Twitter Link Round Up admin | October 13th, 2008

Every week on the crowdSPRING Twitter account, I post loads and loads of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design, social media, business, online marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours.

So, I figured that it’d be nice to start the week off with a list of links that I’ve found and posted over our Twitter feed from the past week. Enjoy the schmorgasboard of URLs!

Vampire Weekend poster by Spike Press
Poster from “50 Amazing Gig Posters Sure to Inspire” by Chicago-based Spike Press


Design Related:
Elements of Ugly Web Design – Navigation Animated GIFS (Speckyboy)
RedIssue (Clothing website with cool navigation!)
27 Adobe AIR Applications – Handy for Web Designers (Web Resources Depot)
Cymbolism (Color inspiration website)
Entrepreneurs in Action: Inside Brand Obama (Crain’s Chicago Business)
Need A Logo Designer? Or Just Advice?(Advertees – A crowdSPRING creative, Graham Smith, is featured in this article!)
Hand Made Font (Type foundry)
7 Ingredients of Good Corporate Design (Smashing Magazine)
Mad Men, Mad Props – The Typography Within the Show (Mark Simonson)
50 Amazing Gig Posters Sure to Inspire (Well Medicated)
Type is Art – An Interactive Exploration of the Typographic Form (Interactive website)
Chicago Artist Resource (Local guide for creatives)

Social Media / Marketing:
Presentations from the Chicago New Media Summit 2008 (Slideshare)
25 Ways Social Media Prepares You for the Downturn (Chris Brogan)
The Trickle Out of Traditional Media Into Content Marketing Turns to Flood Starting Now (Junta42)
25 Ways to Build Your Community (Chris Brogan)

Random Fun:
Google Introduces Mail Goggles (Gmail Blog)
The Big Picture – Earth From Above Exhibit (Boston.Com)
Beamvertising (YouTube)
crowdSPRING on Flickr (Us!)
Tweating Out – 140 Character Reviews of Chicagoland Restaurants (Website)
TEN:15 (Photography project)
Better Than The Van (Musicians’ website)


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