Twitter Link Roundup #282 – Profoundly Great Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Our friends at the New York Times get to do stuff that, frankly, makes me jealous. For instance, the other night they got to go for a ride on the brand new carousel at Battery Park, in lower Manhattan. The $16 million dollar version of an old-school treat opens this week. The architects Claire Weisz and Mark Yoes have designed a magical undersea journey – an incredible ride for the senses.

My head is spinning and I can’t wait to ride the SeaGlass Carousel! But, wait I must, because it’s time now for our latest 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)! 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!


From the Vault: Give it a Break, Already. | @crowdSPRING Blog –

Why Success Can Be So Lonely

Local Businesses and Facebook | Mobile Marketing Watch –

How Family and Friends Can Help You Strengthen Your Good Habits

Why You Should Discriminate Amongst Customers, and Be Proud of It

How to Build a Successful Business Out of Lego


“Funding Your Business Without Selling Your Soul” Stresses Financing Basics

A Look Inside Google and Carnegie-Mellon’s IoT Campus

Rules for Finding Balance Between Startup Life and Family

How Entrepreneurs Like Branson Hatch Their Best Business Ideas – Forbes

It’s Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund

The Brave Strategy That Finally Helped These Two Startup Founders Dominate Their Market

Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Stay Calm

Baited On ‘Shark Tank’ — The Reality Of Fundraising On Reality TV – Forbes

The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making

These 6 Principles Help Make Innovation Easy

Google Creates Alphabet, but Runs Into BMW

What I Learned Writing a Haiku Every Day for 100 Days — The Lighthouse — Medium


Why Did Your Last Social Media Marketing Campaign Fail?

Secrets to Writing Blog Posts Faster | SEJ

Tiny Breakdancing Prodigy Bust Moves To Remove Dirt From Her Clothes

How Traditional Salespeople Can Stay Relevant In The Age Of Automation

Can You Guess the Brand Behind These Clever Product Descriptions?

Six simple ways to fit storytelling into your content

Free Ways to Build a Community Around Your Blog | SEJ

Don’t Panic, But This Article Was Written by an Algorithm – Copyblogger

What Do People Love to Share on Social Media?

How To Get Fired For LinkedIn Activities

Three Counterintuitive Activities That Will Improve Your Business


Illustrator of the Week: John Jay Cabuay – Print Magazine

What We Talk About When We Talk About Type – Print Magazine

Mistakes keeping you in the feast or famine cycle (and how you can break out!)

This Industrial Exoskeleton Helps Workers Carry Their Loads

The Lexus Slide Hoverboard Is Real – Design Milk

News for Designers – Sublime Text Cheat Sheet, Stroke Icons, iOS8 UI Kit

Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchens – Design Milk


This week “lFresh from the SPRING” features logo designer titikapi | @crowdSPRING Blog

10 examples of corporate identity design done the right way


Create Your Own Bespoke CMS for Clients With WordPress and WPMU DEV Plugins

The Rise of the Almost-Flat Design Web Trend

How to Create Perfect White Space in Web/UI Design

Professional Photoshop Shortcuts for Web Designers

An Introduction to Genesis for the Non-Genesis Developer | WPShout

WordPress 4.2.4 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities

10 Great WordPress themes for August inspiration • Inspired Magazine

Fresh Resources for Web Developers – August 2015


YouTube Chief Talks Children, Mobile and Competition With Facebook

New, Simple ‘Buy’ Buttons Aim to Entice Mobile Shoppers

Developing mobile apps and touchscreen technology for the blind. Google is at it again!


The Case For Letting Kids Design Their Own Play

Infographic: What’s The Most Noir Film Of All Time?