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 - Coming to the Glory Arsenal"

After much work this week, we've ironed out all the wrinkles and worked out all of the bugs. Star Trek: Asterisk is back and better than ever! In fact, let's go ahead and have an episode RIGHT NOW!

This week, join Steve and I as we continue our battle with season one of The Next Generation by way of three more episodes: "Coming of Age", "Heart of Glory", and "The Arsenal of Freedom". These can be yours if the price is right.

I took the liberty (or the task, rather) of posting the Officer's Lounge already, so you have plenty of support for your funny bone. Also, Steve's done his duty by posting his reviews of this week's episodes. As always, HAILING FREQUENCIES ARE OPEN at 513-ASTRISK (513-278-7475). Finally, we hope you'll join us this and every Friday night for the LIVE show! Stop by sometime!