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 Long Samaritan Manhunt"

Here it is, the Aftermath. Join me as I mumble about "Samaritan Snare," "The Long Ladder," and "Manhunt" from season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation. For your consideration, hear my meaningless opinion here.

Meanwhile, just hold your horses, 'cause the written reviews for these will be up in the coming days. And you can read the ones from the past or meander through the site at your will. Thanks for listening and reading!