Twitter Link Roundup #125 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | March 30th, 2012

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 video above is the world premiere, of Woflgang Amadeus Mozart’s old piano, of a new composition found in a notebook in an attic, believed to have been composed by 10-year-old Mozart. The composition is called “Allegro Molto in C Major”. The composition is performed by Austrian musician Florian Birsak.

Lean Marketing Tips: Hyperlocal Marketing Channels –

4 Code-Free Steps to Launch Your Business Website –

Jackpot! 50 (mostly) free social media tools for brands –

Why the Best Product Doesn’t Always Win –

Agile is a Sham-

Why Youth Has An Advantage In Innovation & Why You Want To Be A Learn-It-All –

Never Make Counter-Offers –

5 Key Talents of Successful Startup Founders –

Bill Gates: We need crazy energy entrepreneurs –

Why the Best Product Doesn’t Always Win –

Spotify Is Raising At A Stunning $3.5 Billion Valuation, Multiple VCs Say –

What Every Start-up Should Know about PR –

Turning down Zynga: Why I left after the $210M Omgpop buy –

4 Code-Free Steps to Launch Your Business Website –

Why Premature Hype Kills Start-ups –

Solving the Wrong Problem –

Jackpot! 50 (mostly) free social media tools for brands –

Do you really need a full-time hire for that? –

Do you telecommute to work? There are many benefits [INFOGRAPHIC] –

Digital advertising is broken –

Facebook Sets High Asking Price for Log-Out Ads: $700K a Day –

Interesting perspective on truthiness in advertising –

Is Pinterest the next Facebook? –

Will CPE (Cost Per Engagement) advertising ever take off? –

I lost interest in Pinterest. –

Hot Girls in Demotivational Posters –

Going Viral on Pinterest: Driving Big Traffic and Making Pinterest a Real Marketing Solution –

Is Klout “score marketing” the path of least resistance? –

Google’s Punchd wants to replace loyalty cards with an app –

Google Research: Even If You Rank #1 Organically, You Can Double Your Clicks With Paid Search –

Vision vs Research – What are focus groups good for? –

Google spending big money on traditional advertising –

Magazine print circulation is mostly dead and digital isn’t growing fast enough –

Nielsen TV ratings are “a bit of a joke and need to be replaced” –

QR Code-Enabled Condoms Let You Check-In When Having ‘Safe Sex’ –

Twitter Data Scientist Takes on McDonald’s Entire Menu, Survives –

Jackpot! 50 (mostly) free social media tools for brands –

Lean Marketing Tips: Hyperlocal Marketing Channels –

49 Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards – Dark –

+70 Awesome Letterpress Business Cards –

40+ Fresh And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials –

Give Your Website Soul With Emotionally Intelligent Interactions –

Free high-resolution texture pack –

30 Free Cracked Clay Textures Collection –

40 Free High Resolution Asphalt Textures –

25+ Fresh & Beautiful Print Postcard Design Inspirations –

26 Examples of Outrageously Original Resume Design –

Paper: the next great iPad app, from the brains behind Courier –

40 free high resolution leaf textures –

30 Lovely Rose Textures for Making Backgrounds in PS –

Quick Tip: Creating a Tri-fold template in InDesign CS5 –

15+ InDesign Tutorials for Magazine and Layout Design –

Make Everyone Jealous with Green Themes, Palettes and Artworks –

40+ Meaty Packaging and Label Designs –

Handy Roundup of Free Vector Ornaments & Flourishes –

Visual Aesthetics in human-computer interaction and interaction design –

New Typography Inspiration – 34 Superb Examples –

20 Stylish Package Designs That Will Surely Make You Buy The Product –

Email Newsletter Designs –

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

+100 Awesome Logos That You Can’t Miss –

45 Logos Inspired by Famous Proverbs –

29 Fantastically Simple Fashion Logos –

55 Free PSD UI Kits and Templates for Web Designers –

Device-Agnostic Approach To Responsive Web Design –

30 Water-Based Website Designs –

Showcase of Web Designs with Delicious Typography –

How to design the best website user experience –

Can User Experience Be Beautiful? An Analysis Of Navigation In Portfolio Websites –

Give Your Website Soul With Emotionally Intelligent Interactions –

Create a One-Page Retro Web Design Layout in Photoshop –

20 Cool jQuery Text Effects –

Email Newsletter Designs –

Tips on Designing the Perfect Navigation System for Your Website –

Do you telecommute to work? There are many benefits [INFOGRAPHIC] –

7 Great Books by TED 2012 Speakers –

Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help –

If this is indeed Mozart, 10 year old Mozart was already brilliant –

Parents’ New Stress: Baby Names –

William Gottlieb’s Iconic Photos of Jazz Greats, 1938-1948 –

What’s Next for Linux as Red Hat Passes the $1 Billion Mark? –

Gray Nation: The Very Real Economic Dangers of an Aging America –

Phenomenal progress by Google on the self-driving car. It’s the future… –

RIM died last year. It’s just now starting to realize this –

Amazon is slowly but surely killing Best Buy –

Why Don’t Young Americans Buy Cars? –

As Sweden Goes, So Goes the World: The Beginning of the End of Cash –

How Chicago Is Beating Silicon Valley At The Patent Game –

Amazon Man Questions Logic of Apple Solar Farm –

Neutrino Beam Carries Message Through 240 Meters Of Solid Rock –

How one man escaped from a North Korean prison camp –

James Cameron to dive many miles deep into ocean … very cool …

Disruptions: Time to Review F.A.A. Policy on Gadgets –

QR Code-Enabled Condoms Let You Check-In When Having ‘Safe Sex’ –

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

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