Instagram Journey: From 0 to 1 000 000 Followers

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  1. savegap

    savegap Junior Member

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    That's cool. So, it's not a shadowban. Just an inactive account.
     
  2. savegap

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    haha one of my favourite shows. I post a photo with every new update here, just for fun of course not related with the journey. :D
     
  3. savegap

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    It doesn't matter really. When I get closer to a limit (aka 7500 accounts, 7200 just to be safe) I start to unfollow. The followback ratio is the important one, which is at 30 % at the moment.
     
  4. Danisahne

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    on another note, did you make your account a business account or did you leave it as a personal account?
    I switched to business when the feature first came out since it gave you advanced statistics ( gender, age, location, time of activity )
    Do you get it by now also on your personal account?

    Cause i think if you switch to an business account and use the follow/unfollow method ( i usually follow 1500 people every 24h ) and i think that for the most part the shadowban only happen when you have an business account.
     
  5. savegap

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    No, both of my accounts are personal. Instagram are doing their best to make me change them to business, but I ignore them. Heard only negative things about business accounts so far...
     
  6. K.H.R

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    You’re progress is really high. Hope you’re successful journey.

    I am also running a brand account manually for 3 months And posting 5-10 per week following 50-100 peoples per day. I have only 200 follows. It’s really low. I am aslo not getting real audience, 90% of my followers are my competitor/ marker in same niche/ they also trying to get followers by following.

    Can you please suggest me, how can I grow my account fast and get real followers.
     
  7. savegap

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    You need to follow more accounts daily. 50-100 is not gonna do it. Try with 600, if you want to be safe. 1000 if you can live with the ocassional 24hour ban.
     
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  8. savegap

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    UPDATE:

    Tough 10-14 days... Instagram stopped my following for 7 days.. then I was restricted to 50-100 follows per day for the next seven days... :mad::mad::mad:

    Day: 39
    Accounts: 2
    Posts: 45
    Followers: 6045
     
  9. jaysamuel

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    Can confirm. IG hates OGAds almost as bad as my ex girlfriends parents hated me.
     
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  10. savegap

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    UPDATE:

    Day 44
    Accounts: 2
    Posts: 50
    Followers: 7051

    As some of you probably know from my other thread, I got scammed from Dviral.com https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/dviral-com-is-a-scam.1006131/ , so decided to make an update on this thread. Followers count is decent, despite all the struggles. I decided to slow things down a little bit.
     
  11. khalid92

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    Good luck bro.I'm about to start the same journey too. I want to build a safe instagram account with no bots and cpa cuz they get banned easily.I want to geow them big and sell shout outs later .I guess just like you or do you have a different purpose ?

    Also I have some questions i hope u can answer. can relying on blue stacks get ur insta account banned ? how many follow unfollow do u recommend per day .and are services that provide phone numbers to verify insta accounts safe or should i rely on only sim cards. also when should i start following on isnta ? after 7 days after making the account or is it ok to start from day one.
     
  12. savegap

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    To be honest, I'm not sure about my longterm strategy yet. The two options are either - selling shoutouts or adding a dropshipping website.

    Doubt you'll get a ban for that, maybe temporary.
    If you want to be safe follow around 600 per day. When you get close to the 7500 mark start unfollowing.
    There are a lot of services that provide that but there are not thrustworthy. use your own sim cards.
    You don't have to wait 7 days. I waited for about 24 hours.
     
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  13. khalid92

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    thanks for the reply bro ;).U said two options are available ? maybe u can add a third option in T-shirt business.BTW what do u think is the best app or website to create quotes ?
     
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    Selling t-shirts isn't really an option in the hot girls niche. For example, who is going to buy a t-shirt with Mia Khalifa's face hah I've got no idea about such an app. It will be easier just to find an active Twitter account and to copy-paste their tweets to Instagram.
     
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    I forgot that u were only working on the hot girls niche.thanks for the reply
     
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    UPDATE:

    Day: 48
    Accounts: 2
    Posts: 52
    Followers: 8033

    On the right track. Instagram been good to me in the last 10 days, no temporary bans.
     
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    Nice job mate, following this thread

    Do you like any other's posts? Or just follow/unfollow method? I have started something similar (niche: cars) and have collected 1k followers in 6 days. Engangement is 10%+ (100 likes per photo), is it normal?
     
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    Are you targeting a certain audience with specific tags or are you
    just running with all kinds of different tag searches to build volume?
     
  19. savegap

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    No, I don't. Follow/Unfollow is enough for now. Your engagement sounds good, i'm not sure what is the situation in the cars niche.
     
  20. savegap

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    I use the hashtags related to the hot girl, which I use to grow the account. The engagement is pretty good around 15 % per post.