Twitter Link Roundup #274 – Non-conventional Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design! Mike | June 19th, 2015

The 1980s. Anybody else remember that awesome decade? In spite of Reagan and his ‘nomics, we did manage to have some fun, listen to some great music, and sit on some really weird Milan-inspired designer furniture. But perhaps best of all was the technology that was booming. Who here had a walkman? I had several and loved each one; if you long for those days, have a look at the video above and relive the experience!

OK – enough with the time travel! Transport yourself back to 2015, because it’s time for our weekly Roundup! Have a go at this week’s set of links and articles that we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account) is keyboard perfection! We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Enjoy!

smallbusinessblog

In Mt. Clemens, business owners start small, eventually reinvest in downtown crowdspring.co/1JI1Exk

Small Business and Startups: Things to do Before I Die (Entrepreneur’s version) | crowdSPRING Blog –crowdspring.co/1L8OtHL

Business Growth: 9 Educational Small Business Blogs to Study crowdspring.co/1F6QNqz

Meet the Tiny Tennessee Company Supplying Pearls to Tiffany crowdspring.co/1e1nIHQ

startupsblog

Drone Giant DJI And Top VC Firm Accel Partners Launch A $10 Million Drone Fund crowdspring.co/1R0ELpo

The Three People Who Matter Most in Your Network crowdspring.co/1HocQ1Q

The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate crowdspring.co/1Go289C

‘It’s like Uber, but for break-up texts’ crowdspring.co/1cKeuOt

Here’s What the Future of Work Looks Like to Millennials and Generation Z (Infographic)crowdspring.co/1GxpRr1

Time Is Money, So You Don’t Have the Time to Lose Things crowdspring.co/1L0aQPw

Tesla challenge to dealers goes beyond electric cars crowdspring.co/1duO7gm

Do Cynics Make Less Money? crowdspring.co/1ItvNz3

Ways to Dominate Any Meeting crowdspring.co/1f1dvLL

5 Fail Safe Questions for Creating Intentional Leadership crowdspring.co/1FHBvKp

What Type of Creative Leader Are You? crowdspring.co/1ItvNyQ

Airbnb Design Head On Why Designers And MBAs Make Perfect Power Combos crowdspring.co/1FWNbZH

Kudlow: Here’s what may be saving the economy crowdspring.co/1L0bX1B

Important Financial Indicators for Startups at Every Stage of Growth | Mattermark – buff.ly/1MN374Y

What Shape is Your Competitive Advantage? | Coding VC – buff.ly/1FnIg2x

The Secret Math of Airbnb’s $24 Billion Valuation –buff.ly/1MMxkB5

Which is a More Efficient Way to Build a SaaS Startup – Bottoms Up or Top Down? buff.ly/1IH80vq

Improve Your Ability to Learn crowdspring.co/1cKfOB0

Why Humblebragging Doesn’t Work – buff.ly/1fhZqJS

Failure porn: There’s too much celebration of failure and too little fear – buff.ly/1FMNSEV

Smart Money Habits to Practice in Your Startup | by @larrykimbuff.ly/1JYTxNa

How One Leader Turned A Failing Business Around –buff.ly/1MMuzQ7

Uber Driver Is Employee, Not Contractor, Says California Labor Commission –buff.ly/1Bjyeoa

Why Startups Need to Focus on Sales, Not Marketing  buff.ly/1MMwpR3

To Find 10x Returns, Stop ‘Trying’ to Launch a Startup crowdspring.co/1JHZUnW

21 ways to be awesome online crowdspring.co/1B4DziJ

Why CEOs Need a Talent Acquisition Strategy crowdspring.co/1MGkmFF

socialmediablog

Exposing The Generational Content Gap: Three Ways to Reach Multiple Generations crowdspring.co/1fcNJV0

5 Tips to Grow Your Content Marketing Career crowdspring.co/1IYclxm

Alison Bechdel on storytelling “for the forces of good” crowdspring.co/1MGkmoU

Wide Open Online Marketing Myths – Eventuality Of 2015 crowdspring.co/1IY9C72

How to Increase Your Blog Readers crowdspring.co/1cKdCts

Gary Vaynerchuk heads to Tennessee crowdspring.co/1HocRDb

12 Social Media Marketing Trends for Small Business crowdspring.co/1fcNGse

designblog

Working Both Creatively And Productively crowdspring.co/1Go3wce

Designer of the Week: Arlen Schumer – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1FWOzM4

Tesla challenge to dealers goes beyond electric cars crowdspring.co/1duO7gm3D Printed Faucets: DXV by American Standard – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1cW4uSo

The Latest Weapon In Defusing Bombs Is 3-D Printed crowdspring.co/1IYbpcg

Designer of the Week: Bryan James + Animated Illustrations crowdspring.co/1JTrqip

Madeline Weinrib Launches Rug Inspired by Sand Paintings – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1BdzN7a

This Water Bottle Glows When It’s Time To Take A Sip crowdspring.co/1FWNCDx

Design 3-D Printed Accessories Using Your Arm As The Interface crowdspring.co/1G7Sl4b

Tomi Ungerer: Provocateur – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1IdCuIb

The Art of Print: Print 75th Anniversary Poster Designs crowdspring.co/1R0C6Mz

A Stunning New Journal By One Of The World’s Top Data Viz Studios crowdspring.co/1egU55u

Illustrator of the Week: Jing Jing Tsong – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1FiQ3Pd

80s Artwork in Photoshop crowdspring.co/1C8LGWO

Adidas Stan Smith crowdspring.co/1KKV5vK

A Designers’ Guide To New York City’s Coolest Spots crowdspring.co/1BIGRmS

The Sweet Story Behind These Classic Shape-Shifting Shelves crowdspring.co/1cW4WA4

Architecture Students Build A Suit That Simulates Sleeping In Zero Gravity crowdspring.co/1GHra59

logodesignblog

Why Do We Like Brands As Much As We Like People? crowdspring.co/1IYcmBq

“Fresh from the SPRING” features the work of “xianpr” | crowdSPRING Blog – crowdspring.co/1JY69nu

12 Tips for Getting a Killer Company Logo | Techli – buff.ly/1Gj0BBC

101 best free logo fonts crowdspring.co/1IY955b

webdesignblog

Free UI Kits for Sketch App and Website Designers – Designmodo crowdspring.co/1FiRKMk

8 common design mistakes that drive visitors crazy • Inspired Magazine crowdspring.co/1LazVaF

How to undo (almost) anything with Git crowdspring.co/1FiQGbs

Google Unveils The Gmail Of Photos We’ve Been Wanting For Years crowdspring.co/1IakATS

How to perfect UX with design affordances crowdspring.co/1FiPDrY

Why Sound Is Digital Design’s Fourth Dimension crowdspring.co/1MWkQYb

Six Best Drop-Down Notification Bar Plugins for WordPress crowdspring.co/1fcLhOd

mobiledesignblog

Creating a Mobile Application with Reapp crowdspring.co/1Q4CTRl

5 Free Apps for Getting Your Morning Started crowdspring.co/1dcSSuO

otherblog

30+ Cute Bunny Tongues That Will Make Your Day crowdspring.co/1AJMYMM

The Math That Shows Humans Could Live Ten Times Longer – buff.ly/1ffxg27

Caffeine could limit damage of chronic stress – buff.ly/1MN4wZl

5 Things to Know About Short-Term Health Insurance crowdspring.co/1IDtjRx

Fatal Flaws: Crisis in Auto Safety crowdspring.co/1Mmenoz

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