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.
Michelle Goodman gives advice to new businesses on when to spend that hard earned money and where you can save.
— 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.
Kimanzi Constable, author and editor, gives advice from his own experience on common mistakes many startups make.
— Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) October 13, 2014
Do you know the number one reason why most startups fail? Annie Pilon says she does.
Richard Branson has 3 questions he would like to ask you. Want to know what they are?
— 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.
— 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.
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.
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.
Google recently announced they would be giving a rankings boost to websites using HTTPS.
— Search Engine Land (@sengineland) October 4, 2014
This is one creative mom!
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