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…

She Said "Yeah, ok, I guess."

Becky woke up yesterday morning to the sight of a ring tied around her kitty's neck with a ribbon. She then spent ten minutes in bed trying to figure out what she was going to say before popping her head out of her door and seeing me on her couch. Well, after I promised her a lifetime of free cookies she finally faced her fears of commitment and consented. We haven't set an exact date yet, but we're thinking sometime next October, just before her lease is up. So keep October free! Plan a trip to Florida for the fall!

Steve: Seems like I should say more.
Becky: Tell them how amazing I am and how lucky you are.
Steve: . . .


  1. real hoopy froode.
    cats, they taste like chicken.
    if becky needs any recipies, just ask "powder", he can let me know.


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