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…

You're What?

Here's a fun idea. You've probably done it before, but let's see the results this time.

Type "(your name) is" with the quotes included in the search bar below and post a comment about the first few results


My results were . . .

Steve is Bill Gates v1
Steve is a really smart guy who does not suffer fools lightly.
As a human being, I'm worried that Steve is sick
Steve is in good health.
"Project Steve" is a tongue-in-cheek parody of a long-standing creationist tradition of amassing lists of "scientists who doubt evolution"

. . . wait, that's not good . . .


  1. Becky is one heck of a creative soul, and what attracted me to her photography.

    Becky is the traditional gift for a couple on their third wedding anniversary!

    Becky is never seen in public without her trademark 8-ball.

    'Becky' is a wonderful choice to be grown as a specimen or en masse.

    Becky is currently in a relationship with Japan-based cartoonist and entertainer Patrick.

    Haha . . .

  2. Stumbled upon this, thought I would send mine in.

    All of the results are the same or me:
    Paul is dead


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