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HELP! All my IG minions getting banned!

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by unclefonzi, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. unclefonzi

    unclefonzi Registered Member

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    Hey guys! So I have a fitness page on IG that sells apparel.

    We got DM blocked recently so we decided to create a bunch of ig accounts using bluestacks, proxies, ID changes etc. We made around 15 accounts with much pain - verified with chinese SMS (might be the reason why we are getting a ban) then started botting on FL. (following only)

    Everything was going superb, made around 5 extra sales in just one day! Then suddenly i realized most the accounts got banned. Is it because I ran 5 accounts per proxy? I ran 3 per proxy the previous day and it worked great. ALSO - my aged accounts got banned quicker than my newly made ones, wtf?

    Another reason might be that the URL in the bio was the same on every account, you think running accounts without websites would be better, and then have them just DM the main account or email?


    Any ideas guys? Thx!
     
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    Running 5 accounts per proxy is just an overkill. 3 is also risky i'd recommend 2 or less to be safe.
     
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    Also same URL on all accounts is a BIG NO!
     
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    Use maximum 3 accounts per proxy(proxy quality should be good and they should be private ones) also avoid adding same links in bios. Use urls redirect or create LPs.
    Good luck :)
     
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    if you need solid accs for your business, hit me up on skype extremly quick :) I'll be away for the holidays
     
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    Even redirect URL's get caught as IG follows the redirect to the final destination.
     
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    We got DM blocked recently so we decided to create a bunch of ig accounts using bluestacks, proxies, ID changes etc. We made around 15 accounts with much pain - verified with chinese SMS (might be the reason why we are getting a ban) then started botting on FL. (following only)

    Did you warm up the accounts at all? Any type of foreign involvement (creation/PVAs) isn't ideal.

    Everything was going superb, made around 5 extra sales in just one day! Then suddenly i realized most the accounts got banned. Is it because I ran 5 accounts per proxy? I ran 3 per proxy the previous day and it worked great. ALSO - my aged accounts got banned quicker than my newly made ones, wtf?

    Yes. If you are heavily automating I would put new accounts on 1 proxy each, and aged accounts on maybe 2 proxies (1 to be safe). I've never been a fan of using one proxy for multiple accounts, to be honest. I always hear people say it's okay to use multiple accounts on the same proxies, but those are the people who end up complaining that they got banned. ;)

    Aged accounts can sometimes get banned quicker because they'll have more of a history. Instagram usually won't automatically ban you if they suspect you are automating. They will, however, flag your account. After a certain amount of flags or incidents, they'll ban you.

    Another reason might be that the URL in the bio was the same on every account, you think running accounts without websites would be better, and then have them just DM the main account or email?

    The same website in the bio isn't the problem. The problem is when it's obvious that all of the accounts are used for spam or automation - that's when it raises red flags.

    I've had 20+ accounts all run the same bio website, and it works perfectly fine. If all you are doing is selling apparel, then you'll be fine for the most part. Just make sure your bio descriptions/profile pictures are different.

    My advice to you:

    1. Make sure all accounts are properly warmed up. Doing this properly takes weeks - especially with what you are doing.

    2. Make sure you aren't following excessively. With the more accounts you have, the less you should interact with per account.

    3. Stick to one proxy per account if they're new accounts.

    4. Make sure your bios are completely different. You can keep the same URL, but everything else has to be different.

    IGKing
     
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  8. unclefonzi

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    going to bed right now, if ur on tomorrow i'll chat!
     
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    By warming up are we talking about aging it like wine, or adding photos here and there, liking stuff and commenting once in a while?

    What would you recommend for amount of following per day? it was set to 200-400.

    Interesting I will change the bios, they were IDENTICAL LOL.

    Any good proxys available for both creation and management? I got 5 for a month for 20 bucks, is that a standard price or can I find better :/

    Thanks for your thorough reply!
     
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    1. I mean by adding photos here and there, liking stuff, and commenting once in a while. Pretending like you are a normal person is a great way to convince Instagram you are normal person and not a bot. Warming up also means you should slowly work into the settings you are doing. Instagram would much rather see you slowly build up to your following limits over the course of a couple weeks than immediately spike to those numbers.

    2. If the bios are unique, then Instagram will more than likely think the accounts are also unique.

    3. ProxyMillion. You can get 25 proxies for like $20.

    All of this stuff is covered in my eBook. Take a look at my signature if you are interested in learning more!

    Thanks!

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    Thanks brother - will try it out, thanks for the proxy site! Way cheaper.. As for the ebook, i'd be down but money is tight during the holidays ;) and I purchased a web series similar, think I got decent IG knowledge hehe.

    Ok msg me then
     
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  14. unclefonzi

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    Day 1 - 50 likes max
    Day2 - Rest
    Day 3 - 50 follows
    Day 4 - Profile the account and add links
    Day 5 - 300-350 follows
    Day 6 - 400-450
    Day 7 - 450-500


    is this after it is already aged? Or on account creation i start this schedule?

    Also is it true that the same url links are no problem? Im concerned so I'm making LPs on wix that have a button to my main page
     
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    I can vouch for proxymillions effectiveness. Do know that most of the time videos will not post thru them however. Also stick to only 1-2 accounts per proxy, IG has a tendency to ban all accounts on a proxy if it's banned.

    I can also vouch for IGKings eBook, when times are better it's definitely worth a purchase.
     
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    5 accounts on one proxy... Same url on all accounts..

    Yep no clue why you got banned.
     
  17. unclefonzi

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    I'm going to go get proxies from them soon! I will definitely get the ebook soon, xmas presents are a pain lmao


    Yeah. Doing it smart this time ;)

    So using wix to make different LPs and having a button on it linking to the main page is fine? Also do i have to make a whole new wix account? ( I mean it isnt a big deal with the dot trick) or can I just keep making wix pages on that same wix account?
     
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    I absolutely love the forums that come along with the ebook, quite helpful to talk to people in the same position or who have been there.
     
  19. daewoo45

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    I don't have a lot of experience with wix, I just buy new domains.

    But that sounds like it shouldn't me an issue.
     
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    I concur with buying new domains, I bought ~50 on cyber Monday, but you can still get a shit ton of generic 88 cent domains on Namecheap easily, personally I like:

    .site
    .online
    .club
    .top

    Then use hostwinds unlimited plan to host all the pages. Create click-throughs and landing pages using InstaPage, and then rip the demo using HTTrack.
     
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