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…

Public Enemies

After a very long thought processes involving, but not limited to, seeing the movie, forming an opinion and checking Twitter for the public's opinion, I have come to a conclusion on what I can say about Public Enemies. Here is my full and formal review:

/shrug It was alright.

Edit: Upon re-examination, I remembered I was originally going to describe the film as a perfect analogue to this tweet.

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  1. From everything I've read, this seems to be the consensus. That's also the impression that I got from the trailers as well. Its just surprising because the people involved with the film usually come up with so much more.

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