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How My List Went From 60 to 300+ Verified Subscribers in Less Than 6 Days

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by xxf8xx, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. xxf8xx

    xxf8xx Supreme Member

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    Hey guys. So about a month ago I started an email list in the weight loss niche. I bought one solo ad which got me to 60 leads. Well recently I got into Instagram and coded a bot to follow people. On my profile I link them to my squeeze page. In 5 days plus whatever it's been running for today, I've managed to hit over 300 leads. Keep in mind this bot is still only running on my laptop with a shit connection, so as soon as I get my VPS it will be running much better.

    Here's a screenshot of my sub growth.


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    Anyway, I guess the point of this post is just to show you to keep trying things.

    Do more; Think less...

    Cheers,
    xxf8xx
     
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  2. albaniax

    albaniax Elite Member

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    Nice, that's how it works when you start trying things out.
    Keep this moment and save it in your brain.
    Whenever it doesn't work someday, just get back these thought's ;)
     
  3. bk071

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    Good stuff... is that a double optin list?
     
  4. artyjon38

    artyjon38 Registered Member

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    Hey are you offering a freebie on the squeezepage for their opt-in? Also what are you giving them as an incentive to click your link on instagram? Do you think you could apply this same technique to relevant twitter accounts and target their followers?
     
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    lol I would actually love to see a picture of your optin, I have not been able to get above a 4% conversion rate for my optin.
     
  6. Taktical

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    where did you place this ad?
     
  7. xxf8xx

    xxf8xx Supreme Member

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    Yes.

    I am offering a free guide which I wrote myself. It won't work as well with Twitter. Everyone is used to fake accounts on Twitter but IG is still new to having fake accounts.

    249 leads out of 3109 views (12.5%). 542 single optins total (unverified).

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    There's a quick spiel on my account page and a link to my squeeze page.
     
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  8. artyjon38

    artyjon38 Registered Member

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    Jake, your offer might not be matching up with the traffic source. Do a few split tests and change up the offer with the traffic, 4% conversion is pretty low unless the traffic is untargeted then that would make sense.
     
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    please which website did you buy solo ads for weight loss niche?
     
  10. balsagoth007

    balsagoth007 Elite Member

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    Good. Keep doing it mate. A list=Gold!
     
  11. xxf8xx

    xxf8xx Supreme Member

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    Did a G search and found someone on WF. The leads we're from all over the globe though so I wouldn't really recommend it. However, I haven't tried selling anything yet. IG is giving me mostly US leads which I like a lot.
     
  12. DeathWisher

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    That is the result of some hard work.
     
  13. WSOTesters

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    That's really great! I'll have to start looking at them as a traffic source for some of my niches.
     
  14. xxf8xx

    xxf8xx Supreme Member

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    So my IG account just finally dies at 14k followers lol. Took about all but 2 seconds to make a new one (no need to verify account). Traffic is back already.
     
  15. hollinger

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    How the hell you make new ig accounts? Mine go inactive right after i put website and bio info into new account. I changed phone ip address and used new gmail account as main account in my phone. my first account lasted 1200 followings.
     
  16. hollinger

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    up up up
     
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    Now's the time to start buttering those email subscribers up and giving them more free stuff to read. then BAM hit them with a good paying offer ;) Well done!
     
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    Good stuff!
     
  19. hollinger

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    Any experiences with creating mass accounts in IG? Anyone?
     
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