Twitter Link Roundup #194 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More Ross | September 6th, 2013

killer heels advertisementEvery 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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smallbusinessblog

Best Small Business Blogs - crowdspring.co/16LGkmx

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way – yent.be/18wqNFi

Empower Your Small Business: fracking your customers, failure, should you give up on social media? -crowdspring.co/17A1CEK

Labor Day 2013 – Fair Pay and Pricing: What Your Customers Want – crowdspring.co/14V58Ju

“Lessons from a great observer [Steve Jobs] on the single most important skill for success” =crowdspring.co/15AG1Y8

Sometimes you have to fire people when you don’t want to… Today in Small Business – crowdspring.co/1dElFX0

Interview Questions and Interview Strategy | Rand’s Blog -crowdspring.co/14ha90l

The Best Business Advice to Ignore | by Barry Moltz - crowdspring.co/1dEm1gd

How to Get Fiercely Loyal Customers | Inc by Les McKeown - crowdspring.co/1dJSCkM

startupsblog

Why Chicago Is A New Hot Spot For Entrepreneurs | Forbes by @tweetJohnHall - crowdspring.co/1dXCsTs

The Growth Hacker’s Dilemma: Process vs. Tactics - crowdspring.co/14QuDLO

Picking your Pricing Model | Inside Intercom - crowdspring.co/19YDpYT

12 Mistakes Start-Ups Make the First Year - crowdspring.co/18so1SD

How to Get Fiercely Loyal Customers | Inc by @lesmckeown - crowdspring.co/1dJSCkM

Debunking the Myth of Innovation - crowdspring.co/179m1jc

Ignore PR and buzz, use Google Trends to assess traction instead - crowdspring.co/1a6qa8N

What We’ve Learned About Interviewing | Hubspot Dev Blog - crowdspring.co/17PCxaM

Better is the enemy of best by Chase of 37signals - crowdspring.co/1a7NLWx

Here’s why we dropped our free plan — crowdspring.co/17CtVR4

The Best Business Advice to Ignore | by Barry Moltz - crowdspring.co/1dEm1gd

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way – yent.be/18wqNFi

How to Present and Answer Questions in a Team Presentation or VC Pitch -crowdspring.co/14hlpdp

Interview Questions and Interview Strategy | Rand’s Blog -crowdspring.co/14ha90l

“In my experience, the way invention, innovation and change happen is [through] team effort. ” Jeff Bezos -crowdspring.co/14h7WCi

“Lessons from a great observer [Steve Jobs] on the single most important skill for success” =crowdspring.co/15AG1Y8

Worst thing about the office? People can’t concentrate on their work | GigaOM by @stoweboyd -crowdspring.co/14U8hJp

6 Ways To Focus That Will Make You Happier - crowdspring.co/17BAHq7

LinkedIn Wants More Cash, Offers to Sell $1.15B Worth of Stock -crowdspring.co/17CsLoG

Navigating When There Is No Map | So Entrepreneurial - crowdspring.co/19iez5s

socialmediablog

Ignore PR and buzz, use Google Trends to assess traction instead - crowdspring.co/1a6qa8N

Why Talented Creatives Are Leaving Your Shitty Agency | Mobile Inc - crowdspring.co/1dGpP0q

Is It Finally Time to Bid Adieu to the Press Release? - crowdspring.co/1dE8OUL

Here’s why we dropped our free plan — crowdspring.co/17CtVR4

BuzzFeed is the media industry’s worst nightmare — profitable, growing and investing in news | paidContent -crowdspring.co/1dUqe0b

The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 2.0 | Moz - crowdspring.co/16ToQom

Creative Food Advertising Ideas | GraphicMania - crowdspring.co/1a3qAwF

30 Rejected, Offensive, Controversial and banned ads from around the world | Desizn World – crowdspring.co/17BGbBr

designblog

30+ Photoshop CS5 Tutorials For The New Designers | Designurge - crowdspring.co/1dJXftz

35 Latest Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials - crowdspring.co/16Miyqr

Collection Of Free Stamp Brushes For Photoshop - crowdspring.co/1dJQacz

26 Best and Creative Brochure Design Ideas for your inspiration - crowdspring.co/13UtN2c

Best Packages of Adobe Photoshop Tutorials | Design Dazzling - crowdspring.co/1dJXchp

“Creativity is uncomfortable. It is their dissatisfaction with the present …” - bit.ly/14aDdqp

17 Best Stock Photo Sites for Designers in 2013 - crowdspring.co/1dD2VXF

Worst Fonts Ever! 11 Examples of Bad Typography in Print - crowdspring.co/13Uu05u

51 Creative Yellow Business Cards | iBrandStudio - crowdspring.co/14g9RqH

21 Sexy Tattoo Designs for Women - crowdspring.co/14g8WGC

Wonderful Collection of Creative Wedding Invitation Card Designs - crowdspring.co/1dD2Zqp

Scratching The Surface: 40 High-Grade Textures for Print and Web Projects | noupe - crowdspring.co/14nnuyW

Creative Corporate Business Cards Design - crowdspring.co/14nnD5C

24 Beautiful Letterpress Business Cards - crowdspring.co/14g9Q6c

Creative Food Advertising Ideas | GraphicMania - crowdspring.co/1a3qAwF

Digital Illustrations by Professional Designers | Graphic Design Junction - crowdspring.co/14nnlf7

20 of the fastest growing developer tools | VentureBeat - crowdspring.co/140ahRW

12 Business Card Design Bloopers to Avoid - crowdspring.co/14g8Rmo

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

The Best Free Script Fonts for Creating Vintage Logos - crowdspring.co/1dJXc0H

Corporate Logo Designs - crowdspring.co/1bPIq6E

45 Creative Logos Design Inspiration - crowdspring.co/1dD379y

webdesignblog

18 Examples of Beautiful Image Usage in Web Design - crowdspring.co/13Uud8J

15 Websites with Beautiful Typography - crowdspring.co/16MlDqG

17 Best Stock Photo Sites for Designers in 2013 - crowdspring.co/1dD2VXF

Beginners Guide to Working with jQuery Animation - crowdspring.co/14g9s7N

20 Well Designed Contact Pages for Your Inspiration - crowdspring.co/1dD4Rzw

Free Flat Design UI Kits Sets - crowdspring.co/1dD50ms

15 Great Examples of Flat Web Design - crowdspring.co/17BEJyM

49 jQuery auto complete plugins - crowdspring.co/17Jbkqa

20 Free Web Layout PSDs - crowdspring.co/18opPfj

15 Inspiring Examples of Illustration in Web Design - crowdspring.co/17BGAUi

Scratching The Surface: 40 High-Grade Textures for Print and Web Projects | noupe - crowdspring.co/14nnuyW

30 Impressive Uses Of Typography in Web Design 2013 - crowdspring.co/1dD4UeC

30+ Examples of Well-crafted Forms in Web Design - crowdspring.co/19eUv3Q

30 Distinguished Brown & Beige Website Designs | SpyreStudios - crowdspring.co/14VfHMC

30 New Free Graphic Resources for Web Designers - crowdspring.co/16Mkwr5

Anatomy of a Perfect Sidebar – crowdspring.co/1dD3b95

Stunning Examples of Website Designs Using Full Screen Video - crowdspring.co/14WTuKc

The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 2.0 | Moz - crowdspring.co/16ToQom

mobiledesignblog

17 Best Stock Photo Sites for Designers in 2013 - crowdspring.co/1dD2VXF

Free Flat Design UI Kits Sets - crowdspring.co/1dD50ms

industrialdesignblog

18 Amazing product designs | Designskilz - crowdspring.co/14g9HzH

otherblog

23 Signs You’re Secretly An Introvert - crowdspring.co/1bV6eGs

Hollywood’s Tanking Business Model - crowdspring.co/1dGrjI0

30 Rejected, Offensive, Controversial and banned ads from around the world | Desizn World -crowdspring.co/17BGbBr

6 Ways To Focus That Will Make You Happier - crowdspring.co/17BAHq7

Expert Interview [by @jowyang]: The Millennials in the Collaborative Economy - crowdspring.co/14jbTqa

The Changing Nature of the American Household - crowdspring.co/1dE9auq

Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are | Meredith Fineman – HBR -crowdspring.co/1dJY7jh

Entertaining Reddit AMA with Ricky Gervais - crowdspring.co/17HkgbT

Why do we pick crowded restaurants over empty ones? It’s all about the perception of value -crowdspring.co/15cI7hr

Nobody’s perfect. 1983 Porsche Ad – pic.twitter.com/8oSxLzBXJL

Why I think the $7.2 billion Microsoft-Nokia deal is a terrible idea | GigaOM -crowdspring.co/1dLnHFB

Now you can Rent-a-Wife for $40 an hour - crowdspring.co/17Ct1nB

Yuck! I don’t want my coffee machine to make soup - crowdspring.co/14mZBNt

Amazing view of Microsoft Nokia Deal and Mobile Marketshare and Strategy pic.twitter.com/RRovisBldL

Is America Out of Ideas? | The Daily Beast - crowdspring.co/14h2G1l

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