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 – http://t.co/AwOfcpoV

Small business and startup tips: 5 ways to tune out distractions! – http://bit.ly/tiVLTd

What Good Does Design Do For Business? – http://bit.ly/uZxclM

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Green Envee Organics – http://bit.ly/sjFkAO

How to outsource everything to the cloud (except yourself) – http://bit.ly/uRs6ir

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus – http://bit.ly/v1D4Tk

10 things entrepreneurs can learn from athletes – http://t.co/AwOfcpoV

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus – http://bit.ly/v1D4Tk

Small business and startup tips: 5 ways to tune out distractions! – http://bit.ly/tiVLTd

How to outsource everything to the cloud (except yourself) – http://bit.ly/uRs6ir

Watch a VC use my name to sell a con – http://bit.ly/vppa9U

Getting Steve Jobs Wrong – http://t.co/pBH0KC7Q

What Does Being a Hustler Really Mean? – http://awe.sm/5aIxf

Venture capital remains white boys club – http://t.co/Y0w7XJFq

Startups rarely do anything well – http://t.co/rkFs1lFl

Advice to advisers: Stop being so nice – http://t.co/kO2PQHTF

Building Startups Is Like Baking A Cake In 3 Minutes – http://perfor.ms/v2oXCV

Kevin Willer Shares His Experience Building Google’s Culture In Chicago – http://t.co/sjH6lelh

What Good Does Design Do For Business? – http://bit.ly/uZxclM

Achieving scale by doing things that don’t scale – http://bit.ly/tdAddT

Spot on by @dhh about school pedigree and computer engineers. Prior work speaks loudest – http://t.co/Ty7EStDS

Do less. But do what you do with complete and hard focus – http://bit.ly/v1D4Tk

Facebook Is Using Minors To Advertise Alcohol – http://t.co/ixrRCH1M

20 Printed Ads That Will Make You Smile – http://bit.ly/vlNnGG

Lesson for all on social networks: Spirit Airlines hit with $50K fine over deceptive Tweets – http://t.co/yWpsv0jJ

What Good Does Design Do For Business? – http://bit.ly/uZxclM

Three ways to look at Benetton: the cause, the creative, the controversy – http://t.co/SVgdzfou

25 Creative Advertisements – http://bit.ly/vxabu5

Good data & analysis: How to Make Customer Service Matter Again Part 1 – http://t.co/m3pPxcDG

A Better Way to Handle Publicly Tweeted Complaints – http://t.co/j1xysBla

How To Sell Almost Anything – http://onforb.es/uLxlsn

Good post by Seth Godin on why marketers should look beyond impressions & how to value impressions – http://t.co/S6iwvixa

How Facebook is ruining sharing – http://t.co/ZqvFme0s

The Future of Advertising: Everything’s Going Mobile – http://t.co/dOAmzVwT

Build a trusted relationship with customers before trying to sell – http://t.co/UHcWXavj

Both Twitter and Facebook are now experimenting with sponsored in-stream ads – http://t.co/Ngjd1Puw

Five campaigns changing the game of mobile advertising – http://t.co/0y1lclXl

Why I Deleted My Klout Profile – http://t.co/kI5ZKtko

How Not To Be A Social Media Expert Anymore – http://bit.ly/vTOQqd

The wall ahead for Google – http://t.co/R6gckhap

Why CPM Should Die – http://t.co/2RCIMGDy

Do you think buzz can be created for a boring brand? I am skeptical – http://bit.ly/t9bLOo

Public relations: Social media too big for businesses to ignore – http://bit.ly/sYUdLK

45 Latest Free Fonts To Enhance Your Designs – http://bit.ly/s68wKl

The Various Meaning of Colors – http://bit.ly/sPKzWC

21 Beautiful Party Flyer Designs – http://bit.ly/rv4twQ

Mouthwatering Collection Of jQuery Plugins And CSS3 Tricks – http://bit.ly/vg1Dwo

Ultimate Dark Package Design Inspiration – http://t.co/6CRs4vHd

Why Are Fonts So Expensive? – http://bit.ly/sylDfY

25 Creative Advertisements – http://bit.ly/vxabu5

Creating Pixel-Perfect UI for iPhone Applications – http://bit.ly/sRK6NJ

20 Printed Ads That Will Make You Smile – http://bit.ly/vlNnGG

Tips in Choosing Colors for Brand Identity – http://t.co/2SeevmxI

30 Beautiful and Creative Invitation Card Designs – http://t.co/nAiCdQtf

Definitive Mobile Guide – 40+ Tools, Frameworks And Tutorials – http://bit.ly/sCZXUs

55 Examples of Light and Clean Resume Designs – http://bit.ly/uZODAX

A Showcase of Beautiful, Ultra-Realistic Icons – http://bit.ly/uf4z35

25+ Super Useful Paper Textures – http://t.co/AzQDbbk1

5 Tips for Designing Effective Banners – http://bit.ly/uSXUsn

Importance of Color for Creating an Effective Brand Identity – http://bit.ly/w0FYyu

Creative Icon Illustrations – http://bit.ly/u3z8OI

Exporting From Photoshop – http://bit.ly/vGJK4A

Typefaces Packaging – http://bit.ly/vYX8SX

Snazzy typography game for designers and non-designers alike – http://bit.ly/valIvt

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

38 Brilliant Logo Designs Of 2011 For Your Inspiration – http://bit.ly/v1IBkP

35 Dazzling Design Examples of Flower Logo – http://bit.ly/rwAxuw

50 Creative Type-Based Logo Designs For Inspiration – http://t.co/9KxQSG6W

45 Latest Free Fonts To Enhance Your Designs – http://bit.ly/s68wKl

23 Unique Logo Designs for Inspiration – http://t.co/sug5Xduo

30 Food Logo Design Examples – http://t.co/Lc5QqwRJ

45 Heart and Love Logo Designs – http://t.co/c8uGwCIw

Why Are Fonts So Expensive? – http://bit.ly/sylDfY

Importance of Color for Creating an Effective Brand Identity – http://bit.ly/w0FYyu

30+ Sport Logo Design Examples – http://bit.ly/sUA4J0

The Latest Trends in Web Design – http://bit.ly/sigZh3

30+ Typographic Web Designs For Inspiration – http://bit.ly/w0ElTQ

33 Unique Eye Catching 404 Error Pages – http://bit.ly/scuLkh

23 Websites with Full-Screen Photo Backgrounds – http://bit.ly/vIaSJo

A Guide To Improve Your Website’s Readability Through Colors – http://t.co/6ocX43BS

30 Examples of Parallax Scrolling Effects in Web Design – http://bit.ly/rFMoz1

A Short Course On How To Improve Your Website’s Typography – http://bit.ly/thsTUL

Web Design Showcase of Textured Websites – http://bit.ly/w1mUx9

The Perfect Paragraph – http://bit.ly/s7NXm6

Study: Which News Outlets Are Dumbing Us Down http://bit.ly/uTVXij

Crowdsourcing helps preserve Social Security – http://bit.ly/vDfIMc

I always knew Siri could mediate an argument (note: language!) – http://t.co/fF6FaiS1

25 of the Strangest Foods From Around The World – http://t.co/46oOsJdg

“Most living creatures are invisible to our eyes.” Not anymore! – http://t.co/Iz8q3maM

OK, officially amazing – artist Aaron Kizer paints Steve Jobs in 6 minutes – http://t.co/p9dlaqGV

There’s No Such Thing as Constructive Criticism – http://t.co/nYHHTtPJ

Endangered sounds – http://t.co/yVOh0MH9

The Closed, Unfriendly World Of Wikipedia – http://bit.ly/udTvpP

10 times more girls are trafficked annually than African slaves were in peak years of slave trade – http://t.co/DfxvuYfS

Quietly, Google Puts History Online – http://t.co/1BbtTjgF

Awesome coating for electronics – stops them from getting wet (includes video testing on iPhone) – http://t.co/oRUvfd5U

Stanford offers a bunch of courses online – for free – http://t.co/6JU3voxL

Do you ever wonder what an ape would do with an AK47 if handed one? Wonder no more – http://t.co/dhmdHXrg

This Is Why Your Website Is Slow – http://perfor.ms/uVqm72

Shutting devices off & on at the same time on airplanes causes more interference than leaving them on – http://sto.ly/tSrbr8

Gladwell was wrong about the 10,000 hours theory after all – research shows talent still matters – http://j.mp/sihtKE

Deconstructing Samsung vs. Apple – http://bit.ly/uDAXYT

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

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