Twitter Link Roundup #36 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | April 22nd, 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!

How To Create Outstanding Modern Infographics – http://bit.ly/9pooe5

The Evolution of Big-Name Logos – http://bit.ly/cYsO0y

Experimenting with data visualization – http://bit.ly/9VQsku

40 memorable design quotes visualized – http://bit.ly/aGYPtc

2010 Fortune 500: The top 10 most valuable corporate logo properties – http://bit.ly/dlLJuU

Stylish White Package Design Inspiration – http://bit.ly/cMcZxk

Smashing Magazine Redesign: Photographs & Screenshots – http://bit.ly/9hZvZm

The definitive guide to formatting CSS – http://bit.ly/aeUWrm

Industrial Design: 50+ Wicked Product Designs | designrfix.com – http://bit.ly/aymdvt

55 Beautifully Blue Web Designs to Inspire You – http://bit.ly/bqgVgy

Stylish White Package Design Inspiration – http://bit.ly/chfLfQ

21 Sophisticated Coffee Shop Brochures – http://bit.ly/bd6i5D

5 refreshing CSS techniques – http://bit.ly/akqv4h

35 Tutorials To Get Your Awesome Design Print-Ready – http://bit.ly/amzYHn

40 Button Design Showcase for inspiration – http://bit.ly/aAROJj

Designing Without Gradients – http://bit.ly/c2aj0w

How to Effectively Organize your Photoshop Layers – http://bit.ly/az9u8M

crowdSPRING Designer Interview: 12 Questions: Meet Cibi Perez (USA) – http://bit.ly/cg03Yk

Four Techniques for Combining Typefaces – http://bit.ly/a1OQHc

22 Fresh and Quality Icon Sets – http://bit.ly/bQaAXm

15 Uniform Payment Options Icon Sets for Ecommerce Design – http://bit.ly/dpaL3i

Components of a Great Website Footer – http://bit.ly/acfQ2V

Good read: “Pain Driven Design” – http://bit.ly/cjd3UJ

How to Use Visual Hierarchy in Web Design – http://bit.ly/cULTBt

Ten Graphic Design Paradoxes (by Adrian Shaughnessy) – http://bit.ly/VjCvc

Breaking Down And Reviewing Important Blog Design Elements – http://bit.ly/9I4Abz

Essential Guidelines for Featured Content in Web Design – http://bit.ly/bNdoTc

34 Various Templates And PSDs To Ease Daily Workflow – http://bit.ly/9GGhdX

The recession and the Web design industry – http://bit.ly/dg5vvO

Photoshop Tutorial: Realistic, High quality printer icon – http://bit.ly/aVSGK6

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

Creating Urgency in Your Sales Copy – http://bit.ly/bgNBKa

To Succeed, Don’t Obsess About Reasons You Might Fail – http://bit.ly/9b5Vn2

Are there benefits for a startup to work in “stealth” mode? @micah says not for all – http://bit.ly/9IJL0h

Book Review: Rework (a fresh perspective on business by @jasonfried & @dhh of @37signals) – http://bit.ly/aX9Pll

How To Name Your Company – http://bit.ly/5IeeCm

3 Rules for Building Features in a Lean Startup – http://bit.ly/dbV4s7

An entrepreneur’s guide to crowdsourcing – http://bit.ly/a48MoD

What Makes A Great Product Leader? – http://bit.ly/bTuCmN

Is Boston short of angels or good companies? – http://bit.ly/9CU9Fh

3 resources for bonding with your customers: tools of mass engagement! – http://bit.ly/95ESYH

How To Respond If A Customer Thinks You Run The Bunny Ranch – http://bit.ly/ajkHMA

To Succeed, Don’t Obsess About Reasons You Might Fail – http://bit.ly/9b5Vn2

How To Name Your Company – http://bit.ly/5IeeCm

Small businesses may benefit from better social media marketing – http://bit.ly/d1mX9B

3 resources for bonding with your customers: tools of mass engagement! – http://bit.ly/95ESYH

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: The Nevica Project – http://bit.ly/bahHWa

How To Respond If A Customer Thinks You Run The Bunny Ranch – http://bit.ly/ajkHMA

Social Media: Twitter, YouTube and More (NFIB post) – http://bit.ly/aEiqX5

Fried (@jasonfried) Says ‘Full-Service’ Ad Agency a Meaningless Phrase – http://bit.ly/auz3CV

Will Facebook Be Next To Enter The Q&A Market? – http://bit.ly/bNYIFm

Is Social Media Becoming Boring? – http://bit.ly/9oDIox

Ning discovers after spending tens of millions of $$ that you can’t make money by giving stuff away – http://tcrn.ch/9ObRLk

4 reasons why PR firms are taking over social media – http://bit.ly/c9J3ad

Hulu ad segmenting – http://twitpic.com/1gfzzs

Unilever to crowdsource content for 13 global brands – http://bit.ly/9q7lsy

Facebook the operating system, or what @shivsingh has to do w/ polka-dot bikini swimsuits – http://bit.ly/aZvdBx

Dish Network Looking to the Crowd (about crowdSPRING & Dish Network) – by Stuart Elliott, NYT – http://nyti.ms/azgKQ3

Whores, vegetarianism, moral high ground, good & evil, and capitalist baggage – http://bit.ly/bvAbeR

The Imitation Economy – http://bit.ly/dBdb9L

VCs seek crowdsourcing opportunities in business – http://bit.ly/byyW9z

Excellent post by Seth Godin on the challenges of dealing w/ email, social networks, etc. – http://bit.ly/9sqxIO

Is Groupon the next Google? – http://bit.ly/cLJGYj

crowdSPRING Designer Interview: 12 Questions: Meet Cibi Perez (USA) – http://bit.ly/cg03Yk

Screencast: How to post a project on crowdSPRING – http://bit.ly/aiG6xM

The Blinding Light of Experts – http://bit.ly/d2Qcjv

Nice article about crowdSPRING – in Japanese (I roughly translated). I guess they liked the eye patch! – http://bit.ly/d3fzhY

8 Crazy-Cool Search Engines You Should Know – http://selnd.com/bJyQmk

Very cool – U.S. Government releases open source code – http://bit.ly/bUvCEG

Check out this photo of a volcano in Iceland—it’s crazy! – http://bit.ly/afiUCj

An entrepreneur’s guide to crowdsourcing – http://bit.ly/a48MoD

Good explanation from @Scobleizer on the challenges of standardizing Twitter annotations – http://bit.ly/a7DWrn

Book Review: Rework (a fresh perspective on business by @jasonfried & @dhh of @37signals) – http://bit.ly/aX9Pll

How To Name Your Company – http://bit.ly/5IeeCm

Google Rolls Out Virtual Keyboards On Non-English Search Portals – http://tcrn.ch/boj1M2

Google has over one million servers – http://post.ly/ajFJ

Outstanding post by @imjustcreative on risks of hiring a logo designer based on Google results – http://bit.ly/bv1EVv

INFOGRAPHIC: The Trustworthiness of Beards – http://post.ly/bA0J

Winscape is literally unreal – http://bit.ly/9yfbZa

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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