Twitter Link Roundup #54 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | September 30th, 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!

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Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You – http://bit.ly/9bjSx1

10 Most Common Excuses For NOT Making Ideas Happen – http://bit.ly/9vjwwd

Useful resource for small businesses – Google has refreshed its SEO starter guide – http://selnd.com/ciSfnv

Logo & web design: the crowdSPRING alternative – http://bit.ly/9ZAObz

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion – http://bit.ly/cSVr09

How to handle getting a no – http://bit.ly/bHGWHQ

Free resources for small businesses from Google – http://bit.ly/c7bI7a

Excellent and must read post from MailChimp – Going Freemium: One Year Later – http://bit.ly/cUs61S

Good intro “how to” guide on local online targeting by IAB – http://bit.ly/a7kx13

Five social media recommendations for startups – http://bit.ly/ahrsSF

Startups Should Say No to Most Opportunities – http://bit.ly/9rnFNE

10 Most Common Excuses For NOT Making Ideas Happen – http://bit.ly/9vjwwd

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You – http://bit.ly/9bjSx1

Excellent post about hackers and leadership – http://bit.ly/b3qR1W

The Butterfly Effect of Entrepreneurship – http://bit.ly/a14Byf

Startup Versus Goliath: When Your Competition is a Giant – http://rww.to/aydfNF

The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine – http://bit.ly/cpKnee

Entrepreneur at the Door; Angel at the Gate – http://bit.ly/b4Gr5m

Excellent and must read post from MailChimp – Going Freemium: One Year Later – http://bit.ly/cUs61S

The Digital 100: The World’s Most Valuable Startups – http://post.ly/zRYT

Logo & web design: the crowdSPRING alternative – http://bit.ly/9ZAObz

How to handle getting a no – http://bit.ly/bHGWHQ

Worry About Customers, Not Financing or Exits – http://bit.ly/92lcxr

Panels mostly suck. Solid advice doesn’t. @msuster writes about VC’s and angels – http://bit.ly/a7A6CZ

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started – http://bit.ly/chZ8on

Small Change. “Why the revolution will not be tweeted” – http://nyr.kr/9Kj1aH

How Google Senses Your Frustration – http://bit.ly/ad3r0C

Why The Gamification Of Everything Is A Bad Thing? – http://bit.ly/9zG9JM

Good intro “how to” guide on local online targeting by IAB – http://bit.ly/a7kx13

The Moment You Speak To The World, You Speak to No One – http://bit.ly/ajZSEf

Promoted Tweets Selling for “Upwards of $100,000″ – http://bit.ly/adNo2z

No more need to pretend. Now you can buy “influence” directly – http://rww.to/c54K4l

What Would You Ask a Big Dumb Agency? – http://bit.ly/9zMtor

Perfect that tweets have short lifespans. People have short attention spans – http://rww.to/9LJjoq

Free shopping bag icons set (PSD and PNG) – http://bit.ly/cb9qHh

Good thoughts about simplicity in design – False Simplicity – http://bit.ly/b1ccEn

The right business name for optimal branding & marketing – http://ping.fm/UvSBd

Useful Adobe Photoshop Techniques, Tutorials and Tools – http://bit.ly/cA8SEu

15 Uniquely Creative Annual Report Designs – http://bit.ly/cHVNPo

Connect your Words and Design for the Most Impact – http://bit.ly/d6iSXe

30 Creative Business Card Designs for Inspiration – http://bit.ly/dtDPrm

20+ Free Fonts Inspired by Famous Movies – http://bit.ly/b64qfw

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template tco 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

Real Estate Logos – Home, Sweet Home – http://bit.ly/c8gRUE

60 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Icon & Logo Design Tutorials – http://bit.ly/c20DkK

11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused – http://bit.ly/coSLAC

Top 5 Web Font Design Trends to Follow – http://bit.ly/bAnuXV

Does The Future Of The Internet Have Room For Web Designers? – http://bit.ly/dkBvE6

I Want To Be A Web Designer When I Grow Up – http://bit.ly/b7nsxS

20 Best Websites to Learn and Master CSS – http://bit.ly/9gIqyp

Fashion Websites: Trends, Showcase, Interviews – http://bit.ly/9nuYns

45+ Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers – http://bit.ly/cDAwQ0

40 Excellent Free Fonts For Minimal Web Design Creation – http://bit.ly/c2gsyN

10 Usability Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit – http://bit.ly/azdifB

Bizarre and Unusual Product Designs – http://su.pr/6Rv4vy

Online Copywriting: Make Your Website Copy Dazzle – http://bit.ly/9qwfj4

Writer incomes falling – Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books – http://bit.ly/dtHp9B

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started – http://bit.ly/chZ8on

“Community creative – how we work” – http://bit.ly/aiKvSt

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You – http://bit.ly/9bjSx1

Interested in crowdfunding? Check out this deep analysis of Kickstarter projects – http://bit.ly/cj2uri

Anatomy of a Patent Litigation – http://tinyurl.com/2g9na5w

I love seeing crowdsourcing initiatives expanding to classroom education – http://bit.ly/d3o6m1

What scientists believe but can’t prove – http://bit.ly/9xy1hW

Mark Zuckerberg Now Richer, More Philanthropic Than Steve Jobs – http://tinyurl.com/39mjq5a

Gillette’s Strange History with the Razor and Blade Strategy – http://bit.ly/9UgV0o

Mendelsohn reports print use down 16% among affluents thanks to tablets. Striking – http://tinyurl.com/35l5l73

Great collection of photos @BeckyMcCray has shared from her safari trip – http://bit.ly/9wuhz2

The secret to creativity – http://post.ly/10Uw7

This furniture would have looked right at home in Lord of the Rings – http://bit.ly/9YjFli

Van Gogh + Tilt Shift = Amazing-  http://bit.ly/bATMXn

Tribute to Graffiti: Beautiful Graffiti Artworks – http://su.pr/8oC1EQ

The World’s Lightest Bike http://su.pr/1DlTcu

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

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