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 - Elaan Destroyed Your Last Battlefield"

I decided to take a little shore leave from the ship after the holiday, but I had to get back before Thursday so that I can take care of a couple of things - like getting you guys a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, we sailed along with three more episodes from season 3 of The Original Series: "Elaan of Troyius", "Whom Gods Destroy", and "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield". Cruise alongside and find the fun here.

If you haven't already, be sure to go back and read Steve's written reviews. Also, keep it tuned here for the Aftermath, coming tomorrow. Plus, remember that HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475) for all of your Star Trek or Star Trek: Asterisk questions or comments. Finally, be sure to come back here this and every Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show. Now get out there! And be careful - there are sharks in that water!

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  1. VoIP Pakistan7/13/12, 10:07 AM

    I thought i was Asterisk but it is Green Asterisk hmm nevertheless same science :P

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