My Instagram Journey [150K Followers a Month]

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  1. redc0de

    redc0de Junior Member

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    Isn't dangerous that you u use 5 accounts per one proxy? And may I know where do you buy the proxies? I also started to do Instagram follow/unfollow manually, right now i have 2 accounts 5K Likes but i will buy proxies and will open more accounts. I will open a journey here too! Thanks mate.
     
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    It's a risk to do 5 accounts per proxy. And didn't you read his post?.. He said he bought his proxies from InstantProxies.
     
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    Ah Cool, well i don't recommend InstantProxies tho! Thanks for replying ;):D
     
  4. cityelife

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    Hi, which proxies you recommend?
     
  5. cityelife

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    Hi, how are you?

    How many account per proxy is best? Now you are operating lost of Instagram account with more proxies?

    Thanks
     
  6. withatwist

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    Yes. I'm not doing all of this manually.

    Thanks and that was actually from Sunday to Sunday. I'm trying to do my big updates every Sunday before I go to church to keep things consistent.

    I really don't have a link/guide for you. It's all about the software and where you buy your proxies from. I currently buy my proxies from InstantProxies and there's a BST on BHW. I linked to it further up on this thread near the top.
     
  7. withatwist

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    My plan was to use up to 5 accounts per proxy. Haven't quite gotten there yet. I have a couple proxies with 5 on them but some with 2, some with 3, and like one or two with 1 account. I have 24 proxies total and had planned to get to 100 IG accounts but right now I am on 69 accounts and may not do more than 70 to be honest so I probably won't ever spread out to 5 accounts per proxy. The only reason that some of my proxies have 5 now is that I'm scared to remove them from proxy and place on another one since the accounts are working well at the moment.

    InstantProxies has been working great for me. I've been with them since October and have no issues except for 1 of my proxies recently being banned by IG. Which is a pretty good rate after all this time.
    Based on my experience and my management of these acounts, I'd say between 3-5. I don't have any proxies with more than 5 accounts on them and the ones that I do, those accounts are working fine.
     
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    I use 3 account per one proxy.
     
  9. marketingmagnif

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    what bot are you using?
     
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    Well, i use 2 accounts per proxy.
     
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    what automation software are you using?
     
  12. withatwist

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    I don't know if you read my response earlier in the thread but I will NOT be disclosing any bots I'm using on this page for obvious reasons and I'd highly encourage others to do the same.

    That's not the purpose of my journey, to list bots and such.

    I have no problem in discussing settings and things of that nature, and certain techniques that I may or may not be doing, but I'm not discussing the actual bots used or disclosing where I got them from.

    What I can tell you is that there are plenty of bots being advertised on BHW and for you to do your due diligence and research those other bots out if you're looking into doing automation or switching from a bot you currently use to something else.

    I hope you understand and don't think of this post as being rude.
     
  13. cityelife

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    hi,how are you?

    because im newbie and i have one question for you..

    you said you have many many ig account,, how to cooperate each other between different ig accounts? and how to increase the followers between different ig account?

    i think you will upload many photos in different ig accounts every day,.also different theme..

    thanks much and good day for you..
     
  14. withatwist

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    As far as how I get content to upload, what I did was create a few Google Docs for each niche:

    Comedy
    Weed
    Shoes
    Superheroes
    etc.

    And I would list accounts within those niches, content of what I would like to repost.

    I'd download images from those accounts and reupload.

    And since I have things pretty well organized, if I ever need to get more content, I'll just pull out the list of accounts again and rinse and repeat.

    There's a free tool that you can use to download IG images to your computer called 4K Stogram.

    As as far as how I increase followers, I'll follow followers of those same accounts within those niches listed above. I'll follow til I get to about 6K following and then unfollow those who haven't followed me back first, then unfollow the rest.

    I try not to follow more than 500 people a day per account, with many times these accounts following between 200-350 per day due to my safety settings of not trying to be too aggressive.

    And each account works independently from the next so not quite understanding what you mean "cooperate between different ig accounts".
     
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    Alright fair enough, do you have to run your computer 24/7?
     
  16. withatwist

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    I wouldn't say 24/7...

    I'm emulating human behavior for the most part and run all my automations at random times between 10AM and 10PM everyday but will start to do this 5-6 days a week. I really want to play it safe with IG.
     
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    Still following this journey as I feel like we're almost doing the same journey although I'm keeping it with around 8 accounts. Same for looking at niches, scraping content, making accounts that run on itself. Might consider to open my own thread for the journey I'm doing one day haha. Good luck with what you're doing. :)
     
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    My Sunday Update (Week 2)

    Followers Update Niche Followers Gained
    572 Cars 0
    564 Cars 0
    573 Cars 0
    760 Girls 0
    Giveaways 0
    965 Shoes 0
    1 Superheroes 1
    7 Comedy 7
    17 Girl Profiles 17
    19 Girl Profiles 19
    161 Comedy 65
    1,318 RePost 65
    1,371 RePost 84
    283 Comedy 95
    1,743 RePost 101
    906 Parody 104
    1,111 Quotes 107
    310 Superheroes 122
    218 Girl Profiles 133
    1,265 Music 133
    1,126 Quotes 148
    1,238 Lifestyle/Luxury 153
    541 Lifestyle/Luxury 167
    1,017 Girls 176
    416 Shoes 181
    1,200 Music 192
    897 Cars 196
    617 Lifestyle/Luxury 199
    969 Lifestyle/Luxury 207
    1,440 Comedy 211
    1,355 Comedy 211
    1,157 Shoes 214
    1,291 Comedy 226
    317 Girl Profiles 227
    1,028 Shoes 228
    421 Quotes 253
    498 Girl Profiles 254
    1,310 Comedy 264
    500 Girl Profiles 268
    2,393 Girls 270
    395 Comedy 280
    373 Girl Profiles 288
    1,313 Girls 295
    1,436 Facts/Trivia 303
    501 Quotes 309
    766 Girl Profiles 314
    1,412 RePost 317
    1,499 Superheroes 323
    487 Girls 325
    3,142 My Brand (Comedy) 325
    1,683 Superheroes 326
    1,302 Superheroes 335
    2,711 My Brand (shoutouts) 341
    1,404 Girls 347
    2,041 Quotes 348
    1,500 RePost 373
    886 RePost 418
    2,811 My Brand (Music) 423
    1,442 Shoes 437
    3,370 My Brand (Quotes) 444
    3,169 Cars 461
    1,403 Superheroes 486
    705 Girl Profiles 498
    4,632 My Brand (Girls) 530
    3,790 Facts/Trivia 539
    983 My Brand (Shoutouts) 546
    1,587 Girl Profiles 594
    933 Girls 742
    37,664 My Brand 763

    Last Week's Followers: 100,944
    Total Followers Now: 117,235
    Followers Gained This Week: 16,291
    Followers Gained Last Week: 17,654
    Followers Gained Since Start of Journey: 33,945
    Total Accounts Now: 69 (+ 4 from last week)


    I now have 69 accounts, up from the 65 I had a week ago. I actually dropped my personal account from automation and added 5 accounts. My personal account had over a thousand followers so my follower account decreased with that move but not by much.

    As you can see, the amount of followers I gained decreased from the week before. Part of that is still my issues with some of these accounts keep being asked to be PVA'd even though I PVA them. I had 9 accounts that needed PVA last week and I got that number down to 6 thinking I was making progress but then IG asked me to PVA those accounts again so now as of this posting 9 of my 69 accounts need to be PVA'd again.

    When I PV these accounts this week, I'm going to turn the accounts off and let them age for a week before restarting them again and will follow no more than 100 people per day with these accounts to at least get something from them.

    I didn't lose any accounts this week which is good and I added a giveaway account. The reason for this giveaway niche account is that I haven't shouted out my main page yet but I just launched a new giveaway and I'm planning to use this giveaway niche account to follow folks and point them to my main page to enter the giveaway by saying something like this in my posts:

    "Win a free blah blah blah by going to @mymainaccount"

    Or something like that, so we'll see how that goes.

    I'm also going to do my shoutouts from all of my other accounts based on this giveaway as well so shoutout doesn't seem blatant or forced. Hoping that this strategy can boost my follower account into the 20K+ range come next week's update.

    I'm averaging about 17K fans a week which are still good numbers for slow and steady growth. That translates to 884K followers over the year at that rate.

    Hoping that these shoutouts to my giveaways can create a viral effect and hoping for better numbers next week.

    I'm also going to evaluate who I'm following and may switch it up. Right now I'm following popular accounts within the niches of my accounts, but I may start following popular accounts regardless of the niseee and se if I can get a better follow back ratio.

    Basically I'm about to throw all of this niche stuff out the window, lol...and see what happens. See if that makes a difference or not about who I follow.

    We'll see. :)
     
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    Definitely worth it to keep you motivated. I look forward to my Sunday updates and rehashing what went wrong.
     
  20. Corazon1337

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    Good luck!
     
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