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 - What Does God Need With a Podcast?!"

Another chapter of our time together is soon to come to an end. But have faith, dear friends! For before this season is over, we have one final film. And of course, how could we watch the next film before enjoying this one? Let's have a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

This week, Steve and I... alright, maybe "enjoy" was the wrong word to use. Because we watched Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. And it wasn't terrible. I mean, it could have been The Motion Picture. But it was still... Well, here, just follow along with us and find out.

Make sure to go back and check out Steve's review of the film. And don't fret - the Aftermath will be here, and SOON. Also, HAILING FREQENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (278-7475) for any and all Star Trek/Star Trek: Asterisk questions. Finally, remember to join us for our final Thursday evening together at 6PM Eastern for the live show. We shall return on Friday, November 9th with a special "engage"-ment - the first episode of The Next Generation! But for now... GET MOVING!