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Is 18k a good time to monetize?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by splishsplash1, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    My niche is healthy food and I've currently got 18k followers. I put my email in my bio a while back but only got one message which never worked out :( I get around 500 likes/pic also
    In the long term I plan to get a site going and sell e-books or something but I'm gonna wait till all my accounts have way more followers to get enough traffic to run it.

    Should I wait until I have more followers do you think, before I start monetizing?

    Also is there a reason why nobody will send me an email wanting a shoutout or something else?
     
  2. duceduc

    duceduc Supreme Member

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    Doesn't hurt to try.
     
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  3. LuckyCharm007

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    PM your instagram link might be interested in getting a couple shoutout
     
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    eXclusivejobs Junior Member

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    I agree that it wouldn't hurt to try, but if nothing comes of it I wouldn't push it much. Gain the trust of your followers first.

    Personally I waited until 50k followers to monetize but I'm in an entirely different niche.

    Goodluck.
     
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  5. mitchiebear

    mitchiebear Junior Member

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    Did you use any bot to pull out these numbers for your account?
     
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  6. cryp7

    cryp7 Registered Member

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    I'm at 50k and I'm waiting till around 100k
     
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  7. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Hard to tell if it's the right time or not but in your case, instead of asking people to email you, send them to a squeeze page/optin page.

    This is a perfect way to sell ebooks.
     
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  8. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    I'm a noob. Is an squeeze page/optin page something which asks them to give me their email address so in the future I can send out emails about eBooks and other stuff?
     
  9. splishsplash1

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    That's what I was thinking. Most of my followers are women so they might be offended easily if I ask them to buy stuff or to go to links etc.
     
  10. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    I use FL (follow/unfollow,like,share pics) and that's it
     
  11. soccerlover

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    I would suggest you to wait for sometime.
    Get from 25 to 50k and then you can proceed on with the monetize
     
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    We would be interested in buying female traffic because our network works largely with female traffic, so whatever you post from us won't offend in any way your audience :)
    can you please write us your contact email in PM so we can talk?
     
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  13. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    sure, I've PMd you my email
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    It is possible to start to monetize your account at 18K followers, but I would personally wait until I'm at least at 30K followers.
     
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  15. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    Yes, you can also redirect them to your ebook after they sign up. Email services such as aweber makes this easy for you.
     
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  16. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    Do you know of any cheaper sites like the one you mentioned?
     
  17. zimarin

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    Try to change description in your bio. I increase three times


    the number of clicks on the profile link simply changing the description.
     
  18. Tosmekop

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    You should monitize right away. Having it monitized, from the beginning, gives you one less thing to think about. You don't need to force sales/clicks, but it only hurts you, when your visitors are unable to do so, on their own accord.
     
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    I am planning to make aN Ig account with a similar niche. Where do you get the pics to upload it to IG? Also if I copy the pics from someother account and if I upload it on my IG account without giving credits to them will I get banned?