Twitter is one of the biggest media and news source in the world and you can really swim the in ocean of tweets you see flowing every day in your timeline.
“Our mission: To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.”
The claim above is the Twitter’s creed and, if you are a tech entrepreneur, you should consider Twitter as one of the best source of news to keep posted about your industry and learn everyday something new.
Some data about the social you should consider:
255 million monthly active users
500 million Tweets are sent per day
78% of Twitter active users are on mobile
77% of accounts are outside the U.S.
Twitter supports 35+ languages
Vine: More than 40 million users
So, if you are a newbie on Twitter or you are going to start your own business these are 10 Twitter accounts a tech entrepreneur can’t miss:
The name itself it’s clear enough. The famous paper and online magazine is a great source to keep you posted with quotes, trends and news.
Too many of us wear ourselves down in the name of never missing an opportunity. We need to stop. http://t.co/fNwftTSKqv
— Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) 9 Luglio 2014
2. Flipboard Magazines
Flipboard it’s the famous platform and mobile app that allows you to collect, discover and share news. In the Twitter account you will find news and trend to help you use at the best Flipboard to keep posted about your industry.
Strong covers, steady flipping, and more: Learn the Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers – http://t.co/qvEFOuI6Ka
— Flipboard Magazines (@FlipboardMag) 30 Giugno 2014
3. Fortune Magazine
Fortune is the famous business magazine with topics about people and ideas that are shaping the business world.
Sponsored content is the holy grail of digital publishing. Except readers really, really hate it. http://t.co/VdqlsdT1Fp
— Fortune Magazine (@FortuneMagazine) 9 Luglio 2014
In the tech industry this is one of the most quoted magazine and online source of news. You will follow tweets about Startup, industry trends, advertising, marketing and much more
— Inc. (@Inc) 9 Luglio 2014
5. Tom Fishburne
I personally love his Twitter account and website. Tom is a marketoonist. What does it means? It means that he draws cartoons with a marketing and branding funny side. His cartoons are educational and ironic at the same time and so his tweets!
— Tom Fishburne (@tomfishburne) 6 Luglio 2014
6. TED Talks
You probably already know it and you follow the YouTube channel but Ted Talks Twitter account is great to get the latest videos in your timeline and other interesting tips. Moreover Ted’s blog “Ideas” is a source of inspiration for entrepreneurs.
Want to change the world? A recommended reading list for you: http://t.co/70xCzYhzg0
— TED Talks (@TEDTalks) 8 Luglio 2014
7. Robin Sharma
Robin is a motivator, leadership advisor and author of several books. I am sure you will find a lot of inspiration in his tweets
Today’s a great day to behave as the person you’ve always wanted to be. pic.twitter.com/RbFlZlxpDF
— Robin Sharma (@_robin_sharma) 9 Luglio 2014
8. Tony Robbins
I think he doesn’t need any further introduction. An entrepreneur, a peak performance strategist and one of the most inspiring leader in the world. His goal is to help individuals transform the quality of their lives. His that enough to follow his account?
There are 86,400 seconds in a day. What are U doing with yours? Unleash your hunger. Make every day count. Move forward. Progress= happiness
— Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins) 19 Giugno 2014
Gigaom is a leading global voice on emerging technologies. If you’re tech entrepreneurs I am sure you will appreciate it!
— Gigaom (@gigaom) 9 Luglio 2014
10. The Information
Last but not least, The Information is “a subscription publication for professionals who need the inside scoop on technology news and trends”. On the Twitter account you can have a sneak peek of those tech scoop. For example I knew two weeks in advance about the acquisition of Dropcam by Google and Nest thanks to their source.
There are only 8 big office spaces for lease in SF. At least 15 companies are on the hunt, and prices are soaring. https://t.co/GJ0S3puy1j
— The Information (@theinformation) 3 Luglio 2014
These are ten of the Twitter accounts a tech entrepreneur I think should follow. There are many other I didn’t include in the list so if you want to report more accounts you think are relevant, please add them in the comments!