Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race in Social Media

A lot of the times, new business pop up and their owners are so excited about this new venture that they think they need to see quick growth on social media. This mindset may lead them to make some rash decisions such as buying followers or spending too much on ads. And it may look impressive to investors to have gained over 1,000 followers in under a month, but savvy investors know there's more to it than that. And the day-to-day consumer probably won't even pay attention.

Let's get this out of the way right at the front: Do not buy followers. No one knows for sure, but it's estimated that about 15% of social media accounts are bots. That's 15% of about 3 billion. So, if you had every bot on Twitter following you, it would bring your follower count up to about 450 million. Sounds impressive, right? It does right up until you realize that bots aren't buying your products or telling any real people about you. You could make the case that the high number of foll…

Ode to the Gnome

In this episode Josh's band, Tragety, tunes up for the battle of the bands while Jose does the unspeakable! Watch out!

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  1. just_lovin_jesus3/28/06, 11:37 PM

    hey i like your work. im not a great fan of some of the animation on the internet but suprisingly i like yours. Well you kinda had it easy using the sims thing but the story is interesting and diffrent and i like it. i mean who would love a story with a phsyco lawn gnome. Anyway i thought the song was a bit sad cause it was basicly repeating but it wasnt bad. Im not a great crittic so do take me to seriously or anything. Enough rambling and i cant wait for the next section.

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  2. FaR sTrEeT lOvEr10/24/06, 8:22 PM

    The gnome thing is so awsome. I love the show. its like my favorite show! you really should get more episodes. the episodes are short so it wont take a while to watch them all. after you watch them all, you have to watch the same episodes over and over which gets really boring. so...yea. make more episodes. i e-mailed you with the subject being somewhat like this. the point is, make more episodes.

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