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 "Sins of the Offspring Allegiance" Officer's Lounge

Look at this! Another edition of the Star Trek: Asterisk Officer's Lounge! Today you lucky little tribbles get to listen to "The Offspring," "Sins of the Father," and "Allegiance." Three marvelous episodes from season three of Star Trek: The Next Generation. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and then you watch the other two episodes that don't feature a father/daughter android relationship.

I hope you you all like what's going on here. I'm just overwhelmed right now with a sense of satisfaction for the way I've situated the site and the podcast and everything. Gimme your comments,  'cause it's not often I get good feedback.

Anyway, we've got some Star Trek to watch...

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