What’s Twitter Buzzing About this October in the World of Startups, Hosting, & Web Development?
We know that it can be a little overwhelming at times trying to stay on top of the latest news on Twitter, so this month we thought we’d make it easy for you. We’ve gathered some of the most tweeted, re-tweeted, and debated stories we’ve come across and put them in one spot for you.
From great advice from successful entrepreneurs like Richard Branson, to discussions on the future of Linux, to how video games are teaching kids, we’ve got you covered on what’s happened this month. And did you know that it’s National Cyber Security Awareness month? Read up on all of this and more below. If you enjoy this collection of industry news, feel free to follow us over on Facebook and Twitter too. Enjoy!
Small Business and Startup
Forbes advice to startups: “Fake it until you make it.”
How to gain credibility as a startup: http://t.co/7doogIr3nZ
— Forbes (@Forbes) October 5, 2014
Matt Wilson, co-founder of Under 30 CEO, tells the story about the best advice he ever received.
Best Advice @mattwilsontv Ever Got: Build a Business for Your Life http://t.co/T29Soj263J — Inc. (@Inc) October 10, 2014
Michelle Goodman gives advice to new businesses on when to spend that hard earned money and where you can save.
Starting a Business? When to Scrimp vs. Splurge. http://t.co/3qUiixcpWY by @anti9to5guide
— Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) October 8, 2014
We’re sure you know the basics of marketing, but we think you might not have heard of these 5 marketing tactics.
5 Small Business Marketing Tactics You’ve Likely Never Heard – http://t.co/mfma5NVqep pic.twitter.com/Px2gdR3187 — ServerMania (@servermaniainc) October 14, 2014
Kimanzi Constable, author and editor, gives advice from his own experience on common mistakes many startups make.
The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way http://t.co/axplTK3X4v by @KimanziC
— Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) October 13, 2014
Do you know the number one reason why most startups fail? Annie Pilon says she does.
The Number One Reason Most Startups Fail http://t.co/HPhRVTDEuF By @anniehp — Anita Campbell (@smallbiztrends) October 7, 2014
Richard Branson has 3 questions he would like to ask you. Want to know what they are?
Three questions every would-be entrepreneur should ask themselves http://t.co/EvyO84aUiv pic.twitter.com/sazq3GyMHY
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) October 12, 2014
Web Design and Devlopment
Have you seen the latest release from Moodle? Here’s a short video on version 2.8.
Moodle 2.8 release coming soon http://t.co/Xxn28cJjHj — Moodle (@moodle) October 5, 2014
— Lindsay Kolowich (@lkolo25) October 9, 2014
We know how stressful it can be choosing a domain name, so we’ve offered up some helpful suggestions for you.
Choosing The Right Domain Name For Your Small Business – http://t.co/HHEnFAKA3s pic.twitter.com/LBxWw6iX1n — ServerMania (@servermaniainc) October 9, 2014
A really helpful video from Entrepreneur Magazine on what you need to know before launching your website.
We’re interested to see how this plays out: Google and Netflix to provide a case study on how cloud services will be taxed.
How do you tax the cloud? Netflix and Google may soon find out: http://t.co/3l4GvG4Z2J
— Thomson Reuters (@thomsonreuters) October 9, 2014
Intel’s Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist, Dirk Hohndel and Linux creator Linus Torvalds discuss the state of the platform and expectations for the next 12 months in Düsseldorf.
What’s next for Linux? – http://t.co/y9iqYCx0NO #LinuxCon + #CloudOpen #ELCEurope2014 — The Linux Foundation (@linuxfoundation) October 16, 2014
Hosting & General Tech
Who knew all those video games we played would actually teach us something?
How videogames like “Minecraft” actually help kids learn to read and write http://t.co/iKrW2KnZsV
— WIRED (@WIRED) October 12, 2014
October is National Cyber Security Awareness month.
October is National #CyberSecMonth. #Follow -> @cyber for tips to increase your cyber security! pic.twitter.com/v0FYFKZG8V — Readygov (@Readygov) October 2, 2014
Google recently announced they would be giving a rankings boost to websites using HTTPS.
.@Google: More First Page URLs In Search Results Are HTTPS Relative To The URLs On The Web http://t.co/HC9wFCBtwI
— Search Engine Land (@sengineland) October 4, 2014
This is one creative mom!
A mother wasn’t happy with Minecraft — so she’s making her own game http://t.co/Es8xNJrSxZ pic.twitter.com/nqfBPpojPt — VentureBeat (@VentureBeat) October 5, 2014
And finally, the always humorous George Takei has a little fun with the latest news about Minecraft.
Here’s a little clip of what to expect, now that MS bought Minecraft. http://t.co/1F9vMdq3ms
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) September 30, 2014