Twitter Link Roundup #33 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | March 25th, 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!

Logo design heresies: A Devil’s Advocate look at The 10.5 Commandments of Designing a Logo – http://bit.ly/azNlF2

5 skills you should have as a graphic designer – http://bit.ly/c3xp8d

How To Build Your Reputation And Authority As A Designer- http://bit.ly/9SUPyM

10 Most Commonly Used Colors In Web Design And Their Examples – http://bit.ly/d887f8

Four Modes of Seeking Information and How to Design for Them – http://bit.ly/cbu3ox

Well worth the time to watch – @benkunz interviews @edwardboches about creativity – http://bit.ly/aLYOhQ

100 Fresh Beautifull Logos – http://bit.ly/bf98b2

Mobile Web Design – http://bit.ly/bEO050

The Difference Between Usability and User Experience – http://bit.ly/clo5II

15 Inspiring Wind Adverts – http://bit.ly/aEl27c

30+ Best Apple Inspired Photoshop Tutorials – http://bit.ly/bL8YGE

Behind the scenes: Basecamp to-do email design – http://bit.ly/bgGkl6

Most Creative and Colorful Poster Designs – http://bit.ly/bzkYj0

Excellent post on user attention & long web pages. Above fold still important – http://bit.ly/bmKyND

70 Creative and Practical Uses of the Ampersand – http://bit.ly/cMOKbx

Four Ways to Mix Fonts – http://bit.ly/9Nm8Uf

Why Design Can’t be Billed by the Hour – http://post.ly/Uvui

40 of the Most Interesting and Creative Guerrilla and Ambient Advertising Campaigns – http://bit.ly/96Gmry

18 Outdoor Banner Display Samples for Inspiration – http://bit.ly/dwoNqH

Selling UX to small business – http://bit.ly/aPfPrs

Best User Interface Design Resources: The Round-up – http://bit.ly/bQ6f4W

100 Essential Web Development Tools – http://bit.ly/cA04J4

High Speed Photography: Frozen in Time – http://bit.ly/dafGZb

The Lost Principles of Design – http://bit.ly/bTKaqC

50 Yellow Web Designs to Inspire You – http://bit.ly/9TkOYL

Effective Pitch and Registration Page Design – http://bit.ly/brQT54

Most Creative Ads Series: Beer – http://bit.ly/9VK86q

17 Pink Business Cards for Creative Inspiration – http://bit.ly/d4cwFL

Know How To Plan Your Website Redesign & Get Inspired – http://bit.ly/cJFU5o

20 attractive and Striking Black and White Websites – http://bit.ly/c1WQQT

The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists – http://bit.ly/b332KD

Design Inspiration: Poster Design Showcase – http://bit.ly/b4VvX9

Showcase of Academic and Higher Education Websites – http://bit.ly/dqzBX2

HTML5 Website Layout Tutorials and Inspiration – http://bit.ly/br2dk3

Vintage European Poster Designs – http://bit.ly/9dTZ5g

10 Websites that (Really) Leave an Impression – http://bit.ly/9ppVA7

Landing Page Makeover Clinic #23: BabyNapsWell.com – http://bit.ly/aGNsCc

Applying “A Pattern Language” To Online Community Design – http://bit.ly/9Cneu2

Mainstream design blogging: The age of crap – http://bit.ly/9PEaup

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

What’s under the Hood of Your Web Copy? – http://bit.ly/aIBEi2

What is Your Core Business? – http://bit.ly/aXCCMD

Resistance Isn’t Futile: Don’t Assimilate Your Customers – http://bit.ly/9GCphu

6 Steps for Building Better Relationships with Journalists – http://bit.ly/dn84AG

Has Your Startup Given Performance-Based Warrants? – http://bit.ly/bs8PFj

The Startup’s Rules of Speed – http://bit.ly/agag9a

The rise of the app entrepreneur – http://bit.ly/cP7KHF

Micropayments and Subscriptions: How Business Models for Startups are Shifting – http://bit.ly/cfwrih

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA? – http://bit.ly/dj1AnY

Dealing With Customer Resistance To Change (useful for startups and small business) – http://bit.ly/cqjH9n

Excellent summary (useful for startups) by @BeckyMcCray of our Third Coast Talk at SXSW – http://bit.ly/bAYOHy

5 thoughts for small business on delivering efficiency – http://bit.ly/cUItBc

What is Your Core Business? – http://bit.ly/aXCCMD

5 Step Small Business PR Plan for Today – http://bit.ly/c1bGgL

Resistance Isn’t Futile: Don’t Assimilate Your Customers – http://bit.ly/9GCphu

6 Steps for Building Better Relationships with Journalists – http://bit.ly/dn84AG

The Small Business Guide to Google Apps – http://bit.ly/aKAmdQ

Selling UX to small business – http://bit.ly/aPfPrs

Dealing With Customer Resistance To Change (useful for startups and small business) – http://bit.ly/cqjH9n

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Afritee.org – http://bit.ly/dgg2Jl

Why My Small Business Uses crowdSPRING – Innova Apps, Inc. – http://bit.ly/9aONGp

Social media and brand consistency – http://bit.ly/cY17qt

11 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed – http://bit.ly/cwOP8j

In social media think about what you don’t do rather than what you do – http://ow.ly/1qtRhS

Social media backlash alert – http://bit.ly/d2LVpL

Applied Social Psychology & Social Media: The Overjustification Effect – http://bit.ly/d3O3D1

We really need to re-define influence. I don’t think Dale Carnegie had it it wrong – http://bit.ly/b3J00I

6 Steps for Building Better Relationships with Journalists – http://bit.ly/dn84AG

Practical Guidelines on blogger disclosure and FTC – http://bit.ly/bCQFWn

Social Media ROI Is Meaningless If Your Product Or Service Isn’t Relevant – http://bit.ly/9cfDO2

40 of the Most Interesting and Creative Guerrilla and Ambient Advertising Campaigns – http://bit.ly/96Gmry

The Betty Crocker Secret to Email Marketing that Works – http://bit.ly/9bw5W4

Great read highlighting differences btwn social media & community managers – http://bit.ly/c0uwWW

The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn’t Prove Influence on Twitter – http://bit.ly/bYaFgH

Interesting perspective: ‘Advertisers should fear Twitter and Facebook more than regulators’ – http://bit.ly/ajPff0

Yelp’s Legal Troubles Mount – http://bit.ly/bgNh3P

Ads With ‘Real’ Women Don’t Work – http://bit.ly/8XJmxG

Applying “A Pattern Language” To Online Community Design – http://bit.ly/9Cneu2

What if Microsoft Created The iPod? – http://bit.ly/aj7cRr

Well worth the time to watch – @benkunz interviews @edwardboches about creativity – http://bit.ly/aLYOhQ

“How to Kill a Great Idea”, from @IncMagazinehttp://bit.ly/c6hqq2

The abuse and misuse of statistics is rampant, as @dannysullivan explains – http://selnd.com/a4EOv4

The Beauty of India: 50 Amazing Photos – http://bit.ly/aTj7aa

User-Centered Innovation Is Not Sustainable – http://bit.ly/cSGhhj

Happiness and Deep Conversations – http://bit.ly/8Xltes

Infographic: America’s Favorite Countries – http://post.ly/UsqY

NYTimes: How Privacy Vanishes Online – http://bit.ly/cICO6T

Infographic: Who is Paying Taxes? – http://post.ly/VBx3

Interesting thoughts from @ajkeen about crowdsourced “recommendations” (Hunch) – http://bit.ly/949hhq

Startup Brings Crowdsourcing to Green Smart Grid Tech – http://bit.ly/bEDHOO

Nice to see Google crowdsource identifying software bugs – http://bit.ly/c82zJ4

Allstate embraces crowdsourcing – launches internal portal to gather media buying ideas – http://bit.ly/bjAU6p

The ongoing evolution of the music industry – http://bit.ly/9ZohWm

The World’s Most Beautiful Bridges – http://bit.ly/bfsaB7

Very creative industrial design idea – infinite USB port – http://bit.ly/b5dO71

How Are You Evolving? – http://bit.ly/aDd0ip

15 Venn Diagrams To Explain The Internet’s Fascination With Venn Diagrams – http://ki.am/9bE16z

Forget the iPad. I’m holding out for the iCarpet – http://bit.ly/b1dJUb

How some tech companies got their names – http://ki.am/9hDaeb

Very cool visualization. Mapping All Major Global Risks & their Interconnections – http://cot.ag/aNxydM

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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