Twitter Link Roundup #148 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | October 5th, 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 image above is one of 20 awesome and amazing bus ads from around the world. More amazing bus ads in the Social Media & Marketing section below.

How To Grow Your Business With Content Marketing (20 tips) – http://crowdspring.co/QneiW3

Five Designs Small Businesses and Startups Should Crowdsource – http://bit.ly/i5zmk1

Small Business and the Death of Newspapers – http://crowdspring.co/W9xXv3

7 things your small business can learn from Myth Busters! – http://me.lt/4OEKO

Growing Your Business With Content Marketing, Mobile Website Tips, Habits of Successful Employees – http://crowdspring.co/QQhX0A

3 Employees You Need To Fire. Now – http://crowdspring.co/T09sfI

Why Startups Die – http://crowdspring.co/T3jpcm

How To Grow Your Business With Content Marketing (20 tips) – http://crowdspring.co/QneiW3

Why I got Fired from Facebook (a $100 Million dollar lesson) – http://crowdspring.co/SR20Jd

6 Unique Ways to Stand Out When Applying to Startups – http://crowdspring.co/NZrEJK

Excel at What Does Not Come Naturally: 7 Ways to Lead Better – http://crowdspring.co/T09lkp

Marc Andreessen On Facebook’s Monetization Plans: Successful Companies Defer Gratification – http://crowdspring.co/T09xAg

To succeed, you need a good product AND a sound business model – http://crowdspring.co/V5Skv6

28 Startup Skills You Can’t Live Without – http://crowdspring.co/T09p3G

Was Steve Jobs a Role Model for Leaders? – http://crowdspring.co/RAfwPj

Not persuaded by arguments about early stage startups & org charts – http://crowdspring.co/VaV0rv – Worry about getting shit done.

Interesting perspective urging companies to consider what they do poorly (not just what they do well) – http://crowdspring.co/V5ReQ7

Startup fever grips Chicago companies, from Blues to law firms – http://crowdspring.co/RxueGM

What Makes a Successful Startup Community? Is it Possible to Build One Where You Live? – http://crowdspring.co/NVdDN9

Five Designs Small Businesses and Startups Should Crowdsource – http://bit.ly/i5zmk1

“high-tech, immigrant-founded startups – a critical source of fuel for U.S. economy … is on the verge of decline.” – http://crowdspring.co/T09QuH

People wearing headphones while working tend to be more productive – http://crowdspring.co/NVflxY

You Don’t Need A Prototype To Raise A Seed Round – http://crowdspring.co/V5Nb6o

How HubSpot is Rethinking Work – http://crowdspring.co/QQdaMI

One quarter of U.S. tech start-ups founded by an immigrant: study – http://crowdspring.co/RAfHKf

It’s Time to Stop Saying Hardware Is a Commodity Business — Only Bad Hardware Is a Commodity – http://buff.ly/PU0MrZ

Kickstarter’s New Rules for Entrepreneurs – http://crowdspring.co/NVen4S

How to Be Happier at Work: 10 Tips – http://buff.ly/PGjrYe

Social Pressure Is a Better Motivator Than Money – http://crowdspring.co/NVfRvT

The mindset of great leaders – http://buff.ly/PU9iHo

Best business models are fueled by kindness not technology – http://buff.ly/PTMYxQ

Kill Your Business Model Before It Kills You – http://crowdspring.co/T09VPc

Amazon Lending – Amazon starts loaning capital to sellers to help them scale – http://crowdspring.co/V5SGSr

An alarming chart http://crowdspring.co/SQZQt8 from an interesting Economist article – http://crowdspring.co/SQZQt6

Color seems to be completely lost after $40 million VC investment – http://crowdspring.co/S72KKx

Bye Bye, Bill: How Nguyen Doomed Color from the Start – http://crowdspring.co/SR1xGP

Good points about need for startup founders to have friends, not just mentors – http://crowdspring.co/NVQbzg

Good advice for non-profitable startups – have *at least* six months of cash in the bank – http://crowdspring.co/QKRRJn

Is Three Founders One Too Many? – http://crowdspring.co/SgXFtD

7 Things You Won’t Believe Science Says Make You Happy – http://crowdspring.co/SQWKW2

Study: 1 in 5 online women are now using Pinterest – http://crowdspring.co/PrcfhC

Pew study: News consumption up via mobile, social media – http://crowdspring.co/SgXcaE

Advertising is Dying. Long Live Design – http://crowdspring.co/RAjCa0

How To Grow Your Business With Content Marketing (20 tips) – http://crowdspring.co/QneiW3

The real power of Facebook lies in controlling connected identity – http://buff.ly/PcQUOf

Consumers are ignoring ads. Teens don’t even know ads exist. Why would “better ads” change this? – http://crowdspring.co/V69mIa

A New Twist on Content – http://crowdspring.co/T10iQf

Why Big Content Is Worth the Risk – http://crowdspring.co/T3l9SQ

Applying Traditional Direct Marketing Principles to the Digital Age – CRM Magazine – http://crowdspring.co/T3kdhn

The Gospel According to Pinterest – http://bit.ly/T1xAPg

Maybe people managing Brand social media accounts shouldn’t be logged into their personal accounts? – http://crowdspring.co/SA317c

Survey: Younger Shoppers Increasingly Using Mobiles To Buy And Compare – http://crowdspring.co/NVeRYw

TV sets are the most popular way to watch… web video. TV isn’t dying, its definition has changed – http://crowdspring.co/USFdNT

Forget measurement. “”99 percent of sales come from people who don’t interact with [Facebook] ads.” – http://crowdspring.co/T09X9B

20 Amazing and Awesome Bus Ads – http://crowdspring.co/PI4rcj

A New Collection of Black Business Cards for your Inspiration – http://crowdspring.co/Ps74ir

Creative Poster Designs Inspiration (26 Examples) – http://crowdspring.co/V0qnDB

60+ Epic Futuristic Design – http://crowdspring.co/Qxtiz1

35 Terrible Examples Of Photoshop Disasters – http://crowdspring.co/QxtzlG

55 Awesome White Letterpress Business Cards – http://crowdspring.co/QxvBlK

Fantastic After Effect Tutorials To Boost Professionalism – http://crowdspring.co/QxtEWj

30 Examples of Real Estate Business Cards – http://crowdspring.co/QxvR4i

An Inspiring Collection Of Menu Printing & Design – http://crowdspring.co/Uy8Qnl

A New Showcase of Attractive Package Design – http://crowdspring.co/SuYrH9

10 Unique And Creative Beverage Packaging Designs – http://crowdspring.co/Qxv82W

The Best of Packaging Design – http://crowdspring.co/SuYzGx

50 Inspiring Examples of Corporate Identity and Branding – http://crowdspring.co/SuYtPq

Best Font Apps for iPhone and iPad – http://crowdspring.co/Qxvrea

20 Free Foam Textures For Designers – http://crowdspring.co/QxtcHA

20 Amazing and Awesome Bus Ads – http://crowdspring.co/PI4rcj

20 Creative and Easy-to-Do Business Card Design Tutorials – http://crowdspring.co/Qxvdnm

70+ Subtle Patterns Perfect for Minimal Designs – http://crowdspring.co/SuYDGx

Professionally Designed Business Cards (25 Examples) – http://crowdspring.co/QxurGP

30 Free Typewriter Fonts Each Designer Should Own – http://crowdspring.co/SuYnal

60 Extraordinary Examples of Big Typography Posters – http://crowdspring.co/Qxucf1

How to Deal with Creative Differences with Clients – http://crowdspring.co/V0rd2V

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to 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

30 Perfect Examples Of Typography Used In Logo Design – http://crowdspring.co/PI5lph

Logo Design: Rockets – http://crowdspring.co/PI5b14

40 Stunning Photography Logo Designs – http://crowdspring.co/Qxu4vO

45+ Creative Hand Based Logo Designs For Inspiration – http://crowdspring.co/SuYiDK

50 Inspiring Examples of Corporate Identity and Branding – http://crowdspring.co/SuYtPq

30 Free Typewriter Fonts Each Designer Should Own – http://crowdspring.co/SuYnal

40 Examples Of Web Design Sketches And Wireframes – http://crowdspring.co/Ps6Ojw

New Examples of Coming Soon Page Designs and Resources – http://crowdspring.co/QxuSkA

Best practices for mobile email design – http://crowdspring.co/QxvIO9

20 Attractive Coming Soon Pages – http://crowdspring.co/SuYcvF

50+ Epic Metro Style Design – http://crowdspring.co/QxvwhQ

70+ Subtle Patterns Perfect for Minimal Designs – http://crowdspring.co/SuYDGx

Best Practices for Designing Usable Websites for Kids – http://crowdspring.co/SuYsuI

The Ultimate Guide To Content Organization In Web Design – http://crowdspring.co/Qxvk2a

35 Awesome jQuery Image Content Sliders – http://crowdspring.co/V0qX4b

30 Ecommerce Web Design Examples For Inspiration – http://crowdspring.co/QxuDWJ

30+ Awesome Blue Business Cards – http://crowdspring.co/PI5hpm

23 Great Examples of Illustrated Elements in Web Design – http://crowdspring.co/QxsMRy

Single Page Web Designs (40 Fresh Examples) – http://crowdspring.co/QxtRZQ

20 Stunning Dark Website Designs – http://crowdspring.co/QxsBFS

20 Vogue Website Designs from the Fashion Industry – http://crowdspring.co/Qxsryv

Creative Typography in Web Design – http://crowdspring.co/V0rseq

Get inspired From The Latest Well Designed Websites – 34 Examples – http://bit.ly/R6YhV1

Exquisite Sidebar Design in Website Layouts – http://bit.ly/SoYR2Z

7 Things You Won’t Believe Science Says Make You Happy – http://crowdspring.co/SQWKW2

Beautiful post. Good read for all fathers – http://bit.ly/PWRjjF

The internet has created a new industrial revolution – http://crowdspring.co/RAlhfH

Steve Jobs Is the Ronald Reagan of the Tech World – http://crowdspring.co/O1DhzP

Why the tech industry needs to let Steve Jobs rest in peace – http://crowdspring.co/QMrjqK

Mapping a Path Out of Steve Jobs’s Shadow – http://crowdspring.co/T3m59R

I have lots of respect for celebrities who invest their time to help real world causes (Lady Gaga) – http://crowdspring.co/VaU1HI

Dear Google: please don’t kill Feedburner. Pretty please, with sugar on top? – http://crowdspring.co/QLvGT2

Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use – http://crowdspring.co/NZsw0Q

SAT Reading Scores Are the Lowest They’ve Been in 40 Years – http://crowdspring.co/NVdxVO

Phenomenal essay on how computer programming education needs to change for it to be more effective – http://crowdspring.co/QsIa3i

What the kitchen staff eat: recipes from the world’s top restaurants – http://crowdspring.co/O3Z9ul

Google patents smart watch with flip-up display that could reveal everyday objects’ secrets – http://engt.co/Szvnun

Book Design 2.0: Crowdsourcing Your Cover Design – http://crowdspring.co/PSACXE

Very creative – bike seat doubles as a pump for tires – http://crowdspring.co/SgX0bm

Envisioning The City Of The Future As A Man-Made Island – http://crowdspring.co/V5Q9aX

The Case for Abolishing Patents (Yes, All of Them) – http://crowdspring.co/S728Vl

This is the beginning of the end for text-book companies – http://crowdspring.co/OZWjIa

Small Business and the Death of Newspapers – http://crowdspring.co/W9xXv3

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

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  • http://twitter.com/ozwonderdog Matt Farmer

    So many awesome links, not enough time in day, or brain space to soak them all up!

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