Twitter Link Roundup #40 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross | May 27th, 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!

Ten Questions You should be Asking to Produce the Killer Design Clients Crave – http://bit.ly/bouMR7

7 Personality Types of Designers Today – http://bit.ly/aS2WNw

Creating consistently great logos – http://bit.ly/biwqII

The Art of Branding Yourself and Your Freelancing Business – http://bit.ly/bRzdAn

10 Hidden Skills of Successful Freelancers – http://bit.ly/bTCkOw

100+ Must Check Tutorials for Creating a Logo in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/a3rh6k

Huge Infographics Design Resources: Overview, Principles, Tips & Examples – http://bit.ly/cEStlQ

23 Lovely Brochure Cover Designs – http://bit.ly/au80Ld

Web Design Trends 2010: Real-Life Metaphors and CSS3 Adaptation – http://bit.ly/do3hNT

Beginners Guide to Using the Power of Color in Web Design – http://bit.ly/aaRkuZ

The Beauty Of Typography: Writing Systems And Calligraphy Of The World – http://bit.ly/cCTieP

Creative Uses of Stickers in Advertising – http://bit.ly/bUyvKu

35 Candy Packaging That Will Tickle Your Sweet Tooth – http://bit.ly/asgA8U

Make Your Own Bookmarklets With jQuery – http://bit.ly/ca1Emz

Usability Testing: Don’t Guess, Test – http://bit.ly/bqVGxi

Showcase of Beautiful Textile Designs – http://bit.ly/diKtMe

Negative Space in Webpage Layouts: A Guide - http://bit.ly/9Mt4S0

20 Coolest Web Designs From the Far East – http://bit.ly/bTOWdY

Fresh Web Design Tutorials using Photoshop – http://bit.ly/96jXDw

Ultimate Roundup With Thousands Of Cool Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/aKfgx0

404 Error: 60+ Creative And Well Designed Pages – http://bit.ly/cwfyio

Create Seamless Web Background Textures in Minutes – http://bit.ly/bPfHK0

Google Font API – http://bit.ly/aWe7A0

Top 15 Resources to Download High Quality Free Fonts – http://bit.ly/dhnsdu

The Way Ahead for Web Design in 2010 – http://bit.ly/bQtCFK

7 Keys to a Successful Design Project – http://bit.ly/aCT0fp

Designing for iPhone: The Ultimate Roundup of Resources – http://bit.ly/9zAeIe

There’s No Such Thing As A Bad Client – http://bit.ly/c1sL6j

7 Personality Types of Developers Today – http://bit.ly/cDMZLp

Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style – http://bit.ly/9bzoim

Fabulous Fairy Tales Inspired House Designs – http://bit.ly/adHu98

13 Hand-Picked Web Form Resources for Developers – http://bit.ly/9dMHgP

Storytelling in the age of community media – http://bit.ly/bK7uGe

Geometric Poster Design Inspiration: 35 Radical Designs – http://bit.ly/b3wH5L

20 Awesome jQuery Enhanced CSS Button Techniques – http://bit.ly/dnFu5w

30+ Best PSD to HTML/CSS Conversion Tutorials – http://bit.ly/dnFczO

Legibility And Readability In Typographic Design – http://bit.ly/aWvIQK

30 Hilarious Examples of Celebrity Caricatures – http://bit.ly/ab5oCX

30 Must Have Floral Brushes for Photoshop – http://bit.ly/d9apHv

Colorful & Creative Illustrations by Sam Werczler – http://bit.ly/9sCeDN

Funny Business and the Lack of Humor in Web Design – http://bit.ly/augLzV

13 Best Web Form Design Tutorials and Resources – http://bit.ly/bcKdET

Designing for Senior Citizens | Organizing Your Work Schedule – http://bit.ly/dAPVkz

Sign Up Form Design: Good Practices and Design Review – http://bit.ly/9MHUIy

Classic Absolut Vodka Package & Advertising – http://bit.ly/aMhN7K

HTML 5 Demos and Examples – http://bit.ly/18BOtV

3D Water Text Effect with Repoussé in Photoshop CS5 – http://bit.ly/bdjA7Y

60 Funny Cartoon Collection – http://bit.ly/cFJyZj

Interview with a crowdSPRING designer: 12 Questions: Meet Maximilian (USA) – http://bit.ly/bu8LBZ

Dynamic brand identities vs static identities and logos – http://ping.fm/cEncc

Why You Need User Driven Design – http://bit.ly/bXdOKV

20 creative print advertisements for your inspiration – http://bit.ly/asuM0K

So you think you know the Ramones logo? – http://bit.ly/c1iLv6)

The Psychology of Web Design – http://bit.ly/cQjFYd

Showcase of Beautiful Moleskine Art – http://bit.ly/dq6U1U

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

Fortune asks leading designers to redesign Facebook’s privacy settings – http://j.mp/dagpoO

The History of Web Design Blogs – http://bit.ly/9Hv333

100+ Must Check Tutorials for Creating a Logo in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/a3rh6k

Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.38) )(from @speckyboy) – http://bit.ly/doB0Yn

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

How to Write Your Ass Off – http://bit.ly/9xjmJV

Interview w/ a crowdSPRING creative (writing) – 12 Questions: Meet Constance Semler (Canada) – http://bit.ly/cIu5HP

Storytelling in the age of community media – http://bit.ly/bK7uGe

How to Overcome Your Three Greatest Blogging Challenges – http://bit.ly/drk6Cs

Startup and Small Business Tip: Marketing One-To-One – http://bit.ly/8YttOx

6 tips for startups and small business: Creating your first screencast! – http://bit.ly/cZ8kcB

Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved – http://bit.ly/ciTgwx

Are you a Doer or a Talker? (about entrepreneurs) – http://bit.ly/c1inBt

Explaining the “so what?” factor to investors – http://ow.ly/1NNcW

Twitter’s New Ad Policy And The Dangers Of Tying Your Business To Another – http://bit.ly/instreamads

What Surprising Number Will Change Your Business? – http://s.hbr.org/anuUhj

Where VCs Are Putting Their Money in 2010 – http://bit.ly/anhhg1

Consultants Don’t Pivot, Founders Do – http://bit.ly/br2qe3

Starting-up: Community not just location – http://bit.ly/9LP9dJ

Startup and Small Business Tip: Marketing One-To-One – http://bit.ly/8YttOx

6 tips for startups and small business: Creating your first screencast! – http://bit.ly/cZ8kcB

Online marketing for Startups: back to basics – p+p+p+p – http://bit.ly/cfLPvy

Twitter’s New Ad Policy And The Dangers Of Tying Your Business To Another – http://bit.ly/instreamads

7 Essential SEO Tips for Small Businesses – http://bit.ly/92Siem

What Surprising Number Will Change Your Business? – http://s.hbr.org/anuUhj

A brand isn’t what a brand says. A brand is what a brand does – http://bit.ly/a9DRXJ

Twitter’s New Ad Policy And The Dangers Of Tying Your Business To Another – http://bit.ly/instreamads

Why Social Media Doesn’t Matter Anymore – http://bit.ly/92SG4z

Anatomy of a Successful Email Marketing Newsletter – http://bit.ly/aPyzx0

5 Surprising Social Media Business Success Stories – http://bit.ly/aluD7g

Why Do CPMs still exist – http://bit.ly/bkfJPt

Creative Uses of Stickers in Advertising – http://bit.ly/bUyvKu

Dynamic brand identities vs static identities and logos – http://ping.fm/cEncc

Google puts end to free-for-all editing of businesses on google maps – http://selnd.com/cxO4Bf

Huge Gap Remains Between Mainstream Media and the Social Web [REPORT] – http://bit.ly/9X73aN

Flash versus substance – http://bit.ly/9sSqvr

The Death Of Web Analytics? An Ode To The Threatened Referrer – http://selnd.com/9nvSpe

Good advice from @chrisbrogan for leveraging LinkedIn via its RSS feature – http://bit.ly/cdBI0Q

Twitter’s amended terms of service seem to choke ad.ly & similar companies – http://bit.ly/ceKRyl

Cool Tool Review: Aquent & crowdSPRING – http://bit.ly/8X0EHX)

New Seattle’s Best logo not loved by all – http://yhoo.it/cSMcOa

How To Crowd-Source A Professional Logo You Can Afford – http://bit.ly/c8BLeh

The London Olympic Mascots – http://bit.ly/cOjlJI

Love this quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. about always doing your job well – http://bit.ly/afTu2u

A brief history of social games 3100BC-2010AD – http://post.ly/hJ28

How Pixar built Toy Story 3 – http://bit.ly/c9r62Q

Historical Browser Statistics Visualisation – http://post.ly/gtm5

Why is the design community still arguing about spec? – http://bit.ly/a6XdKL

The Opportunity to Learn – http://bit.ly/9s3oCz

Google gifts $120 million video Codec to the web masses – http://bit.ly/9h25Kf

Scientists have succeeded in developing the first synthetic living cell – http://bit.ly/ckm4nd

Skype group video conferencing - http://bit.ly/bDCh16

World’s oddest album covers – http://bit.ly/d1mBXl

Umm. This is disturbing and fun on so many levels – http://youtu.be/a2S_cb4z9l4

The Argentinian national team sure have some wacked out demands for their World Cup team – http://yhoo.it/bEdD2M

And THAT’S why you dont’ steal purses in an elevator!! – http://ki.am/ab84wu

How they filmed opening scrolling text in original Star Wars movies – http://post.ly/gdxI

LOST re-enacted by cats in 1 minute – http://youtu.be/G-DShnvNNv0

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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