Twitter Link Roundup #83 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | April 21st, 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 fun look at what logos would say if they truly reflected the experience on those sites or with those products. You’ll find more fun logos in the Random Fun section below.



10 tips for entrepreneurs on working with a partner –

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: –

Are you a designer or business owner? Here’s what you should know about font law –

How The SBA Is Teaching Small Business Owners Social Media –

10 tips for entrepreneurs on working with a partner –

How To Build A Strong Startup Team –

Unorthodox Business Advice from Steve Jobs –

Joel’s Totally Fair Method to Divide Up The Ownership of Any Startup –

Good advice to help people learn how to defend their ideas better –

Design is Product, Product is Design –

Interesting perspective about possible problems at Twitter –

TV advertising is back, says @edwardboches

US newspaper revenues faced a 30% decline 2007-09. In France, the decline was 4% –

Search marketing growth seems pretty anemic –

Eye-Catching Print Ads –

95 photoshopped Funny, Creative and Advertising Design –

30 Inspirationally Clever T-Shirt Designs –

Interesting…studies show that font size has no effect on memory, but font style does –

20 Big and Highly Detailed Icon Sets –

Standing out from the Crowd in the Gallery –

Nice Examples Of Brochures –

Designing For iPad –

Design is Product, Product is Design –

A Crash Course in Typography: Pulling It All Together –

30 Beautiful Newsletters for Your Inspiration –

47 Clean and High Quality Icon Packs for Designers –

20 Illustrator Tutorials that Will Make You a Better Designer –

A Huge Compilation of 80 Free Illustrator Brush Sets –

14 Beautiful Texture Packs –

Powerful New CSS Techniques and Tools –

Are you a designer or business owner? Here’s what you should know about font law –

Hand-picked Character Illustration Tutorials –

Showcase of Excellent Graphic Email Newsletter Designs –

95 photoshopped Funny, Creative and Advertising Design –

100 Superb Examples Of Business Card Designs –

Free Seamless Paper Textures –

20 Adobe Photoshop Tutorials For Creating Buttons –

Spectacular Examples of Typography in Print Ads –

30 Amazingly Creative Examples of Designer Resumes –

The evolution of typographic technology and the nature of digital fonts –

Inspiration: art in a cup of coffee –

Improve Your Illustrator Skills –

Eye-Catching Print Ads –

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) –

20+ Creative Logos Inspired by Houses –

If logos were honest –

Showcase of Outstanding Responsive Web Designs –

Showcase of Creative Navigation Menus: Good and Bad Examples –

Powerful New CSS Techniques and Tools –

Create a Stylish Design Agency Website –

Using Photos in Web Design, Excellent Examples for Inspiration –

Evolution Of Home Video Game Consoles: 1967 – 2011 –

Fascinating 60 minutes interview with Paul Allen about Microsoft & his investments –

Downright sobering research reveals sugar is likely a toxin.

Love this new video from the @charitywater team –

55 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business –

Interesting glasses-free 3D effect on the iPad –

Some Mobile Apps have the mic on your phone turned on & are listening –

Another reason criminals don’t use iPhones – Apple is recording your every move –

Dish Taking Over Blockbuster Leases, Will Maintain Physical Stores

E-book sales triple in February to surpass paper –

The report of findings & other materials from the Beyond Cause Marketing Event at MIT last Fall:

iPad’s have significantly impacted the hard drive market, according to Samsung (selling it’s hard drive biz) –

How Did Dinosaurs Have Sex? –

Is Sitting a Lethal Activity? New research suggests diet & exercise don’t offset sedentary time –

Use Google? See who Google thinks you are –

If logos were honest –

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

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