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…

Becky Thing

Becky was here and the week was so grand!
She got a nice job here and she held my hand!
We'll never be seperate, this much can be true
How appropriate, then, we're Thing 1 and Thing 2 Posted by Picasa

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  1. What a long time developing...
    This "thing 1" and "thing 2"
    Becky is quite a trophy and
    Congrats to both of you.

    We look forward to her also
    At our office you see...
    As long as she spells "separate"
    With an "a" not an "e"!

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  2. Of course, I would spell separate correctly! And I would do my best to force the truth into Steve's mind as well.

    This picture is so corny!

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  3. blogger, huh? It feels a lot like Moveable Type. But since most of my friends have Xanga, and I don't want to be the one to install MT on their PC, and set up their security & stuff, I'll stick with Xanga.

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