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Step 1: Create an account Create a company profile. Go to twitter.com and click “Sign up now.” Then, type your company name in the “Full name” and “Username” boxes, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your account.
Step 2: Personalize your profile Personalize the profile to give your company a face. In Settings, upload a picture and add the names of people who will be tweeting on the account. Because space is limited to one line in the bio section, many companies put additional information in the background image under the Design tab.
Step 3: Build relationships Start building relationships. Write Twitter updates, called “tweets,” about breaking business news, post links to sites or articles your followers might be interested in …
Step 4: Refer back to http://twitter-biz.com for updates on how to use twitter for business.