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 - The Infinite Magicks Upon Mudd's Terratin Trap"

Well, we've reached a very important milestone here at Star Trek: Asterisk - we've already reached the halfway point in The Animated Series! Granted, it's quite a short series, but that may not be a bad thing. Judge for yourself in this new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, join Steve and I as we breeze through the eye of the storm that is The Animated Series with six new epiodes: "The Infinite Vulcan", "The Magicks of Megas-tu", "Once Upon a Planet", "Mudd's Passion", "The Terratin Incident", and "The Time Trap". Sail the high seas along with us here.

If you haven't already read Steve's reviews of the episode, then you're just plain missing out. Go do that! Then, be sure to hang out in the Officer's Lounge. Also, remember that HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475). Finally, be sure to hang out with us this and every Thursday at 6PM Eastern for the live show. Alright, get to it - only two more weeks left!