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 "Weekly Aftermath - Yesterday's Savage Intruder"

All good things must come to an end. That statement is more true today than ever before, because this is our final Star Trek: Asterisk show covering The Original Series. But don't worry - the shenanigan continue without interruptions, but first - this interruption! The final episode of Star Trek: Asterisk from The Original Series!

Take a walk with Steve and I as we analyze the final three episodes from The Original Series: "The Savage Curtain", "All Our Yesterdays", and "Turnabout Intruder". You can find the results of the scan here.

If you haven't already, you should go back and read Steve's written reviews. Oh, and feel ashamed for not having done so already. Plus, remember to check out the Officer's Lounge. Also, keep in mind that HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475) for all your Star Trek/Star Trek: Asterisk questions and comments. Finally, join us this and every Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show as we now begin THE ANIMATED SERIES!

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