Twitter Link Roundup #90 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | June 16th, 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 showing one of the latest rages in outdoor sports – extreme ironing. WTF? More examples of extreme ironing (including while hang gliding, underwater, bike riding and more in the Random Fun section below.



Why entrepreneurs shouldn’t delegate a job until they’ve done it first –

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Voguette –

Startups and The Problem Of Premature Scalaculation –

Why entrepreneurs shouldn’t delegate a job until they’ve done it first –

Entrepreneurship at its most basic –

The Economics of Dropbox –

Case Studies in Freemium: Pandora, Dropbox, Evernote, Automattic and MailChimp –

Interesting perspective on startup hiring and whether startups confuse A and B “players” –

Sandbox Industries Launches Healthbox, An Accelerator for Healthcare Startups –

Excellent Bloomberg video about Marc Andreessen & history of the browser –

Meet’s first employee: Shel Kaphan –

10 New Creative Guerrilla Marketing Examples –

Good tips for building online relationships –

Good article in the @NYTimes about Twitter #hashtags with a profile on @ChrisMessina –

Enjoyed this presentation by @unmarketing about the need to engage (video & slideshow) –

Shocking. People who are already your fans on Facebook are more likely to like you –

Big brands wasting time & energy on Empire Avenue. No doubt their “gurus” suggested strategy –

10 Habits of Highly Successful Freelancers –

Understanding Copyright And Licenses –

750+ Free Photoshop Brushes to Download –

40 Remarkable Examples Of Typography Design #5 –

58 Gadget Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials –

5 Productivity Tools for the Busy Freelancer –

Creative Packaging: Excellent Designs of Paper Bags and Boxes –

Awesome ambigrams (expand) and even more awesome ambigrams –

Impressive Album Covers and Artworks That Rock –

10 Killer Photoshop Tips For Web Designers –

Modern Designed Resumes –

All About Grunge: 60 Useful Examples, Tutorials and Free Resources –

TeuxDeux: A “designy” to-do list app –

A Graphic Design Primer, Part 1: The Elements of a Design –

A creative touch to your layout: tips & tricks –

The Story Of Scandinavian Design: Combining Function and Aesthetics –

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 Superb Examples Of Logos With Straight Line Designs –

Nice Colourful Logos –

Logos with Funny Characters –

All About Website Sidebars: Content, Design, and Examples –

Signup Form Usability and Design Best Practices –

Colors in Web Design: An Exploration –

Useful HTML-, CSS- and JavaScript Tools and Libraries –

Great collection of classic Mike Wallace interviews from the 50s –

crowdSPRING writer interview – 12 Questions: Meet Keith Woodruff (USA) –

In the latest from the Kunz Academy, @benkunz teaches us simple math, Facebook style –

10 Habits of Highly Successful Freelancers –

Enjoyed this Daily Mail interview with Bill Gates –

Iceland Is Crowdsourcing Its New Constitution –

Meet’s first employee: Shel Kaphan –

Excellent Bloomberg video about Marc Andreessen & history of the browser –

They couldn’t add another blade, so Schick added smell to their men’s razor? Nuts.

Good video about history of the space shuttle – narrated by William Shatner –

The latest extreme sport. Speechless –

50 of the most picturesque city views and skylines in the world –

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

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  • Olena Javorska

    Great resource! thanx

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