Twitter Link Roundup #344 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

You probably know plenty of middle children. Maybe you’re a middle child, yourself.

Middle children, the long-suffering sibling stuck with a bad reputation and a number of complexes, are experiencing an increased appreciation in popular opinion.

Regularly regarded as jealous, overlooked, and attention starved, middle children are indeed a misunderstood and underappreciated group. This, however, has begun to change – ironically, and possibly because, the number of middle children is decreasing in number across the country.

Interestingly, there now exists a “revisionist school of middleness” describing middles as natural innovators, free of the weights shouldered by their older and younger siblings; they are natural diplomatics standing as a mediating bridge between warring brothers and sisters.

To read more about how Middle Child Syndrome is becoming less syndrome and more strength, read this fascinating piece from Quartz. Middle children everywhere, you’ve been seen.

Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links and articles that we shared with you over the past week on our crowdspring Twitter account (and on Ross’s Twitter account). We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design, website design, startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Enjoy!