Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by biffer123, Mar 3, 2019.
how you earn the money?.. sorry i am newbie
Hey man, I am wondering how you handle phone verifications for the childs? Do you usually get many of them?
how many hours a day do you usually spend finding new clients ?
I know it's been a long time since I last posted, I honestly do not have much to post.
Agency has increased revenue slightly to around $13-15k/m. This is not through extra effort trying to find clients from me, but rather rom some existing client referrals (4 of which came from 1 client...)
A dev has been building me a custom built website with some functions that will be great for clients and really he has been screwing me. It has been months he's been working on it and there's always something wrong or something holding him up, so I've been pretty annoyed about that. Once that is up I am going to be running a ton of traffic through and seeing how that goes as far as generating new clients.
I have pretty much always had a relationship in some form with my clients, so with this new method with cold traffic, I'm not entirely sure what will be different (how long they stay, how much they're prepared to pay etc) when they don't actually talk to me. We will see, and I will keep you all updated.
Last couple months I have been busy with a couple of side projects (one being the info product you may have seen here on BHW), along with traveling around a bit (southeast Asia right now, damn it's hot).
I will make sure to update this thread more frequently. Any questions you guys have feel free to fire away and I will make sure to answer them!
Very happy for your progress mate
I have question which niche do u see the easiest to manage
For the restaurant clients how do u build up their audience when it comes to local customers (target the city within the restaurant ratio)
I find personal brands the easiest to manage, because they’re desperate for followers.
For restaurants I would use targeting like this:
- People who tag in at the city
- People who follow local pages (businesses, restaurants, nightclubs etc)
- Make sure to exclude businesses from the people you follow
I' m really happy that your journey is going well, it inspires me to follow your tracks and to open an Instagram management society myself.
I would be glad if you could answer some questions:
-Is this a full-time job? I' m currently attending university and i need to study. I need at least half of a day dedicated to it but at the same time i would love to make some money.
-I' ve managed 3 "big" (20k,15k,10k followers)accounts for now, all grown by myself using Jarvee. I use really aggressive settings (800F,850UF,800Likes x Day) and public proxies but for the moment i managed to solve all the problems i encountered; i think of myself as not a complete beginner. The only thing that puts me down it' s i have no experience in mother/slave method. Actually i' m trying to catch up with it using some childs accs, i read that' s game changer regarding IG growth but it' s hard to get it down good. Also, i'm trying to grow my personal account as if i am the client. Do you think i' m exeperienced enought to have clients?
-Since i live in a heavy-tourism area the major part of the possible clients would be restaurants and night pubs-bar. How would you approach them? Face to face? Cold emails? I read that you are more into mails right now but i do not think as a beginner it would be a great choice since i have no credibility.
-Did you read any book/ did you studied somewhere to get this good?
Congos. Its good to see you progressing so quick
- You could definitely start it on the side, and really the time investment is fairly minimal. More time is needed when starting but it's still not huge.
- Sure, you don't even have to be experienced. I would suggest not using as aggressive settings for clients, just incase. I would also suggest mobile proxies.
- Cold call or walk in. Book a meeting from either of them and then come in fully prepared after researching competitors etc and pitch them face to face!
- No just figured as I went. I also had some sales experience for a couple of years before this, which helped with confidence.
Motivated after meeting you and @tux
I've been seeing this around the forum lately. A lot of members buying websites that have an advertised quick turnaround time, but do not deliver until months later, if at all. For example, one BST thread stated 15 days TAT for a customized website, but months later the site is still not complete. Web designers should just tell customers it takes 6 months to build a customized website. Here is why:
I am building a Wordpress website from scratch right now in my journey thread, and you can see how long it is taking. I work on it every day and it does indeed take a few months if you are doing customizations. Even longer if you are not working on it every day. If the website is a template, like a starter website on Flippa that you use over and over again, then those sites only take a few days to build. But once you get into adding custom features, that takes time because you have to make sure the whole website, including the mobile site, is actually working and functioning with those customizations. Not all custom features will work or be compatible with the website. When you do finally get everything going and looking great on the desktop version, and then you check how everything looks on mobile, the mobile version is usually all jacked up! Lol. So you have to go in and fix both the desktop and mobile sites to get them both looking and working properly. Sometimes the mobile version will just flat out reject a customized feature, won't work at all, and now I am stuck having to figure out a workaround. As you are beginning to see, this starts to take longer than 15 days.
I just wanted to drop that info here for you and others who are getting a website built so you can see what some of the hold-up's might be if a site build is dragging out across months. The designer is either figuring out how to implement the customizations and make them all work together, or he is not working on the site every day. It is probably the latter. If the advertised TAT is shorter than 2 months and you asked for customizations, then you know to be a bit skeptical. I think I should be done with my first niche site by the end of this month (May), but it may bleed into June if I test it and things aren't working. I believe I started building it in March or April, so that would make it a 2-3 month website build if it goes into June.
So, good luck on this journey dude! I know your website will eventually get built, and it will be great! If you already got to $10k a month, you will definitely get to $50k a month and I cant wait to see!
Dumb question here boyz but can you elaborate on this a bit?
Mother/Child dynamic for IG accounts or suggested reading maybe?
Still learning - long way to go it seems =)
@biffer123 thanks for fast response.
For reference, what was your price listing in the beginning? What services did you offer? F/UF, mother/child, curated content?
Understood! Still a pain.
Tons of info on here about it, i suggest to go read the thread by @proxified called 'Journey to 50,000 accounts botting'
When i started just F/UF & Content!
Starting prices F/UF $50-100. Content $400 - 750
Needless to say, prices have increased a lot since then
Last question I promise!
How do you manage instagram email sent to customer emails? Do you let them make some tipe of filter that forwards it to yours? Or you just change their email to one of yours?
Thanks a lot for you answers you' re saving me a lot of years of pain
You are doing really good man, $15k per month in my country you would live like a real king
I'm currently trying to reach the $1k month milestone, having some obstacles here and there but with patience I'm overcoming and carrying on. I'm currently having some issues with my proxy, I'm using datacenter Ipv4 and I'm getting lots of Pv's regularly, you told about mobile proxies but they seem quite expensive for me at the moment.
Let me ask you something, do you use ONE SINGLE MOBILE PROXY for all accounts, just changing the IP each time you change the account? Or do you have one mobile proxy for each accounts that keeps rotating regularly? If that's the case, how are you spending just $1,5 per account using this kind of proxy? This mobile proxy thing is a little new to me
About your joruney:
It seems that you will reach your goal pretty soon if you put some extra time/effort. About the cold calling/emailing, have you thought about create a telemarketing team? Like 5 well trained people cold calling, cold emailing, etc. They will be working 9-5 everyday for you while you focus on face to face meeting with more serious clients. Keep yourself hugry, you have a greate future ahead.
I read it all, Very informative thread !
Congrats on your progress and wish you GL with your goal !!
I became a little suspicious about this thread after seeing that you're tryin to sell a method here
Nice content here ! Do you cold calling just UK / National or you also work with all countries ?
Very useful thread, thanks for sharing ur experience
Im also doing M/S method for limited clients for now, you inspired me to start my own agency and expend my buisiness.so i have a couple questions if you dont mind
- do you have an official website for your agency ? if so, do you include the pricing plans in the website or you provide the prices for the clients during the meeting ?
- When you send cold emails to potential clients, do they respond to your email that they are interested or you redirect them to your website to schedule a call meeting?
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