Twitter Link Roundup – Design, Entrepreneurship, Social Media And More Ross | August 12th, 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!

Five Truths About Design Awards –

40 Free and Useful GUI Icon Sets for Web Designers | Icons

Excellent interview with @coudal – great read for designers –

Nice comparison of logo makeovers –

Web Design Tutorials: The Ultimate Roundup –

How to Make Your Web Design Stand out from the Crowd –

Important FREE e-book: Contracts for Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/ downloadable template) –

40 Weird and Playful logos – A Double treat!!

200+ Extremely Free Halftone Adobe Photoshop Brushes –

33 Newly Fresh Web Design Layout Tutorials –

Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi, Revised Edition –

25 Examples of Mega Menus in Web Design –

8 Tips to Design a Charity Website –

Ten Tips for Designing an ORIGINAL logo

Beautiful New Free Fonts For Your Designs

15 Great And Free Photoshop Alternatives –

Awesome use of typography in a video –

77 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials For Designing Posters

30 best #photoshop Text Effects tutorials

Website Design Tips Using Photoshop CS4 –

The Definitive Guide to htaccess Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts –

Moving Brands shows you Swisscom’s rebrand process through a timelapse!

Creating Very Cool Folded Typography –

13 Top Designers Share the Coolest iPhone Apps They Use Everyday –

Interesting post – “The Invisibility of Typography” –

11 Steps of a Successful Logo Design Process –

20 Tools For The Freelance Designer On A Shoestring Budget

Quick Web Design Mockups Using iWeb –

Design a Portfolio Site with a Textured Background –

12 Of The Best Photoshop Web Design Tutorials –

Tutorial: How To Create a Green Grunge Web Layout –

Design Trends: 25 Of The Coolest iPhone APP Website Designs

Good Logos Are Flexible: Tips To Make Sure Yours Is

Beautiful Hand Drawn Typography –

20 Retro Wallpapers to Spark Inspiration –

Keep this in mind! F-Shaped Pattern For Reading Web Content –

10 tips to get an awesome logo –

37signals page w/ presentations, keynotes & interviews –

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer Guide to Freelancing –

Start-up tips: 10 Tips For Evaluating Your Competitors –

Practical how-to business advice for the freelance desiger –

What will you do today to earn the trust and respect of people around you? –

Science suggest success is more about grit than brilliance –

Good tips to avoid the 7 deadly sins of delegating –

Five good tips for resolving conflicts (at work and otherwise) –

To compete effectively, one has to change at the pace and scale of the market –

If you haven’t seen Netflix’s slideshow about their company culture, you should –

Are you trying hard to copy what someone else is doing? There is only one Cinderella –

How Does Gary Vaynerchuk Crush It? –

The Boston Globe writes about crowdSPRING and the future of mobile phones –

21 Top Twitter Tips: in Pictures (Forbes). Good presentation –

crowdSPRING in BusinessWeek (article about Twitter outage) –

What Makes A Presentation Great –

10 Harsh Truths About Corporate Blogging –

Social Media Won’t Do a Thing for Your Employment Brand if Your Brand Simply Sucks –

8 percent of employees fired due to social media related causes –

You Do Not Have to be Social Media Famous –

5 Tips For Getting More from Facebook –

Data: 2/3rd of Marketers have used Social Media –

The ten worst evolutionary designs –

‘All About Crowdsourcing” –

How to Create Your First iPhone Application –

“The Time Magazine Cover Photo “Ripoff” –

Design patents are often tough to enforce – but that doesn’t mean they’re worthless –

Now THIS license – I like – Do what the fuck you want –

Friendfeed & the downside of Free –

Crispin Porter + Boguksy’s Interns Rap Video! –

If you ever need to motivate or entertain your team or employees DON’T DO THIS –

Extreme Ping Pong Table Designs –

Creative Pencil Sculptures –

If you’ve wondered – YES, we do play the banjo on Tuesday mornings at crowdSPRING! –

What happens when pizza places will access ALL our info –

Awesome, awesome, awesome story about one girl’s penpal friendship w/ John Hughes –

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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