Twitter Link Roundup #26 – Design, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | February 4th, 2010

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!

100+ Truly Stunning Skateboard Designs – http://bit.ly/dtmVRZ

Information is beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography – http://j.mp/cQ1ORJ

110+ Resources For Creative Minds – http://j.mp/b7HoEN

10 Great Tips for Using Twitter as a Designer – http://bit.ly/a9OtYh

120+ Creative Advertisements – http://bit.ly/95jJWL

35+ Creative advertising For Creative Peoples – http://bit.ly/9POat4

The Principle of Contrast in Web Design – http://bit.ly/dfvpOR

350+ Grunge Textures – http://bit.ly/cQKQW8

20 Examples of using the Color Orange in Web Design – http://bit.ly/cC6b4n

15 Tips for Designing Terrific Tables – http://bit.ly/9Kw9PG

Showcase Of Web Design In Germany – http://bit.ly/c31YEZ

Writing for the Web: The Right Strategy – http://bit.ly/aEZDKx

100 Years of Movie Title Stills – http://bit.ly/ahWhR6

Everything You Need to Know About Image Compression – http://bit.ly/b1zxwG

50 Inspiring Portfolio Designs – http://bit.ly/asleFb

10 Tips for Better Print Style Sheets – http://bit.ly/cqWjtC

List of Web Design Mistakes You Should Avoid – http://bit.ly/5AxgDG

The Differences between Usability and User Experience – http://bit.ly/7HnKwW

Top 12 Logos of 2009 As Voted By You – http://bit.ly/cryH1N

70 Exceptionally Beautiful And Creative Logo Designs For Inspiration – http://bit.ly/90yWmq

Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color – http://bit.ly/9ccA4T

What to Expect in 2010: UX/UI Design Simplicity – http://bit.ly/c1S3nj

Designing Your Header With the Best Practices and Examples – http://bit.ly/bqDw74

Gestalt Principles: How Are Your Designs Perceived? – http://bit.ly/7LGgU4

48 Brilliantly Creative And Demented Vector Characters – http://bit.ly/abiUyB

Fresh Examples of Web 2.0 Design and Interfaces – Designzzz – http://bit.ly/aTqdmi

The 5 Dimensions of Brand Personality – http://tinyurl.com/ykg8vdo

Don’t Touch That Dial — Lessons Web Designers Can Learn From Television Broadcasts – http://bit.ly/d5eWRJ

30 Creative Examples of Using Paper in Web Designs – http://bit.ly/daiRz8

15 Invoicing Tips for Designers and Freelancers – http://bit.ly/9Suo1f

Better User Experience With Storytelling – http://bit.ly/9W6zSz

eCommerce UI Part 2: Footers – http://bit.ly/bTffkv

New Photoshop Tutorials : January 2010 – http://bit.ly/9tmKnL

85+ Excellent Resources & Tutorials Especially For Designers To Discover Best Of The Web In Jan. – http://bit.ly/cMreuj

It’s All in Your Header – http://bit.ly/cZo22o

Fantastic Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movie Poster Inspiration, 1925 to 2010 – http://bit.ly/8YDGFv

5 Simple Tips for Improving Designer-Client Relationships – http://bit.ly/9ZcCz7

The Ultimate Collection Of Colorful And Inspiring Vector Art – http://bit.ly/ddPr8y

Badass Toy Designs – http://bit.ly/9ohmvb

Web form design guidelines: an eyetracking study – http://bit.ly/kxCGO

Oscar best picture nominations and their logos – http://bit.ly/chzKBM

15 Ways To Improve Freelance Creativity – http://bit.ly/96rRjg

Sending a clear message in logo design – http://bit.ly/b5QfIn

Fresh Uses Of Creative Backgrounds In Website Design – http://bit.ly/ccrhwF

18 Useful WordPress Contact Form Plugins – http://bit.ly/czy1hl

9 Interesting Mootools Examples and Tutorials ready for use – http://bit.ly/9nOTKB

6 Goals to Reach For When Designing Your Next Websitehttp://bit.ly/cGEcwO

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) – http://bit.ly/1ySfi

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) – http://bit.ly/XTLkS

Bootstrapping Your Startup or Small Business – http://bit.ly/dc9XWs

Be Better Than You Ever Thought You Could Be – http://bit.ly/8ZbXZ5

“3 Types of Angel Investors and How to Pick the Right One (or Two)” – http://bit.ly/7biQwY

The Value of Design to Startups – http://bit.ly/dCK8UY

“5 Myths That Can Kill a Startup” – http://bit.ly/6wqNav

Five Suggestions About Working With Lawyers – http://bit.ly/bWtI0W

“Designing startup metrics to drive successful behavior” – http://bit.ly/dnwARb

The Yo-Yo Life of a Tech Entrepreneur – A Cautionary Tale – http://bit.ly/aSUMqo

Why you should challenge your customers’ assumptions – http://bit.ly/dzYsQx

How to Encourage Small Innovations – http://bit.ly/96h9qS

How Google sets goals and measures success – http://bit.ly/92F3l9

Apply Agile Thinking To Everything You Do (especially helpful for startups & small businesses) – http://bit.ly/cLtPI5

Sexy time with accounting reconciliation for small business and startups – http://bit.ly/aOG0WU

Be Better Than You Ever Thought You Could Be – http://bit.ly/8ZbXZ5

Why you should challenge your customers’ assumptions – http://bit.ly/dzYsQx

Bootstrapping Your Startup or Small Business – http://bit.ly/dc9XWs

Five Suggestions About Working With Lawyers – http://bit.ly/bWtI0W

Sexy time with accounting reconciliation for small business and startups – http://bit.ly/aOG0WU

Apply Agile Thinking To Everything You Do (especially helpful for startups & small businesses) – http://bit.ly/cLtPI5

How to Encourage Small Innovations – http://bit.ly/96h9qS

Why you should challenge your customers’ assumptions – http://bit.ly/dzYsQx

Why you should challenge your customers’ assumptions – http://bit.ly/dzYsQx

The 5 Dimensions of Brand Personality – http://tinyurl.com/ykg8vdo

Interesting stats in a recently released social media marketing survey – http://bit.ly/bSVrfl

Infographic: The State of the Internet – http://post.ly/Lu3x

Why you should challenge your customers’ assumptions – http://bit.ly/dzYsQx

Customer Experience More Important than Ever – http://bit.ly/dhqIfz

How to Prevent a Community From Growing On Your Site – http://bit.ly/dlamzJ

New study shows people trust others less – http://bit.ly/duzyUB

Excellent analysis by @Scobleizer about competitive pressure on Foursquare – http://bit.ly/9KIOfP

Be Better Than You Ever Thought You Could Be – http://bit.ly/8ZbXZ5

Lots of great info in this excellent interview by @ducttape with Seth Godin – http://bit.ly/9nkZak

Is Facebook unstoppable? – http://bit.ly/acxnqW

Want to Be a Smarter Marketer? Here’s What’s Worth Learning – http://tinyurl.com/ydvh2an

AT&T wants to get into the location-aware business – http://tinyurl.com/ylkxcxb

Hey Brands, Get Out Of My Social Media Grill – http://bit.ly/agmUxb

How to Face Your Critics – http://bit.ly/cUGxNh

crowdSPRING on the national news – http://bit.ly/c8ZaQZ

Crowdsourcing is Broken: How to Fix It – http://bit.ly/9dcpjb

Excellent post by @LenKendall about lessons learned from the3six5 project – http://bit.ly/a4Lnpw

Garry Kasparov on the Importance of Process – http://bit.ly/caQaHB

Darth Kimbarovsky & Emperor Samson? The spec work debate as you’ve never seen it before – http://bit.ly/bL9XnT

Innovation Teams Lack Data, Structure – http://bit.ly/c29t78

How many companies could be run this way? – Steve Jobs and the Economics of Elitism – http://bit.ly/c3kphJ

Discovering assumptions you didn’t even know you had (short TED video) – http://post.ly/LBe9

How Google sets goals and measures success – http://bit.ly/92F3l9

Make shit easier and people will use it – http://bit.ly/beKsEb

The end of typing – http://tinyurl.com/yzrxghq

We can’t enjoy rewards without taking risks – http://bit.ly/dm45JY

Spec work isn’t all bad. Trust me – http://bit.ly/9bc1gz

Amazon Said to Buy Touch Start-Up – http://nyti.ms/dfkC8J

Good interview by @scobleizer w/ Light Blue Optics (projects on a surface w/ touchscreen capability) – http://bit.ly/dpbBXz

Sensational visualization of four declining empires – http://bit.ly/8XhC4N

Nice work from Facebook on HipHop (open sourced today) – http://bit.ly/alQejN

Only @benkunz could come up w/ a post about sex, chocolate and Utah. Yeah – UTAH! – http://bit.ly/dnu9Bx

Logo design Schadenfreude: Anti-piracy org HADOPI logo infringes on copyright – http://tinyurl.com/y86l5pv

“Today I’m Selling CROWDSPRING” – http://bit.ly/ck7t5G

Hitler has final say on iPad – http://bit.ly/d6kISi

Wondering where bacon and ham come from? – http://twitpic.com/10kk7j

Bacon is everywhere! – http://twitpic.com/10kts0

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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