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 - The Doomsday Apple in the Mirror"

*walks up to replicator* Let's see here... Computer, how about a nice new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk?


Well, that sucks. Good thing I've got all the ingredients to make a fresh one! So HERE WE GO!

This week, the Captain and I continue with season 2 of The Original Series, serving up three new episodes: "Mirror, Mirror", "The Apple", and "The Doomsday Machine". Take a slice of the piping hot goodness here.

Remember to go back and read Steve's written reviews if you haven't done so already. Plus, HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN! Be sure to give us a ring with all of your Star Trek questions - 513-ASTRISK(278-7475). Finally, join us again this and every Thursday for the live show. Until then, enjoy!


  1. You should do a Golden Girls podcast


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