Twitter Link Roundup (10.25 – 10.31)

It’s that time again: Sunday. Time for the third installment of my Twitter link roundup. These are various links I found on the internet this past week that I found useful enough for the design community to share with my Twitter pals. And if it’s useful enough to share with them, then hey, it’s useful enough to share with my blog readers.

There are resources like free fonts and plugins, tutorials, inspiration and articles to help you with your web design, development, and succeeding in making a name for yourself on the internet.

I hope you find this stuff useful. If you do, make sure to follow me @mmatthewlyle to get these kinds of resources right in your Twitter stream.

Resources

Fonts for Designers Series Issue no. 2
Blogging Icon Set from IconShock
25 Great Free Photoshop Texture Packs
12 Essential Plugins that Extend WordPress as a CMS
Showcase of 40+ Woody Textured Websites with Texture Resources
1000+ Free Icon Packs for Designers
200+ Free Exclusive RSS Icons and Buttons: “Supra”
10 of the Best Social Media Tools for Entrepreneurs
190 Stunning iPhone Wallpapers | Smashing Buzz
50+ Freebies Every Web Designer/Developer Should Have
40 Amazing Photoshop Brush Directories and Collections

Inspiration

25 Mouth-Watering Blog Designs + Roundup of 314 Others
A Showcase of Vibrant Graphic Artists
20 Beautiful Examples Of Creative Text Used In Advertising
26 Light Website Designs That Work Well
90 Exciting Typography Posters and Designs
Daily Drop Cap
15 Greatest Page Designs from CSS Zen Garden
Super-Clean and Minimal Web Designs: 70+ Stunning Examples and Resources
30+ Enticing Blog and Archived News Website Designs
21 Grid Based Websites
25+ Experimental Typography Showcases

Tutorials

50+ Exceptional Collections of Typography Tutorials
35 More Useful jQuery Plugins and Techniques
15 CSS Tricks That Must be Learned
45+ Thesis Customizations and Tutorials
How to Create Inset Text with CSS3
75 PSD to HTML Resources for Web Designers
Four Different Ways of Implementing Twitter on your Site
9 Ways to Create a Crash Proof WordPress Site
Export All Your Google Docs to a ZIP File
Blog Promotion: 169 New Ways to Build Traffic Like a Ninja

Articles

Web Typography: Font Embedding Services
10 Things Every Web Designer Just Starting Out Should Know
What is Typography? A Lesson
Dan Rubin on Web Typography
Wordpress SEO: The Definitive Guide to Higher Rankings for Your Blog
20 Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Web Design
Modern CSS Layouts: The Essential Characteristics
Wordpress Website Design Process
All About Google Page Rank
Tips and Tricks: Making the Most of Google Calendar
All You Need to Know about Web Design Project Preparation
Copy Editing: A Good Technique For A Professional Look
15+ Tips & Resources for Learning and using .htaccess – An Intro for Web Designers

Miscellaneous

111 CSS Galleries To Submit Your Designs To
30+ Freelance Work Websites and Resources You Should Know

So that’s it. Again, if these are the kinds of things you’re interested in, then follow me @mmatthewlyle on Twitter. I try to be useful and post things like these more often than what I had for breakfast (A mediterranean breakfast dish consisting of peppers and egg, tuna salad, some rolls, a muffin and lots of coffee.)

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