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…

The Countdown Begins

It has been SO SLOW on the geek movie front lately. Slow and weak. The movies that HAVE come out that catered to geeks haven't been much to write home about.

But the countdown has begun! In one week the comic book series that defined the term "graphic novel" is becoming a movie! The story that they said was unfilmable will be screened in theaters nation-wide! If I'm not mistaken, it's already been released in the UK of which I am terribly jealous. Yes, I'm talking about Watchmen! We wait with bated breath and dream of ink blots and hydrogen atoms.