While social media can be a powerful way for businesses to interact with audiences, there are many costly mistakes that can be made in this area. Hardly a week goes by without hearing about a scandal or faux pas made by a company on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Many mistakes, of course, never reach the media but they can still harm the bottom line of your business.

It’s a hard life, being a startup founder. Overheads are high and turnovers are often low, meaning that it is absolutely crucial that important factors – such as staff retention or product adoption – remain positive. Here are a number of digital or online solutions for your startup.

If there ever was a storybook group of hackers that helped humanity by getting information from companies illegally and sharing it, they certainly did not exist in the 21st century as a dominating force. Instead, companies that work in the cloud and with data have been constantly hit with malware and cyber attacks by hackers that want money and power.

I’m currently wearing a plain white t-shirt, which feels like the epitome of irony due in no small part to YoShirt’s colorful mission. The apparel app allows users to turn photos into designs for clothing as they see fit.

Today, there’s a complete disrespect for what it takes to build a business. Too many people think they can become an entrepreneur overnight and establish a real business in a 1-2 year window, but it’s just not realistic.

Adverts eh, where to find them? As we know, while building a website is fun, finding the revenue streams to keep much needed cash rolling in is less so. Knowing who and what to use can be difficult, especially with the range of options that are available.

Facebook opens up Instant Articles to all publishers. If you don’t know, Instant Articles are Facebook’s new way to natively load articles within the app using an adapted RSS feed. These native articles, which have a lightning bolt in the top right corner, load in half a second—10x faster than if user was to click out to a website.

Sometimes, revolutions in technology are easy to understand, even the first time you hear about them. The smartphone — it’s a phone as powerful as a computer. Bluetooth — it’s a way to wirelessly connect your devices. The search engine — allows you to type a search query instead of digging through directories.

It seems like people can’t stop talking about the latest smartphones. It’s a topic of excited conversation, one that never seems to let up. After all, as soon as people have purchased the latest version of whatever brand they prefer, they get right back to looking forward to what the next version will bring. So let’s indulge that anticipation a little bit, shall we?

Ask any firefighter to name the most important thing a person can do to prevent their house from burning to the ground, and he or she will tell you, “Install smoke alarms.”