Twitter Link Roundup #109 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | November 4th, 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 photo on the left is of Dario Cecchni. Dario Cecchini inherited his family’s 250 year-old butcher shop in Panzano, Italy 30 years ago and has turned a small shop into a mecca for foodies, built a brand which is now recognized internationally, extended the business into other areas, with restaurants and branded packaged products, and become a star of the international media and in the restaurant world. The full story in the Other section below.

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Juicy Bits – http://bit.ly/vqFeYP

How I Quickly Test and Validate Startup Ideas – http://zite.to/t9IH99

Venture capital on pace for biggest year since dot-com era –http://bit.ly/sTsRjD

Some very useful info here – The China Startup Report –http://slidesha.re/urmcKi

Interesting thoughts from @msusterabout why the value of Twitter is underestimated- http://bit.ly/urlXYn

You’re Not a Strategist – You’re a Punk – http://bit.ly/uT8bXJ

What is the Next Step for Crowdsourcing? – http://huff.to/tK0Dkn

Has “sharing” gone a little too far? Now you can share your bathroom with strangers – http://bit.ly/tk4vYA

Idiots, Drama Queens and Scammers: Improving Customer Service with UX – http://bit.ly/stIOaP

Why Amazon is giving away free books – http://bit.ly/uVYNXv

The End of the Credit Card? – http://slate.me/ucfDUF

Google updates search results to promote fresh content when it’s needed most – http://j.mp/sHQt32

Personal branding in a world of meat – http://bit.ly/uz3mSF

35 Creative Fitness Ads To Encourage You – http://bit.ly/siF2Bj

42 Unconventional Shoe Ads That Work – http://bit.ly/t2m1Rf

The Ultimate Collection of Professional Free Fonts – http://bit.ly/sjbkKh

450+ Free Unique Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/rpeL34

What should I look for in a UI typeface? – http://bit.ly/uqphxL

30 Great And Free Fonts That Every Designer Should Know About – http://bit.ly/t7fvD1

The November cS Award and The October cS Award Winner –http://bit.ly/vBh810

Ultimate Collection Of Grunge Photoshop Brushes – http://bit.ly/tBmMEO

Who’s ready to play a game? Post your score and prove you’ve got kerning mastered – http://bit.ly/roFtq0

32 Creative Modern Table Designs – http://bit.ly/uPKiUt

35 Creative Fitness Ads To Encourage You – http://bit.ly/siF2Bj

Photoshop Text Styles: 20 Extremely Epic Free Effects – http://bit.ly/vqf5jr

42 Unconventional Shoe Ads That Work – http://bit.ly/t2m1Rf

Design Exercises to Get Your Creativity Ripped – http://bit.ly/s4aJRd

40 High Quality Poster Design Tutorials You Shouldn’t Miss – http://bit.ly/uE3g7Q

Focusing on Good Design, Not (Just) Good Decoration – http://bit.ly/rslP5i

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

The Ultimate Collection of Professional Free Fonts – http://bit.ly/sjbkKh

The Difference Between Timeless And Classic Logo Design – http://bit.ly/vu79ef

30 Fresh Examples Of Logos For Your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/vc5M4h

40 New Web, Mobile and Application GUI Kits – http://bit.ly/uKbfXf

23 Tools and Resources for Great Wireframes – http://bit.ly/sNqU5z

8 Techniques To Create An Irresistible Landing Page – http://bit.ly/sBBGZw

Quick Overview of User Experience for Web Designers –http://bit.ly/vMcoRv

Personal branding in a world of meat – http://bit.ly/uz3mSF

Ever wonder what music the crowdSPRING team is playing? Here’s a look at our favorites – http://bit.ly/sYpZ8h

Antioxidants Explained: Why These Compounds Are So Important –http://bit.ly/t53IhC

The story of the butterfly on the cover of Guy Kawasaki’s latest book, Enchantment – http://youtu.be/Sc4Iz-h9QcQ

Not easy to find a great deal on a private island. But fun to look –http://bit.ly/rArfy5

Idiots, Drama Queens and Scammers: Improving Customer Service with UX – http://bit.ly/stIOaP

Angry Birds to open retail stores in China – http://bit.ly/twyDFD

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

From many minds, the perfect design. Post your project today and let the crowd wow you!

  • Stefani

    I liked the posts on the best fitness and shoe ads. I have a new biz meeting with a fitness client on Monday, and I just might use some of these to help explain what I mean when I say “good advertising.” Thanks for the reference.

    -Stefani

  • D T

    I love that you compile all of these resources. I enjoyed the landing page article 🙂

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