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 - A Private Little Return to Force"

*beams up to the bridge* Hey guys! Sorry I'm behind this week. I've been tinkering with a few things down in Engineering as usual, and time just kept on slippin' slippin' slippin'... into the future... *clears throat* Anywho... Hey, check it out! A new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, Steve and I had the pleasure (well, not ALL of it was pleasing) of watching the three The Original Series episodes "A Private Little War", "Return to Tomorrow", and "Patterns of Force". Let us regale you with our tales of woe here.

Also, be sure to check out Steve's written reviews, and remember - HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN! Call us at (513) ASTRISK (278-7475) with any comments or questions you have about Star Trek or Star Trek: Asterisk. Finally, stay tuned for the Aftermath coming up... well, in just a few minutes! *beams out, singing to himself* I want to fly like an eagle...