Twitter Link Roundup #275 – Fascinating Stuff for Small Business, Startups, and Design! Mike | June 26th, 2015

We love dreams. We love childhood memories. We love stop motion animation. Vera Van Wolferen‘s  How to Catch a Bird pulls it all together in a wonderfully creative and evocative way.

Now wake up! Once again, it’s time for our weekly Roundup! Take a little trip through 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

Small Business and Startups: Teams and Transparency | crowdSPRING Blog – crowdspring.co/1d6ad8g

A solopreneur’s guide to working (or not) while on vacation crowdspring.co/1BdI2jG

After 40 years, Wind Lake bar owner gets his degree crowdspring.co/1B4ExM0

Small business still standing after 60 years crowdspring.co/1JI4BOB

How a No-Tipping Policy Helped This Restaurant Triple Profits in 2 Months crowdspring.co/1cKfRwK

April Bloomfield: Where Customer Service Starts and Ends crowdspring.co/1dGjiFs

startupsblog

The Surprising Downsides of Being Clever crowdspring.co/1FiX2aR

Ways to Get the Best Out of Your Employees crowdspring.co/1HojrJI

12 Tips for Dealing With Patent Trolls crowdspring.co/1KTVs4c

The 7 scars of an entrepreneur | Chicago Tribune – buff.ly/1RwMT17

Is Social Entrepreneurship a Scam? – buff.ly/1CiaY4K

Taking the Measure of Corporate Learning crowdspring.co/1Hojq8H

The Confounding Logic of Discounting – buff.ly/1NbG5VE

Lessons from the front lines: building Fetchnotes – buff.ly/1LthmO5

Only 3% of Americans are legally allowed to invest in start-ups – buff.ly/1e3Zj3H

The invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing too –buff.ly/1QSi6B0

The C-Suite Needs a Chief Entrepreneur bit.ly/1GNvluK

Forget Time Management; Focus on Stress Management crowdspring.co/1GxqwZu

Strategies to Build a Fun Work Culture That’s Also Productive crowdspring.co/1F6S299

Golden Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From ‘Entourage’ crowdspring.co/1MmiPUj

The 5 Worst Email Subject Lines in the World crowdspring.co/1cKfPF6Michael Dell’s Prescription for Boosting Jobs Around the World crowdspring.co/1JI4By2

Marks: 3 Cool Services Your Staff Will Love crowdspring.co/1JDjBPg

Learning Technology: Transformational, Yes, But Not a Cure-All crowdspring.co/1JI4BOA

How to Avoid the ‘Tech 20’ crowdspring.co/1cKifU5

Adversity Only Makes These Immigrant Entrepreneurs More Determined crowdspring.co/1IDyalF

5 Ways to Dominate Any Meeting crowdspring.co/1ehdeEl

Is The Open-Office Trend Reversing Itself? crowdspring.co/1L0en0p

socialmediablog

Making the Leap from School Teacher to Full-Time Food Blogger with Lindsay Ostrom crowdspring.co/1MEQJDU

Which Form of Digital Advertising Is The Most Effective? crowdspring.co/1R0IhAj

Why It’s So Hard to Get Customers to Remember Your Brand crowdspring.co/1Ta0pLK

The 5 Worst Email Subject Lines in the World crowdspring.co/1cKfPF6

What I Learned About Content Marketing by Analyzing 614 Posts crowdspring.co/1MGoipK

‘Get Social,’ and Promote Your Company at the Same Time crowdspring.co/1B4GHva

Want Copy That Actually Works? Start with Mass Desire crowdspring.co/1C8OZ03

Advanced Link Auditing & Best Practices For Acquiring Authoritative Links crowdspring.co/1JTuavX

How to Simplify SEO, PR, and Social Collaboration | Convince and Convert crowdspring.co/1JPSPDh

designblog

Get Discovered With a Knockout Portfolio crowdspring.co/1IYi7Pw

Draw Yourself Happy: Drawing, Creativity + Your Brain – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1JPV0Xr

Intriguing Graphic Design Books & Resources – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1BdHpX9

How The Most Successful Creatives Create Their Own Luck crowdspring.co/1G84NB6

20 awesome design freebies for designers crowdspring.co/1LaCQ31

The Future of Illustrations on the Web – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1cW7hek

Kids Can Play Together Without A Screen Using These Smart Wooden Dolls crowdspring.co/1JTvpeC

55 Cool Free Graffiti Fonts crowdspring.co/1Go3wsQ

Designer Rob Jones Explores His “Grief” – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1IYgbX7

The Importance of Case Studies in a Design Portfolio | Tips crowdspring.co/1Go5XLZ

How Google Finally Got Design crowdspring.co/1cKhz14

10 Things You Can Do to Get Your Clients on a Retainer crowdspring.co/1MWsmCq

Artist uses discarded pieces of wood to create intricate designs | DesignFaves crowdspring.co/1JTuvPm

Trip the Type Fantastic – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1BdFpOQ

Stand out in the crowd: Find your niche crowdspring.co/1MEPLYu

This Brand Lets You Design Your Own Clothes, Down To The Label crowdspring.co/1Go4zJg

8 Imaginative Stop-Motion Animation Projects – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1MESQro

Type Lessons: 1 Hour Typeface Experiment – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1LaGYQy

Win more work in 5 simple steps crowdspring.co/1eh5D8X

D30: Exercises for Designers | My Design Shop crowdspring.co/1MESSzq

36 Days of Type by Firas Said crowdspring.co/1Go4zsM

Retro Design, Retrovores + Throwback Packaging – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1LaH1fj

Awesome Interactive Map Visualizes The London Underground In 3-D crowdspring.co/1G7ZFg9

logodesignblog

“Fresh from the SPRING” features the wonderful work of designer oldpencil | crowdSPRING Blog – crowdspring.co/1e3u2hh

The Work of SuperFriendly crowdspring.co/1dGgKXY

webdesignblog

Demo Your Code on These Sites crowdspring.co/1IYi7z6

How to undo (almost) anything with Git crowdspring.co/1C8OJhR

Top Web Developer Tools You Need To Know About crowdspring.co/1GIac8B

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes June 2015 crowdspring.co/1IFnCQd

Silon: Logic gates and adders in pure CSS crowdspring.co/1MWne13

The Role of Decorative Animations in Web Design – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1IYgbGH

Beginner’s Guide to Regular Expression (Regex) crowdspring.co/1FiSVeK

Beyond the UX Tipping Point — UIE Brain Sparks — Medium crowdspring.co/1FiTxRD

Absolute Best Free Icon Webfonts crowdspring.co/1FiSXTO

Gorgeous Examples of Modal Window Pop Ups | Web Design crowdspring.co/1LaEhhY

Website Colors: How to Choose and Use Them crowdspring.co/1Go5kSG

Apple Finally Learns AI Is The New UI crowdspring.co/1cW6zOg

How jQuery Works – An Introduction crowdspring.co/1IYhkxW

A New Approach to Web Design Focused on Pre-Made Layouts | WordPress crowdspring.co/1G80rd3

mobiledesignblog

How Apple Is Quietly Preparing Us For The Merging Of iOS And OS X crowdspring.co/1eh1amy

The 5 Best Apps From Apple’s 2015 Design Awards crowdspring.co/1fcRPMB

otherblog

Let This Intelligent Oven Cook All Your Meals For You crowdspring.co/1FiTLIs

This Trunk Fits An Entire Apartment Inside (Plus A Bike!) crowdspring.co/1GHvoJK

Why airlines are making it harder for us to buy a cheap ticket crowdspring.co/1FHEouH

I Was a Human Guinea Pig: 6 Self-Experimentations crowdspring.co/1B4GoAz

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