Twitter Link Roundup #19 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross Kimbarovsky | November 5th, 2009

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!

Web Design Trends for 2010 –

45 Animal Inspired Logo Designs –

40 Incredibly Useful Web Design Tools You Should Use Daily –

The 16 Most Influential Web Design Blogs of 2009 –

45 Inspiring Navigation Menus That You Must See –

Build a Slick Rich User Interface in Photoshop –

50 Clean, Sleek, and Modern Website Designs –

50 Clever, Creative Logos –

Ten great Twitter bird design tutorials –

Fonts Used In Logos of Popular Websites –

Photoshop Brushes • Free Hi-Resolution Paint Stroke –

Photoshop Tutorial: Dull Color Fix: Duck girl –

A-Z of Free Photoshop Plugins and Filters –

Mega Drop Down Menus w/ CSS & jQuery –

The Ails Of Typographic Anti-Aliasing –

70 Of The Best Photoshop Actions For Enhancing Photos –

Anatomy of Colors in Web Design: Green and Environmental Concept –

20 Beautiful Examples Of Creative Text Used In Advertising –

5 Must Read Presentations about CSS Coding – @woork

35 most shocking Photoshop tutorials ever –

10 Important Tips to Optimize WordPress for Search Engines –

Timeline: Version Control Plugin for Photoshop –

Most problematic aspects of web design: 1) CAPTCH 2) bad Flash 3) bad link text –

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

MUST read post from Paul Graham – What Startups Are Really Like –

Startup Tip: Focus On Real Products And Services, Not Vaporware –

5 Tips To Promote Better Collaboration (and avoid having “too many cooks”) –

Is it Time for You to Earn or to Learn? –

Video Book Review: Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk –

10 Leadership Battles, and How to Win Every One of Them –

Do not be afraid of new thinking simply because it contrasts w/ existing beliefs –

5 Tips on How to Emphasize Action Over Inertia –

More On: Everything I Need to Know About Business I Learned From Google –

“When Is the Right Time to Start a Business? Now.”  –

Are Business Plans Still Necessary? (absofuckinglutely says Mark) –

Top 5 things missing from most startup pitches –

Startup Communication Trumps Privacy –

“Founders Make the Best Startup Marketing Leaders” –

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips –

10 Ways Small Businesses Can Harness Big Crowds –

Leadership in startups and small business –

Small Business Spotlight of the Week – Fete –

5 Tips To Promote Better Collaboration (and avoid having “too many cooks”) –

9 Quick Tips for Small Business: Use Social Media Marketing to Make Some Noise –

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips –

Video Book Review: Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk –

2010 Predictions: Will social media reach ubiquity? –

Privacy is dead, and social media hold smoking gun –

13 Ways to Network Beyond Facebook & LinkedIn –

Personal Brand & The Humanization of Corporate Brand –

Do not be afraid of new thinking simply because it contrasts w/ existing beliefs –

How To Write Great Surveys with Actionable Data Results –

Do you still care? by @sethsimonds

How to create advocates for your business –

Grinding vs Clocking (video) –

When thinking about *ucking, we just lose control, says @benkunz

Twitter lists: You are no longer the center –

Highlights from the #140Conf

Give before you get –

How brands can use Twitter lists –

AdAge piece on “What Social Media” can’t do.” –

A Social Media Business Model That’s Really Social –

“Founders Make the Best Startup Marketing Leaders” –

Google is now discovering web sites by automatically scanning RSS –

How To Spam Facebook Like A Pro – An Insiders Confession –

Trust Agents named top biz book of 2009 by Amazon –

Pepsi crowdsourcing – New Pepsi ‘Dewmocracy’ Push Threatens to Crowd Out Shops –

Type Nerds, Take the Test –

The entire crowdSPRING team is fascinated with the handerpants. Do they offer boxer briefs? –

What bathroom stance do you take? –

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.

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