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 - A Matter of the Dauphin Man"

And finally we have the Aftermath for last week available to plug into your brain presently. This episode includes our thoughts on the Star Trek: The Next Generation season 2 episodes "A Matter of Honor", "The Measure of a Man" and "The Dauphin" which I learned during the recording of this episode means, basically, the next in line to the throne. Don't ever say Star Trek: Asterisk never taught you anything. Pick up a heaping helping of our voices right here.

As always, you can check out our faces saying these words at our YouTube channel, or you can read my thoughts on them in the written reviews below. Thanks for coming and join us every Friday at 6 for a new live episode!