Twitter Link Roundup #38 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | May 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!

The Differences Between Good Designers and Great Designers – http://bit.ly/9c1Q5E

An Amazing Round Up of Illustrations in Website Designs – http://bit.ly/ajIzSJ

The connection between a logo and the brand behind the logo – http://bit.ly/crQ1tU

Useful Glossaries For Web Designers and Developers – http://bit.ly/brq41E

The State of Web Development 2010 – http://ow.ly/1GiRT

Logo Design Trends 2010 – http://bit.ly/cwlk5s

The Professional Designers Guide to using Black – http://ki.am/aWYUbe

Gorgeous and Versatile CSS Menus – http://bit.ly/bmqpA0

9 Must Have – Truly Awesome Fractal Brushes – http://bit.ly/aaMKGR

25+ Free Vector World Maps (.ai, .eps and .svg formats) – http://bit.ly/dyiI77

18 Wireframing, Mockup And Prototyping Tools To Plan Designs – http://bit.ly/9L54LV

Anatomy of Colors in Web Design: Black – A Representation of Style & Mystery – http://bit.ly/9TpMCj

Create a Realistic Panoramic Matte Painting in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/bqyWRv

20 Fabulous Photoshop Web Interface Tutorials – http://bit.ly/ct1B4P

190+ Useful Fresh Articles for Web Designers – http://tinyurl.com/2v4dszx

12 Questions: Meet Michael Irby (USA) – an interview w/ a crowdSPRING designer – http://bit.ly/cGYNSK

Award-winning package design from The Dieline – http://j.mp/9RGVM8

20 incredible examples of smooth horizontal and vertical sliding navigation websites – http://bit.ly/b4bFaq

40+ Amazing Examples of Graffiti Art – http://bit.ly/9Heuhn

Amazing Database Of Free Vectors – LAFKON vektorDB – http://bit.ly/aFNZcv

The Steps of Creative Communication – http://bit.ly/byNuam

30+ Best Texture Tutorials for Photoshop – http://bit.ly/aNFf10

12 Unique and Creative Shoes – http://bit.ly/9kKgtj

Tutorial: How to Make a Photoshop Brush Set – http://bit.ly/9oHMbO

How To Redesign Your Homepage: A Bootstrapped Process – http://bit.ly/adGpOa

12 Cool Products for your Kitchen – http://bit.ly/b4jQ5k

Beautiful Coffee Packaging Roundup – http://bit.ly/9wMV9F

The Ultimate Roundup of iPad Icons, Tutorials and PSDs – http://bit.ly/9Mkoeq

Grid-Based Web Design, Simplified – http://bit.ly/bzj9Mt

Eye Candy vs. Bare Bones in UI Design – http://bit.ly/bisJxz

30 Trendy AJAX, jQuery And Image Galleries You May Like – http://bit.ly/9qwxYY

Ask The Experts: Logo Design FAQ, Q&A, Tips + More – http://bit.ly/a5m16g

3 Ways to Get your Website Designs Up and Running Faster – http://bit.ly/9kCx7x

How to Create Cool Water Effect Typography – http://bit.ly/alB60U

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

A Case for Space: Why you should say less, more often – http://bit.ly/9FbrL4

Why is Business Writing So Awful? – http://bit.ly/bFSFfC

The Two Vital Attributes of Quality Content – http://bit.ly/bMV5QV

Guidelines for Writing a Good About Page – http://bit.ly/9U4q0G

Why Web Copy is More than Just Words – http://bit.ly/9w4byv

7 Ideas for Writing Compelling Content – http://ki.am/d9qKSr

Dealing With Customer Resistance To Change – http://bit.ly/9BG6lC

Media Relations 101 for Your Startup – http://bit.ly/ce2uyW

How To Redesign Your Homepage: A Bootstrapped Process – http://bit.ly/adGpOa

Startup Tip: Marketing One-To-One – http://bit.ly/dbtR7w

Thinking About Doing – http://bit.ly/aKPDHq

Trusting Your Gut: What They Don’t Teach You in B-School – http://bit.ly/aV9nop

The Five Whys for Startups – http://bit.ly/9VtAQZ

The Life of a Startup Founder’s Significant Other – http://bit.ly/9FT6qH

Is Your Service Business Too Squishy? – http://bit.ly/cb1sse

The Role of Education in Entrepreneurship – http://bit.ly/crIWoo

An Insider’s Guide to Venture Capital Financing – http://bit.ly/9gXIUT

11 states committed to helping startups–real, valuable help (cash) – http://bit.ly/avk0nY

Ideas for small business: Surveying your customers – http://bit.ly/cN5qwN

Dealing With Customer Resistance To Change – http://bit.ly/9BG6lC

What Twitter’s New Ad Model Could Mean for Small Business – http://bit.ly/966HdW

Startup Tip: Marketing One-To-One – http://bit.ly/dbtR7w

Is Your Service Business Too Squishy? – http://bit.ly/cb1sse

Customer-Driven Innovation: Giving Customers a Seat at the Drafting Table – http://bit.ly/dljpQU

Small Business Tip: Conference Banners – http://bit.ly/aImX2V

How Groupon Could Save Your Business – http://bit.ly/b818YW

How To Redesign Your Homepage: A Bootstrapped Process – http://bit.ly/adGpOa

Lessons In Brand And Social Media Storytelling – http://bit.ly/9MZOlx

Why Social Sharing Is Bigger than Facebook and Twitter – http://bit.ly/aDzHeB

Why I Love Bloggers with Balls – http://bit.ly/bgu67X

Ideas for small business: Surveying your customers – http://bit.ly/cN5qwN

Customer-Driven Innovation: Giving Customers a Seat at the Drafting Table – http://bit.ly/dljpQU

What Twitter’s New Ad Model Could Mean for Small Business – http://bit.ly/966HdW

Dealing With Customer Resistance To Change – http://bit.ly/9BG6lC

Are you seeing what others are seeing? Google’s personalized search feature – http://bit.ly/aSR2iQ

Bought Loyalty vs. Earned Loyalty – http://ow.ly/1Gyic

The Real Reasons Big Brands Don’t Rank – http://bit.ly/946dXp

Smart thoughts on importance of audience size as measure of our reach – http://bit.ly/avAXr7

Why People Hate Your Viral Marketing – http://bit.ly/9ZZuMb

Consumer Reports: Half of Social Network Users are “Oversharing” – http://bit.ly/a5QGll

Who Uses Google AdWords? – http://post.ly/eOLr

Is Your Service Business Too Squishy? – http://bit.ly/cb1sse

Top 10 social media brands according to poll of 60 industry pros – http://bit.ly/bdAgo8

BMW vs. Audi Billboard Wars: A Chronology: http://digg.com/d31PzQ3

5 Tips for Using Social Media for Real Results – http://bit.ly/cwKxLH

Google Crowdsourcing Investments – http://bit.ly/cZbErp

Fiat Crowdsourcing Car Design – http://bit.ly/aFZ46r

Good interview by WSJ w/ Adobe CEO about the ongoing flash dispute w/ Apple – http://bit.ly/bTQzGO

Google Drawings Wireframing Kit (for Google Docs) – http://bit.ly/ap5App

Self publishing gains respectability NYT: Authors Unbound Online – http://nyti.ms/9IUH1K

Great post by Roger Ebert about 3D movies – http://bit.ly/baTQpY

And an outstanding rebuttal to Roger Ebert’s criticism of 3D technology – http://bit.ly/affjb0

NYTimes: The Data-Driven Life – http://nyti.ms/9U304O

Stephen Hawking on building a time machine – http://bit.ly/bX0NbK

Why Content Curation Is Here to Stay – http://bit.ly/9zjTCv

Powerful arguments from @benward on what the open web “is”. Highly recommended – http://bit.ly/cbr844

Non profits: don’t ask for money, ask for change – http://bit.ly/dyU8Ui]

Customer-Driven Innovation: Giving Customers a Seat at the Drafting Table – http://bit.ly/dljpQU

One doesn’t need a Regressive Imagery Dictionary to know that Facebook users like sex – http://bit.ly/cPjb9E

12 Questions: Meet Michael Irby (USA) – an interview w/ a crowdSPRING designer – http://bit.ly/cGYNSK

The Microsoft Courier Tablet Project Was Just Killed – http://bit.ly/cJ2esK

So you think you know rock band logos? Trivia Quiz #2 is up – http://bit.ly/8ZcVRw

Oozing creativity – parkour video from Damien Walters – http://bit.ly/aU6fnw

Man claims to have had no food or drink for 70 years?! – http://ki.am/bGFCYS

40 Beautiful And Amazing Aquatic Life Photos – http://bit.ly/9fZPti

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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