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 - Operation: Alternative City!"

Autobots, ASSEMBLE! ...in the living room! FOR STAR TREK: ASTERISK!

Here we are, at the end of season 1 of The Original Series. It's been quite a trek (see what I did there?), but we finally made it through the full 30-episode season, and closed on a high note with "The Alternative Factor", "The City on the Edge of Forever", and "Operation: Annihilate!" Join us here as we close out an awesome season of Trekdom.

If you haven't already (which you SHOULD have), make sure to read Steve's written reviews. Also, join us Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the LIVE show! And don't forget - Hailing Frequencies are OPEN! Call us at 513-ASTRISK (513-278-7475) and ask us ANYTHING about Star Trek. Your question may even be played on-air next week! Until then... \\//_ Live long and prosper.