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…

Comics Update

The comics page is actually starting to shape up. I decided to go with a blog-style mechanism - thought it would make it easier on all of us. That way you can subscribe to the RSS feed to be updated automatically when your favorite web comic is updated, and all we have to do to update is as easy as posting another blog entry.

We've also decided on a name for the comic: Chicken Butt.

So, the stage is set. All we need now is the actual comic. I want everyone to email Becky now and tell her to get drawing!