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 - Surviving Tribbles Signal Our Planets Beyond Yesteryear"

We may be done with The Original Series, but we're already deep into The Animated Series! And along with that, we need to get down to serious business - like the first new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, Steve and I take a dive into our first 6 episodes of The Animated Series: "Beyond the Farthest Star", "Yesteryear", "One of Our Planets Is Missing", "The Lorelei Signal", "More Tribbles, More Troubles", and "The Survivor". Have a rollicking good time with us here.

Make sure to go back and read Steve's plethora of reviews, and stay tuned here for the Aftermath. 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. Well what are you waiting for? Get to it!