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Any downside to starting an account over with new name?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by freqee, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. freqee

    freqee Regular Member

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    I have a few accounts I started but then abandoned pretty quickly, so they only have like 500 followers.

    But I was thinking about using them and just deleting the pics, changing the name, and using them in my main niche. The reason being is they are quality PVAd already and they are aged several months.

    Is there any downside to using these old accounts? Does IG ding you somehow if you start over or if the account has been unused for a while?

    I'm going to do it anyway, but just thought I would ask if anyone here has experience with it.
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I don't think that there's any downside. I see only upsides, even if a few followers will leave the accs, you'll still have some to start with, so you don't start from scratch, the other pro is the account age.
     
  3. Bleght

    Bleght BANNED BANNED

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    I don't think it should be big problem. If you are going to do it anyway, maybe you can be our case study, so report back in a few months ;)