Twitter Link Roundup #80 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | March 31st, 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 a photo of Manarola, Italy – a small town in northern Italy. You’ll find more photos of colorful towns and cities in the Random Fun section below.

image credit: EpicV27

Lean Marketing: Five Cheap Ways To Market Your Startup – http://bit.ly/h2pmiD

Creative & Smart Slogans – http://bit.ly/gEl8Sb (expand) and how to write a great slogan for your biz – http://bit.ly/bLdDPq

Lean Marketing: Five Cheap Ways To Market Your Startup – http://bit.ly/h2pmiD

The Best 10 Solutions For Email Marketing – http://bit.ly/i7LiGK

Three biggest hurdles for Chicago’s innovators – http://bit.ly/eYE9hJ

Make your Startup ridiculously easy to write about. Put Together a Great Press Pack – http://bit.ly/fyoOyy

Startup Exercise: What can’t be solved with money? – http://awe.sm/5HSbb

What Don Corleone Could Learn from @GuyKawasakihttp://bit.ly/gEo006

7 Common Mistakes Startups Make on Accelerator Program Applications – http://on.mash.to/hF5e0H

Interesting perpsective, arguing Color’s $41 million raise makes sense – http://read.bi/i6y9bS

Good post by @micah with tips for entrepreneurs demoing a product/service to investors – http://bit.ly/fyDVXz

5 solid startup lessons – http://bit.ly/hkN8EE

Creative & Smart Slogans – http://bit.ly/gEl8Sb (expand) and how to write a great slogan for your biz – http://bit.ly/bLdDPq

Malcolm Gladwell: Social Media Still Not a Big Deal – http://bit.ly/g6pFU2

The Economics of Attention: Why There Are No Second Chances on the Internet – http://bit.ly/ghMduE

The Best 10 Solutions For Email Marketing – http://bit.ly/i7LiGK

Are you listening? – http://bit.ly/gReXAz

Landing top spot on Google search sometimes a puzzle for business – http://bit.ly/g4W9jp

The case for Startups, Lawyers & VCs to Blog (with data to prove it) – http://bit.ly/eQt8uA

Online ad click through rates suck, but some publishers & agencies argue we shouldn’t care – http://bit.ly/e1NccN

Facebook wants agencies to share creative (and maybe the terrible CPC/CPM data too?) – http://bit.ly/e2lt4k

Kids on Facebook are depressed. No they’re not. Yes they are. Cat fight? – http://bit.ly/f4nkzr

Squeezing Mad Men for more ads. Oh, the irony – http://tinyurl.com/5umg4ql

Useful free collection of vectorized social icons – http://bit.ly/fGi8JU

Elements of Design Quick Reference Sheet – http://ow.ly/4n4Ux

30+ Latest Free Fonts for Your Designs – http://bit.ly/i6h4Ct

650+ Free Watercolor Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/fUjxGh

A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type – http://bit.ly/gbHcct

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

30 Famous Animal Logos – http://bit.ly/efq4ox

Negative Space in Clever and Creative Logo Designs – http://bit.ly/f5uifG

30+ Latest Free Fonts for Your Designs – http://bit.ly/i6h4Ct

A Crash Course in Typography: The Basics of Type – http://bit.ly/gbHcct

Best Practices and Tips for Restaurant Web Design – http://bit.ly/h94W9W

Visual Direction in Web Design – http://bit.ly/hHTA7B

“Cure for the Common Font” – A Web Designer’s Introduction to Typeface Selection – http://bit.ly/e26yRT

50 creative Error 404 page design – http://bit.ly/gRUzTI

50 Email Templates to Enhance your Newsletter’s Appeal – http://bit.ly/fLp9N7

Creating HTML Emails – How To And Design Inspiration – http://ow.ly/4ps9D

Designing For The Future Web – http://bit.ly/ePOflP

Creating Web Design Wireframes: Tools, Resources and Best Practices – http://bit.ly/dOKV8A

State of Web Design in Greece – http://bit.ly/eZ1dl7

Unconventional Website Designs – http://bit.ly/eVqtpG

Useful free collection of vectorized social icons – http://bit.ly/fGi8JU

50 Clever, Quirky and Beautiful Packaging Designs – http://bit.ly/hhyazh

Creative Food Packaging – http://bit.ly/i1IcWv

The User Experience And Psychology Of Colour – http://bit.ly/i36Y1y

ShelfLuv’s new design brings sexy back to book shopping – http://tnw.co/f6Xn2o

Placebos still work even if you know they’re fake – http://ti.me/ij7fsX

What Is And How To Switch From Outsourcing To Crowdsourcing – http://bit.ly/elj4wp

When a Girl is Executed…for Being Raped – http://nyti.ms/h90E0x

I tend to agree that the Amazon cloud storage service for music isn’t especially innovative – http://rww.to/g55sRj

Progress with electricity for developing countries – artificial leaf from MIT – http://bit.ly/dEJsIO

Time to move to Kansas City for faster Internet speeds? – http://tcrn.ch/dV5A9p

Teach your kid to ride a two-wheeler. Get those training wheels off. Guaranteed – http://bit.ly/askgHF

Eye Candy for the Weekend – Most Colorful Cities on the Globe – http://bit.ly/dYeCUP

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

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