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[METHOD] Build an Email List with Instagram

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by Majin95, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Majin95

    Majin95 Regular Member

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    Hey guys, i would like to give back to this community by sharing with you my method to build a fresh email list with instagram. Please forgive my english which is certainly not the best :)

    This method is extremely scalable, i didn't scale it yet, but i just got xGramBot which is the best bot i think for this method. I will update the thread when i will make full use of it, still the results are amazing !
    I'm only working with 14 accounts and my current instagram bot doesn't create accounts, i created some myself. With 14 accounts i'm averaging 30 optins a day, maybe you think that's not enough, well that's still 900 subscribers per month. If only 14 accounts can do this, imagine if you have hundreds or thousands? That's why i need a new bot who can creates accounts (i don't want to waste my money on buying them) and handle a lot of accounts.

    Let's get to the method !

    I) Make a Squeeze page

    We will send people to our squeeze page. It will be about making money online, so choose any PLR you want to giveaway, or your own product etc. I won't teach you how to make a squeeze page, you can find some templates everywhere here. Same goes with your email marketing service, i only used Aweber. Here are some tips to improve your subscribe rate:

    - Keep your list on Single Optin.
    - Your squeeze page must be simple.
    - If you have a product image / video make it big.
    - Only ask for their email, we don't mind of their name.
    - Get a good big subscribe button
    - A big red $$$ headline

    II) Create your IG accounts.


    A) The Main Account.
    I told you that i'm working with 14 accounts, but in fact i have 15. I have 1 main account and 14 seeds.
    You will first create your main account, manually. In your profile, you will put your squeeze page in the url section and you will a bio with your website included. Something like: "How I Rake In $6347 Per Month For FREE, Click Here : http://squeezepage.com".
    Make it look real, you will post at least 2 pictures a week, and you should try to answer / discuss with people who comment on your photos. I always have people who ask me about the squeeze page and i tell them that it's 100% and they will get full support and tips by email (follow ups) etc. Most of the time they will subscribe, and other people that were in doubts will also try it.
    You should also auto like and follow people, to get lots of followers and likes on your photos. It will give more authority to your account.

    B) The Seed Accounts.
    Buy them or create them (The cheapest bot that supports account creation is currently xGrambot, the creator is on BHW). Again, try to make them look real, not as much as the main account but still. Upload a picture with a face, a real nickname (not "1245sd12sd451"), fill once again the bio with a short promotion of your squeeze page and schedule your bot to upload one or two pictures per month (if you can't do that, just don't upload any more pictures).

    III) Driving Traffic !


    Let's get to the traffic generation. Pretty simple, you will mass comment with your seed accounts. Here's the kind of comment you will write : "Hey that's a cool pic :) Here's H I Rake In $6347 Per Month For FREE @mainaccount".
    Of course don't only use the comments / bio that i write their, make your own and spin it.
    Most of the bots available can target specific keywords for commenting, i personnally didn't used it yet so i can't tell if it's worths it. But what you should absolutely do is, not only mass comment on random pictures, but also on the popular pics ! This is something that my bot isn't targeting so i miss a lot of clicks ^^.
    Don't forget to also follow and like with all your accounts, don't make them all looking like fake.

    I have only 15 accounts i'm only using 1 proxy, but i recommend private proxy when you will create a lot of accounts. I had accounts with username like "154862sdd4dvss7" and nothing in their profiles and they got banned, even before i start doing anything with them. But i changed 14 of them, made them look real and they never got banned !


    IV) Monetization and tips.

    These people clicked on your main account within the comment, then clicked on the click in your bio, then put their email adress in your squeeze page, then got to their email box to download their product. They made all this way to your list, they are definitely interested in making money online.

    How to make money with your fresh list:
    Well, monetizing an email list is the same for any niche.
    - Have an OTO, upsell, downsell etc.
    - Try to get good follow ups, half tips, half promoting products (look at clickbank,jvzoo etc).
    - Sell solo ads (on WF, Safe swaps etc).
    - Sell the lists.

    Tips:
    - If you are using wordpress, get a plugin to squeeze people who leaves your website. I'm using Generation plugin and the graphics are amazing.
    - Pop a CPA offer when people click on the subscribe button, they already shared their email, they may do it another time.

    I want this thread to become a little case study, i will try to keep it updated on my results using xGramBot.
     
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  2. zenoGlitch

    zenoGlitch Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I would recommend adapting this to a more appropriate niche to instagram rather than going straight for the money making niche. Collecting opt-ins form instagram is a great idea, but I would tweak this method a bit for better results. Thanks of the share.
     
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    Great advice! Truly the the best money I have made yet from Instagram has been done building an email list, so this is a great way to get started on instagram!
     
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    Nice Share mate this is something cool and im pretty sure there is big money to be made if just thinking outside the box..Hmm got me some ideas on this..Yayyy!!Thanks Again G!!
     
  5. Majin95

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    Indeed, i will give a try on other niches.
     
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    take into account several statistics of instagram, including the majority age range from 15-25. Not the age range I would target for a paid ebook/product. this is just my opinion.
     
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    nice method !

    Total noob here with IG.. Do you think it would be a good platform to build a weight loss niche?
     
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    I believe so. :)
     
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    Traffic sources like instagram and pinterest are great for jump starting niche sites. Especially if you can get "intimate" with your audience. Visit all the related sites on the quant cast list, get a feel for what they are doing when they are on the internet, then create the perfect site they would love to frequent. Work your offers, products, and ads in as you go.

    Long term strategy first ... money second. Patient money is stable money.
     
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  11. gulftrotter

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    95 "en force" :)
     
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    knopper Regular Member Premium Member

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    Great Share OP, i will give it a try and will tell you the result here.
     
  13. johnnyd77

    johnnyd77 Senior Member

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    Just bought XGram bot. Will use this on my squeeze page.
     
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    Nice to see people are thinking out of the box, and not directing everyone on instagram to the same CPA offer. I would however advise creating more than 1 main account, because when your comments start getting reported, your main account will get banned. Great method though :)
     
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    Haha, I saw your profiles and main profile, very well =) I would never have guessed that you are a member of this Forum. The World is really small =))))



    Btw:
    eMail opt ins convert the best via Instagram. Also keep in mind that, that instagram users are very active, so you can send them emails more often.


    Thank you.
    Eddiemorra
     
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    Email has and always will be the number 1 IM sales tool period. I've had more success with email (double opt-in legitimate) than any other form of IM. Combining my favorite sales tool (email) with my favorite traffic sources (instagram, facebook, pinterest, twitter) is a winning combo. Rarely does someone pay attention to an ad the first time they see it ... this is where email comes in to warm them up, gain some trust, and then finally pitch your offer.
     
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    Re capturing emails for a predominantly mobile phone crowd, would you recommend aweber?
     
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    Thanks zeno. This is a great idea that can lead into more targeted SMS offers. Will test it out at some point and see how it converts!
     
  20. izkech

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    Awsome share thanks !!