Twitter Link Roundup #75 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | February 24th, 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 to the left shows bugs on a stick – and is one of many unusual street foods sold around the world. Some fascinating street food from around the world – as well as a peek at the diets of people around the world, are in the Other section below.

How To Get The Best Merchant Account For Your Small Business – http://bit.ly/fHPT9m

10 Essential Online Resources for Preparing Your Small Business Taxes – http://on.mash.to/eD3wwp

Small business and startup issues: net neutrality and H.R. 1 – http://bit.ly/hmRs9b

35 Gut Checks When Founding Your First Company – http://bit.ly/gakjnA

crowdSPRING Small Business Spotlight of the Week: LLWorldTour – http://bit.ly/g9M6Ef

10 Questions VCs Will Ask and What They Mean – http://bit.ly/eRMwYS

35 Gut Checks When Founding Your First Company – http://bit.ly/gakjnA

Business Development for Early Stage Startups – http://bit.ly/gfp24f

Some good suggestions on ways you can validate or invalidate your startup ideas – http://bit.ly/hZdMw3

You can’t innovate if you’re focused on the present – http://bit.ly/eB1aYr

Is this the start of the second dotcom bubble? – http://bit.ly/h3uGw9

How To Get The Best Merchant Account For Your Small Business – http://bit.ly/fHPT9m

Site Speed – Are You Fast? Does it Matter? – http://bit.ly/hSsxIy

How to hire a programmer when you’re not a programmer – http://awe.sm/5GXMq

Simply being *usable* is enough to make a product truly remarkable – http://awe.sm/5GbZh

Chicago Entrepreneurism: Four Ingredients To Help Your Business – And This City – Dominate – http://bit.ly/i8uk8V

Interesting story about how organic growth caused a startup to focus on a foreign market – http://nyti.ms/dLYD6p

Small business and startup issues: net neutrality and H.R. 1 – http://bit.ly/hmRs9b

Crowd funding offers entrepreneurs a shot at financing their dream – http://bit.ly/ijW1KI

Building A Disruption-Proof Business – http://bit.ly/fIMSZE

90+ creative advertising & design from January-February 2011 – http://bit.ly/esHcOP

“It’ll never work”: a collection of failed predictions – http://awe.sm/5GbLB

The best free social media tracking tools you should know about – http://bit.ly/eA0Y6r

Good read about why Facebook marketing rarely works – http://rww.to/h2dkXz

45+ Awesome Job Recruitment Ads – http://bit.ly/fDu0vt

New, improved Google Social Search squeezes out SEO – http://bit.ly/ef6UeS

Good example a collaborative consumption platform – http://bit.ly/3EXPBv

Creative And Smart Ideas of Advertising For Inspirations – http://bit.ly/gxhoY7

8 Tested Guidelines for Creative Advertising – http://bit.ly/hHq4Fa

How to Handle Difficult Clients: tips for freelancers – http://crowdspring.co/difficultclients

Beer Labels – the Unexpected Art Medium – http://bit.ly/eUGWyu

Common Design Styles Used in Album Artwork – http://bit.ly/dYeC2V

30 of the Best Font Foundries – http://bit.ly/dM0TX6

Five and a Half Habits of Highly Effective Designers – http://bit.ly/egSVWo

Examining The Design Process: Clichés and Idea Generation – http://bit.ly/dHwAcP

The password reset experience – http://bit.ly/fz7pH7

The Art of Saying “No” – http://bit.ly/eIDvgz

Ultimate Collection of Free Photoshop Layer Styles – http://bit.ly/gU0peD

30 Inherently Useful Tools for Freelancers – http://bit.ly/gMb21w

Mind Blowing Character Designs And Tutorials – http://bit.ly/eDderD

12 Questions: Meet Mon Paningbatan (Philippines) – http://bit.ly/hBthr3

25+ Advanced Photoshop Video Tutorials – http://bit.ly/fjwbw5

Internet Package Design – http://bit.ly/hRKdCk

44 Best Tri Fold Brochure Templates – http://bit.ly/hUxjpZ

How To Organize Your Design Ideas – http://bit.ly/hipKC2

6 Photoshop Time Savers for Web Designers – http://bit.ly/efxr41

45+ Awesome Job Recruitment Ads – http://bit.ly/fDu0vt

Creative And Smart Ideas of Advertising For Inspirations – http://bit.ly/gxhoY7

A collection of 40 typography tutorials to help improve your skills – http://bit.ly/gtwx8S

Don’t Take Rejection Personally – http://bit.ly/dS219k

Graphic Design Examples Worldwide: How Nationality Reflects In Artworks – http://bit.ly/h2zvYj

All About BIG and BOLD Typography: Tips and Inspiration – http://bit.ly/dJPKJD

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

35 Attention Grasping Multicolor Logo Designs – http://bit.ly/fFpW56

30 of the Best Font Foundries – http://bit.ly/dM0TX6

Rock Solid Website Layout Examples – http://bit.ly/g0xRWm

30 Clever Examples Of Website Introduction – http://bit.ly/hT8hLN

Introduction to Web Typography – http://bit.ly/focvnE

10 Useful Tools For Cross-Browser Compatibility Check – http://bit.ly/hSVeBH

CSS: Innovative Techniques and Practical Solutions – http://bit.ly/gt4py6

Web Design Trends: Don’t be a sheep. Do your job right – http://bit.ly/gtgT3K

Pretty cool About Page – http://bit.ly/hhBKIB

Minimalistic Designs of Consumer Products – http://j.mp/eRwIKG

Street food from around the world – http://bit.ly/eTPxvA

emPower: The World’s First Electronic Focusing Eyeglasses – http://bit.ly/f28XTo

Amazon Prime Now Includes Streaming Videos On Demand – http://bit.ly/ez4I0i

‘Free’ movies? — What you can learn from Amazon’s brilliant move to the future – http://tinyurl.com/4l2mumv

Good points by @dhh about the end of the IT department – http://bit.ly/hiFpSy

The iPad smackdown — 80 to 100 new tablets are coming from competitors – http://tinyurl.com/4smbx4j

Half of Detroit’s public schools being shut down? – http://huff.to/hicCb0

BlockBuster puts itself up for sale – http://lat.ms/iiEMI9

Excellent essay arguing that praising kids for working hard rather than being smart is MUCH better – http://bit.ly/hcgYdm

Around the World in 80 Diets – eye-opening look at what the world eats puts privilege in perspective http://bit.ly/hfWSZO

Skiing waves – http://bit.ly/hyf5Em

Solowheel, if your Segway is just too big for the trunk – http://tinyurl.com/6boarhp

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

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