Twitter Link Roundup #20 – Design, Small Business, Social Media And More Ross Kimbarovsky | November 12th, 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!

The Best Free Fonts of 2009 –

10 Best Content Management Systems for Designers –

The Ultimate Resource Package for Web Designers –

6 Ways To Take Your Webdesign From Good To Great –

What is design? 10 principles. simple and clear –

51 Brilliant Free (Photoshop) PSD Files from DeviantArt –

25 T Shirts Graphic Designers Will Love –

Mockingbird: @wireframing on the fly –

13 Really Useful Online CSS Tools to Streamline Development –

25 Outstanding Lighting Effect Tutorials for Photoshop –

Create a Stylized Twitter Bird Icon in Illustrator – Vector Plus Tutorial –

Getting Started With Content Management Systems –

50 Examples of Effective Uses of Typography Within Web Design –

Redesign: When To Relaunch The Site and Best Practices –

43 New Typography Wallpapers For Type Fanatics –

A Guide to Creating Email Newsletter –

10 Free High-Res Agricultural Blueprint Photoshop Brushes –

26 Must Have Resources for the Web Developer’s Toolbox –

Top 50 Most Creative Google Logos –

10 Fantastic and Creative Web Design Styles –

Custom WordPress blog design checklist and walkthrough –

5 Simple, But Useful CSS Properties –

13 Really Useful Online CSS Tools to Streamline Development –

Neat Photoshop tutorial – Create a face shattering effect –

25 Excellent Examples of Using Texture in Web Design –

8 Best Web Design mockup tutorials on october 2009 –

Showcase Of Beautiful Horizontal Scrolling Websites –

Trend Spotting: The Beauty of Using Two Colors, Black and White in Graphic Design –

Website Maintenance Tips for Front-End Developers –

23 Excellent Examples of How to Design Online Stores –

Coda Plugins, Clips, Snippets and Tuts For Web Developers –

20 Most Sexiest Jquery Plugins and Tutorials –

App Trends: Dark App Site Design | Fuel Your Apps –

50 Free Photoshop Brush Sets for Modern Design Trends –

20 Most Wanted Web Design Tutorials –

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) –

Choosing Technologies for Your Web Startup (Part 1) [important topic for startups & small business]-

Startup Tip: How To Grow Your Early User Base –

Calculating True Pre-Money Valuation –

Keep Your Startup Virtual (as long as possible) –

Startup Tip: 5 Thoughts About Goals –

10 Ways a Start-Up Can Use Social Media to Market Itself –

Startup Tip: Why Strategy Retreats Are Important –

Small Business Legal Issues: Trade Names, Logos and Trademark Law –

10 Resources For Small Businesses To Increase Profits, Efficiency & Innovation –

How small businesses can manage people for competitive advantage –

Choosing Technologies for Your Web Startup (Part 1) [important topic for startups & small business]-

5 Mobile Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business –

Social media changes everything, except the need for creativity –

PR for Start ups – Green Eyed Monster or Underdog? –

Google Wave vs Twitter at conferences –

Social Media Isn’t Enough to Save a Weak Brand –

Overcoming the Obstacles To Social Business –

Crowdsourcing one of 9 digital trends to watch in 2010 –

How Much Traffic Does TechCrunch Send You? –

crowdSPRING’s Inaugural SPRINGY Awards –

What happens to design during difficult economic times? –

The Epic Battle of Crowdsourcing: Pt 1 –

Online networking the latest fashion in career building –

What’s Wrong With Charitable Giving—and How to Fix It –

Ad Age poll (in progress) 53 percent think crowdsourcing will be an issue for agencies –

Small Business Spotlight of the Week — crowdSPRING Blog –

The reason some girls stay single – very funny! –

Beyond Grunge: Dutch Designer Wins €10,000 for a Font Grown From E-Coli –

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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