Twitter Link Roundup #81 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | April 8th, 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 is the cover for the comic book Cat Woman, designed by Adam Hughes.You’ll find more cool comic book covers in the Random Fun section below.


How To Find Your First Customers And Grow Your Business – http://bit.ly/eJ4zyb

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week – Thumbtack Press – http://bit.ly/i9GQt2

How To Find Your First Customers And Grow Your Business – http://bit.ly/eJ4zyb

11 Candid Truths About Entrepreneurship From VC Mark Suster – http://read.bi/hgEB4O

Top 5 Myths about Distributed Teams – http://bit.ly/erzjdT

Product design at GitHub http://awe.sm/5Hm8r

Lean Marketing: Don’t Believe Your Own Press Releases – http://bit.ly/ih5ckP

Why I Run a Flat Company – http://bit.ly/g7Dwxv

The need for ad industry to evolve & stop complaining – http://bit.ly/giKZGF

How to Create Compeling Advertising – http://bit.ly/gryhN3

100 Guerrilla Marketing Advertisements for your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/e5t7d7

Good post by @benkunz in BusWeek about Facebook’s potential to dominate banking – http://buswk.co/g39PBN

CPC & conversion rates are abysmal. Why would people “save” ads to review later? – http://bit.ly/hlU7tJ

Specialist agencies to help w/ Facebook ads, but not atrocious conversion rates – http://on.wsj.com/hAhgrX

Interesting perspective from @malbonster about Instagram – http://bit.ly/g07ryJ

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

You need to be HUMAN, not amateur, when building communities. Good advice but wrong perspective – http://bit.ly/gY78G6

Hulu On Track To Generate $500 Million In Revenue This Year – http://read.bi/ex1g5N

How To Find Your First Customers And Grow Your Business – http://bit.ly/eJ4zyb

30 Very Funny Print Ads – http://bit.ly/gGGWdn

Print Design Tips for Web Designers – http://bit.ly/i7hBdf

Mobile Form Design Strategies – http://bit.ly/eMaudF

30 Best Creative and Professional Free Fonts For Designers – http://bit.ly/fN3lCi

34 Spectacular Beer Bottle Labels and Designs – http://bit.ly/fAX9Fo

Hi-Res Plaster And Concrete Texture Pack – http://bit.ly/hQIjQw

Color Calibration for Your Devices – http://bit.ly/fr8rdy

The Coolest Comic Book Covers of All Time – http://bit.ly/fuZ8Y1

Worldwide Graphic Design: How Different Nationalities Design Part 2 – http://bit.ly/fbWHsY

FREE: 350+ Human Vector Silhouettes – http://bit.ly/idLy0F

50 Simplistic, Minimal and Inspirational Fashion Labels – http://bit.ly/foKEMB

45 Simple Yet Engaging Book Cover designs – http://bit.ly/ifdLUE

A good read about why it’s important for designers to push clients towards good design – http://bit.ly/e5n6RL

45+ Amazing Fashion Brochure Design Examples – http://bit.ly/eYWyDk

Well thought out points on building a web design community – http://bit.ly/eOjUVk

30 Very Funny Print Ads – http://bit.ly/gGGWdn

crowdSPRING creative interview: 12 Questions: Meet Troy Tessalone (USA) – http://bit.ly/fLj0Cd

Design Trends vs. Great Design – http://bit.ly/f1eBx2

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

Sexy Logo Designs – http://bit.ly/gZ1tYu

40 Creative Logo Designs – http://bit.ly/g0Uk6Z

Logo Design: Phones – http://bit.ly/eqOvjl

30 Best Creative and Professional Free Fonts For Designers – http://bit.ly/fN3lCi

60+ Fresh Creative Logo Designs for Design Inspiration – http://bit.ly/ewnmLs

30 Beautiful Logos Created With Inspirational Elements Of Nature – http://bit.ly/hLPCDD

Usability Best Practices For eCommerce Websites – http://bit.ly/hkLYpt

Huge Showcase of Detailed Interface Design Elements – http://bit.ly/e5d0ix

50 Blue Website Designs to Inspire and Impress You – http://bit.ly/eLhlz4

50 Product comparison tables in web design – http://bit.ly/fAfdUv

Usability Best Practices For eCommerce Websites – http://bit.ly/hkLYpt

Context menu design on the Web – http://bit.ly/geLYy4

Fundamental Guidelines Of E-Commerce Checkout Design – http://bit.ly/fWIQuJ

Superb Examples Of Login Forms – http://bit.ly/gErBzg

Perfume Packaging – The Visual Image of Odor – http://bit.ly/gcbhE5

Nice Baggages and Suitcases Designs – http://bit.ly/fw25ZQ

27 Recyclable Packaging Designs for Inspiration – http://bit.ly/ecupbH

Progressive Disclosure in User Interfaces – http://bit.ly/ge05w8

Usability Best Practices For eCommerce Websites – http://bit.ly/hkLYpt

Context menu design on the Web – http://bit.ly/geLYy4

17 Ways to Simplify ‘Sign Up’ (Study) – http://bit.ly/flZ55q

Phenomenal video of Q&A with Garry Kasparov at Google earlier this year – http://bit.ly/gbL2YJ

Are you a student & love hacking software? Consider participating in Google’s Summer of Code 2011 – http://bit.ly/gSrPNb

Google art museum photo project – http://bit.ly/dLtKjT

Another good example from @benkunz showing how we reach wrong conclusions based on bad data – http://bit.ly/ewK2U3

Groupon is Hastening the Demise of the Newspaper Industry – http://bit.ly/fQTLbk

10 photographs of children from around the world and their bedrooms – http://bit.ly/hhmIwq

Puzzled about Dish Network’s purchase of Bluckbuster bankruptcy assets – http://bit.ly/hU5bwq

Not a good start to the Charlie Sheen tour. Detroit show sucked – http://nyti.ms/dJsa65

The Coolest Comic Book Covers of All Time – http://bit.ly/fuZ8Y1

Mindblowing aerial photographs around the world – http://bit.ly/fKr8co

female Old Spice commercial parody – http://bit.ly/fQYkXk

Google jokes around with Gmail Motion and then someone uses Kinect to make it real – http://engt.co/hlcCTZ

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

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  • http://www.mylocalis.com Adam Marsh

    As a small business marketing firm, we really enjoy your twitter roundups! We are always finding a handful of great links. Thanks and keep ‘em coming!

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