Twitter Link Roundup #50 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | August 5th, 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!

Small Business Marketing: Website Design Best Practices and Tips – http://bit.ly/9wzTkK

10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Small Business And How To Avoid Them – http://bit.ly/9NtiIH

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Learn 2 Screen-Print – http://bit.ly/dyOD6l

Legal risks and dangers of $99 logo stores – http://bit.ly/dtxKJ3

Optimizing your Customer Acquisition Funnel – http://bit.ly/cbxVp9

10 essential tools to get your new web-app off the ground – http://bit.ly/cuQ6Ja

Small Business Marketing: Website Design Best Practices and Tips – http://bit.ly/9wzTkK

Why software startups decide to patent … or not – http://oreil.ly/aJdBKR

Optimizing your Customer Acquisition Funnel – http://bit.ly/cbxVp9

Why An MBA Could Kill Your Chance To Become A Great Tech Entrepreneur – http://bit.ly/bMd1fn

Idiocy and brilliance of American policy toward entrepreneurs – http://bit.ly/bAoBDU

Rethinking “F@#$ You Money” – http://bit.ly/d8FnLk

If You Build It, They Won’t Come – http://bit.ly/cxJztA

Lessons from working for startups – http://bit.ly/bVDbTx

Interesting perspective on why New York City could never compete in tech – http://bit.ly/csPPha

Lead Investors, Dipshit Companies, and Funding Every Entrepreneur – http://awe.sm/58rjK

10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Small Business And How To Avoid Them – http://bit.ly/9NtiIH

Bootstrapped, Profitable & Proud: Github – http://bit.ly/alEx87

Legal risks and dangers of $99 logo stores – http://bit.ly/dtxKJ3

Four social media lessons from the New York Times – http://bit.ly/advUYc

Social Media and Ant Colonies – http://bit.ly/c5LIOx

Media isn’t social – http://bit.ly/aPL0iO

Social isn’t media – http://bit.ly/atHp40

How to use social media for B2B marketing – http://bit.ly/dzjxsC

oes short term thinking miss the potential of social media? – http://bit.ly/drAtwa

Anonymous online opinion (& identity of poster) protected under the 1st amendment – http://bit.ly/91C4Xe

The end of Google’s experiment with Wave as a standalone product – http://bit.ly/crKXYm

Mad Man (why @bogusky left the ad business) – http://bit.ly/bPR9oO

nsightful ReadWriteWeb piece on Facebook Questions and impact of new feature – http://rww.tw/aE2CEi

How MBAs will shape the social-media landscape – http://bit.ly/c68QDk

T-Shirts Designing: Ultimate Roundup of Tutorials and Inspiration – http://bit.ly/aHgMg5

I’m In Logo Love: Goodwill Logo Design – http://bit.ly/9GJepD

The Top 5 Qualities of Productive Creatives (And How to Identify Them!) – http://bit.ly/cpHyJ0

How the use of textures can improve your web design – http://bit.ly/9bylY0

Thoughts on Designing for iPad – http://bit.ly/b97BMQ

How to Create a Professional Magazine Layout – http://bit.ly/9Mz2a4

Brilliant Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorials From 2010 – http://bit.ly/9fghaA

30 Inspiring Children Illustrations – http://bit.ly/d3tnsK

The Niceties & Standards of Real Estate Website Design – http://bit.ly/bentRW

An Effective Guide to Call to Action Buttons – http://bit.ly/9ek4YF

Noise and Textures in Photoshop – http://bit.ly/9pMJ7M

41 Remarkable And Useful jQuery Plugins – http://bit.ly/ckfZkS

Tips for Designing for Colorblind Users – http://bit.ly/9lW7y7

The Four Phases of Design Thinking - http://bit.ly/dymGKA

10 essential tools to get your new web-app off the ground – http://bit.ly/cuQ6Ja

How to Navigate Design by Committee – http://bit.ly/cewKSD

30 Examples of Bold Typography in Web Design – http://bit.ly/aif1m0

50 Great Examples of Extremely Awesome Typography – http://bit.ly/8ZJWHO

Stupid vs Smart: Diesel Typography Advertisements – http://bit.ly/c4h6il

Commonly Confused Bits Of jQuery – http://bit.ly/dBweU3

40+ Well Designed E-commerce Icon Sets – http://bit.ly/ciiUls

Showcase of Beautiful Transparent Plastic Business Cards – http://bit.ly/caXnTu

Different types of Brochure Layouts – http://bit.ly/b0s0gE

Awesome Examples of Bridges Photography – http://bit.ly/aepxGB

How the New York Times Creates its Infographics – http://post.ly/qIBN

40 Dazzling Photoshop Abstract and Lighting Effects Tutorials – http://bit.ly/90FZvr

Free Business Icon Pack: 256×256 Business Icons (26 icons) – http://bit.ly/cT4zdp

Showcase of Fresh Texture-Based Web Designs – http://bit.ly/9w3ltU

Effective Use Of Blog Sidebar Section – Inspiration And Tips – http://bit.ly/aCRNh5

How To Use Size, Scale, And Proportion In Web Design – http://bit.ly/acZE8s

Typecasting: The Use (and Misuse) of Period Typography in Movies – http://bit.ly/7ns72

Core Art Skills: Part 6, Bringing It All Together – http://bit.ly/b9VXI0

25 Beautiful Image Styling Tutorials With CSS,jQuery – http://bit.ly/chwpee

Structures As Patterns and Textures: The Elements Of Design – http://bit.ly/cqCRUk

40 Cool Paper Toys Samples – http://bit.ly/bocmiX

35 of the Best Facebook Fan Pages – http://ow.ly/2j1rV

The Key to Non-Profit Website #Design: An Attempt for a Cause – http://bit.ly/bsd5w7

User Experience Resources for Front End Designers – http://bit.ly/c2dcS6

Web Design Inspiration: 40 Green Themed Websites – http://bit.ly/dhWmEx

46 Amazing Examples of Public Awareness Advertising – http://bit.ly/cmd3bY

Best of the Vector Web – July 2010 – http://bit.ly/bw9AoJ

25 Beautiful Image Styling Tutorials With CSS,jQuery – http://bit.ly/aBrWWS

45 Stylish Posters – http://bit.ly/crAKxc

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

Beginner’s guide to content strategy – http://ow.ly/2iF2C

Family comes ashore after 7 years together at sea – http://bit.ly/bQ220J

Why many designers are missing the point of the Guy Kawasaki book cover contest – http://bit.ly/9ngMV1

“We create as much information in 2 days now as we did from the dawn of man through 2003″ – http://tcrn.ch/czCHxw

Inspiration vs creativity can it be taught? – http://bit.ly/c28f13

Crowdsourcing Evolved: Using the Whole Crowd – http://bit.ly/a2u6EJ

How the New York Times Creates its Infographics – http://post.ly/qIBN

Microsoft Quashed Effort to Boost Online Privacy – http://bit.ly/9Yn1Hp

Google and Verizon in Talks on Selling Internet Priority – http://nyti.ms/bXZry7

Dyson fan - http://bit.ly/cNZxQd

Groupon blazes ahead w/ personalized deals – http://tcrn.ch/a2GvI2

The future of search & the death of SEO link building? Google’s latest search patent – http://bit.ly/cdKECo

Historic Report: Solar Energy Costs Now Lower than Nuclear Energy – http://tinyurl.com/2funoko

New on the crowdSPRING blog “USA! USA! USA! (.gov)” – http://bit.ly/dpPqDV

What Laser Light Can Do to Your Precious DSLR Sensor – http://bit.ly/cgn910

Interesting thoughts on Mechanical Turk, crowdsourcing, & fair market pricing – http://bit.ly/aM2NJM

IDEO joins crowdsourcing movement – http://bit.ly/cb8e4A

Real time weather now available on Google Earth – http://bit.ly/bkjk0N

Women Attracted to Redshirts, Research Shows – http://bit.ly/c71UtG

Jazz lovers – check out the great selection of streams at jazzradio.com – http://bit.ly/9IZT3i

Peeing in the shower saves 1157 gallons per year – http://bit.ly/cd9txh

10 Ridiculous iPhone Accessories – http://bit.ly/b5uu7M

I hope you enjoy these links! Please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

image credit: Todd Barnard

Need something designed? Name your price. Pick from 110+ entries. Love it or your money back.

Like our blog? You’ll freaking love our Twitter updates. Oh, and you’ll dig our Facebook page too.

Hey, it's crowdSPRING!

Tens of thousands of the world's best and most successful entrepreneurs, businesses, agencies and nonprofits rely on crowdSPRING for affordable and risk-free custom logo design, web design, a new company name or other writing and design services. More than 162,000 designers and writers work on crowdSPRING. We create designs and names people love. 100% guaranteed.

Get Blog Updates

Free E-Books

12 Question Interviews with cS designers.
Get it »

Contracts for designers who hate contracts.
Get it »

Contracts for software developers who hate contracts. Get it »

More in Twitter link roundups (201 of 256 articles)

/** chartbeat **/