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…

Green Lantern Fan-Made Trailer

Scouring the interwebs one comes across many things. Some great, some not so great. This one is great. Nay, beyond great. This is quite possibly the most awesome thing I've ever seen done outside of a professional studio. The maker of this Green Lantern trailer has cast Nathan Fillion in the lead role and has stolen clips from Firefly, Castle and a host of other movies and tv shows to create a single 2:38 clip of what he imagines to be the best Green Lantern film that could be made. And I agree!
[via /Film]

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  1. And they will hire you to write the screenplay, right? Awesome. I'll go see it.

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