Twitter Link Roundup #55 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | October 7th, 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!

image credit: Nicola since 1972 (photo of FIORI DI COMO – the ceiling at The Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, installed with over two thousand handblown glass elements).

40 Small Businesses and the Online Tools They Can’t Live Without – http://bit.ly/bs8wPi

Very useful guide for small businesses & startups – New SEO Starter Guide From Google – http://bit.ly/diFntX

5 Trends that Will Shape Small Business in 2011 – http://bit.ly/bkPVIU

To Innovate, You Must Stay Dissatisfied – http://bit.ly/9RLfNG

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

Get Your Business Generating Revenue Quickly – http://ow.ly/2MTM2

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

Why Wesabe Lost to Mint – http://bit.ly/cH0q9s

Very useful guide for small businesses & startups – New SEO Starter Guide From Google – http://bit.ly/diFntX

25 Best Startup Failure Post-Mortems of All Time – http://bit.ly/bScfnN

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

A Postmortem Analysis of Standout Jobs – http://bit.ly/9FTIV3

How to Manage Employees When They Make Mistakes – http://bit.ly/cDD94M

Are Entrepreneurs Being Commoditized? – http://bit.ly/b9IvjB

To Innovate, You Must Stay Dissatisfied – http://bit.ly/9RLfNG

What developers think when you say “Rock Star” – http://bit.ly/aHArQK

Should Entrepreneurs Bet It All On The Billion Dollar Exit, Or Cash Out Small? – http://tcrn.ch/axY605

The Four Main Things that Investors Look for in a Startup – http://bit.ly/cOwIOW

256 Must-Read Content For All Tech Entrepreneurs – http://bit.ly/bnypv4

Understand the “Freemium” Business Model – http://bit.ly/c5qopv

Get Your Business Generating Revenue Quickly – http://ow.ly/2MTM2

A disease called “perfection” -http://bit.ly/9iEsr1

Finding the best startup customers – http://bit.ly/cem0k2

Going Freemium: One Year Later – http://bit.ly/cUs61S

Put Your Investors To Work For You – http://ow.ly/2Lmx1

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

A product is not just about features. It’s about experience – http://bit.ly/dvwDaG

The End of the Social Media Adoption Road – http://ow.ly/2M0ex

An excellent reminder that social media can be bad for marketing – http://bit.ly/94V6wh

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

Technology Redefines Marketing – http://t.co/cJG5wHm

Darwinism at play: Not All CMOs Going Digital -http://bit.ly/bQP3I5

Pepsi, Microsoft Say No One Social Agency Meets All Needs – http://bit.ly/bfxTql

The formula for going viral (or Twitter failure) – http://tinyurl.com/365rs7l

100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results – http://bit.ly/bFLL2n

50 Beautiful and Fresh Free Fonts – http://bit.ly/9Za6TB

Design Lessons from Well Designed Album Covers -http://bit.ly/cDsh6m

Bumper Stickers Art – History and Trends – http://bit.ly/dwMGzk

Free vectors to create amazing backgrounds – http://bit.ly/drUW45

Collection of 500+ Amazing #Photoshop Smoke Brushes -http://bit.ly/aBbmm7

Round-up of some 50 Best Layout Photoshop Tutorials – http://ow.ly/2NLCi

10 Unusual business cards you can actually taste – http://bit.ly/auOh2u

Conventions of Great Poster Design (Part 1) : Get Inspired – http://bit.ly/ajglJw

The Art Of The Film Title Design Throughout Cinema History – http://bit.ly/9jLGO3

60 PSD Icon and Button Templates – http://bit.ly/9yZ7U3

crowdSPRING Designer interview – 12 Questions: Meet Raoul Camion (Belgium) – http://bit.ly/cIGLO8

50 Must Have Design programs for Increased Productivity – http://bit.ly/9FBxEN

The proper way to outline fonts – http://bit.ly/9yFXea

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

Apple Logo Is an Agnostic’s Crucifix, Star of David: Study – http://j.mp/c8yE2m

Top 45 Google Logo Designs – http://bit.ly/9hNUE5

Why we skip Photoshop – http://bit.ly/bjXtb1

39 Brilliantly Designed Login and Sign Up Web Forms – http://bit.ly/dfoapt

50+ Creative Automobile websites for Your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/aKvVWG

Well Designed & Creative Footers of Cool Websites – http://ow.ly/2Nw5Z

5 Gorgeous UI Web Kits – http://goo.gl/ealH

30 Inspiring Examples of Texture Use in Web Design – http://bit.ly/cD6utw

30 Examples of Mega Menus in Web Design – http://bit.ly/bV4mu6

A product is not just about features. It’s about experience – http://bit.ly/dvwDaG

Notes on “The Usage Lifecycle” – http://t.co/NLCPKhe

User Experience: Using Empathy to Empower Your Users – http://bit.ly/b2iM07

Incredible Computer Mouse Designs – http://ow.ly/2Nw6Z

The Best Product & Industrial Design Articles Roundup September – http://bit.ly/9EPPWC

A disease called “perfection” – http://bit.ly/9iEsr1

Behind the bubble, creativity has always existed – http://bit.ly/9P0nyA

3 historical innovations and the businesses they birthed – http://bit.ly/bgqfCN

Choosing Invincibility – http://bit.ly/alr623

Pioneers should know about @crowdSPRING – http://ow.ly/2Mmrs

Report from Mozilla’s Crowdsourcing Project – Phase 2 – http://mzl.la/ac8MYq

The pros –and cons– from working at home – http://bit.ly/dtKxxN

“Community creative – how we contribute” – http://bit.ly/cECOBn

Electronics Giant Crowdsources for Latest Product – http://bit.ly/c1M6fx

Chiquita Banana Unveils New Crowdsourced Sticker Design – http://tinyurl.com/25rotz8

Google wants to continue increasing the speed of the web by doing away with JPEG – http://bit.ly/cy6zBb

Both exciting and sad to find a new language spoken in the world (sad because it won’t last) – http://bit.ly/9S2q8O

What Apple did in 10 years to its main product – http://bit.ly/9r7dTW

Pathetic & embarrassing that the UN can’t stop raping of women in the Congo – http://nyti.ms/d9DUjc

People launch iPhone into space on a weather balloon & record video – http://bit.ly/cSj7Aq

That pumpkin’s doing what? Avert your eyes! – http://bit.ly/9AaDrY

A British photographer risked his life as he captured these wildlife shots – http://bit.ly/aqwxhV

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

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