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How To Improve Your @Username & Account Name

How To Improve Your @Username & Account Name

Instagram gives you two places to name your account, first if your @username this is the handle that people see first whilst searching for you and the other is your account name. The account name and username can be different, as you can’t always get the user handle that you desire, for instance this brand could not get their brand name so they added “Juice” to their title and added their brand name in the account name section.

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Instagram gives you two places to name your account, first if your @username this is the handle that people see first whilst searching for you and the other is your account name. The account name and username can be different, as you can’t always get the user handle that you desire, for instance, this brand could not get their brand name so they added “Juice” to their title and added their brand name in the account name section.

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If you can not obtain the handle that you would like you can always add dots or underline to help people search for you, just as Absolut has done below. The main thing to remember when creating your username is to make it easy for people to identify you. We recommend using a . rather than _ to space your @handle because it's much easier for people to tell their friends "at (@) absolut dot (.) au, rather than  at (@) absolut underscore (_) au.

On to account name, if your a brand or personality its best to add your full title here. If your location specific it’s nice to insert that also. Below is a great example where the brand could not obtain their desired handle but added the brand name in the account name section correctly. I would suggest adding a location to their bio

Andrew Green