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 Bem Slaver's Element Eyes Jihad on Orion"

As we continue to trudge along, we find ourselves coming to a very critical point in The Animated Series - almost to the end of it! That's right, just one more week until we finish it up, but until then, we have a very special task ahead of us - getting YOU a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, join me and Steve as we do epic battle with 6 more episodes from The Animated Series: "The Ambergris Element", "The Slaver Weapon", "The Eye of the Beholder", "The Jihad", "The Pirates of Orion", and "Bem". Experience the glory of victory over these episodes with us here.

Be sure to go back and check out Steve's hilariously irreverent written reviews of these episodes, and stay tuned for the Aftermath, coming quite soon. Also, remember that HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475). Finally, be sure to join us this and every Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show. Grab a cup of blood wine and get to it!