design your own background.
Step by step tutorial to create your Twitter background image with Photoshop.
Video tutorial teaching you how to create your Twitter background using the popular vector drawing software.
For people with no Photoshop skills, this tutorial will explain you how to create your own Twitter background using PowerPoint. Some templates are provided in the article.
Excellent video tutorial with in-depth explanations on how to create a Twitter background with Photoshop.
Create your Twitter tiled background by editing a texture image with Photoshop.
Perhaps the most complete article about the creation of Twitter backgrounds.
A collection of free Twitter backgrounds for the people who are too lazy to create their own background.
Peekr is a great website to view the entire background image of any Twitter user, very useful to get inspired by other people’s backgrounds.
A Flickr gallery of great Twitter extended backgrounds free to use.
For the lazy ones, this website will offer you more than a thousand free patterns to chose from.