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 "Officer's Lounge - The Doomsday Apple in the Mirror"

*runs in, stumbling over the couch, and jumping up* Hey, you guys, look! *holds up a disk* A new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, Steve and I have a bit of fun with three more episodes from season 2 of The Original Series - "Mirror, Mirror", "The Apple", and "The Doomsday Machine". Open your barrel of laughs here.

After you have a listen along with us, go check out Steve's written reviews. Also, stay tuned for the Aftermath, then join us on Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show. Until then, have some fun with us!

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  1. You should do a podcast on Two and a Half Men

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