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170k in 6 months & monetized. [INSTAGRAM EMPIRE JOURNEY]

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Simplyliving, May 25, 2016.

  1. Simplyliving

    Simplyliving Junior Member

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    If you haven't seen my old thread you can check it out here. this thread is an add on to that one as it its cluttered and only explains the beginning.
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/0-90k-followers-monetized-in-4-months-instagram-journey.828052/
    here are my following counts as of 5/25/16
    All of the accounts are in similar niches.
    Account 1: 117,934
    Account 2: 31,589
    Account 3: 14,278
    Account 4: 3,606
    Account 5: 2,809
    Total: 170,216
    My plan: Over the next 2 weeks I plan to start 5-10 more accounts. right now with my big ones it is much easier to grow babies. i started Account 4 and 5 about a week ago and they are growing very nicely. Account 4 has amazing engagement with the last 6 photos having 1k-2k likes...

    Once I have all of these accounts 50K+ i will start doing promos and shout outs with all of them but account #1. Account #1 could be the luckiest thing that happened to me in my life so i don't think i'll ever deteriorate that one. plus it has like a 7-8% engagement rate which is awesome and i don't want to risk it.

    In the next year i will have an instagram empire and will take it full time doing promotions and advertising with over 15 accounts.

    I have ideas of dropshipping with two of them and selling my own product with another.

    I haven't spent a dime on shout outs yet but I think its time to. every time I message a 1m+ with decent engagement they always come back to me with a really high price even though my account has hundreds of thousands less followers with the same engagement as theirs.

    If you have any questions please feel free to post them down below.
    I will update my followers/account stats on the regular
     
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  2. treypeezy

    treypeezy Regular Member

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    Interesting. Why dont you guys ever post the actual names of the accounts. I know it may be a dumb question. But always wondered.
     
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    Best of luck to you, OP. You're doing amazingly good!

    Following
     
  4. afrojack24

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    Hey i just have a few questions!

    Why do you start multiple accounts in the same niche? Wont u be following the sames users in that niche with all of the accounts eventually?

    And how is your engagement so high? 4K account with 1K likes on photos? hows that possible?

    And did you really get to 100K within 6 months?? how is that even possible lol.

    Wow.. grats on the success man.. keep it up!!
     
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  5. MichaelJon

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    Awesome! I've just had a (quick) look at the original thread you linked to.. Very, very nice growth! Would be interested in seeing a couple of your accounts/know the niches. Kind of wondering the same as treypeezy above - I understand not revealing websites for SEO purposes, but is there a similar issue in IG? I guess it's just good practice not to make everything public anyway!

    Good luck with your continued success OP.

    M.
     
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    Good Luck OP I'm following this :)
     
  7. Simplyliving

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    Well, they aren't quite the same niche. They are all similar concepts.

    The reason those photos got awesome engagement was because I liked them all with my other accounts, and they got on the popular page of some hashtags.

    It is possible. When I say I got lucky, I got pretty lucky. Account #1s username is the name of a new trend. I acquired that name and the rest was history.
    PM me
    1. People will hate on you and try to report your accounts. So I like to get to know people a little before I give them my account names.
    2. I don't want competitors even though I pretty much own each niche (most followers/engagement)
    PM me
     
  8. caccoonflyer

    caccoonflyer Newbie

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    Are all acounts on 1 device?

    I have 3 account right now
    1 puppies and 2 animals. What niche do you recommend me making my 4th acount?
     
  9. afrojack24

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    PM'd you!! thank you !!
     
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    Thanks for the insight. I am def trying to capitalize on knowledge and apply tools and techniques. Interested in knowing the trend. So I will pm u. Thanks.
     
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    Those are pretty nice accounts man. How much money are you making from 170k?
     
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    Good luck OP, let me following your journy :D
     
  13. Simplyliving

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    Yes I'm using all 5 of my accounts on my IPhone

    I've had a couple of promotion inquiries through my DMs but I've denied them all. My engagement on my big account is just too good to risk it right now. If I actually did these promotions I'd probably make $500-$1000 from that. I still haven't put my business E-mail In the bio
     
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    Great man, saw your previous thread. A senior in highschool killing it. Us youngins aren't playing games! I love seeing other young people put their future into their hands... Too many people out partying and wasting their life. I'm always keeping an eye out to see how I can learn from others on IG, but my strategy is all set and I'm just putting in the work now... Wishing you the best brother. By the way, you said your main account has a username that turned into a popular hashtag, that's very interesting... It peaks my curiosity. If you're fine about telling, let me know. Otherwise, keep going man! The sky is the limit.
     
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  15. Biznik

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    Nothing wrong with people doing what they want with their life.
     
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    I may have made a generalization. But from my experience, most of these types of people are just confused and too lazy/scared to actually reflect about what they really want so they just keep doing what their peers are doing.
     
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    What's the engagement like on your biggest account? I have a few accounts with similar number of followers (210k,98k,48k) and just like you I'm focusing on growing them even more before monetizing. How many likes would you say a 200k account should be getting to be considered strong enough to sell shouts at a decent price?

    Good luck with your journey. :)
     
  18. Simplyliving

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    PM'd you my if brother

    Great way to put it. You've gotta think for yourself sometimes, and what you really want out of life.
    My engagement on my 118k account is 6k-10k likes per photo. I'd start selling shout outs at 250k if you have decent engagement. I'd say about 10k likes for a decent price. Though I could be wrong.
    In my opinion it's worth waiting to monetize, so you can grow your followers trust.
    PM me, I'm sure we could learn from each other
     
  19. Simplyliving

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    Update as of 5/27/2016
    Account 1: 120,748
    Account 2: 32,177
    Account 3: 14,502
    Account 4: 3,996
    Account 5: 2,923
    Total: 174,346

    Followers gained= +4,130​
     
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    I'm gonna follow this,good luck OP