Twitter Link Roundup #18 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | October 29th, 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!

500+ Free Download High Quality Photoshop PSD Files For Designers –

80 Stunning Background Patterns For Your Websites –

20 Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Web Design –

Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design –

Coffee Stains: 25 High Resolution Photoshop Brushes –

20+ Best Psd to XHTML/CSS Tutorials –

Creating Product Advertisements with a Flowing Aesthetic – Psd Plus Tutorial –

Prepress tips for graphic designers –

50 Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Poster Designs –

Top Ten Spooky Fonts – MyFonts Blog –

Over 80 Social Network Icon’s from Komodo Media –

17 WordPress Theme Design Tutorials –

Web Dev App Reviews from the Pros – Part 1, Mac –

10 Must-Read Design Roundups You Might Have Missed Last Week –

25 Well Designed Sports E-Commerce Sites

1st Photoshop Web Design Professional Layout Tutorial –

10 User Experience Related Resources & Findings –

Modern CSS Layouts: The Essential Characteristics –

40 Amazing Female Role Models for Web Designers –

Logo Design Budgets – Freelance Designer or Client to Decide? –

Freelancing University: How to Freelance from Just About Anywhere –

20 Beautiful Free Serif Fonts –

The designers guide to iPhone apps: Revenue –

25 Highly Detailed Web Layout Tutorials –

Packaging design inspiration from 30 creative companies –

20 Best WordPress Typography Plugins To Enhance Readability –

Showcase Of Web Design In Ireland –

How To Design An AJAX User Poll Using jQuery and PHP –

Leaf’d: 10 Free High-Res Photoshop Leaf Brushes –

24 Captivating Digital Painting Tutorials –

Tips for Designing an Awesome Coming Soon Page –

Modern and Vintage Web Design Inspiration –

Pure CSS text gradient (no PNGs) –

25 Examples of Clean and Well designed Web Sites –

Web Design WordPress function list –

27 Refreshing Advertising Design Ideas From deviantART: Design Inpiration –

Good post in@DesignerDepotabout whether design school is important –

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/ free contract template to use today) –

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/ free contract template to use today) –

Who Should you Hire at a Startup? –

Startup Tip: Ignore Haters But Listen To Critics –

7 Traits of the Modern Leader – from@ducttape

Startup Tip: Even Imperfect Practical Experience Is Good –

Startup Tip: 5 Thoughts About Motivating Teams –

The Secrets Of Great Customer Service (for startups & small business) –

Choose Your VC Investor Carefully –

10 of the Best Social Media Tools for Entrepreneurs –

The Best Quotes From Startup School –

“9 Things I Learned from the CEO of Netflix by@DaveBalter” –

Great notes from@markjournalre: Startup School – 2009:

Ten Rules for Web Startups –

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips –

Small Business Legal Issues: Copyright Basics –

Ignore Haters But Listen To Critics –

Even Imperfect Practical Experience Is Good –

5 Small Businesses Successfully Using Social Media –

The Secrets Of Great Customer Service (for startups & small business) –

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips –

Twitter’s Google/Microsoft Deal: 5 ways it’s already changing the internet –

The history/evolution of social networks

10 of the Best Social Media Tools for Entrepreneurs –

10 things Google has taught us –

Six Creative Solutions in Online Advertising –

Very nice video intro to how Google Social Search works –

Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Google –

What graphic, website & industrial design projects can you post on crowdSPRING? Here are 99 ideas –

Build a Better Light Bulb – Earn $10 Million –

File Management and Organization Tools and Ideas –

Does Desktop Minimalism Drive Productivity?

Bruce Nussbaum on Design, Disruption, and Innovation –

Hulu Won’t Remain Free –

Small business spotlight of the week in crowdSPRING BLOG –

Why are Apple and Amazon thriving in a recession? –

Kuroshio Sea – 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world –

Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900’s –

Seems Pete is lusting after DELL’s new multi-touch monitor –

Greatest news headlines ever (20 Photos) –

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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