Twitter Link Roundup – Design, Entrepreneurship, Social Media And More Ross Kimbarovsky | August 20th, 2009

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post a ton of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours. So, here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

14 Incredibly Useful Web Design Cheat Sheets –

10 Simple Steps to Better Photoshop Performance –

Burned Paper Edges: 46 High Resolution Photoshop Brushes –

FREE e-book w/ graphic designers: Contracts for Designers Who Hate Contracts –

25 Magazine-Style Layouts for Your Design Inspiration –

Business cards made out of leaves!! cool! –

10 Creative Examples Of Typography –

Quick Tip #39 How To Make The Apple Logo In 2 Seconds –

10 JavaScript Quick Tips and Best Practices –

Good tutorial: Mastering Photoshop With Paths –

Hi-Res Spray-Paint Photoshop Brushes –

Designing Web Interfaces: 15 Common Component Patterns –

How to Effectively Organize your Photoshop Layers –

50 Amazing Photoshop Text Effects Tutorial –

40 Free and Essential Web Design and Development Books from Google –

65 Incredible Examples Of Photo Manipulation Art –

20 Must-Know Websites for Web Developers –

8 Pivotal Developments in Web Typography –

50 of the Best Typography Posters –

Design a Snowy Rock Text Effect in Photoshop –

10 User Interface Design Fundamentals –

27 Useful Logo Design Tutorials and Tips –

Tutorial: How To Draw An Amazing Vector Twitter Bird –

How to Create a One-of-a-Kind Twitter Background in Photoshop –

Free (for personal use) Set of Glossy Icons – Volume 1 –

Logo Design RoundUp Part 10 – How Designers Promote & Brand Themselves –

6 Ways To Improve Your Web Typography –

40 Absolutely Stunning Dark Ads –

20 Fresh & New Design Galleries –

Weird but awesome Photoshop brushes –

How to Create a Clean Blog Design with Photoshop –

The iPhone Is Not Easy To Use: A New Direction for UX Design –

33+ Mind Blowing New Examples Of Typography –

15 beautiful resources for typography –

28 Creative Web Design Portfolios –

It’s important to have downtime to reflect –

To Get More Done, Slow Down –

Willfully ignorant vs. aggressively skeptical –

Struggling in Business – What I’ve Learned: TIME & PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS –

Good Q’s to ask to clarify expectations –

Interesting article arguing that companies need clever people (those who are talented AND difficult) –

Good tips for small biz: LinkedIn the 11 Most Powerful Features for Small Business –

20 Must Read Beginner Twitter Tips for Small Business Owners –

Excellent guide to help small businesses get the most out of graphic design projects –

How to Use Big News Stories to Improve Small Business Search Engine Rankings –

Video in Email Creates Higher Clicks & Conversions –

Outstanding PBS interview w/ @biz about Twitter –

Five Challenges Social Media Will Bring to Business –

Outstanding video about the impact of social media. It’s not just a fad –

Are “Social Media Experts” Responsible For 40.55% Pointless Babble On Twitter? –

Brand Identity: Start an Evolution –

What Friendfeed-Facebook deal means to social media –

10 Reasons Why Social Is Your Future SEO Strategy –

You Can’t Hide Behind Your Blog Anymore –

40% of conversations in offices are pointless babble –

Interview with creative writing instructor Robert McKee –

18 Emerging Topics at the Intersection of Business and IT in 2009 –

Absolutely stunning video for Johnnie Walker exemplifying the power of storytelling –

Behind the scenes notes of “The Man Who Walked Around the World” (they used a rickshaw!) –

Amazing Car Wallpapers –

Five Common Pitfalls Of Web Apps – why do bad ideas never die? –

The 10 Stupidest Tech Company Blunders –

Free work vs. internships (pointing out that internships suck) – from Seth Godin –

Caution: Disruption Happening –

Most Amazing Photo Manipulation Inspiration Collection –

Radio Shack Cell Phone Commercial – from 1990 –

You probably haven’t seen a drum solo like this EVER before –

I hope you enjoy these links! If you can spare a minute, please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

From many minds, the perfect design. Post your project today and let the crowd wow you!

Join the crowd that's raving about the crowdSPRING Blog

Get our weekly digest of can't-miss content on how to take your brand to the next level.

Creative needs?

We have 200,000 creative professionals ready to help you with custom logo design, web design, or a new company name. Take your project to the crowd!

Click to get started on

Free eBooks

interviews with graphic and web designers

12 Question Interviews with cS designers.
Get it »

contracts for graphic designers

Contracts for designers who hate contracts.
Get it »

contracts for software and website developers

Contracts for software developers who hate contracts. Get it »

Latest tweets

crowdSPRING @crowdspring
Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Green Envee Organics
crowdSPRING @crowdspring
5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Improve Your Focus and Concentration
crowdSPRING @crowdspring
Have a small #Marketing budget? 21 Ways To Market Your Small Business On A Shoestring Budget

About crowdSPRING

Tens of thousands of the world's best and most successful entrepreneurs, businesses, agencies and nonprofits rely on crowdSPRING for affordable and risk-free custom logo design, web design, a new company name or other writing and design services. More than 200,000 designers and writers work on crowdSPRING. We create designs and names people love. 100% guaranteed.

Learn more »
Read previous post:
2,213 panels to pick from. How’s a person supposed to choose?

The South by Southwest Panel Picker is open and voting has begun for SXSW 2010! This is a great opportunity...