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 Outpost Where No One Has Honor"

Alright, I've replicated myself some cranberry sauce... What? Yes, I know that particular holiday was LAST week. But I just really like the stuff, OK? Besides, I need something with that extra bit of sugar in it so that I can get ready for a new episode of Star Trek: Asterisk!

Come along with us as we sit around the fire and chat about three more of the first season episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation: "Code of Honor", "The Last Outpost", and "Where No One Has Gone Before". Grab your marshmallow and toast it right here.

Be sure to take a gander at the Officer's Lounge, for there is much funny stuff there. Also, you should have read Steve's written reviews a LONG time ago. ...because he's not as much of a slacker as I am. You've got questions? That's, uh... understandable. So call us and ask them! HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (513-278-7475). Finally, be sure to join us this and EVERY Friday at 6PM Eastern for the ever-so-wonderful live show. Now hurry up! There's a new show right around the corner!

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