If you’re anything like me, picking a new username for a social media profile can be long drawn out process.
Thankfully there are many online tools to help us out. That’s right, ‘username generators’ are the new smart way to get the ball rolling. We like to combine this with a manual technique shown on this page.
You can find both methods here plus some tips to get your long-distance social profile moving in the right direction.
Towards the end of this page, we feature our very own unique list of social names that you a welcome to adapt and use for your own profile.
So without further ado, let’s dive in a get started…
How to generate a catchy social media name for your LDR profile
The manual method, pick 2-3 words in any order:
Date you met
Location you met
Your current locations/countries/states
Positive word (matched, conquer, smashing, happy, love)
Hobby/film/activity that you have in common
The miles you live apart
(remember you can use underscores to separate your chosen words)
Username & Domain Name Generator Websites
Namemesh.com – This clever website automatically generates hundreds of ideas based around the 2-3 keywords you enter into the search box. The tool will deliver ideas based on categories like Fun, New, Mixed, Short and Similar. Give it a try with some long distance relationship social phrases.
Leandomainsearch.com – This tool is most often used as a domain name generator, It can also be handy for finding cool usernames too.
Spinxo.com – Enter upto 6 keyword phrase based around your name, nickname, What are you like, your hobbies, important words and numbers. We found this slightly hit and miss but the website seems very popular so well worth a try.
Check Username & Domain Name Availability Across Multiple Networks!
Namecheckr.com – A smart tool that scans social media networks and checks availability of your chosen name. Maybe you intend to start a Long distance blog of your own and want to check the availability across all social channels. This is the best tool for that job.
How to choose a winning social media name
We strongly advise you too whittle down your list to your strongest 3-6 LDR social names. Then ask your Facebook friends to help pick a favorite.
“Hey guys i’m about to start a new blog to journal my long distance relationship activities. What do you think on these social names. Comment back with your favorite number”
See our other popular page > Helpful long distance terms & abbreviations
Six tips for a successful LDR instagram account
#1: Engage with other Instagram Users
Make an effort to seek out other LDR couples and comment often on their pictures. ‘Likes’ are easy, whereas good comments make a real lasting impression.
#2: Post at the Right Time of the Day
Some experts report the best time of the day is to post around 5-6pm. Think of your audiences time zone and the time of day they are most likely to be using the app?
#3: Be Smart with Hashtags
By adding a nice bunch of long-distance hashtags, you’ll be attracting a new audience! Try adding a mixture of LDR hashtags and other tags that relate to the picture you are posting. Just remember to keep it related and not to seem too spammy or overuse with too many tags.
#4: Make a Call to Action
Rather than just posting a photo, ask your audience a question within the text.
“Loving this trip, I can’t believe we are reunited after 4 months apart. Do any of you guys have any tips for good restaurants in the Seattle area”
This is the best way to interact with your followers and quickly grow a new tribe also.
#5: Use a Good Mixture of Content
One of the best ways to grow your social audience is to post a good mixture of pictures, video, quotes, daily activities and stories. Keep it varied, be honest, show the good days and the hard times.
#6: Be Consistent with Your Posts
That’s right folk, posting at the right time of the day and consistently throughout the week will gain you those big follower numbers.
Finally here’s the long list of names we generated. Please share this page and comment you found this helpful. Best wishes.
67 Long Distance Relationship Username Ideas
- Hearts at distance
- Separated souls
- Patience beats distance
- Me you distance wine
- speedy long_distance
- Hugs loves pugs
- Galaxy of dreams
- Rock solid love
- Miss foxy mr red
- Dating at far
- Magic at distance
- happy love ldr
- Happiness jess
- Our ldr summer
- Sparks flying 3875
- LDR tribe
- Stronger everyday
- USA 2 Ireland
- wishing you close
- Time Ninjas
- Crushing our distance
- Started with smiles
- Closed our distance
- love beats distance
- United by passion
- 1001 miles apart
- owning our LDR
- One day closer
- LDR Adventure
- Divine devotion
- Shadow light 2108
- LDR 4000 miles
- closing our distance
- 1478 km LDR
- 2 countries strong heart
- Wifi and wine
- Married with distance
- Anything 4 you
- Snap babe
- travelling 4 miles
- USA 2 UK
- LDR vibes
- Those baby blues
- Twinkle twinkle ldrs
- Military ldr tribe
- In my soul
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