Twitter Link Roundup #112 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | December 1st, 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!

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10 things entrepreneurs can learn from athletes –

Small business and startup tips: 5 ways to tune out distractions! –

What Good Does Design Do For Business? –

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Green Envee Organics –

How to outsource everything to the cloud (except yourself) –

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus –

10 things entrepreneurs can learn from athletes –

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus –

Small business and startup tips: 5 ways to tune out distractions! –

How to outsource everything to the cloud (except yourself) –

Watch a VC use my name to sell a con –

Getting Steve Jobs Wrong –

What Does Being a Hustler Really Mean? –

Venture capital remains white boys club –

Startups rarely do anything well –

Advice to advisers: Stop being so nice –

Building Startups Is Like Baking A Cake In 3 Minutes –

Kevin Willer Shares His Experience Building Google’s Culture In Chicago –

What Good Does Design Do For Business? –

Achieving scale by doing things that don’t scale –

Spot on by @dhh about school pedigree and computer engineers. Prior work speaks loudest –

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus –

Facebook Is Using Minors To Advertise Alcohol –

20 Printed Ads That Will Make You Smile –

Lesson for all on social networks: Spirit Airlines hit with $50K fine over deceptive Tweets –

What Good Does Design Do For Business? –

Three ways to look at Benetton: the cause, the creative, the controversy –

25 Creative Advertisements –

Good data & analysis: How to Make Customer Service Matter Again Part 1 –

A Better Way to Handle Publicly Tweeted Complaints –

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Good post by Seth Godin on why marketers should look beyond impressions & how to value impressions –

How Facebook is ruining sharing –

The Future of Advertising: Everything’s Going Mobile –

Build a trusted relationship with customers before trying to sell –

Both Twitter and Facebook are now experimenting with sponsored in-stream ads –

Five campaigns changing the game of mobile advertising –

Why I Deleted My Klout Profile –

How Not To Be A Social Media Expert Anymore –

The wall ahead for Google –

Why CPM Should Die –

Do you think buzz can be created for a boring brand? I am skeptical –

Public relations: Social media too big for businesses to ignore –

45 Latest Free Fonts To Enhance Your Designs –

The Various Meaning of Colors –

21 Beautiful Party Flyer Designs –

Mouthwatering Collection Of jQuery Plugins And CSS3 Tricks –

Ultimate Dark Package Design Inspiration –

Why Are Fonts So Expensive? –

25 Creative Advertisements –

Creating Pixel-Perfect UI for iPhone Applications –

20 Printed Ads That Will Make You Smile –

Tips in Choosing Colors for Brand Identity –

30 Beautiful and Creative Invitation Card Designs –

Definitive Mobile Guide – 40+ Tools, Frameworks And Tutorials –

55 Examples of Light and Clean Resume Designs –

A Showcase of Beautiful, Ultra-Realistic Icons –

25+ Super Useful Paper Textures –

5 Tips for Designing Effective Banners –

Importance of Color for Creating an Effective Brand Identity –

Creative Icon Illustrations –

Exporting From Photoshop –

Typefaces Packaging –

Snazzy typography game for designers and non-designers alike –

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) –

38 Brilliant Logo Designs Of 2011 For Your Inspiration –

35 Dazzling Design Examples of Flower Logo –

50 Creative Type-Based Logo Designs For Inspiration –

45 Latest Free Fonts To Enhance Your Designs –

23 Unique Logo Designs for Inspiration –

30 Food Logo Design Examples –

45 Heart and Love Logo Designs –

Why Are Fonts So Expensive? –

Importance of Color for Creating an Effective Brand Identity –

30+ Sport Logo Design Examples –

The Latest Trends in Web Design –

30+ Typographic Web Designs For Inspiration –

33 Unique Eye Catching 404 Error Pages –

23 Websites with Full-Screen Photo Backgrounds –

A Guide To Improve Your Website’s Readability Through Colors –

30 Examples of Parallax Scrolling Effects in Web Design –

A Short Course On How To Improve Your Website’s Typography –

Web Design Showcase of Textured Websites –

The Perfect Paragraph –

Study: Which News Outlets Are Dumbing Us Down

Crowdsourcing helps preserve Social Security –

I always knew Siri could mediate an argument (note: language!) –

25 of the Strangest Foods From Around The World –

“Most living creatures are invisible to our eyes.” Not anymore! –

OK, officially amazing – artist Aaron Kizer paints Steve Jobs in 6 minutes –

There’s No Such Thing as Constructive Criticism –

Endangered sounds –

The Closed, Unfriendly World Of Wikipedia –

10 times more girls are trafficked annually than African slaves were in peak years of slave trade –

Quietly, Google Puts History Online –

Awesome coating for electronics – stops them from getting wet (includes video testing on iPhone) –

Stanford offers a bunch of courses online – for free –

Do you ever wonder what an ape would do with an AK47 if handed one? Wonder no more –

This Is Why Your Website Is Slow –

Shutting devices off & on at the same time on airplanes causes more interference than leaving them on –

Gladwell was wrong about the 10,000 hours theory after all – research shows talent still matters –

Deconstructing Samsung vs. Apple –

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

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