Art Niche Instagram Journey

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  1. Viniyois

    Viniyois Junior Member

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    Sell your art. Ship worldwide and sell if for cheap. You should make good money
     
  2. armur

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    Nice journey OP! Your info is also very insightful. Keep going. Wishing you the very best.
     
  3. armur

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    Wait.. What????? How did you manage to grow an art account to 200k in just 8 months? I thought that sort of growth was only possible with hot female accounts
     
  4. MyOwnMaker

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    interesting read
     
  5. KnowledgeAble

    KnowledgeAble Registered Member

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    its hard to get into dm groups with people with more followers then you anyways, i tried psychological tricks and everything else to try to get into 100k+ dm group but never got into one.
     
  6. KnowledgeAble

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    lol
     
  7. kantaenos

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    Another unexpected update.

    GMT2 is down so I am going to give them a week to update. In the meantime, I decided to clean my account much earlier than I planned. I am going to loose alot of followers/gain this week but It should be worth it.

    I am using Jarvee to block any followers who have 3k+ followings and havent liked any of my recent pics. These are surely bots or idiots completely useless to me. I am noticing I have alot of them (fucking paid shoutouts are at least 50% scam I knew it) so I am hoping to see engagement skyrocket since I will end up having the same likes per photo with much less followers. I am also resetting my follows back to the whitelist. I plan to start back up again and follow more people per day at the 24% followback ratio. I expect 1k a week gain alone from this.
     
  8. kantaenos

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    Of course, as you increase how much you do a certain activity, the follow back rate for it decreases :///. I used to get 24% followback for fuf but now its 23.8. Oh well!

    I have also discovered that my constant like bans are probably due to GMT2, not because I am on some sort of hit list. I am running Jarvee to like the first photo of anyone that GMT2 follows. I havent gotten a ban and ive done 300+ now lol. No proxies on either. Very interesting, it must be something about how GMT2 operates likes that looks spammy to IG. I have heard running two different bots for the same acc is risky but I will let you know if anything happens. IMO, since its only from one pc, IG shouldn't really notice. I hope I can get back to 24% since I am liking each pic of who I follow. I also have a feeling its a waste of time to wait 3 days for someone to follow me back. So many people just like all my photos in response, and I know they see it because I am targeting small accounts. I should put it at 1-2 days lol. What do you think?
     
  9. KnowledgeAble

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    Hmm. Have you ever tried to use a photo saver and use other pages photos on yours? Ot saves a lot of time. I got tired of making my photos so I did that
     
  10. kantaenos

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    I cant do that unfortunately, this page is very specific to MY work so that impossible. And the other page has a very specific theme that I need to curate. I should do something like that though maybe to get the initial batch because finding a post every day to post with a full time job is annoying as hell.
     
  11. KnowledgeAble

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    Yeah it's pretty annoying so I use others images. i make my own on certain days whenIi can cram in the time. mine is a quote page. i thought that they were popular so i thought i would be able to get big on it however, unfortunately the algorithm update has made it hard so I had to change up my tactics.
     
  12. Bartsy

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    I have to post my own too since it's abut ME. It's annoying sometimes since I can't upload daily, but hey, it's FUN!
    That's the whole point. Besides, I get commissioned so that's great!
     
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  13. kantaenos

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    So a few new updates. I am currently F/UF 600+ People a day. I found that liking one pic of each increased my followback ratio by 1%. I made two posts on a popular topics recently and They gained 1k likes in a little over a day each. That is insane because Im not even at 9k yet. I decided to advertise one of those posts to africa and I got 1500 engagements for 15 bucks so that comes out to 1 cent per engagement, which is a solid price for ads. Too bad Its over 10x more expensive in countries like US and England :/. I also did a couple cheap shoutouts that seemed to be mediocre at first:

    I have been gaining 200+ followers a day which means that 50+ are “organic” I assume it is from the shoutouts and the ad that I paid for. I am expecting it to fall back to 135-150ish next week. If it doesnt that would be insane because I would have attained half my ultimate followers per day goal. (Which is 400 because that would give me 1 million my the time I am about the same age as many of the top influencers in my niche.)

    No bans whatsoever so far. Which is good since I only have 2 accs lmao.
     
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    Thanks for the update, keep going man, this is good information for those trying to do the same thing, props.
     
  15. kantaenos

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    Reached 10K today! Its pretty awesome to see the 10K on the account in real time...But next to it is the gross number of people I am following.

    And so ends my f/uf. I am getting called out more and more, and more people are saying 'thanks for following!" I think I am already at that stage of influence where I need to stop f/uf. I will truly miss how many new followers I get a day, but to go back to having 50+ follower/following ratio with that sweet sweet "K" after my followers count should keep my ego afloat lmao.

    I am going to spend a few days interacting with my followers and sloooowly blocking people (I would go into depression if I fall under 10k hahaha) I am also going to try botting liking again with Jarvee, since I don't seem to get any bans there. An account with 10K should give more gains. The only issue is getting people to see the like notification and be bothered to click...

    More testing.
     
  16. armur

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    Excellent! Congratulations OP. After hitting 10k, I think the option to send people to your site from your stories by swiping up will get unlocked. Also, I think you can get your profile verified now. The tick next to your profile will give an even bigger ego boost than that k, I am sure :D
     
  17. Danny Greene

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    I have an art acct also. Teach me your ways master Jedi.
     
  18. curiousguy44

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    Interesting journey kantaenos, thankyou for documenting your information. Could you inbox me because I am unable to start one (account posts).
     
  19. Dominor001

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    This looks great I'm following, and I think you have low expectations regarding the time frame needed to reach the goals you set out (I might be wrong). I think you can make a lot of money with this. There is one key here and that is discipline, do not rush for profit plan ahead because great things take time! I have a few questions if you don't mind.
    What kind of art do you do, digital art ?
    How do you monetize it ?

    Best of luck :)
     
  20. kantaenos

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    I do digital art. No monetization yet. Not a single penny lol. I'm here for the long run, going by the "1000 true fans" theory.