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 Trouble With Obsessed Wolves"

Hey, you guys. Sorry about being a little late-


...um, late posting the live show this week, but I've been a little-


...uh, a little distracted, because no matter where I turn on the ship, I seem to always find a-


*deep breaths* Alright. I think I'm ok for now. I just need to get you guys a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week the Captain and I continue with three new episodes- TRIBBLE!! -of The Original Series. Join us as we have some fun with "Obsession", "Wolf in the Fold", and "The Trouble With Tribbles". You might wanna go ahead and head over here to get the bits before I- WOW, LOOK AT THAT ONE!!! AHHH!!


*clears throat* Alright then. Look, just remember to stay tuned for the Aftermath tomorrow and Steve's written reviews later this week. And remember that Hailing Frequencies Are Open at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475) for all of your questions about Star Trek, no matter how big or small. Until then, just remember that-

TRIBBLE!!!!!!! *runs after it*