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Journey to 20k IG followers (I'd like way more so I can sell shoutouts within a year)

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by JordanF, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. JordanF

    JordanF Newbie

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    First journey here,
    So I started a new IG acc last week and want to build this one up for marketing purposes in a specific niche
    What have I done?
    Gotten 500 followers and following 100
    New implementation method?
    I'm using Instagress
    Started running it as of yesterday and I am getting not so good results.
    I changed all the tags to niche specific and so far it's following way more than getting follows back.
    Original stats before Igress
    500 Followers Following 100 Posts: 12 AVG LPP = 20

    12/6 through 12/7
    (Set implementation times, I usually only sleep 5 hours a day anyways so IG is used to the late hours but have the bot downed from 1am through 5 am)
    Current stats
    Follows = 574 Following = 448 (Don't really particularly like that I only gained 74 followers and added 348 following) I will remove some followers in the next day or two to get rid of some that haven't followed back. I will do this by myself.

    Any information to help my progress would be wonderful guys!
    I'll try to keep updated as much as I can but I attend university full time and work a full time job as well. I recently started working on 4 SEO sites too. I'm trying not to necessarily keep all my eggs in one basket but branch into a little bit of each. SO when I have down time at school and I can find what method works best for me. I am going to implement a youtube CPA method as well. For funding purposes and recommendations I do have a decent income because of me being a veteran, I get payed to go to school and I make a decent amount of coin driving semi trucks too. So I don't really get to spend much money but I am cracking into the world of IM. I been researching on these forums for a year and some change and have finally wanted to take action and learn as much as I can. SO these niche sites if money is lost I don't mind because I am using them as an experiment for now and trying to learn how to optimize things myself once they run. Sorry I posted so much I was trying to give a decent view of the situation that I am in.

    A question for you all
    Should I just remain building one acc? Or should I build multiples and have them all doing this. I just got hit with fone verification on two accounts though so I am not really sure how to get around that unless I buy a few burner phones if I do chose to build up multiple accs. Any bots you guys would recommend?
    Thanks for the support gents. I Love reading through all your IM Journeys! They motivate the f**K out of me.
     
  2. anilpendu

    anilpendu Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Good Luck with your journey mate :)
     
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  3. JordanF

    JordanF Newbie

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    Thank you! I'm fairly new to this, but I have researched quite a bit on things just not IG.
     
  4. Yogesh1998

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    Good Luck with your journey!
    Obviously go for multiple accounts.
    Instagress is a bit slow but does some good work. If you can get your hands on some good bot like followliker then you can gain more followers in less time.
     
  5. JordanF

    JordanF Newbie

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    I can get followliker that shouldn't be a problem I'll look into it today. Do I need proxies to run Followliker on multiple accounts or is it hosted online just as Igress is? Thanks also! I was just tryin Igress because it was free at first to try.
     
  6. m4nuell

    m4nuell Regular Member

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    You need proxies for Followliker, 3 accounts per proxy is a safe setup.
     
  7. imsona

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    First of all, a very best of luck with your journey. As far as the question of keeping "single or multiple accounts" is concerned, it all depends on your bot settings you are using (moderate, not too aggressive are recommended). I use a different bot hence not in a position to comment on Instagress. I also experienced slow growth in the beginning but as your account starts looking natural (with considerable number of following/followers and posts), Followers:Following ratio improves too.

    IMO you should start with multiple accounts to achieve your goal because IG changes its algorithms very frequently and becomes strict time to time.

    Bot Recommendation: FollowLiker (Source: my personal experience)

    About FollowLiker: it is basically a windows application that you can leave running 24/7 on a vps or dedicated server. 2-3 accounts on a private proxy is considered safe. Since I build my own accounts and put a lot of efforts in engaging with my followers sporadically (using massplanner), I only use one account per proxy having 1/3 chances of getting banned/suspension.

    P.S: Just like you, I am new too. Correction and criticism is most welcome from fellow members :eek:
     
  8. JordanF

    JordanF Newbie

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    12/8
    Posts : 13
    AVG LPP: 21
    Followers: 643
    Followings: 857

    Seems to be doing okay, I am going to invest in Followliker today or tomorrow, anyone recommend a decent place for proxies that I should use in conjunction with Followliker I am all ears.

    Not too happy with the small increase since yesterday considering how much time I have been running this thing. But tomorrow is a new day. I will accept all constructive criticisms and basically anything you guys want to tell me.

    and thanks Imsona for the information! Do you have a skype so we can talk tactics?