Twitter Link Roundup #67 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | December 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!

The image above is from a fun collection of de-motivational posters. You can find a link to a post with 39 more such posters in the Random Fun section below.

Make Crowdsourcing Work for Your Business – http://bit.ly/fKD2wX

75 Essential Small Business Resources From 2010 – http://on.mash.to/eVd9dU

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

10 tips on finding a great name for your company – http://bit.ly/d7DPXv

Focus on Enterprise or SMB Accounts? – http://ow.ly/3uLF0

Ten small business tax planning tips for 2010! – http://bit.ly/ebMB6T

Ten Crowdsourcing Trends for 2011 – http://bit.ly/crowd2011

Crowdsourcing Organizations Are Helping Small Businesses Grow – http://bit.ly/gt9xOF

Lean Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Startups – http://bit.ly/leanmarketing

10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version) – http://bit.ly/dV1WWs

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

“The Wisdom Manifesto” – http://bit.ly/915cuE

10 tips on finding a great name for your company – http://bit.ly/d7DPXv

Excellent post by @msuster offering advice about talking with investors about your competitors – http://bit.ly/fIvKoT

Good summary by @stammy of the trials and tribulations of startup fundraising – http://bit.ly/eC1cwR

Pennies from Heaven: Chicago Startups’ Experiences with Angel Investors – http://bit.ly/hoHMlr

The Myth Of Work Life Balance – http://nimb.li/gUyeH8

Back off SEC: Let’s Put the “Risk” of Secondary Markets in Perspective – http://tcrn.ch/gV1y07

Sleepless In Startupville: 23 Questions That Keep Entrepreneurs Up – http://bit.ly/fU1b0p

My hope for 2011: Companies just decide to stop sucking – http://tinyurl.com/3xky2bz

Focus on Enterprise or SMB Accounts? – http://ow.ly/3uLF0

Flyover Geeks: 2010’s Top 30 in Chicago tech – http://bit.ly/eAReBe

Make Crowdsourcing Work for Your Business – http://bit.ly/fKD2wX

Is Social Media Making Us Less Human? – http://bit.ly/i7a0Kb

10 Social Media 2010 Highlights (Data Included) – http://bit.ly/ey0FZA

Interesting perspective by Robin Dunbar on why Facebook helps improve friendships – http://nyti.ms/efr3nL

4 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2011 – http://j.mp/dTNAuW

Researchers find a larger amygdala is linked to a larger social circle – http://is.gd/jAyiG

Are You Marketing Like MacGyver or MacGruber? – http://bit.ly/giX3Ob

What Collaborative Consumption Means For Marketers – http://bit.ly/gF6avE

Good WSJ summary of the mobile industry in 2010 and what’s to come in 2011 – http://on.wsj.com/fVXlF0

Can minimal design work for product packaging? – http://bit.ly/h0Yr3x

Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 1 – http://bit.ly/iiDdvv

The Inverted Pyramid Of Visual Design – http://bit.ly/eDibQU

Illustrator Tutorial: Chocolate Packaging Box – http://bit.ly/gA2WQY

4 Reasons Why Designers and Developers Should Learn to Write – http://bit.ly/fH41zz

45 most useful guidelines for mobile web design & development – http://bit.ly/gx8USA

Can minimal design work for product packaging? – http://bit.ly/h0Yr3x

8 Important Tips To Make Better CD Cover Designs – http://bit.ly/g5xIcS

Collection of 450+ Abstract and Fractal Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/ge4CBu

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

50 Best Creative Logo Designs from 2010 – http://bit.ly/hv1LfG

10 Shining Examples of Grid Based Web Design and Best Practices – http://bit.ly/dStcY0

Awesome Examples of Latest Web Design Trends & Techniques – http://bit.ly/evpnAT

22 Amazing Illustrated Web Designs – http://bit.ly/dYJUNb

45 most useful guidelines for mobile web design & development – http://bit.ly/gx8USA

40 Examples Of Creatively Designed Twitter Backgrounds – http://bit.ly/hpvHUS

60 Mind-Blowing Hand Drawn Website Designs For Your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/dSnNg4

10 creative shopping bag designs – http://bit.ly/gHlgt4

User Experience for Developers – http://bit.ly/fXfsiI

4 Reasons Why Designers and Developers Should Learn to Write – http://bit.ly/fH41zz

The Art of Money – amazing artwork made of paper currency – http://is.gd/jv9a2

Five Ways to Persuade Like aSilver-Tongued Trial Lawyer – http://bit.ly/dUsKzl

30+ Best Websites to Download Free E-books – http://bit.ly/efbOTn

Creative use of crowdsourcing – transcribing old, handwritten scrips and notes – http://nyti.ms/eCMjhE

Outstanding post about new clinical research support for the placebo effect – http://bit.ly/fb7UxR

Crowdsourcing In 2010: An Interview with the3six5 Project Creators – http://bit.ly/fN7rjE

Phenomenal TedxOakville talk by @unmarketing about paying attention to life – http://youtu.be/3Cakm2nIQWo

Good post by @gruber about low priced Android vs iPhone competition – http://bit.ly/hY34ne

Why 2011 is year of the Server-Side JavaScript – http://bit.ly/f8RL0j

This Atlantic article nails what it’s like to be an introvert – http://bit.ly/c2waSI

Looks like Skype might push mobile video conferencing into the mainstream in 2011 – http://nyti.ms/eDchDh

On November 29, Amazon Sold 158 Items Per Second (13.7 Million In Total) – http://tcrn.ch/hgaI6f

Good post by @Scobleizer on Adnroid momentum and what Iphone will need to do to keep up – http://scoble.it/fiL3Md

1.5B people still live without electricity – http://sto.ly/f9iqvp

How is this NOT @apple‘s next TV commercial? – http://bit.ly/egNpek

Unless you’re ready to laugh at some funny pictures for 5 minutes, don’t click – http://bit.ly/fufGiQ

So glad this isn’t real. Imagine – Rudolph without a red nose! – http://j.mp/froGY0

Best response letter ever written, I was in tears – http://bit.ly/hfpznc

This commute is worse than yours. Farmers cross this bridge daily. (Start at 2:02) – http://youtu.be/td01erGwYv4

People who get paid to touch your junk – http://j.mp/g623dE

Playing Mozart on 40 wine bottles with rollerblades – http://youtu.be/ZpgKr3Ruqnw

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

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