Twitter Link Roundup #70 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | January 20th, 2011

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 the ten story Tianzi Hotel in the Hebei Province, China. The three men which form the hotel’s facade are Fu Lu Shou (in Chenese, this means fortune, prosperity and longevity). A photo of the Tianzi Hotel, plus dozens of other unusual buildings around the world, is in the Industrial Design section below.

Lean Marketing 101: Setting Goals –

Traveling lean: tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs –

Lean Marketing 101: Setting Goals –

Skype Founder, Niklas Zennström – words for young entrepreneurs –

Traveling lean: tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs –

Startup Advertising Spend Calculator –

The Top 20 VC Power Bloggers Of 2010 –

Core Peer Groups: How I Found a Co-Founder, Built a Prototype, and Raised $5M in 4 Weeks” –

14 Year Old Develops Top iPhone App; Dethrones Angry Birds –

Managing and Motivating Employees in Their Twenties –

Is convertible debt with a price cap really the best financing structure? –

73.6% of all Statistics are Made Up –

30 Examples Of Guerrilla Marketing –

Good look at how people develop influence online –

Advertising people continue to exodus, joining the likes of Google and Apple –

40 Creative and Awesome Examples of Flyer Designs –

24 Business Cards with Extraordinary Shapes –

Top Websites For Adobe Illustrator Tutorials And Techniques –

6 Helpful Photoshop Tricks for Beginners –

31 Creative Bags Design –

20 Great Resources to Download Free Patterns –

70 High Quality and Very Detailed Adobe Illustrator Object Tutorials –

50 Amazing Animals Typography –

Ten Excellent Web Apps To Simplify Designer’s Work Life –

Accelerated Design: Streamline Your Workflow –

15 Excellent Text Effect Tutorials in Illustrator –

45 Free eBooks for Developers and Designers –

42 Fresh PS Tutorials In Early 2011 –

20 Great Resources to Download Free Patterns –

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template tco use today) –

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

35 Beautiful Type-Based Logos –

41 Elegant and Stylish Websites for Your Inspiration –

The Scaling Fallacy and Web Design – –

30 Beautiful Fashion Websites to Inspire You –

The Elements of Retro Web Design –

Top 13 Webfonts for Headline Use –

Tips to Designing Usable and Friendly Web Forms –

60 of the Best Church Website Designs –

70 Unique Product Packaging Design –

Unusual and Bizarre Building Designs –

Impressive Aluminum Based Package Designs – 37 Packages –

A brilliant, comprehensive, exhaustive look at why iPad 2’s screen will be damn sharp –

One buyer’s experience on crowdSPRING –

Top 10 Tech Investing Trends For 2011 –

Knowledge Navigator – 23 years before there was the iPad, there almost-was the iPad –

How effective is crowdsourcing? –

Using the iPhone’s headset socket to power peripherals –

5 Killer Ways to Make Money Online When You Have No Money –

Insane Russian Street Bike Rider –

Funny and pretty brutal opening monologue by Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes –

VERY Clever way to promote a product –

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

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