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…

Blog Updates

Trying to decide whether or not a movie should be considered a geek movie is kinda difficult. On the one hand, you have movies that geeks would be interested to see, but those don't necessarily have to be movies that require a geek personality. On the other hand, there are movies about geeks, that is, with geeks in them, that really are just feel-good movies with geeks cast as the protagonist. There are various ways one might be able to define "geek movie," so in light of that, I'm just going to forgo doing geek movies exclusively.

Starting today I'm going to expand the reach of the geek movie geek blog into ALL movies as well as some TV shows. Now, obviously, the focus will remain on those movies and TV shows that have some sort of appeal to geek culture, but that doesn't exclude the ones that aren't sci-fi or superhero or nostalgic. Believe it or not, geek culture has many different interests. As long as things are flashy and awesome, they'll probably watch it.

On another note, I'm trying to see if I can find a better template for the blog. If you have any recommendations, leave a comment or email me with a link to your favorite template. Or you could make one for me, too, if you're so inclined ^_^

That's it for the update. As soon as I see Angles & Demons I'll do a review of that. I wasn't sure if that could be considered a geek movie or not, but now it doesn't matter. Good day to you!

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