How will you feel, if you visit a Twitter account and find the default egg profile picture on it? Of Course, you will not like it.
Now, just imagine, if you own a brand account on Twitter and your customers visit your account to know more about you and your brand. What will they assume?
Chances are, they probably assume you are either a fake account or inactive or someone not worth following.
In simple words, no one likes the default image of Twitter. It is always advisable to change the default profile picture and profile photo to communicate better with your customers.
Note: In 2007, Twitter has done away with the use of the default egg image. Now, instead of using egg as a default image, it is showing blank space colored in blue color. (as shown below in attached snapshot)
No matter, whether Twitter uses egg or blank space (empty placeholder) as the default profile photo, your customer will definitely not like both cases.
Next, despite, best size (500×1500 dimension) and placement, many big companies and brand are underutilizing this feature on Twitter.
Trust me, a Twitter header photo and profile picture, if used properly can communicate your brand effectively.
To give you better sense and inspiration, below, we have a list of the 13 very creative, cool, funny, dazzling, cute and attractive twitter header and profile photo of famous and well-known companies and brand across the world.
So, What are we waiting for? Let’s start this list below.
BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket)
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The first Twitter account in the list is of BCCI. The BCCI stands for The Board of Control for Cricket in India.
The cover photo of BCCI is showing both men and women cricket wearing a new jersey launched just before the ICCI World Cup 2019. M.S Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw along with Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues are featuring in this cover photo.
This cover photo is the best example of an organization who highlights their happy employees (both men and women) working together on a particular task.
This cover photo is clearly showing, What BCCI is all about? Next, the team blue is clearly visible from this cover photo. The cover photo is self-explanatory. Isn’t it?
Bisleri (A Beverage Company)
Bisleri International Private Limited is an Indian Beverage company especially known for its packaged water business.
In India, Bisleri is another name of a water bottle. Yes, the Bisleri is among those brand names, which you will never realize are actually a brand.
The cover photo of Bisleri is really amazing. It is showing a camel drinking Bisleri Packaged drinking water in a dessert.
You will not require any additional information to know what this brand is about? The single image is enough to get the answer- Packaged Drinking Water.
Coca-Cola is a beverages manufacturing company selling carbonated soft drinks across the world. Your favorite brand ‘Coke’ is owned by this company.
Your cover photo can act as the best space for promoting various kind of marketing campaign. It can also be used to promote your newly launched products. The twitter account of Coca-Cola company is the best example of it.
It is using a Twitter cover photo to promote their newly launched flavor called Orange Vanilla.
Cadbury Dairy Milk
Another name in the list of Dairy Milk. Dairy Milk is a well-known milk chocolate brand owned by Cadbury.
The twitter account of Cadbury Dairy Milk is the best example if you want to learn how to promote your product. The cover photo of Cadbury Dairy Milk is showcasing its product on it.
Just imagine, When you open the official Twitter business page of the Cadbury Dairy Milk and you find your yummy chocolate photo on its cover page, How will you feel? Of Course, you will feel yummy and hungry.
Hence, the cover page showing chocolate is really a best and creative way to design twitter cover photo.
The next creative and inspiration cover photo is of Etihad Airways. The cover photo of Etihad Airways is very simple – A high-quality image of flying Airplane is saying everything about their business.
Like Etihad Airways, the cover photo of Honda is also simple and clear. The cover photo in itself represents the business of Honda.
Next, the text ( Your Passport To Adventure) added to the cover photo is really awesome tricks to attract potential customers. Honda is indirectly promoting its product made for such hilly areas for adventure.
IRCTC (Indian Railway)
The next in the list is of Indian Railway. The cover photo of IRCTC is really very awesome. What do you think to yourself when you heard of the Twitter account of Indian Railway. Of course, you may think about a big old Iron rusted Railway. Right?
But, you will feel shocked when you see the twitter cover photo of the Indian Railway below.
This cover photo is truly representing the journey experience through Indian Railways. Next, this is what the IRCTC wants?
The next in our list is of Manforce Condom, owned by Mankind Company. Keeping censor guidelines in mind, this brand has beautifully created a cover photo for its Twitter account.
Mankind through this cover photo is effectively promoting different flavors available in its Manforce condom brand.
Unlike other companies, OLA cab is using the Twitter cover photo to share and promote donation for Gramalaya. The cover photo is asking users to take OLA ride and in return, OLA will donate Rs. 1 to Gramalaya.
Really, this is a good way to increase sales and do the CSR (Corporate Social Activity) activities also.
The next cover photo in the list of Old Spice. The cover photo of Old Spice is the great visualization of their charismatic approach to marketing.
Reliance Retail is a subsidiary company of Reliance founded in 2006. The retail outlets of Reliance Retail offer foods, groceries, lifestyles, jewelry, footwear, etc products to the consumers.
Next, this is clearly visible from the cover photo of the Twitter account.
The above cover photo is clearly showing all brands covered by the Reliance Retail business.
The twitter account of Subway is another best example of the creative Twitter cover photo.
Subway’s cover page is a great example of product visibility. The high-quality and yummy photo of subway product will surely catch your eye and make you hungry.
Sunfeast Farmlite by ITC Limited
Sunfeast Farmlite, a brand owned by ITC limited is another great example brilliant Twitter Cover Photo.
This single cover photo is displaying all its related products in it.
That’s all. Above all are the few examples of the brilliant and creative Twitter cover page of the local and international brands or companies.
To sum up, your cover and profile photo is the first thing, the user will notice when they will visit your account.
Hence, it is very important to create and upload a profile and cover photo on your Twitter account.
At last, if you’re a beginner and struggling to build brilliant and creative cover photo for your social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. then you should give a try to online tools available online to create free cover photos for social media accounts.
One such free tool that allows creating cover photos for free is Canva. We think you should give a try to it once.