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FL - What am I doing wrong?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by kampiss, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. kampiss

    kampiss Newbie

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    Been using FL for the past 10 days and I can't seem to get the followers a lot of users here are reporting. I've read dozens of threads and optimized settings based on successful campaigns on BHW. But I can't pull more than 20 followers per day. Would appreciate some help and insight.

    - Have around 80 niche KW's with high photo counts
    - Have around 30 comments with emojis
    - Set to like 500-600 pics per day
    - Set to comment on 350-400 pics per day
    - Scraping 300 user or pics? Per cycle based on KWs

    Any ideas?
     
  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    I come to believe that commenting isn't the best to get followers. Following others will get you followers. The other guys that are getting 1K followers are using the following feature I think.
    I don't follow as I tend to unfollow them later. It doesn't matter how many days you set to unfollow. They will eventually find out and do the same to you. I just stick to commenting and liking.

    Your comments don't sound too generic?
     
  3. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    With following/commenting/liking on instagress, I get about 100 followers a day. I think it also depends on the niche. If you have a niche that no one is really into then you will not get as much followers.
     
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  4. kampiss

    kampiss Newbie

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    We're on the same page - I don't do follows because like you said, they'll unfollow when you unfollow. The comments are not as generic as others, I've spiced them up and even ask questions (to which I get a lot of good replies). Just want to figure out a good formula to get more followers.

    I wish FL would let you follow only users with a minimum amount of followers vs. fake accounts and idiots with 5 followers. Would be great to set "follow only accounts with 200+ followers."
     
  5. kampiss

    kampiss Newbie

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    Sport / Fitness niche - could be one of the most active on IG. How many people are you following daily? Are you following random people based on KW? And then when do you unfollow them?
     
  6. hajro

    hajro Junior Member

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    Follow > Unfollow is just waste of time. They will unfollow you when they see you're not following them back :)

    I do some tests on new acc in CPA offer niche, using only like feature and getting some good visits to CPA offer and had 10 conversions yesterday ($13) which isn't that bad :D

    hashtags are most important thing in this.
     
  7. kampis

    kampis Newbie

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    Anyone who is getting 100+ followers a day want to comment?
     
  8. andrexdx

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    i geting 1.2k followers day. i have 20 bots doing comments to get followers to main account, all the followers i get with generic comments. I love your profile, see my work IG.....
    i do a lot for account FOLLOW 800-900 LIKE 800-900 and COMMENT 300-400. a bite risk, but working
     
  9. kampis

    kampis Newbie

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    I'm also looking into shoutouts if anyone has any recommendations.

    Need to scale the daily bot likes to 900-1200 and comments to +200
     
  10. LondonFlex

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    From my experience following people and unfollowing them has worked really well for me, but I think it all depends on the niche you are in, and the quality of your posts.

    Yes, when you unfollow people, some of those people will unfollow you back. But not all of them will, ESPECIALLY if you have great content.

    Each action (liking/commenting/following) on Instagram is an 'advert' for your account. You're gaining attention for the content that you post. My philosophy is to make people want to follow the account, so much so that even if I never liked/commented on their posts again, or even unfollowed them, they'd continue to follow my account due to the quality of my posts.

    I get 250-300 follows per day on my best account (maybe around 200 per day when it's unfollowing), and the rest of my accounts (5 of them) gain at a rate of about 150 per day when following, 100 per day when unfollowing.

    I do 500 likes, 450 follows, 300 comments per day. I don't currently have any side-accounts spamming (because they got banned, and I'm too scared to start up again for fear of losing my main accounts). But when I was spamming, with 4 extra accounts, my best account gained at a rate of about 400 per day.

    Take a little bit more time and really give people a reason to follow your account, otherwise no matter what you do when it comes to liking/commenting/following, you're just trying to fill a bucket which has holes in. At least, that's what I think.
     
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  11. duceduc

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    I am curious about your spam accounts. What were actions per day for each of your spam accs? When you say ban, do you mean IG deleted the accs? Did you ever got a warning to your main acc?
     
  12. rossi

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    So this is only from people checking out your website in the bio? How many visits did you get per how many likes/comments?
     
  13. LondonFlex

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    Spam accounts I was doing 400 follows, 500 likes, but only 150 comments (I start all my accounts this way before bumping up to 300 comments). IG deleted the accounts outright without warning, but there was no warning to my main account.

    It's rookie, but I think that my mistake was not making the bio information unique, and using the same link in the bio too many times (which is stupid, because the link I was using was nothing to do with anything, it was just something I put there to make the account look more legitimate).

    Either way, it made me question how much of a risk I wanted to take, and I don't want to take the risk again until I know what the hell I'm doing.

    Did you bet my PM btw?
     
  14. KellyGreen123

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    Does any one ave a good recommendation about using fake accounts? what do you guys set up in those spam accounts? why should instagram delete the main account which is not being abusive? what should i doto get more followers in the fitness niche?
     
  15. kampis

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    Thanks this is great advice. Around how many original posts per day are you making?
     
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    Seriously need to up my game to 400 followers per day!
     
  17. LondonFlex

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    Only one post per day on each account. Sometimes I'll try out a few others just to see how people react to it, but my bot it set to post only one picture per day...