Twitter Link Roundup #129 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross Kimbarovsky | May 4th, 2012

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 video above shows why cats will never be as cool as dogs. Ever see a golden retriever dance the Merengue?

Lean Marketing: Delivering Customer Service via Social Media –

Lean Marketing: Delivering Customer Service via Social Media –

Illinois 3rd-worst in nation for business, CEO survey says –

Traits of successful founders –

The dirty secret behind the incubator boom –

Startup Founders: Don’t Freak Out –

VCs in Angels’ Clothing: The Sneaky New Trend of “Deal Scouts” in Silicon Valley –

The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur –

Lean Marketing: Delivering Customer Service via Social Media –

What Google Analytics New Social Reports Offer & What They Can’t –

Frustrated advertisers to Facebook: Take our money — please! –

Traditional Advertising is Truly Dead –

$20m given to Kickstarter games projects, but only 25 per cent succeed –

30 Sophisticated Ads To Give You Great Inspiration –

50 More Humorous Print Advertisements to Make You Smile –

30 Spectacular Red Business Cards –

60+ High-Quality Graffiti Fonts for Your Design Works –

Rough Concrete Tiles: Texture Pack –

50 Amazing business cards –

30+ Examples Of Brilliant Typography Designs –

Free Stone Textures –

25 Flashy Pink Business Cards –

12 Questions: Meet Tiffany Silverberg (USA) –

The $1000 May cS Award and the April $1000 cS Award Winner –

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) –

20 Simple, Yet Clever Logos –

Turn It Up: Musically Inspired Logo Design –

40+ Creative uses of Ribbons in Web Design –

20 Pure Websites with Clean White Backgrounds –

UI: Proper Indicators for Hidden Elements –

21 Beautiful Examples of Typography in Web Design –

30 Awe-Inspiring Black and White Website Designs –

Footer Design Trends –

Why cats will NEVER be as great as dogs:

Web Tool of the Month: crowdSPRING –

Crowdsourced design is not a risky business –

Big LCD tv’s are a low margin biz. Ben Kunzsmartly argues Apple will fill a niche at smaller sizes –

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

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