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 - Is There in Enterprise No Brain?"

Well, after last week's issue with the warp core, we've fixed the breach and have gotten everything in peak condition, so how about a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk, eh?

This week, we continue our adventures in season 3 of The Original Series with three new episodes: "Spock's Brain", "The Enterprise Incident", and "Is There In Truth No Beauty?". Recount the tales of our journey here.

Remember to read Steve's written reviews, plus stay tuned tomorrow for the Aftermath. Also, HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475) for all of your questions and comments about our show or Star Trek in general. Finally, make sure to tune in next and every Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show. Now to tweak the engines a bit so I can get the Aftermath ready...


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