Twitter Link Roundup #272 – Picture-perfect Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

We get some cool projects on crowdSPRING. But what could be cooler than a HoverBoard? And who cooler to deomonstrate than Tony Hawk!

Please don’t try that at home! Instead it might be a good time to roll into 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!


The business world is utilizing crowd-based marketplaces to solve their needs | Kellogg Magazine

Cushion – Peace of mind for freelancers

How to Start a Landscaping Business – NerdWallet

Innovation and Small Business: 3 Historical Winners | crowdSPRING Blog –

The “Pester Your Potential Lead Until They Hate You” Approach to SaaS Sales Sucks –

Tips on How to Prepare for This Year’s Surge of Indian Tourism

The 9 Box Matrix Talent Model –


Why You Should Set Radical Goals

Elon Musk’s evolution, from sci-fi dreams to Space X

Don Draper’s financial advice – Fortune

How Involved Should CEOs Be in Social Causes?

If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking –

Improve The Productivity Of Your Remote Teams With Complementary Work Cycles –

5 Exploding Niches Within Tech

How Ever-Higher Valuations Lead Unicorns Into A Cycle Of Private Capital Dependency –

The Pre-money vs. Post-money Confusion With Convertible Notes –

Buckle Up: Google’s Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road

Lessons From Elon Musk That Changed My Life [Exercises Included] –

13 Questions to Screen Potential Hires for Culture Fit –

How Tesla Will Change The World | Wait But Why –

Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Lyft

How to Lead So You Get Immediate Results

TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

What the Weekends Are Like for Silicon Valley CEOs

Reasons To Join A Mastermind Group


Creating Visual Content: The Favorite Tools & Tips for Non-Artists

How to Create Social Media Images That Connect With Your Audience

The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & More –

The 10 Rules of Rough Drafts…

Stellar Thoughts on Marketing Your Ideas

Mark Zuckerberg, Let Me Pay for Facebook…

How to optimise Twitter Ads for Business

Make Your Storytelling Content Worth Sharing…

These Sleeping Pods Are Designed To Let You Live At Work

How To Build A Successful Business Blog

The Content Marketing Road Map – How to Build Your Own Content Marketing Plan

8 Copywriting Tips for Improving Conversions

5 Reasons Why It’s Practical and Profitable to Share Your Expertise Online – Copyblogger


The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio: Comic Book Illustration | My Design Shop

Interview With Miagui Studio – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Article

Das Typeface: Volkswagen Reveals, of All Things, a New Font

Tips For Cultivating Design Leadership At Big Companies

Draw Yourself Happy: Drawing, Creativity + Your Brain – Print Magazine

The Nation of Illustration – Print Magazine

A Mexican Restaurant Adds Another Colorfully Delightful Location – Design Milk

Award-Winning Poster Designs – Print Magazine

Mieux Derma Art Direction

Forgotten Caricaturists Remembered – Print Magazine

Designing A Less Deadly Gas Can

Earth Balloon – Shopping campaign – Conceptual on SAIC Portfolios

Ways to Access Your Creative Genius

Artist with synesthesia paints songs as she sees them | DesignFaves

A Visit to ting – Design Milk

The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn’t Suck


Logo Design: Bananas

Identity Design examined: OpenEnglish, Heart of Tea, Optimism Brewery

Famous Logos Reimagined As Sadvertising

60 Logos in 60 Days

“Fresh from the SPRING” celebrates the designer Salseech | crowdSPRING Blog –


Benton Modern: Case Study On Responsive Web Typography

How to Choose the Right UI Patterns for Your Web Design

10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: May 2015) | NOUPE

Nesting Components

Radium: Manage inline styles on React elements

Soundslice | Living sheet music

Best Plugins to Copy Clone Duplicate a WordPress Site

VAT validation and calculation for Python iconfinder/pyvat

How to Show Real Time Online Users in WordPress

Adding Social Media Icons to WordPress With CSS Sprites…

Find Fastest WordPress Themes and Plugins | WP Mayor


Why Cortana On An iPhone Can Never Beat Siri

Send A Secret Message You Can Only Decode With A Walk

Your iPhone’s Keyboard Just Became The Ultimate Calendar App

European Mobile Carrier Threatens To Ad-Block Google


Useful Facts That Help To Develop Your Critical Thinking

Mad Men’s Greatest Influence Is A Movie You’ve Never Seen

Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance…

America’s Leaders Need to Tell a New Story About Infrastructure

Chimps Would Cook if Given the Chance, Research Says…

How Open-Source Software Will Speed Up Rebuilding Nepal’s Historic Sites

Marie Kondo tidys up

A remarkably moving & personal post by Sheryl Sandberg about the loss of her husband

What You Get When You Blend a Drone and a Gecko