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Buying Insta Followers for Short Term Social Proof, then get rid later?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by fab_physics, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. fab_physics

    fab_physics Newbie

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    Hi there,

    I am starting out with building my instagram followers and have a question.

    I started to use followliker, but since I only have 200 followers at the moment I feel, it will take forever due to lack of social proof.

    I do understand that buying followers is not in any way sustainable or makes any sense in the midterm.

    What I am wondering is: Would it make sense to purchase say 2-5k followers to have some social proof, then gain more real followers and later get rid of the bought followers to fix the engagement rate?

    How high is the risk of having the account banned?

    And how easy will it be to later block those old followers?

    Thanks!
    Fab
     
  2. MySideHustle

    MySideHustle Junior Member

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    To my experience, the social proof thing isn't as big of an issue as you'd think. The key is to make sure you have 9 or 12 great posts sat on your profile before you start follow/liking. You can also have something like "The best NEW [cat] insta - spread the word!" in your bio to highlight the fact that it's a new page.
     
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  3. Bruna

    Bruna BANNED BANNED

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    Well, of course people would follow a 10k+ page faster then a page with 200 followers.
    So i'd say go for it, if you just buy them through a service, so no botting etc. it will be safe.
    You can get 1k followers for 1 USD, and 1k good looking followers for 1.50. Maybe even cheaper, look arround. There a lot of people selling this things here :) Shut down my service, other wise i could help you.

    To block those followers later, well. it's pretty much impossible. But when your page is big, you won't even notice it.
    Cristiano ronaldo lost 5 million followers after instagram cleaned bot accounts and stuff a while ago,
    Some people have only 15 million followers, and getting 2 million likes, some people have 60m+ followers, only getting 800k likes. You know what i mean? No need to clean it up.
    Just don't let it look fake, i'd suggest to buy some now, buy some later etc. so it looks egal.

    Im pretty known here because of my 6.7m Instagram account, this is how i started.

    I had 10k followers, bought 2k fake.
    30k followers, 5k fake
    50k followers. 10k fake
    100k followers, 15k fake
    200k followers 25k fake.

    Out of the 6.7M i have 450k fake followers. 45% of 1 million.
    Which means i only have 6.2 real followers.
    But those numbers helped me to reach what i wanted.

    People here will suggest you many things, the most important is. Do what ever makes you feel good. Chase & haunt.
     
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  4. fab_physics

    fab_physics Newbie

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    Thanks both of you!

    Bruna, thank you so much for the advise and sharing from your vast experience!

    May I ask how to distinguish between a good and a bad service? If 1k followers are sold for 1 USD how could those not be bots?? "Bot" means fake account, right?

    What number would you consider safe without risks of getting banned? I cant imagine how instagram wouldnt notice if suddenly my followership jumps from 200 to 2000 within just a few days!?

    Thanks!
     
  5. esminisoft

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    There are many apps to mass delete ghost followers, thus it would be easy. I dont think its risky at all if you are running your settings properly.
     
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  6. Bruna

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    Yeah with bots i mean fake accounts, inactive ghost accounts. You could buy 5k followers without a problem, well. chance of being banned is nihil. It's much safer then those followliker third party programs i believe. Never saw anyone getting banned of buying ghost followers. You can pretty much but any number you like, just keep it real.
    I would say, start with 2k till you get some nice amount of likes etc, and let me say you have 2k fake, and 2k real. buy 1k more, so you have in total 5k followers, go up to 7k, buy 3k fake. then you have an total of 10k, at this point i would suggest you to get real at least till 17500 depending the activity. then you could buy 2500 more. Total of 20k etc.

    If you need in the future tips, you can always Private message me, or quote me somewhere in your threads.
     
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  7. fab_physics

    fab_physics Newbie

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    Thanks again!! :)

    Those numbers seem to make sense!

    To clarify regarding the services: You said it would be better to buy from a good service, i.e. "no bots"! That means there are services who sell "real" followers? How does that work and where do these services "get" those followers?

    And above all: How can I tell if they sell bots or real followers? After all none of them admits it openly that they would sell bots..

    Thank you!
     
  8. Bruna

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    Hello, sorry for the confusion, i meant that some followers look extremly fake, like they follow 6k people. 0 follow backs, no pictures, no profile pictures. Then you got the ''real looking'' Followers. They got follow backs, pictures, some pages are private just like real people, and the most important they all have a profile picture. So if someone looks your followers list. they won't notice it.

    If you want, and you are willing to wait i can get you those followers by thursday/friday. I don't want to earn on you, so i could probably provide you the 2 or 5k what you want for a dollar or so.. lmao, . :)
     
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  9. fab_physics

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    Haha now I feel like the child who is offered candy by a stranger :) why would you just give them to me?
     
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    Maybe i do offer you a candy :) Nah, but you can follow me or so. Will keep you updated.
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    Haha you are quite funny! I am bit confused though :) Why would you want me to follow you?? You seem to have plenty :) So what should I do? Can you point me to a solid place where I can get them? maybe pm me in case the board rules do not allow..
     
  12. Bruna

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    No, i meant follow me on BHW, will follow you now too. So i don't forget you, and if i do. You still can contact me. Or write my name somewhere.
     
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    Can you give me a recommendation? I would like to go ahead asap.. do you know "howdoigetfollowers"? they seem to have legit offers...

    p.s. is there a way to send pm? I couldnt find it! (I am new to the forum)
     
  14. Nodsky

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    If you buy low quality (lq) fake followers with no uploads, they will likely be deleted in a few weeks or months time by IG. This may or may not be the result you're looking for.
    Buying hq accounts will last longer, but all fake account run the risk of being deleted in time. Some services sell "real" followers, but keep in mind they don't like your pictures (usually)
     
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    Also.. You can get auto likes and auto comments to help the fake followers seem real
     
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    Thanks! I am not worried about that! It so cheap, and like I said ultimately I want to get rid of them anyway!!
     
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    Also interested to see how you get on here as in a very similar predicament. @Bruna would you take a look at my accounts and tell me what you honestly think? I tried PM'ing but settings won't allow it just yet.

    @fab_physics have you considered ever buying an account in your niche with an existing following base and working from there?
     
  18. Bruna

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    PM me when you are ready, you need like 9 posts more i guess. Or leave me your skype or kik.
     
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    Thanks so much, I'm mark.robinson.bd skype :)