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…

Far Street and Facebook

For those of you who happen to be wondering, I have finished the editing for Far Street Episode Ten "The Big, Shiny Apple." It's now up to Becky to finish the music. So now you can blame her! Well, I also have to provide a couple sound effects here and there, but other than that I'm done.

In other news . . .
Steve Beaudry's Facebook profile
I've been FACE'D!!

If you wanna be my Facebook friend, go ahead and click my picture. The best part is you can get Kerusso News automatically through my Facebook Notes. Awesome. For however popular MySpace is, Facebook is one hundred times better, if only for its AJAX functionality. And for those of you who don't know what that means . . . basically it works quickly just as though it were a program on your computer. It's the same thing Google uses which makes it the Internet ruler.

Used to be Facebook was only for students, but they just recently opened it up to pretty much everyone, so don't be scared to join up and be my Facebook friend.