Should your biography describe what you do or who you are? Is it better in first person or third? Do you mention your employers? Do you single out hashtags? How do you feel about capitalizing every word? Do you overuse keywords?
Perusing Twitter bios of 13 female friends of mine…
Alison Kenney: Independent PR pro. Content Creator. Blogs about working in PR for @prjobs.
Elizabeth Comeau: Writer. Marathoner. Triathlete. Coffee addict. 1st IVF baby in US. Digital editor @RunnersWorld
Erica Holthausen: Writer, storyteller, wanderer, dreamer, idealist, recovering attorney, microbusiness advocate + chief instigator behind the Honest Marketing Revolution!
Jill Yanofsky: Fearless, goal surpassing, award-winning, top-performing, inside sales representative.
Jillian Vorce: Professional Connector ~ Networking Ambassador for #SMMW14 ~ Digital Marketing Strategist ~ Speaker~ #DigitalHandshake #HxR2014
Juli Monroe: Networking and Social Media Coach. Author of The Enthusiastic Networker, available on Amazon. Also blogs for @Gadgetell and @TeleRead
Julia Campbell: Social Media Strategist & Storyteller, Nonprofit Techie, Mom Entrepreneur, RPCV. Also at @pinning4good. Married to @aufregen #nptech #sm4np
Kat Hasenauer: Sports writer by night. Work in higher ed. by day. Rochester, NY raised. SOTA, Binghamton & Boston U. alum. And yes, I know I look like Hilary Swank.
Katie DiMarca: Interim General Humanities Chair, Writing Instructor, Theatre-in-Education Teaching Artist. Explorer of innovative pedagogies that engage & inspire.
Lindsay Crudele: Digital-social strategy in the City of Boston; named one of 2014 #GovTech Doers, Dreamers & Drivers. Urban beekeeper, cyclist, musician. Opinions here my own.
Mary Davie: VA native, Career civil servant, Helping Gov Buy IT Better, Hokie, Cyclist, Redskins Fan, Band Groupie
Stacie Andrews: Developer. Marketer. Designer. (not always in that order) CMTO at @Provado
Tracey Chalifour: Non profit & certified project mgr supporting everything local & sustainable, craft beer, worthy causes, Boston pro teams, healthy lifestyles, & social media.
How does your Twitter bio compare?
P.S. If you click their names, you can visit their walls and tweet them hi.