Twitter Link Roundup #13 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | September 24th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

760+ Photoshop Tutorials For Web & Graphic Designers –

30 Bad Practices of Web Designers –

The Principles of Good Web Design Part 1: Layout –

The Principles of Good Web Design Part 2: Navigation –

51 Form Element Resources and Tutorials Using CSS And Javascript –

43 PSD to XHTML, CSS Tutorials Creating Web Layouts And Navigation –

18 Impressive Tutorials on Creating Vector Illustrations –

21 Awesome @font-face Embeddable Typefaces –

Design Inspirations from the History of Business Cards –

30 Professional Logo Design Processes (step-by-step) –

27 New and Fresh Illustrator Tutorials –

Techniques for a Powerful CMS using #WordPress –

Simplicity in Good Web Design : Advantages & How-to –

Excellent roundup of design tutorials and other resources –

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Professional Music Album Template –

Beautiful Visual Identities Inspiration –

Your Clients Problems Are NOT Your Problems –

The Ultimate Guide to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 –

13 Awesome Photoshop 3D Text Tutorials –

10 Awesome Retro Photoshop Pattern Sets –

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

FREE e-book: Contracts for Designers Who Hate Contracts –

Signs of bad interface design –

9 Myths About Freelancers And Freelancing –

40+ Free Vector Stickers –

A shorthand for designing UI flows –

Seven steps for “Systematizing” your design process –

Make your design company (or one man/woman outfit) look bigger than it is –

50 Time Saving Photoshop Actions for Enhancing Photos –

100+ Incredible Twitter Backgrounds –

The History of Google Doodles Design –

91 Trendy Contact And Web Forms For Creative Inspiration –

74 Fresh Examples Of Beautiful Single Page Website Designs –

No. I Don’t Design Logos – Typographic Poster for Free Download –

How To Build An Awesome Startup Team – 5 Tips –

Startup Tip: Simple Is More Powerful –

Startup Hiring Tip: Do The Job Yourself First –

How to Decide if Entrepreneurship is Right for You –

Research Tips For Startups and Small Businesses (4 minute video) –

Very important advice – especially for small teams – How to Handle the Pessimist on Your Team –

Startups should have two visions: the now vision and the change the world vision –

Learn when and how to start charging for your web service w/out starting a riot –

Mentoring Is Overrated. Try Tutoring Instead –

5 Attributes of a Sure Fire Start-Up –

10 Practical Small Business SEO and SEM Marketing Tips –

Find The Right Voice For Your Startup Or Small Business –

The Simple Way to Innovate & Differentiate –

10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Small Business And How To Avoid Them –

10 Tips for the First-Time Business Owner –

10 Tips For Small Businesses & Startups On Writing A Killer Business Plan –

10 Common Mistakes That Startup and Small Companies Make –

Four mistakes you could make in social media –

Are you faking social media? –

Online database of company social media policies –

Is Telling The Truth Bragging? –

The Twitter Times makes a newspaper from the people you follow –

What people write about in social media –

Shallow Social Media Marketers –

What Happens When Someone Copies Your Posts? –

My Best Innovation Advice? Be Promiscuous –

HOW TO: Write a Novel Using the Web –

A $1 Million Research Bargain for Netflix, and Maybe a Model for Others –

Can You Design an Internal Netflix Prize? –

Intuit, Mint, and the Power of Simplicity –

Illinois’ So-Called Tech Leaders Have Failed The State –

Why designers can be their own worst enemy –

Excellent post by @edwardboches w/ suggestions on how to be a great panelist at a conference –

Designs on the crowd (post about crowdSPRING) – by @brand_e –

Crowdsourced mapping and traffic – very awesome –

Does the $1 million Netflix contest foreshadow a winner-take-all economy? –

What it there was helpdesk during the medieval times? –

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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