Twitter Link Roundup #185 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More Ross | June 28th, 2013

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 shows the world’s highest Base Jump – from Mt. Everest.

smallbusinessblog

Hire People Who Make Things Happen (get rid of the rest) – http://crowdspring.co/11Y7GAr

How To Apologize Online – http://crowdspring.co/17x2NHn

You Cannot Learn If You Are Not Willing To Listen – http://crowdspring.co/11BbFaF

Want to become a better public speaker and promote your business? Here are 10 tips – http://crowdspring.co/1a7Y677

How To Say No To People Who Want To Pick Your Brain – http://crowdspring.co/12h3kIV

5 Smart Ways to Resurrect your Customers – http://crowdspring.co/11PZ5zD

The one cost engineers and product managers don’t consider – http://crowdspring.co/1c2k7kj

Everyone is wrong: The surprising advantage to being a working mom | PandoDaily – http://crowdspring.co/12nnHUD

Kickstarter messed up, but here’s a good lesson in how a company should apologize for a mistake – http://crowdspring.co/11RFTBJ

The origin of the 8 hour work day and why we should rethink it | The Buffer Blog – http://crowdspring.co/17x3q3H

An Initial Sales Rep Comp Plan to Lower Your Stress Level, Increase Cash, and Make Everyone Money – http://crowdspring.co/18bfuHt

startupsblog

Hire People Who Make Things Happen (get rid of the rest) – http://crowdspring.co/11Y7GAr

Everyone is wrong: The surprising advantage to being a working mom | PandoDaily – http://crowdspring.co/12nnHUD

You Cannot Learn If You Are Not Willing To Listen – http://crowdspring.co/11BbFaF

Don’t look for talent, find people who do things – http://crowdspring.co/15rhpRH 

How To Apologize Online – http://crowdspring.co/17x2NHn

Head Designer of Mint on Why Great Design isn’t about Making Things Pretty – http://crowdspring.co/12iOvFE

How startups can learn more while building less – http://crowdspring.co/11qhgQP

Old Ideas Are Better Than The Idea You Just Thought Of | TechCrunch – http://crowdspring.co/1cjsZSQ

Learn to savor your mistakes | by Chris Yeh – http://crowdspring.co/177Vp1F

Stop thinking big and start thinking small | by Chris Yeh – http://crowdspring.co/17kCfWz

Want to become a better public speaker and promote your business? Here are 10 tips – http://crowdspring.co/1a7Y677

How To Say No To People Who Want To Pick Your Brain – http://crowdspring.co/12h3kIV

How To Deal With Startup Failure: Reload | Forbes – http://crowdspring.co/15rhAfT 

Good lessons about leadership and why inspiring leaders are most respected | HBR – http://crowdspring.co/176LsBq

An Initial Sales Rep Comp Plan to Lower Your Stress Level, Increase Cash, and Make Everyone Money – http://crowdspring.co/18bfuHt

10 Best Websites for Recruiting Remote Talent | http://Noobpreneur.com http://crowdspring.co/18aKyqR

If you think Silicon Valley can’t innovate, you’re not looking hard enough — http://crowdspring.co/11VjSBS

Chicago startups connecting with big local companies, entrepreneurs and corporations | by Wailin Wong – http://crowdspring.co/11Wjtzg

5 Smart Ways to Resurrect your Customers – http://crowdspring.co/11PZ5zD

The origin of the 8 hour work day and why we should rethink it | The Buffer Blog – http://crowdspring.co/17x3q3H

The one cost engineers and product managers don’t consider – http://crowdspring.co/1c2k7kj

Interesting perspective from Steve Jobs about his legacy (from 1994) – http://crowdspring.co/183kb63

5 Things To Avoid Saying To An Investor | Business Insider – http://crowdspring.co/14N0JHn

The Psychological Guide to Starting Up: Preparing Loved Ones | by Zach Davis in Tech Cocktail – http://crowdspring.co/11PZcv0

Google uses Big Data to prove hiring puzzles useless and GPAs meaningless – http://crowdspring.co/181s9N4

Kickstarter messed up, but here’s a good lesson in how a company should apologize for a mistake – http://crowdspring.co/11RFTBJ

The Most Effective Ways to Make It Right When You Screw Up | HBR – http://crowdspring.co/1c1s60W

socialmediablog

Breaking Down the Methodology Behind Word of Mouth Marketing | by Dan Martell – http://crowdspring.co/181tBPw

Lean Marketing Tips: Public Speaking – http://crowdspring.co/1cdWJ3g

5 Smart Ways to Resurrect your Customers – http://crowdspring.co/11PZ5zD

7 Marketing Lessons from Eye-Tracking Studies – http://crowdspring.co/1citxIx

Five ways to create marketing worth sharing | Econsultancy – http://crowdspring.co/1citKeP

Crowdsourcing Gone Wrong: How Brands Can Avoid Messy Marketing Mistakes | Search Engine Watch – http://crowdspring.co/11IhmDu

CMOs Lack Knowledge To Measure Customer Experience | MediaPost – http://crowdspring.co/17gmujl

Seven inspiring examples of charity / non-profit marketing campaigns | Econsultancy – http://crowdspring.co/17cntRw

Creativity still rules, even in old channels like direct mail. Great example – http://crowdspring.co/14SgNI9

CMOs: Let’s Give Up On Advertising And Do These 6 Things Instead | Forbes – http://crowdspring.co/14SgyN6

Primum non obturba: The Startup Mentor’s Oath – http://crowdspring.co/17kAHM3

Why advertising awards are now for losers. — http://crowdspring.co/19WrHQP

How To Apologize Online – http://crowdspring.co/17x2NHn

What Scott Cook Wished He Knew About Being a CEO When He Founded Intuit – http://crowdspring.co/120G6Tc

Kickstarter messed up, but here’s a good lesson in how a company should apologize for a mistake – http://crowdspring.co/11RFTBJ

Forrester: Consumers Prefer Organic Search, Not Search Ads, For Discovery – http://crowdspring.co/16TNQve

Chevrolet is crowdsourcing a film for the next Oscars | brand-e – http://crowdspring.co/17xXOXa

NASA is crowdsourcing Asteroid Detection | The National Law Review – http://crowdspring.co/14lihrW

Beverage Companies Tap the Crowd | WSJ – http://crowdspring.co/120BpIY

Heineken is tapping Crowdsourcing To Develop Beer – http://crowdspring.co/14TeNzh

designblog

90 top-class typography tutorials | Creative Bloq – http://crowdspring.co/17yIERq

Print Inspiration: 20 Awesome Business Cards Designs – http://crowdspring.co/1a8UYb7

Head Designer of Mint on Why Great Design isn’t about Making Things Pretty – http://crowdspring.co/12iOvFE

Designing for Touch: Thumb and Finger Sized Design | mobiForge – http://crowdspring.co/11WUKuA

20 examples of Beautiful Letterpress Wedding Invitations – http://crowdspring.co/19RxTJR

Imaginative food art by Dan Cretu – http://crowdspring.co/1789c8k

40+ Inspiring Business Card Designs that Create a Big First Impression | Vandelay Design Blog – http://crowdspring.co/1abDHhn

25 must-see examples of kinetic typography | Creative Bloq – http://crowdspring.co/12hGpgm

CD Cover Designs by Nicolas Lalli | Abduzeedo – http://crowdspring.co/11WUtaZ

20 inspiring examples of vintage posters | Creative Bloq – http://crowdspring.co/14TWeep

20+ Fun and Cool Stitch Fonts For Your Next Enjoyable Designs – http://crowdspring.co/12hVG0G

33 Outstanding Examples Of Hadouken Photography – http://crowdspring.co/12hVQoR

How to Design Responsively – http://crowdspring.co/14TWlXp

High Resolution Text Brushes For Your Imaginative Design – http://crowdspring.co/17cIHi2

7 Free High-Quality Concrete Wall Textures – http://crowdspring.co/11WUT1c

Beautiful and Creative Examples of Latte Art – http://crowdspring.co/14TWjyB

How to use the Smudge Tool in Photoshop | Creative Bloq – http://crowdspring.co/14mAKV5

Beautiful Illustration and Packaging Work of Brent Couchman | Abduzeedo – http://crowdspring.co/177X0oe

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

logodesignblog

25 Clever, Inspiring & Beautiful Logos Using Negative Space | Vandelay Design – Blog http://crowdspring.co/19Rydbs

35 Logos Designs that Make Use of Mascots | Vandelay Design Blog – http://crowdspring.co/14mBSrE

webdesignblog

30 Beautiful Typekit Web Fonts to use in Design Projects | DesignM.ag – http://crowdspring.co/11LL8mm

3 UX Lessons from Pinterest – http://crowdspring.co/19RykUk

25 Portfolio Sites That Are Boldly Ignoring Design Trends | PSDFan – http://crowdspring.co/11EW6i3

40+ Empathetic Charity and Non-Profit Organizations Website Design – http://crowdspring.co/1citCMr

A growing collection of UI animations – http://ui-animations.tumblr.com

Designing for Touch: Thumb and Finger Sized Design | mobiForge – http://crowdspring.co/11WUKuA

Ultimate Guide to Flat Website Design – http://crowdspring.co/14TW72q

UI & Wireframe Sketches for your Inspiration – http://crowdspring.co/11WUwnb

Thirteen Tenets Of User Experience | Smashing UX Design – http://crowdspring.co/11WUUlv

5 New Trends in Web Design Layouts | Creativeoverflow – http://crowdspring.co/11WUuf4

45 Beautiful Movie Website Designs for Your Inspiration – http://crowdspring.co/11WUoE5

30 Unusual, Fresh and Creative WordPress Site Designs 22 | WPLift – http://crowdspring.co/17yIwBi

How to Design Responsively – http://crowdspring.co/14TWlXp

5 Usability Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make – http://crowdspring.co/14r4H6r

motiondesignblog

Paper Tear Effect with Cinema 4D & After Effects | Greyscalegorilla – http://crowdspring.co/14TWgmi

Longing for Longform: Optimizing For Longer Video – http://crowdspring.co/1ceR5Oy

mobiledesignblog

A growing collection of UI animations – http://ui-animations.tumblr.com

Designing for Touch: Thumb and Finger Sized Design | mobiForge – http://crowdspring.co/11WUKuA

UX Metaphor Equivalents for iOS & Android – http://crowdspring.co/177X5bw

How to Design Responsively – http://crowdspring.co/14TWlXp

Sketching For Better Mobile Experiences | Smashing UX Design – http://crowdspring.co/14q851k

A Couple of Best Practices for Tablet-Friendly Design | CSS-Tricks – http://crowdspring.co/11WUPyq

otherblog

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes | Fast Company – http://crowdspring.co/181s0ct

How Long Can You Survive Without Sleep? | Business Insider – http://crowdspring.co/12cEGcj

Unplug Your Weekend Or Ruin Your Life | Fast Company – http://crowdspring.co/12hVe2C

You Cannot Learn If You Are Not Willing To Listen – http://crowdspring.co/11BbFaF

Chevrolet is crowdsourcing a film for the next Oscars | brand-e – http://crowdspring.co/17xXOXa

NASA is crowdsourcing Asteroid Detection | The National Law Review – http://crowdspring.co/14lihrW

Beverage Companies Tap the Crowd | WSJ – http://crowdspring.co/120BpIY

Heineken is tapping Crowdsourcing To Develop Beer – http://crowdspring.co/14TeNzh

Tesla continues to impress with the way it communicates with customers, even for recalls – http://crowdspring.co/1c42IHQ

18 Effective Time Management Tools | http://inspirationfeed.com http://crowdspring.co/1ciuHUr

How Long Can You Survive Without Sleep? | Business Insider – http://crowdspring.co/12cEGcf

What Scientists Now Know About Repairing Memories | Innovations – http://crowdspring.co/1ceIo6X

The Decline and Fall of the English Major – http://crowdspring.co/16uVpYy

Funny video from John McAfee about uninstalling the anti-virus software he created. NSFW (language) – http://crowdspring.co/183jJok

WTF? Russian Tampon Commercial – http://crowdspring.co/19nTFC6

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

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