Twitter Link Roundup #16 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | October 15th, 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!

800+ Categorized Photoshop Tutorials, Plugins and Brushes – http://bit.ly/Dsllp

30 Complete Photoshop Guides for Beginners – http://bit.ly/tyRyb

iPhone App Design Trends – http://bit.ly/svqx3

Amazing Photoshop light effect in 10 Steps – http://bit.ly/ySSmX

Active State in Navigation – CSS Navigation Tutorial – http://bit.ly/3I5F6e

9 great UX presentations to help you build better website – http://bit.ly/4jTdUK

47 Useful Adobe AIR Apps for Web and Graphic Designers – http://bit.ly/jIoTV

15 Common Mistakes In E-Commerce Design – http://bit.ly/WdQFC

Fonts on the web and a list of web safe fonts – http://bit.ly/dz9Iz

Create an Apple inpired website layout in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/xSnaT

How to Create a Nice Sleek Dark Button in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/IPm3m

Fonts Used in Logos of Popular Design Blogs – http://bit.ly/3iSTph

24 Useful Tutorials on Creating Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/WQRwo

View Source Tutorial: Sticky Notes With HTML5 and CSS3 – http://bit.ly/1kx1jR

7 examples of innovative effects and techniques in webdesign – http://bit.ly/5piWF

Creating a Graphic Portfolio Without a Client – http://bit.ly/Kg2BA

The 30 funniest blue screens of death – http://bit.ly/109oNS

6 Characteristics of a Great Logo – http://retwt.me/Qp2y

Design Process of Koi Illustration – http://bit.ly/3MY8OP

Understanding ink limits in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/eQ3dX

Painting a Photo in Photoshop – http://ow.ly/u9Yl

Logo Design Toolbox: 60+ Resources for Logo Design- http://bit.ly/jVbNU

For print designers who think that web technology has passed them by – http://bit.ly/phJn1

33 Creative Photoshop Tutorials for Manipulating Photos – http://bit.ly/aB8U9

15 Design Decisions That Annoy Readers – http://bit.ly/2OwYKH

Tutorial: Draw Paths with Photoshop’s Pen Tool – http://bit.ly/s6PdB

Setting Up Photoshop For Web, App and iPhone Development – http://bit.ly/jD7u

Web Layout Designs: 60 Must Have Tutorials – http://bit.ly/gTCqL

5 Useful Little Photoshop Tricks to Add Extra Elegance For Your Design – http://bit.ly/4yKCDh

35 Smart Logos With Second Thought To Make You look Twice – http://bit.ly/5AxPu

3 Powerful Ways To Make Typography Talk On Your Website – http://bit.ly/73sIv

FREE e-book: Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts – http://bit.ly/devcontracts

FREE e-book: Contracts for Designers Who Hate Contracts – http://bit.ly/contracts4designers

Startup Tip: Two Kinds Of Failure – http://bit.ly/JLMOF

Startup Tip: Have The Right Attitude To Succeed – http://bit.ly/24KAD4

TED TALK: Dave Logan on tribal leadership – http://bit.ly/1YEXfm

Why I don’t like startups to have Board Observers – http://bit.ly/3QKFEY

Good article about finding, vetting and developing ideas for a new startup – http://bit.ly/3apm2b

Can small business leverage B-scholl ideas? – http://bit.ly/qFVdJ

Small business websites ‘need a design overhaul’ – http://tr.im/BJbQ

Good article about finding, vetting and developing ideas for a small business or startup – http://bit.ly/3apm2b

Fortune Small Business and the Kauffman Foundation Announce the 50 Best Places to Launch a Business – http://bit.ly/lM5Fh

In Business, Early Birds Twitter Most Effectively – http://bit.ly/30lTdL

In Business, Early Birds Twitter Most Effectively – http://bit.ly/30lTdL

Why Design Thinking Won’t Save You – http://bit.ly/24MWL0

The ROI of now vs. later – http://bit.ly/IgRsW

In Defense of Godin, Google, and Open Systems – http://bit.ly/EoEuy

Social Media Usage Policies: Less Lawyering, More Encouraging – http://bit.ly/29WCJW

Social Media and it’s Influence on Brand Search – http://bit.ly/uuiRt

The New Technorati: Real-Time Influence – http://bit.ly/8EnMs

Trials And Tribulations Of SpecWork And CrowdSpring – http://bit.ly/n7VpK

Designers are Acting like Spoiled Brats (post abt challenges of competition) – http://bit.ly/Wf8VU

Disagreeing w/ this article about meetings – http://bit.ly/19LDtj

Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists – http://powazek.com/posts/2090

Very good (and progressive) thoughts from @skaw about spec work – http://bit.ly/dRrIL

search engine optimization (seo): the good, the bad and the (mostly) ugly – http://bit.ly/18OcYe

7 Reasons To Stick With Agency Smarts Rather Than The Wisdom Of Crowds – http://bit.ly/aJQyu

An Open Letter To Derek Powazek On The Value Of SEO – http://bit.ly/sQvRK

Can you guess whose logo you’d expect to see at the bottom of this advertisement? – http://bit.ly/29O0IU

Sneak Peek Into the Photoshop Labs [HQ] – http://bit.ly/315VTR

Great to see Google crowdsourcing 3D building imaging – http://bit.ly/1724n3

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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