Archive for August, 2010

crowdSPRING’s Twitter Roundup For Small Business

Ross | August 17th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my 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 the links that I’ve liked and shared this past […]

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Help Guy Kawasaki Pick The Cover For His Next Book

Ross | August 16th, 2010

Guy Kawasaki recently asked the creative community at crowdSPRING (70,000 designers and writers from over 75 countries) to help design a new cover for his upcoming book – Enchantment: The Art of Changing Heart, Minds and Actions. 246 designers from around the world submitted a total of 760 designs. Guy has narrowed the choices down to his […]

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crowdSPRING’s Twitter Roundup For Entrepreneurs

Ross | August 16th, 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 […]

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Negotiation Tips For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers

Ross | August 11th, 2010

Not every entrepreneur, small business owner or freelancer is comfortable negotiating. Many dread the adversarial nature of negotiation. Even so, it’s difficult (and perhaps impossible) to operate a small business or startup and not negotiate agreements with employees, vendors, customers, and others. And it’s impossible to work as a freelancer without negotiating agreements with your […]

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Creativity In Architecture

Ross | August 10th, 2010

I found this video while browsing YouTube and was amazed by how Gary Chang, an architect (and owner of the apartment in the video), dealt with the serious space limitations of his 344 sq. ft. apartment in Hong Kong. He even has a hammock!

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6 tips for startups and entrepreneurs: give it a break, already.

Mike | August 9th, 2010

I left early this morning for the first “real” vacation I have had in over a year and I am looking forward to eating lobster rolls in Maine (hear me, Jeff?) and pouring real maple syrup on my pancakes in Vermont. For entrepreneurs, it is critical to find time periodically to get away, recharge the […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: SpotHero

Laura | August 6th, 2010

OK, I don’t know about you guys but parking in my neighborhood in Chicago is TERRIBLE. It takes me at least 20 minutes to find a spot and if we want to go out to eat around town… well, forget about it; you have to take a cab or public transit. For this reason I […]

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