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Having a tough time gaining followers

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Android Tipster, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. Android Tipster

    Android Tipster Regular Member

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    Basically what the title says.
    I'm running a women's fashion page, the images are quite unique and HQ.
    I think im missing a critical point about targetting because my follow-back ration can be as low as 2% sometimes.
    I'm just writing to ask if anyone can give me any pointers that could help improve a bit.

    Thanks
     
  2. LaidbackLad

    LaidbackLad Newbie

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    1. Use excessive emojis.
    2. Use excessive hashtags.
    3. Like the hell out of all photos in other pages of your niche.

    I used to get 25 to 50 likes approximately and 3% follow-back ratio (yes I'm new to IG) and now after following the above three steps I'm getting 200 likes and 8% follow-back ratio.
     
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  3. Android Tipster

    Android Tipster Regular Member

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    Would excessive hashtags work with the latest IG algos?
    This sounded counterintuitive to me
     
  4. tuk485

    tuk485 Registered Member

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    As already mentioned... I use that method and almost always gain followers.

    Try re-tweeting some interesting articles from other sources too.
     
  5. jmjr1782

    jmjr1782 Registered Member

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    i was thinking you are following a wrong niche! :p
    try doing following only likers, or try following active
    user - who has posted same hashtags within 7 days.
    I think this would help.

    Try commenting also it would help.
     
  6. Cherry

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    Liking the most recent photos of hashtags related to your niche also works for me.
     
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  7. Android Tipster

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    This seems to be the general consensus so far, im gonna try it
     
  8. joneyyy1981

    joneyyy1981 Newbie

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    yea im struggling with 2/3 accounts... i seem to hit a wall at certain points...
     
  9. Android Tipster

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    It can be a little frustrating sometimes, but we have to keep on moving
     
  10. loedown

    loedown Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just keep doing what you're doing and try and switch it up a bit. See what works the best.

    Best advice I can give is be slow at it.
     
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  11. W9go

    W9go Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    who are you following ???? use active profiles which commented or liked recent pics in your niche.
     
  12. Android Tipster

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    I'm doing that right now, hoping to see some improvements soon
     
  13. Neozin

    Neozin Registered Member

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    Allot of factors at play, have you tried optimizing your Bio? People on Instagram decide in a matter of seconds whether or not they want to follow your page, so it has to be on point.
     
  14. MoneyEagle

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    Timing is critical.

    If you follow me when I am scrolling through my feed, there is a 90% chance of follow-back.

    But if follow me when I am sleeping and after I wake up, I see 100 new people followed me, I won't follow any of them.

    So...
     
  15. Android Tipster

    Android Tipster Regular Member

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    I see what you mean
     
  16. KenTZ

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    Is there any way of tracking follow-backs by the hour?

    I'm prepared to have a pen & paper and check my pages at the top of every hour Followliker is running to optimise this, but a more convenient solution would be appreciated.
     
  17. imGrej

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    Why are you using follow/unfollow at 750K?
    Get into a bunch of like groups and you will grow faster.
     
  18. imGrej

    imGrej Senior Member

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    Merhaba arkadaşım!