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Is Instagram really good for sales?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    Like say you're doing some sort of shopify method, how are you expected to convert traffic well when links can't be posted?
     
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    Mariothecashcow Registered Member

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    Hey I may be a little off topic with what product I sell (I make instrumental music and sell it). Instagram is a fundamental part to my success in regards to making sales. I post my website link in the bio, and all my posts are revolved around letting people know they can purchase my product from my bio link. I have built a good customer base, and this is only off 1 account with 15k+ followers. I felt this was worth sharing as it may partly answer your question in terms of how good instagram is for finding customers.
     
  3. TheWildType

    TheWildType Newbie

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    Absolutely. There are mutli-million dollar brands that built there business and exposure purely from Insta. It's very powerful but it can be very hard to master depending on your niche.
     
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    MySideHustle Junior Member

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    If I want to sell, say, a necklace of a turtle, is it enough to just make an Instagram account about turtles and set it up on mass planner to follow people every day and post pics of turtles?

    I have an insta for my redbubble t-shirt account and tbh it's never converted, although I've only got about 500 followers on there.
     
  5. SeoJR

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    At first i think will be fine, obviously target very well your aundience, also try to make some marketing work (Good Logo / Imagenes / Etc)

    "When i read necklace of a turtle" i image something like this account -> Livelokai (Username Instagram) something target to a "Premium" audience.


     
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    Super niche dependent, but yeah definitely doable with the right accounts, strategy and audience.
     
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    Try to start like a niche and build it and then try to sell some items that is about your niche.
     
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    Instagram is a very popular social network that has millions of active users, use that to your advantage. While it's true that it prevents links in photo captions and comments from being clickable, you can work around that by using sites like linkmy.photos.