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Checkpoints : 25k - 50k - 100k -> Lets do it.

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by crystal1994, May 25, 2015.

  1. crystal1994

    crystal1994 Junior Member

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    Since I really enjoy being on this Forum and started to comment regularly, I figured I'd share my Journey with you guys.
    Maybe I can help some of you or get help when needed :)

    Started the Journey in October 2014 with little to no experience at all. Thought I'd post Pictures of what I love (nicheaccount, I post a specific type of animal or even more in detail: a specific breed).
    The Account had to grow somehow. I googled for help on Instagram and getting more attention. Found myself on websites like Fiverr etc.. I read something about SEO, micro websites, niche and absolutely
    had no clue what all that was about. So I spent time reading all this stuff and finally even created a website on this topic. I spent hours on designing the Website (wordpress helped a lot) and thought I could
    earn money through Adsense. But how to get Traffic? I thought if I'd get like 5-10k followers on Instagram, many people would visit my website and click on the Ads.

    Quickly I realized that this was stupid. I stopped working on the Website and concentrated more on the getting Followers-part. Found this Forum and read about some Bot which I dont mention now
    because I dont want anybody to think that im advertising stuff. However, I found it too expensive.
    There must be something thatsĀ“s cheaper and gets the Job done , I thought. I was right about the "cheaper" part and bought that bot for 30$ or something if I remember correctly.
    I started commenting and following other peoples Account (well the bot started to do it) and got some pretty nice results. I kept going and used the Bot for some Months, until I had like 9/10k Followers.
    At some point I stopped using the Bot, but kept posting a pictures regularly. One picture - every single Day. I wanted to grow organically, did not want to have Fake Followers. Hoped for the snowball-effect
    to kick in at some point. The result without using any bot was roughly 100 new Followers/week. The existing engagement at this point was nice though.

    This had to change. I want to reach 100k or even more sometime, so I have to do something. I had to invest in a better Bot. A Bot that would gain me more Followers and speed this up. Finally, exactly two weeks ago,
    I invested in this popular Bot (you guys know which one I mean). And what can I say. Wow. This Bot gets Shi*t done!! I started with 12,5k Followers two weeks ago. Today I am at 16,4k.
    The first few days, the Bot got me like 40-50 Followers/day. Then it increased. 100/day - 200/day... Right now im gaining 400 new Followers a day!
    But thats not all. Before I used this Bot, I got 700 likes after 24h on Average. This was 2 weeks ago. Right now my average likes increased to 1,5k and many many comments, which is amazing.

    I will keep you guys updated.
    If you want Information, feel free to ask.
    Remember, this is no Advertisement for any Bot. I am just sharing my experiences with you.

    Have a nice day!
     
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  2. Rpenn34

    Rpenn34 Junior Member

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    Damn, those are some pretty good numbers. 400 follow backs a day is crazy!

    Are you liking, following, commenting?
     
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  3. boostsalesorg

    boostsalesorg Newbie

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    You need to re-read - it's 400 followers a day :)

    Anyway good luck with your journey!

    I have a few FB accounts with over 100k-200k+ likes and it did take time to get there.

    Just keep posting relevant contents and you shouldn't have a problem getting real likes and real engagements.
     
  4. crystal1994

    crystal1994 Junior Member

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    No commenting, only like and follow on targeted hashtags/captions.

    Sure. You just have to love what you post, then the content shouldnt be a problem. Im having that problem right now with a smaller Account of Mine. Its at 2k but
    I just dont like the content (not the quality of the pictures, i mean the content itself. im not really interested in it) , so I dont really pay much attention on it.
     
  5. Priince1337

    Priince1337 Junior Member

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    Did you get to a point in your journey, where it was easier to grow ? Maybe like 10k or something ?
    How do you plan to monetize your account(s)?
     
  6. Goofy454

    Goofy454 Regular Member

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    Nice job dude! I remember you, we purchased FL almost the same time. I know because you had problem with the extra fees (form EU too) :D

    Anyway, same experiences here. Today is my 12th day running the bot from 10am-10pm, and I just passed 1k followers on all of my 3 pages (started with fresh accounts from 0). Not a big thing, but feels really good. Likes are also preatty good I guess.

    One question though. What's you follow and like limit a day? Oh an did you unfollow? If yes, at what rate/day?

    Thanks and good luck on your journey!
     
  7. crystal1994

    crystal1994 Junior Member

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    I dont know exactly but i feel like the more followers you have, the faster the growth increases exponentially.
    Maybe I'll sell shoutouts. Idk yet, i dont feel like milking the cow at 16k.


    Umm I follow like 900 people and like about 1000. And yes I do unfollow after some days, like 700 or so.
     
  8. tonygg

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    Hi, crystal. Did you follow private account? why?
     
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  9. syntaxed

    syntaxed Junior Member

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    It would be good if you can also share what are the settings that work for you :)
     
  10. crystal1994

    crystal1994 Junior Member

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    No! Never do that, its a pain in the *** to unfollow later on...
     
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  11. syntaxed

    syntaxed Junior Member

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    What do you mean it's a pain to unfollow later on? Sorry. I don't get it
     
  12. imGrej

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    hmm just to make sure my guess is correct, does your name start with an unusual letter which forms a shortening?
     
  13. imGrej

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    If you follow private accounts you have to wait until they accept before you can unfollow them which can take a loooong time.
     
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  14. crystal1994

    crystal1994 Junior Member

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    I dont understand what you mean with unusual letter and by "name" I guess you mean my Instagram Account. You might be right :p
     
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    You should try it yourself. From my testing, it works pretty well on a few niches. It may mean more work but that usually means more money if you do it right.
     
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  16. Isaxmx

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    Your numbers are really good Ive subscribed to your thread! Can't wait to see you reach your goal
     
  17. crystal1994

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    First Update :

    I dont really have anything surprising to tell you this time but still!

    I am at 16,8k (will reach 16,9k today). I dont know why, but the Pictures I post in the last few days get a LOT of Likes and Comments, compared to the last months.
    At the moment, I post a Picture and within 1 or 2 hours it already has 1k Likes. After 24 hours its usually at 1,5k-2,5k. Something between that. A lot of comments either!
    Videos get less likes ( like 1,5k) but about three times more comments! My last Video got 1,5k likes and now has over 200 comments.

    Will keep you guys updated.
     
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  18. loshara

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    good luck on your journey and just to add, I have experienced exactly the same thing as you have. I posted a photo yesterday and it got more than 500 likes in 4 hours, whilst usually photos get around 600 likes in 24 hours
     
  19. dirtyeyeballz1379

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    gl on your journey :D
    I remember you from a skype group for instagram shoutouts, it was a while ago, the owner of the skype group was called mees i think :p haha i just remembered it when you said specific animal :D and then your username was familiar as well
     
  20. Isaxmx

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    You should monetize it soon your engagement is crazy