Twitter Link Roundup #54 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross Kimbarovsky | September 30th, 2010

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!

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Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You –

10 Most Common Excuses For NOT Making Ideas Happen –

Useful resource for small businesses – Google has refreshed its SEO starter guide –

Logo & web design: the crowdSPRING alternative –

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion –

How to handle getting a no –

Free resources for small businesses from Google –

Excellent and must read post from MailChimp – Going Freemium: One Year Later –

Good intro “how to” guide on local online targeting by IAB –

Five social media recommendations for startups –

Startups Should Say No to Most Opportunities –

10 Most Common Excuses For NOT Making Ideas Happen –

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You –

Excellent post about hackers and leadership –

The Butterfly Effect of Entrepreneurship –

Startup Versus Goliath: When Your Competition is a Giant –

The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine –

Entrepreneur at the Door; Angel at the Gate –

Excellent and must read post from MailChimp – Going Freemium: One Year Later –

The Digital 100: The World’s Most Valuable Startups –

Logo & web design: the crowdSPRING alternative –

How to handle getting a no –

Worry About Customers, Not Financing or Exits –

Panels mostly suck. Solid advice doesn’t. @msuster writes about VC’s and angels –

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started –

Small Change. “Why the revolution will not be tweeted” –

How Google Senses Your Frustration –

Why The Gamification Of Everything Is A Bad Thing? –

Good intro “how to” guide on local online targeting by IAB –

The Moment You Speak To The World, You Speak to No One –

Promoted Tweets Selling for “Upwards of $100,000″ –

No more need to pretend. Now you can buy “influence” directly –

What Would You Ask a Big Dumb Agency? –

Perfect that tweets have short lifespans. People have short attention spans –

Free shopping bag icons set (PSD and PNG) –

Good thoughts about simplicity in design – False Simplicity –

The right business name for optimal branding & marketing –

Useful Adobe Photoshop Techniques, Tutorials and Tools –

15 Uniquely Creative Annual Report Designs –

Connect your Words and Design for the Most Impact –

30 Creative Business Card Designs for Inspiration –

20+ Free Fonts Inspired by Famous Movies –

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

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

Real Estate Logos – Home, Sweet Home –

60 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Icon & Logo Design Tutorials –

11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused –

Top 5 Web Font Design Trends to Follow –

Does The Future Of The Internet Have Room For Web Designers? –

I Want To Be A Web Designer When I Grow Up –

20 Best Websites to Learn and Master CSS –

Fashion Websites: Trends, Showcase, Interviews –

45+ Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers –

40 Excellent Free Fonts For Minimal Web Design Creation –

10 Usability Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit –

Bizarre and Unusual Product Designs –

Online Copywriting: Make Your Website Copy Dazzle –

Writer incomes falling – Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books –

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started –

“Community creative – how we work” –

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for You –

Interested in crowdfunding? Check out this deep analysis of Kickstarter projects –

Anatomy of a Patent Litigation –

I love seeing crowdsourcing initiatives expanding to classroom education –

What scientists believe but can’t prove –

Mark Zuckerberg Now Richer, More Philanthropic Than Steve Jobs –

Gillette’s Strange History with the Razor and Blade Strategy –

Mendelsohn reports print use down 16% among affluents thanks to tablets. Striking –

Great collection of photos @BeckyMcCray has shared from her safari trip –

The secret to creativity –

This furniture would have looked right at home in Lord of the Rings –

Van Gogh + Tilt Shift = Amazing-

Tribute to Graffiti: Beautiful Graffiti Artworks –

The World’s Lightest Bike

I hope you enjoy these links! Please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

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