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Few Questions Before Getting Started

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by roberts7, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. roberts7

    roberts7 Junior Member

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    Hey guys. This is my first post and I am kinda newbie to this internet marketing thing. I've seen some potential in growing audience in social media and especially instagram so therefore I have some questions about it:

    1. When finding quality content that aren't yours, do you contact the owner for permission to use the images or not? Or do you even give them credit? I have read different opinions about this so I am not really sure.

    2. Is the followliker-bot a worth investment in the long run or should I go with for example instagress that has monthly fees?

    3. I have thought about getting into the "luxury" niche and I am not really sure if it's too broad. Do you think I should niche it down or would it work?

    I know these questions really depends on each person and situation but I would like to get some perspectives that hopefully will save me some time from mistakes etc.

    Thank you
     
  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Well, I can't answer 1 and 3. Follower Liker got my vote over Instagress. The monthly fee deterred me away.
     
  3. SYKing

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    1. When finding quality content that aren't yours, do you contact the owner for permission to use the images or not? Or do you even give them credit? I have read different opinions about this so I am not really sure.

    Ans: If you finding quality content and you want to share that, better is to contact the owner for persmission (through DM). If you are unable to contact with owner, give a reference or credit to owner/account where you took image from.

    2. Is the followliker-bot a worth investment in the long run or should I go with for example instagress that has monthly fees?
    Ans: Followliker-bot is a worth investment, It is better than all tools for instagram. You need to compare all feature of instagram and others bots. You will find followliker more reliable.

    3. I have thought about getting into the "luxury" niche and I am not really sure if it's too broad. Do you think I should niche it down or would it work?
    Ans: Well, No one would give you accurate answer on luxury, It works for some and for not. You need to try it by yourself.

    Thanks
     
  4. nutserious

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    1) I don't give credit to the content I use. This is black hat, not charity hat.

    2) Plenty of tools can be found online free. Pay them after you have earned money with it

    3) if its a very targeted niche, then got for it. the concept of targeting long tail keyword applies to IG as well.
     
  5. roberts7

    roberts7 Junior Member

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    Thank you all for the advice, will keep this in mind. I guess the most answers come from just trying and taking action for yourself and then see what works.
     
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    zangar93 Junior Member

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    1) I usually just give em credits, mentioning em like "pic taken from..."
    2) Monthly fees are just..meh... but that's just my opinion, I'd go with the other.
    3) Almost every niche has been explored, just go with the one you think matches your idea and tastes
     
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    1. You can use the images that you find on site with permission but for content, you can't even use it anyway.
    2. I don't know about it much.
    3. As SYking said, No one can give you an accurate answer.
     
  8. tact89mark

    tact89mark Registered Member

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    All of these answers are wrong in my opinion.

    1) I doesn't matter if "this is black hat" or not, if you don't give credit and your account gets big (the person giving this advice probably doesn't have a big account yet or a bunch of fake followers so it doesn't affect him) people will start flagging your accounts and IG will delete your account. This SUCKS to lose your entire following like that. So charity or not, its smart to give credit....you may get lucky for awhile but eventually someone will get mad. BTW for someone that wants to say "thats why your create tons of accounts (churn and burn style) that doesnt work nearly as well on IG these days.

    2) Most of the tools you can find free online dont work. They are either not updated to work with IG's new updates or they are cracked tools that are very old and they are very unstable and will prob get your account banned if they work at all. There are really only two IG tools worth using. Followliker or Instagress. Both work well and if your just starting out instagress is cheaper but it is a suscription service. So my advvice is to start out will instagress ($10 for a month) and if you like it and are going to stick with IG longer term buy followliker.

    3) long tail keywords DO NOT apply the same to IG as websites. The point of long tail keywords in IM is because it will be easier to rank those keywords in google. It doesnt work that way with IG. You want to make sure that whatever niche you want to use already has a few big account in that niche. (for shoutouts etc.) If you actually look around on IG there are A LOT of very broad accounts with millions of followers. There is an account called ridiculous lifestyle for example that has around 400k followers and is about everything from cars to watches to clothes to building to girls. So luxury would be fine if thats what you want to do, however in my opinion I would niche it down just a tad more to something like luxury cars or luxury fashion for example.

    This is not LONG TAIL KEYWORDS that you are looking for but rather a general niche. The reason for this is because luxury is not a NICHE, it is a CATEGORY. So just make sure you have a niche (it can be broad) but you want to be able to theme your account around somehting so your followers know what they are getting.

    I hope this helps, and dont listen to people that don't really know what kind of advice they are giving. Long tail keywords DO NOT apply to IG, the concept makes no sense. Good luck.
     
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  9. roberts7

    roberts7 Junior Member

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    Your answers were exactly what I was looking for tact89mark. It helped me a lot!