Twitter Link Roundup #240 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More Mike | October 24th, 2014

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, we post links to posts or videos we 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 we’ve liked and shared this past week!

The video above is an object lesson in how, sometimes, what looks like a dumb idea can actually work out pretty well… enjoy!

smallbusinessblog

10 Best Practices For Email Marketing For Small Business and Startups – crowdspring.co/1t8KeUm

Small Business and Startups: Number One Leadership Skill – crowdspring.co/1CKROUS

Even the Hummus Maker in Palo Alto Has an E-Commerce Startup – crowdspring.co/1sfrdsP

startupsblog

Design Is Changing How We Innovate | Co.Design – crowdspring.co/1sChJN5

How to Ruin Your Company with One Bad Process | by @bhorowitz – crowdspring.co/11FYS9R

Benchmarking SaaS Startup Efficiency with Revenue per Employee Metrics | by @ttunguz – crowdspring.co/1sRVdjm

Why You Should Find Product-Market Fit Before Sniffing Around For Venture Money | Co.Labs – crowdspring.co/1sRVsv5

What is the Right Burn Rate at a Startup Company? | by @msuster – crowdspring.co/1qKWc0z

Why Google’s Reported CPC Declines Can’t Tell The Story Of “A Mobile Advertising Problem” – crowdspring.co/1wkmIU1

Candid & raw. All young entrepreneurs should read … My Last Day At PivotDesk | Kelly Taylor’s Blog – crowdspring.co/1sZar6P

C’mon Illinois … Interactive Map: Where The Venture Capital Dollars Are Going | WSJ – crowdspring.co/1wpmKKa

A Guide To Co-Leadership: Why It’s Hard, Why It’s Good, And How To Make It Work | TechCrunch – crowdspring.co/1DmUr1f

How The “Big Five” Personality Traits Can Create A More Effective team | Buffer Blog – crowdspring.co/ZEPPEI

Good data on US companies started each year & angle/VC investment in startups – crowdspring.co/1tL13FR

6 Lessons Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) Gives the Startups He Invests In | Inc – crowdspring.co/1sP6XCb

socialmediablog

10 Best Practices For Email Marketing For Small Business and Startups – crowdspring.co/1r883WF

Hire the Right Type of VP Marketing  Or You’ll Just End Up With a Bunch of Blue Pens w/ Your Logo On Them crowdspring.co/1s8Uo0A

The Duality Of Consumer Behavior – crowdspring.co/1vOh10w

The Ad Industry Has Made Peace With Crowdsourcing | Mashable – crowdspring.co/1nArZVP

What makes HubSpot…well, HubSpot? The company’s latest alum tells all | BetaBoston – crowdspring.co/1xeM3wT

designblog

30 new free tools & resources for designers (October 2014) | Inspired Magazine – crowdspring.co/1z7oKKI

20 Brilliant Free Mockups for Designers – crowdspring.co/1scsl42

How to draw beautiful things in the browser | Webdesigner Depot – crowdspring.co/1sGidTV

The Virtual Office: Sagmeister & Walsh. crowdspring.co/1tqUEPN

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop – crowdspring.co/1Ch8Eue

Great video on the imprtace of Creative Briefs for design projects: Briefly | Vimeo – crowdspring.co/1w4CobW

Daily Design Inspiration #1898 | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration – crowdspring.co/1rJhfj5

A new look for currency – ift.tt/1Flx7mE

logodesignblog

6 Great Tips to Create Better & Original Logos | iBrandStudio – crowdspring.co/1Ch7A9K

38 Absolute Best Tutorials for Learning Icon Design – crowdspring.co/1sGjlGW

Branding done well: L’ANGE CORNU, a restaurant & concert venue | Behance – crowdspring.co/1r21eVr

Freebie: Touristic Icons (100 Icons, PNG, SVG) | Smashing Magazine – crowdspring.co/11EU0SD

webdesignblog

Don’t Be a Wimp with GIMP Tutorials | 1stwebdesigner – crowdspring.co/1tqTVy8

How to use WordPress Shortcodes in Page/Theme Templates – crowdspring.co/1tqUh82

Inspiration For Designing A Pricing Table – crowdspring.co/1sGgA8A

Set Up WordPress Like a Pro | WPMU DEV – crowdspring.co/1sCeiWK

Free UI Kit: Icarus – crowdspring.co/1sGi8iO

5 Essential Tools to Integrate with Trello for Web Developers – crowdspring.co/1rsBdyG

20 Car Promo Websites from the Automotive Industry | Line25 – crowdspring.co/Zqg81a

7 New Google Chrome Features You Should Know – crowdspring.co/1qnPOvV

Light Your Posts: How to Create Featured Posts Section in WordPress | 1stwebdesigner – crowdspring.co/1zfpFsB

Be A Better Designer By Eating An Elephant | Smashing Magazine – crowdspring.co/1CxnUDp

Teenage Wasteland Illustrations | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration – crowdspring.co/1sXwlr1

mobiledesignblog

 

otherblog

10 Tips to Save Time & Do More – crowdspring.co/ZqfZeh

9 Tips to Master Video Conferencing | LinkedIn – crowdspring.co/1ykAntD

Creative People Say No – crowdspring.co/1tfS7pC

Audi has announced the 2017 A8 will be capable of being fully autonomous – crowdspring.co/1wuOYn3

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