The Get Smart Twitter Link Library: January 2009

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This list is a collection of links that were shared and retweeted by @GetSmartWomen in January 2009. In this list you will find the best, most interesting, most useful, and just our favorite shared Twitter links.

The Get Smart Twitter Link Library:


@mashable – “7 Secrets to Getting Your Next Job Using Social Media”

Web 2.0 Expo NY: Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library), Building Personal Brand Within the Social Media Landscape via @whatsnext

@guykawasaki Facebook Hits 150 Million Users:

@rww – “How to: Build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic – ReadWriteWeb”

Viral Content Sharing Survey Report from: @danzarrella

@stuntdubl: 7 Reasons Social Media Marketing Campaigns Fail (and how to fix it)

49 Amazing Social Media, Web 2.0 And Internet Stats”

@mashable – HOW TO: Build the Ultimate Social Media Resume

Forums Rankings – all forum types, all languages, website ranking by posts

@Wise_Monkey Can Your Business Survive Without Social Media?

Anyone using Plinky? Everyday they ask a question or put out a challenge. You answer – share on FB, Twitter Tumblr, etc.

@mayhemstudios: Compfight: Flickr search tool. Find images for comps, inspiration or research.


“10 Things to do After Installing WordPress | Pro Blog Design” Great beginner tips!

@smashingmag – “10 Killer WordPress Hacks | How-To | Smashing Magazine”

@makeuseof – “How To Send Blog Posts To Blogger With Your Cellphone |”

@michaelwong38 Blog Design and Branding Video on the Ideagist Blog

@problogger New at ProBlogger: Increase the Effectiveness of Your Next Guest Post with a Landing Page

@KyleEslick – “Best 3-Column WordPress Themes” We’ve used a few of these themes as a starting point for our clients

“100 Beautiful Free WordPress Themes | Back to Essentials”

@PSDTUTS – 14 Quick and Slick Portfolio Templates (via ThemeForest) –

@kylejames Internal Site Linking : An Easy Way to Improve Your Rankings Great tool listed

@sethjenks: This Article is a MUST READ for anyone that has a website. Conversion Rate is King.

@steffanantonas – “100 Killer WordPress Resources | Steffan Antonas’ Blog”

Displaying Widgets on Specific Pages in Blogger – SmartBloggerz

@problogger: New at ProBlogger: How to Create a Blogging Plan and Actually Reach Your Goals This Year

@smashingmag – “10 Steps To Protect The Admin Area In WordPress | Developer’s Toolbox | Smashing Magazine”

“21 Advertising Programs to use on your Blog |”


@tweetforbucks: Latest news reports 6 services that help you find and follow friends on Twitter – CNET News: ..

@MRHYPERPCS: RT @mayhemstudios: How To Score Traffic Using Twitter (Using Twitter Search)

Beyond TweetBacks: Introducing TweetSuite from: @danzarrella

@techcrunch – “5 Good Ways To Discover Twitter Applications”

@mariaandros: Want to Add VIDEO to your Twitter Profile & really STAND OUT? thx to my girl @shama

@mayhemstudios: How to Create an RSS-Enabled, Micro-Blog with Twitter | Think Vitamin

@problogger Reading: the 100 most popular twitter applications –

@TweetDeck: A superb guide to using TweetDeck from Kathy Purdy

@mayhemstudios: RT @twitbacks The majority of Twitter users are 35-to-44-yrs old, over 50% are from Cali.

@mayhemstudios: Check out Twitter backgrounds from hundreds of designers @TwitterBGallery.


@fastcompany – “How do you Innovate Your Way out of a Rut in Customer Service? | Customer Conversation | Fast Company”

5 Free Conference Calling and Video Services

Find a Job – 5 Recession Proof Careers for the Next Decade |

“9 Methods for Mastering Your Money in 2009”

“Top 5 Internet Marketing Forums |”

“Expenses You Don’t Think of When Starting a Business | Software by Rob”

@guykawasaki Difference between a business and a brand

@designmeme How to Sell Stock Photography

@Lifehacker – “Use Lunchn to Select a Location for Your Lunch Meetings”

“The 10 Worst Presentation Habits” Business Week

@rww: Hiring? Two New Apps Simplify Job Postings and Resume Review

@SmallBizTools: 4 Overlooked Strategies to Grow Your Service Business

@JWhite – How to Write a Resume That Will Land an Interview

How to Become and a More Effective Learner – Tips from Psychology to Improve Learning Effectiveness & Efficiency

“The Extreme Presentation(tm) Method: Presenting to physicians, scientists, engineers… and marketers”

“Top 25: What corporate America is reading, December 2008 – Books | Centre Daily”

@squawkfox – 6 Words That Make Your Resume Suck

@dl101 – “15 Deadly But Often-Made Resume Blunders to Avoid | ResumeBear Blog”

“Resilience: How to Build a Personal Strategy for Survival – Gill Corkindale –”

@pamslim – “Escape from Cubicle Nation: Eight ways to get media exposure to boost your business” offline media

Bootstrapping a Startup – Business Exchange This topic contains 49 news and 546 blog items

“What Not to Cut When Times Get Tough – Scott Anthony –”


@Lifehacker – “Featured Windows Download: Free Video Converter Edits and Converts Your Video Files”

@nourayehia – “60 Most Wanted Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes, .PSDs and Resources”

@makeuseof – “5 Ways To Clone & Copy Your Hard Drive |”

Ultimate List of Free Windows Software from Microsoft

@webgyver – “Solutions: Web Video Conferencing in 2009 | WebGyver Revisited”

@rww – “Top 10 Alternative Search Engines of 2008 – ReadWriteWeb”

@mashable – “Google Maps: 100 Best Tools and Mashups”

@processpiping – “Excel Tips | Code And Standard | Az Piping Engineering”

@makeuseof – “20 Websites Every Apple Fan Must Bookmark |”

“Free XP CD Burner that Rocks! | TechJaws”

@MattDetrick: If you’re using Podcasts in your business, use this site for further reach:

@rww – Six New Blackberry Apps Keep RIM’s Platform Fresh –

@mashable – 20 Great Adobe AIR Apps for Photos & Videos

@makeuseof – “13 Alternative Search Engines That Finds What Google Can’t |”

@Eyalsela How to Send an Email to Someone Whose Mailbox Is Full (Outlook Only)

51 Essential Programs For A Freeware Only PC | Freeware Mission

Open Source Windows – Free, Open-Source software for Windows XP and Vista

“85 Stunning and Beautiful Wallpapers For Everyone | Back to Essentials”

@theboygenius – “A handful of Firefox tweaks that will double your browser speed : Boy Genius Report”

@makeuseof – Encrypt Your Gmail Messages With FireGPG |

@makeuseof – Cover Your Tracks & Be Anonymous On The Net With JAP |

@mashable: Offline Gmail is the best thing to happen in the world ever.

Adding Video to your Email Campaigns


@jggube – “10 Promising Free Web Analytics Tools – Six Revisions”

36 Must Have Backgrounds and Patterns Resources for all Designers : Speckyboy

@smashingmag – “Joomla Developer’s Toolbox | a popular free /open-source CMS that can be used to power websites”

@Lifehacker – “What You Said: Most Popular Reliable and Affordable Web Hosts”

@labnol – “How to Embed Almost Anything in your Website”

“The Ultimate List of Online CSS Tools | Back to Essentials”

@PressRelease PR Great collection of free SEO tools for your website

@chrisspooner: My article for Smashing Magazine is live! – Push Your Web Design Into The Future With CSS3 –

“100 Open Courseware Collections for Aspiring Web Devs | Web Hosting Unleashed”

@nourayehia – “10 Smart Javascript Techniques For Manipulating Content”

Building a website with Great for adding community or wiki to an existing site or creating a additional site

@mashable – “Analytics Toolbox: 50 More Ways to Track Website Traffic”

@smashingmag – Mobile Web Design Trends For 2009 | Design Showcase | Smashing Magazine

@hayespotter Top 10 Logo Design Tutorials

@webdesignledger – 30 Most Incredible Textures for Vintage Style Design

@1stwebdesigner – 45 Free Design Template And PSD Files

120 Free Icon Sets to Enhance User Interfaces | Back to Essentials

@DesignerDepot – 8 Free Design Platforms To Build Your Own Site – Webdesigner Depot –

@woork New post: Ultra versatile slider for websites ready to use

“40 Useful Print-Ready Cheat Sheet For Web Developers | Back to Essentials”

Font Picker – finding the right font for the job

10 Brilliant Multi Level Navigation Menu Techniques

@nettuts – “15 Tips to Speed Up Your Website, and Optimize Your Code! – NETTUTS”

@smashingmag – “35 Free High-Quality E-Commerce Templates | Developer’s Toolbox | Smashing Magazine”

@DesignerDepot – “How To Choose The Right CMS | Webdesigner Depot”

“70 Photoshop Tutorials to improve your Skills as Web Designer | Best Photoshop Tutorials”

“CSS Code Snippets : 15 Wicked Tricks | DevSnippets”

“HTML Playground, html, css reference by example”

@Kriesi – “50 Websites that make amazing use of javascript | – new media design”

“27 Places to Find Web Design Jobs”


@hollypeterson “Diva Design Diary: Recycle Your Christmas Lights”

“Playing With Chocolate: My January Selection” Great place to get some chocolate!

Hysterical error pages, because this is when you need to laugh “A Collection Of 404 Error Pages | Back to Essentials”

Welcome to VisualWikipedia

How To Create A Vision Board – Get Smart Women Social Network

@bostonupdate – “Earth, observed – The Big Picture –”

@ewencallaway – Our world may be a giant hologram

“HowStuffWorks “10 Science Experiments That Changed the World””

Did you know that you can follow the National Debt on Twitter @nationaldebt @whitehouse $10,627,708,753,691.49

See Today’s Front Pages (701 front pages from 75 countries) at Newseum | Gallery View” What a cool museum & site.

Marumushi apps newsmap A new way to view the news.

Interactive Interior: Using a webcam the piece analyzes & visualizes the colors that clients r wearing inside the shop

@DerekMarkham RT @GreenSmith: The new Twilight Earth site seems to draw some passionate, interesting commenters. is a multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement for the traditional art history textbook.

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Bridget is President of The Get Smart Web Consulting Group, a web presence and digital strategy firm with offices in San Diego County California and Collier County Florida. But more importantly she is a web, tech, and Twitter addict!