Twitter Link Roundup #9 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | August 27th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post a ton of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours. So, here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

FREE e-book: Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts –

16 Cheat Sheets on 16 Essential Topics For Web Designers –

Top 10 User Experience Myths –

16 Logo Design Processes Of Top Logo Designers –

Tutorial about 3D Typography in Photoshop –

Free Glossy Vector Badges and Banners –

60 Most Wanted Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes, .PSDs and Resources –

1030+ Illustrator Tutorials : A Collection Motherload –

Layers 101: Improve Your Photos by Editing With Layers –

Tutorial: How To Create A Twitter Background That Flows With Your Website Design –


Showcase of “Green” Typography –

11 Inspirational Image Collections –

How To Analyze Graphic Publicity –

Nice resource: Every Typography Lovers Toolshed of Resources –

Useful resouce – anatomy of a typeface –

Tips and Tricks For An Effective eCommerce Site With 10 Brilliant Examples –

50 Extraordinary and Attractive Billboards :

5 Advanced Photoshop Techniques for Web Designers –

Stylish Light Effect in Photoshop –

32 Ultra Photoshop Quality Leaf Brushes –

200+ Massive Free Drupal Theme Compilation –

25+ Great HTML 5 Resources to Get You Started –

40 Really Useful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials –

65 Popular And Professional Free Fonts For Creative Typography:

Useful Web Design E-Mail Newsletters –

Unique & Creative Brochures for Designer Inspiration – Part 2 ||

32 Trashy And Distorted Fonts For Your Next Grungy Design –

Web Design Trend Showcase: Rockets & Spaceships –

300+ creative google logo collection –

7 Common Design Mistakes That Clients Love (and how to fight back) –

How to Reduce a Chin in Photoshop –

60 Beautiful Logo Designs For Design Inspiration

45 Inspirational Corporate Website Designs

9 WordPress Hacks to Encourage User Interactivity –

The 15 Worst User Experience Design Mistakes Ever –

52 Beautiful Blue Layouts in Web Design –

50 Astonishing Argyle Pattern Swatches for Illustrator –

Start-Up Tip: Leadership Is Not Management –

VERY important advice for entrepreneurs and start-ups: Get tough –

Bootstrapping: What it is and how to do it –

Bulldoze Your Cubicles for Better Collaboration

How to be an executive blogger. Quick read on legal and style obstacles:

Review of Seth Godin’s TRIBES –

The wisdom of The One –

10 Tips For Businesses Looking For a New Logo or to Redesign an Existing Logo

10 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Small Business

How to Give Feedback to Contractors –

How to Go Beyond Your Small Business Blog and Create a Social Media Footprint –

101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers –

Brilliant post from @Remarkablogger on making your customer the hero:

5 social media myths that must stop now

For Display Ads, Smaller Is Better?

Marketing Rules and Principles for Freelancers –

Guerrilla Advertising – Creative Attention Seeking

App Marketing Series: Your Groundwork For Success –

Lessons from 9 Viral Videos and 3 Second Acts –

A listing of upcoming social media events from readwriteweb

BusinessWeek picks 20 people that entrepreneurs should follow on Twitter –

Design Your Customers’ Decisions

The best examples of Google’s worst ads:

How to Extend Your Customer Experience Through Social Media –

Unilever Fires Ad Agency of 16 Years, Goes Crowdsourcing

Purpose Bigger Than Product

Why you should target the Fortune 5 mill, not the Fortune 500 –

Nielsen confirms advertising impressions are often fiction.

“Why Authenticity Matters” –

Return on Eyeballs is the new ROI

Excellent! Breakdown of the Stats & Sources fr Social Media Revolution Video

Twelve proposed panels I think will rock at SXSW 2010 and why:

Facebook Offices Vs. Twitter Offices

Awesome article on “Capturing Emotion in #Photography

20 High Quality Photo Manipulation Photoshop Video Tutorials –

CPB experimenting with CrowdSPRING for Brammo logo |

20 MySQL Admin and Development Tools and cheat sheets –

Forget Design Thinking and Try Hybrid Thinking –

Google launches future search.

Stanford University found multitaskers are less able to ignore irrelevant information –

Not sure what to say except to just say it: Nature is sexy (pics) –

15 Beautiful Microscopic Images from Inside the Human Body

John Scalzi’s Guide to the Most Epic FAILs in Star Wars Design –

Redneck word of the day! –

I hope you enjoy these links! If you can spare a minute, please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

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