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 - Loud as an Unnatural Schizoid Man"

This week we're gonna talk about a couple of great episodes. And I don't use the word "couple" lightly. Yes, we watched three episodes. Two of them were great. Join us as we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation's season two episodes "Loud as a Whisper", "Schizoid Man", and "Unnatural Selection".

You can listen to this revelation of an audio show right here.

Or, if you like, double your pleasure with some video!

You can also go back and read my written reviews on these topics and don't forget to join us every Friday at 6:00 pm for more Star Trek: Asterisk.