Twitter Link Roundup #263 – Ultimate Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Science is fun! And, for sure, CERN’s Alice project is fun, but even more fun is a drone’s-eye-view of the experimental site and down down down a cavern shaft to 60m underground!

OK now catch your breath. Why? Because it’s time for our own flyover drone shot, AKA our weekly Roundup! Here is a whole slew of great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account). We so like to talk about fonts, logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Enjoy!


Small Business and Startups: Sustainability and Your Company | crowdSPRING Blog –

Company Growth: Why everything breaks at 25 employees

The Right Way to Use Compensation [for sales teams] –


Is Authority Earned or Bestowed?

Scott Oldford on Becoming Transparent and Finding Authenticity

The Shut-In Economy –

How to Consistently Hire Remarkable Data Scientists | First Round Review –

Trada, the Google Ventures-Backed SEM Crowdsourcing Firm, Closes Its Doors

The 7 Factors to Consider When Pricing Your Startup’s Product | –

The Throwback Sexism of Kleiner Perkins

How Much Should Your Startup Spend on Managing Churn? –

The Science of Creativity | Hubspot Blog –

This is what free, ad-supported Uber rides might look like. Mockups, economics, and analysis –

Tim Cook On Apple’s Future: Everything Can Change Except Values

Psychology Behind Writing a Great Pitch | Convince and Convert: Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy

Winning Strategies for M&A March Madness

15-year-old entrepreneur Brooke Martin on her ‘nerve-wracking’ Shark Tank appearance this week – GeekWire

Richard Branson on Challenges: It’s More Fun Being David Than Goliath

crowdSPRING Founder Mike Samson on Starting a Business


How to Be a Storyteller | Convince and Convert: Social Media and Content Marketing Strategy

SXSW Is Dead, And Marketing Overload Killed It

Reasons Why Every Business Needs Custom Twitter Hashtags

10 Companies That Totally Nail Copywriting

How to Grow Your Email List by Running a Contest

The Reputation Economy: Are You Ready?

How Search Engines Work, Part Two

Learn the Secrets Behind 5 Great Content Marketing Projects

The Single Best Way to Protect Your Company from a Social Media Crisis

Expert Tips for Growing Your Company’s Blog

The #1 Media Lesson Content Marketers Must Learn – Heidi Cohen

5 Ways to Personalize Content for Anonymous Visitors

Tools & Resources for Conducting Market Research


Cutting Edge Tattoo Fonts | nenuno creative

35 Years of RDA Covers – Print Magazine

Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on What Everybody Gets Wrong About Design

Kerning, And Other Aspects Of Typography, Explained

It Took 100 Versions To Design The Right Cover For This Novel

Ways To Design For The Youthful Elderly

A Way With Words: Linzie Hunter’s Hand-Lettered Resolutions

Cutting Paper Into Trees: The Art of Yuken Teruya – Design Milk

Video Tutorial: Retro Style Geometric Lines Artwork

Graphic Design Inspiration – Tutorials & Web Design Resources

10 subtle GIF illustrations bring picturesque stills to life | DesignFaves

7 Predictions For What Your Home Will Look Like In 2020

Everything Is Design, Design Is Everything – Print Magazine


“Fresh from the SPRING” celebrates April 1st with a wonderful Creative, DavidStHubbins | crowdSPRING Blog –

MOTIFO – Interior Design Architect Branding


Superior Example of Flat Web Design

Confessions of a Recovering Web Developer — Medium

30 Hotel Website Layouts for Design Inspiration | Inspiration

Using Tynt To Extend Copy and Paste On WordPress Sites – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

Some More Inspiration for Text Input Effects | Codrops

Create a Simple CRM in WordPress: Advanced Custom Fields – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

Fit for Google Search: Using Rich Snippets in WordPress | NOUPE

How to Create a Wiki Knowledge Base using WordPress

TOP Artsy Tools Plus 31 Places to Find FREE Stock Photos

The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design | Design Shack

Choosing a Well-Built WordPress Theme: A Step-By-Step Guide

Top UX & UI Tools and Resources That You Should Use

230 Free Doodle Stroke Icons Waiting You To Download Them

Personas: Finding imaginary friends for web designers

55 Best Premium Responsive WordPress Themes in 2015


Why iPod And Nest Creator Tony Fadell Thinks Like A Child

Responsive Web Design and the Mobile User

Why We Need A Haptic Design Language For Wearables


How Starbucks Plans To Deliver Coffee To Your Door

Will This Mysterious, Magical Tea Make Coffee Lovers Change Habits?

Can’t Afford A Car? Buy One With Your Neighbors

How Drug Company Gilead Outpaces Its Competitors—And Common Diseases

Where Did My Shopping Mall Go? — HBS Working Knowledge

A designer shows 42 Technologies to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly (Infographic)

Why you’re more creative at night and how to reproduce the effect