Twitter Link Roundup #34 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | April 6th, 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!

2000+ Illustrator Symbols for Illustrators and Animators – http://bit.ly/c9w6CL

Inspiration: 50+ Vector-Based Book Covers – http://bit.ly/9ocTmL

Logo Design: Flowers, Plants and Trees – http://bit.ly/bISlLZ

Advanced WordPress Comment Styles and Tricks – http://j.mp/bmcOgS

50 Beautiful Print Advertisements for Inspiration – http://bit.ly/9KYBS6

UI Design Patterns: Open Source Design Pattern Library – http://bit.ly/a8SRO6

50 New High Quality Icon Sets – http://bit.ly/9cXF0F

30 Inspiring Motion Graphic Reels and Sequences – http://bit.ly/cUqGvi

Experimenting with data visualization – http://bit.ly/djUsfb

Inspiration: Creative Examples of Red Color Usage in Logos – http://bit.ly/bkECr7

Stylize Your Own Checkboxes – http://bit.ly/9sinEk

35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources – http://bit.ly/ckDWRN

Analyzing the Design of Websites: Apple, Microsoft & 37 Signals – http://bit.ly/mZbI4

10 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make As A Freelancer – http://bit.ly/cMQjea

How to Dynamically Highlight Content Like Wikipedia Using CSS3 – http://bit.ly/aXb5Ku

Coming soon page with style – How to create and some great examples – http://bit.ly/ahbOcc

Web Designers: A Guide To Using Custom Scrollbars On Your Site – http://cot.ag/bDSS3J

Excellent Shopping Cart Designs: Showcase and Best Practices – http://bit.ly/b6sr3x

8 Rules for Creating Effective Typography – http://bit.ly/9j7NT3

The Ultimate Guide To Cloning In Photoshop – http://bit.ly/9Ean7W

Purple In Web Design: A New Trend? – http://bit.ly/c2GPz9

Free Adobe Photoshop Floral Brushes – http://bit.ly/d0C8mB

40+ Awesome Grunge Style Photoshop Brush Packs – http://bit.ly/apPSnO

Maps In Modern Web Design: Showcase and Examples – http://bit.ly/bpXkK9

A Showcase of Watercolor in Web Design – http://bit.ly/aa429o

70+ Most Artistic and Creative Resumes Of All Time – http://bit.ly/bnAMKt

Consistency: Key to a Better User Experience – http://bit.ly/brT6x9

Write Better CSS With Best Practices – http://bit.ly/dxZs0H

35 Awesome and Inspiring “Movie-Effect” Photoshop Tutorials – http://bit.ly/9eqOuZ

22 Handy HTML5 & CSS3 Tools, Resources And Guides – http://bit.ly/9Fod7c

Amazing Collection of Photoshop Patterns – http://bit.ly/a7BIE0

Learn Adobe Illustrator: All the Basics for Beginners – http://bit.ly/b3Yk85

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 makes a great tagline? “JUST (don’t) DO IT” – http://bit.ly/9lKgzT

Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: You’re Not Stupid. You’re Just Ignorant – http://bit.ly/a0Sm6R

10 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make As A Freelancer – http://bit.ly/cMQjea

The Difference Between Salad and Garbage (for copywriters) – http://bit.ly/alMpyX)

How to Improve Hiring at Startups – http://bit.ly/9FDaGJ

A New Model for Angel Investing – http://bit.ly/cPwK0L

“What if business schools offered an MBA in www?” – http://bit.ly/9LPxpK

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lovely Soiree – http://bit.ly/cye4pX

“What if business schools offered an MBA in www?” – http://bit.ly/9LPxpK

Superb. 20 free tools for monitoring social media, by @dirktherabbithttp://bit.ly/cDX4u8

Malleable social graphs & mini-mobs: why @Facebook could destroy @foursquare & @gowalla w/ 1 checkin – http://bit.ly/aHdXCF

“The Yelp transparency mistake.” – http://bit.ly/azD9J4

Finding the balance between human and machine (for engagement in social media) – http://bit.ly/bek9u5

Consistency: Key to a Better User Experience – http://bit.ly/brT6x9

“Who are we? And, where do we come from? (2010 edition)” – http://bit.ly/9ZLVGg

Incredible tale – Art of the Steal: On the Trail of World’s Most Ingenious Thief – http://bit.ly/bbAsqC

@wangle addresses each of MSNBC’s 13 negative iPad review comments – http://bit.ly/cvYZpJ

Interesting analysis by @gruber on the escalating Apple/Google rivalry – http://bit.ly/dlmuwX

Excellent post by @TheLogoFactory about why theft of logo designs is damaging and wrong – http://bit.ly/9r9qJv

The Southwest Airlines Baggage Strategy. Smart – http://bit.ly/bFsD0d

How page speed optimizations could drive 60,000,000 more Firefox downloads a year – http://bit.ly/9LOlYj

12 Questions: Meet Angus Griffin (England) – http://bit.ly/9pkASh

Experimenting with data visualization – http://bit.ly/djUsfb

13% of all adult leisure conversation is swearing – http://sto.ly/cIDnbH

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: “Graduate to LinkedIn” – http://bit.ly/b5hqnx

12 Questions: Meet Anna Nadler (USA) – http://bit.ly/a4zNbv

SXSW vid interview w/ @rosskimbarovsky,by @benkunz – http://bit.ly/9rcAVR

Guy loses job. Guy buys $500 BMW off Craigslist. Guy wins Mexican Rally car race against $400K cars – http://cot.ag/coZtWk

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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  • Michael Stagg | Stagg Solution

    This is a great list of resources – both for myself and my clients. Thanks!

    Michael Stagg
    Stagg Solutions
    http://StaggSolutions.com

  • Michael Stagg | Stagg Solutions

    This is a great list of resources – both for myself and my clients. Thanks!

    Michael Stagg
    Stagg Solutions
    http://StaggSolutions.com

  • Litmus Online Design

    I have got everything under one roof and all credit goes to Ross who did an excellent job. It is fabulous list as I didn’t forget to bookmark this page. Thanks a lot for sharing wonderful gift. :)

    Litmus Online
    http://www.litmusonline.com

  • Litmus Online Design

    I have got everything under one roof and all credit goes to Ross who did an excellent job. It is fabulous list as I didn’t forget to bookmark this page. Thanks a lot for sharing wonderful gift. :)

    Litmus Online
    http://www.litmusonline.com

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