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Instagram Journey - Hot girls instagram - 20k - semi connected

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by justaregulardude, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Recently started an Instagram for hot girls niche. Chose this because I'm a photographer in LA, and have quite a few friends who can shoutout my page or tag them at the very least (well because I'm shooting for them!).

    My Goal is to get brand partnerships and monetize through ads on my main web page and I think that'll be possible at around 20k webpage views. Thoughts?

    IMO the biggest traffic bringer will be Instagram so I'm making this my main goal, as well as the place where I can get the most interactions to list on my media kit (which is what advertisement firms look at when deciding to work with you)

    Current followers 28 (2429(
    Following 84

    Currently doing this manual because I just got an email verification two times on an aged account. Recently changed emails, account name, and location so that may be suspicious. Thoughts?

    Edit: Well I can't edit the title now, but I mean hot girls niche...
     
  2. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Recently lost some fake followers but gained real ones, still at
    Followers : 2429
    Following : 309
     
  3. fyrizon

    fyrizon Newbie

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    Unless your page is VERY unique and flashy niche, it wont be easy to monetize at 20k follows. Realistically its not so much about your follow count but your engagement. I would personally pay for shouts from an account with 20k followers and 2k avg engagement than a 100k account with 1k engagement per post.

    All in all, good luck on your journey!
     
  4. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Thanks for the input! I meant a 20k monthly webpage view since that's a good starting point to work with PR agencies.

    As for the instagram account it'd be nice to break the 10k followers at this point since account is very new.
     
  5. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Update:

    -1200 page views in 6 days so far since the site went live.
    -I have so many artificial followers there's no standard to judge. I gain at least 30 followers a day using Instagress (slow).
     
  6. keko191

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    I would completely avoid all shoutouts, users don't interact. For great quality pictures (in no way an advertisement) across around 6 million followers on about 3-4 accounts where I paid $500ish in total, I got somewhere between 1200-1500 followers on a brand new accounts, definitely not worth the money
     
  7. LoftPower

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    Wishing you lots of luck on your journey!!!!
     
  8. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    600 pageviews today.

    But not many are converting into longterm instagram followers or facebook likers. Any tips?

    Gotten 2 pretty big mention/"shout out" .
     
  9. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Gotten 3 shoutouts from girls with 10k+
     
  10. gh0st_0

    gh0st_0 Senior Member

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    Best of luck to you man!
     
  11. moose942

    moose942 Power Member

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    Best of luck bro! There's a lot of money in this niche however you really have to bring something special or unique to the table. Very high quality photography is a good start, but finding an angle to take is crucial because a lot of people are hopping on this train!
     
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    Wow, Great journey buddy. cheers.
     
  13. alboboss

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    I have no idea about that, because am using windows 8..
     
  14. SteveJobs

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    Good job bro, I'll follow ;)
     
  15. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Absolutely agree! There's so many sites reposting content, I'm doing interviews with models + photographers instead of reposting.
     
  16. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    Facebook Likes: 440 (0.06 cost per likes on FB ads, is this good or can I get better?)
    IG: 3487

    So more in depth with what I'm doing:

    -3 more mentions from big models (10k+) and gotten about ~50 followers gain in IG from that.
    -Started pinning my photos to fashion pinterest boards , well I'm only in 1 and my owns, so would appreciate any invites.
    -About 5-10 shoutouts from some big photographers within the last week.
     
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  17. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    IG: 3533

    4 days and it seems like my IG following doesn't grow at all! Changed demographic of who I'm following.

    FB Has gained 250+ followers on the other hand, through like jacking + $5 of facebook ads. May just pump the ads and see how that goes.
     
  18. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    IG:

    Followers 3590
    Following 1684

    It may be that my fake followers from the beginning are starting to get removed but it feels like I get atleast ~30 followers a day but my count looks stagnant.
     
  19. justaregulardude

    justaregulardude Junior Member

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    6 Day Update:

    Followers: 3650
    Following 1.5k

    FB:
    Likes: 700

    Nothing substantial in followings for Instagram. My facebook has seen 200 followers in growth this week, making it now a 700 likes account with people constantly liking my photos and resharing them. I may just start developing on FB instead of Instagram.

    Added a set of downloadable content on my site, which is free for now.
     
  20. Pavlo178

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    Unless i'm missing something out, how are you planning on monetizing ?