Spice Up Your Twitter Account with These 10 Twitter Background Tools

twitter background tool

If your generic Twitter background looks dull and boring, It’s time to spice up your Twitter page with a little more personality

With the growing trend of Twitter usage, creating a customized Twitter background design is an important part of developing your brand, and if you’re using Twitter as a tool to build your blog or website, you need to make sure your brand is consistently communicated across the Web.

That is why all the companies and professionals want to make the user remember their page, and one of the most important tool besides the tweets is the design.

Make sure your Twitter profile stands out from the crowd and appropriately reflects your brand image by using a free or custom Twitter background service.

You can have your Twitter background as fancy as you would like (there’s a maximum image size of 800k).

To help you jump-start your Twitter makeover, here is a collection of 10 online tools and resources to personalize your Twitter background.


It is very user friendly and you can easily customize your twitter profile using Themeleon.

Once you are at the Themeleon page simply login and grant Themeleon access to your twitter profile (Same as you do with any other application).

Once you are logged in,you are about open a whole new world of graphics and art for your twitter profile. Choose a pallet you want,customize the background, text and sidebar colors. RGB color options that you get to use to make a colorful twitter profile.

Themeleon is very handy due to the ease of use and the plenty of options we get to get our desired design.



TWitlay a website with many excellent Twitter backgrounds readily available to us.

To use them just need to download the backgrounds for Twitter to our hard disk and then upload it to your Twitter account with the tools found in the options menu.

Twitlay lets you upload your own pictures and customize the layout. You can change the colour and the text to the background. Select colours for your profile and preview in real time




Twilk takes your Twitter followes’ faces and puts them on your Twitter background.



With it’s our professionally designed, simple user interface you can change your Twitter background or profile icon automatically!


 Twitter Background Checker 

TWTBG.ME is a great resource for checking how the background you design will look on various computer screen resolutions.
Open Twitbg.me and enter your twitter username or the URL of the twitter background image. Click “Check “, now different resolutions presented which you can click from 1024*768, 1280*1024, 1680*1050 and 1900*1200.

Twitter background checker


Artweet is a simple little service so you can quickly make your twitter a little more pretty and a lot more useful. It allows you to make the most of your twitter background by displaying a picture and or some messages e.g. you can promote your blog or website URL, or you can put up your bio-data or your hobbies.


My Tweetspace

MyTweetSpace.com offers two options to create a custom design, one is paid and the other one is free. You have some limitations while using the free option over the paid one.

The free option offers 20 template designs to choose from and you have the option to brand according to your necessity but if you are looking forward to get really personalized then you can go with the paid option in which they will create you a fully custom background which you can brand for yourself.

My tweetspace

My tweetspace

Tweety Got Back 

This is another great resource to find very good templates for your twitter profile. It’s free to use! You can even get a live preview of your design and absolutely hassle free installation. All you need to do is login to your twitter account and it’s done.

Tweety Got Back

Free Twitter Designer 

This tool will help you create free Twitter backgrounds that have the same look and feel as those done by professional graphic designers. It’s easy to use, and best of all, it’s Free! Give it a try!

Free Twitter Designer


Social Identities

Social Identities can create custom graphics and backgrounds for most of your social networking pages.


Social identities

Your profile page is the only place on Twitter where you get opportunity to showcase your visual brand and possibly communicate information that can last longer than a tweet.

Brands use this to create design around their logo or brand identity to communicate information or promote themselves in a more effective way.
The more original, creative and distinctive your background image is, the more likely it is to be memorable and strengthen your online presence.


The recent Subway twitter background is used to promote its “ $5 foot-long” sandwich

Featured Image:  janetmck

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