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How Do They Get Those 500,000 Followers?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by mauifitz, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. mauifitz

    mauifitz Newbie

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    I see Instagram accounts with 500K followers all the time. Would someone explain how they get that many? I have been getting my followers the old fashion way and at the rate I'm going, I should have 500K followers sometime around the turn of the next century. Thanks BHWer's.
     
  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    I think those accs are old and when IG wasn't as strict as now.
     
  3. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    They probably own several accounts in the 100k range and cross promoted them.

    Happens a lot in IG.
     
  4. erickishere

    erickishere Elite Member

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    It can really depends on the pictures they post OP. If its something pretty good, their followers will end up promoting it to their friends by tagging their friends in the comments. There is so many ways an account can grow OP
     
  5. anafsp1

    anafsp1 Junior Member

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    Not sure about these days, but last year it was all over the internet: buy 5k, 50k, 500k for xxxx dollars. Seoclerks is an example of a website that sells these kind of things.
     
  6. CKyle

    CKyle Newbie

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    Cross promotion, paying higher acts for shout outs, ect
     
  7. 1337!

    1337! Newbie

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    IIRC Instagram do a mass clean-up of fake follower accounts somewhat recently?

    Lul.
    Business insider article:



     
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  8. Xearn

    Xearn Newbie

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    The most of These Accounts following the same principels:

    1. Doing s4s with other accounts in their range/niche
    2. Posting quality content so the followers tag their friends.
    3. Buying shoutouts from big accounts.
    4. They often post 3-4 pics everyday
     
  9. b123456

    b123456 Newbie

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    Try followliker or similar bot. Don't expect to have 500k followers in 1 day. You could expect to have 500 followers per week with bot and more while your account is getting bigger. Don't buy followers, IG will delete them.