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…

Star Trek: Asterisk "Weekly Aftermath - Return of the Archonian Space Seed of Armageddon"

And here... we... GO! *spins the wheel* Big money, big money... And we landed on an episode of the Star Trek: Asterisk Weekly Aftermath! A prize worth over 20 minutes of awesome Star Trek commentary and review!

That's right, I may be a little (or a lot) late, but I've got this week's Aftermath ready! This week, the Captain and I went over a batch of lovely episodes from The Original Series - "The Return of the Archons", "Space Seed", and "A Taste of Armageddon". Find our delicious bits here.

Be sure to go back and check out Steve's written reviews for these three, and join us for the live show on Thursday at 6PM EST. Enjoy!

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