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My First IM Journey, Goal from 5K to 25K in 3 months!

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by talusmckill, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. talusmckill

    talusmckill Registered Member

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    Hey,
    So this is my first time trying to making some money passively thru the internet. I've seen that a lot of ppl on BHW are like really experienced so I'm afraid to come off a little noobish but I really need a source of income and I literally can't get hired anywhere so in my search of ways to find income I stumbled across BHW. So please bear with me and cut me a lil slack ;)

    Ok so I'm attempting to do this Instagram thing. Honestly, I don't have a complicated plan or anything I'm just trying to gain as many followers as I can so I can sell shoutouts. I'm looking for advice on ways that I can gain more followers and other ways to monetize IG. My account is motivational and my method has been to turn on notifications for similar accounts and follow ppl who like their posts as soon as they post them.

    DAY 1
    Current Stats
    Followers: 5805
    Following: 5299
    Post likes: 135-250

    I'll try to update this post every night
     
  2. asfrankito

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    Hi talusmckill!

    Have you think right now in the monetization after the success (25k followers). Is it motivational a profit niche?

    thanks buddy!
     
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    Following this, in a similiar journey, wish you the best of luck! c;
     
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    I never done motivation niche, but I have done luxury ones, and they can definitely grow fast!
    Very easy to grow 15-20k in one month, many people love these pages on instagram.

    Few tips :
    1. Don't over post, just post 2-4 good quality content, don't scrape photos from other motivational pages.
    2. Follow / unfollow / like photos atleast until 10k followers, then start sfs (shout for shout)
    3. Keep the following limit relatively low, don't have 10k followers with 7.5k following, it just looks thrashy and people will not follow, instead keep it 10k followers with maybe 100 following, etc.

    Good luck on journey.
     
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    Good luck, these threads are a great way to keep motivated and that's the most important thing/big first step.
     
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  7. talusmckill

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    Yes im hoping to make some money doing shoutouts
     
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    Thanks a lot Onelettershor i really appreciate it!
     
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    Thanks same to you!
     
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    talusmckill Registered Member

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    Thanks man I'll have to keep those things in mi d. My follower/following ratio seems to be pretty bad then huh?
     
  11. talusmckill

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    Thank you, i figured it would be interesting to see what kind of feedback i would get. BHW community is pretty great & helpful!
     
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    DAY 2
    Followers: 5881 (+76)
    Following: 5501 (+202)
    Post Likes: 135-250

    Ok so I didn't see much growth today. I didn't send out too many follow request because I don't want my follower/following ratio to be complete garbage. I honestly don't know what I should do because IG will temp block me if I try to unfollow too many ppl at one time. Since the ultimate goal is to gain as many followers as possible I think I'm going to follow many more ppl tmrw, or is that a bad idea? Any advice?
     
  13. Thenub

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    You can follow ~1000/day with little risk of temp ban, but they just changed unfollow limit so you can only unfollow 200-500/day.
    You should look into a bot, so you can manually follow during day, and let bot unfollow during night.
     
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    good luck subscribed here.

    love these journey threads.
     
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  15. talusmckill

    talusmckill Registered Member

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    So if I use a bot to unfollow at night i won't get banned? & what bot should i use?
     
  16. talusmckill

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    Thank you, im hoping someone else may learn from my experiences
     
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    FOllowLiker, I am saving up for it atm , but maybe wait till instagram changes/releases their new limits, many people are having problems unfollwing
     
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  18. talusmckill

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    Ok thanks. Do you think they're really going to change the limits though?
     
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    Yeah followliker or igerslike, or even instagress if your budget is a bit lower.
    Yeah i follow / unfollow 24 hours, no problems and been doing it for 8-9+ months. Never had an issue with bans except one account but i think posts were too much nudity. And yes, there is a possibility of new limits, so i would recommend you buy 1 month of iglikes or instagress and try it out
     
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  20. talusmckill

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    Ok thanks a lot! Which one do you use?