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need expert! what to do before buying a large instagram account? and is this a good deal?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by hugozao, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. hugozao

    hugozao Newbie

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    so, im going to buying an account of 500k followers that has 99% followers from my country for around 8000$, it has average 2-4k likes per photo and 50-200++ comments.
    the seller says it can make around 1000-1500$ per month selling shoutouts.

    i also searched for others accounts similar to this account, and it got the same likes and comments rate. apparently the likers in my country is not very active because the largest same niche accounts has more than 5 mill views and it got around 40-60k likes per photo, so it make sense if 500k account with same niche got 2-4k likes?

    do you guys think it is a good deal?

    anyway,
    the seller is willing to meet up and do the transaction, should i be afraid of any fraud? after i purchase and i change the phone, email, password, can the seller do anything else to hack the account back somehow?

    what should i be concerned most?

    thanks for the help!
     
  2. cacoonflyer

    cacoonflyer Registered Member

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    bad engagement bad deal
     
  3. hugozao

    hugozao Newbie

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    several photo got 14-17k likes though
     
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    valser29 Registered Member

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    Be careful, some people on instagram buy fake likes to make it look like they have great engagement.
     
  5. BigTroll

    BigTroll Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    $8k it's just too much for an instagram account. It's very risky nowadays, they can ban you for no reason...
    May I ask what's your country? If it's not tier 1, definelly doesn't worth more than $2k.
    just my 2 cents

    My advice is: create your own account, make a solid content for around 1 week, then start buying shoutouts for $1-2k from 50-100 different persons.
     
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  6. hugozao

    hugozao Newbie

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    im from the country with largest population of south east asia ;D

    what do you mean tier 1? does it means country like USA?
    i plan to buy it because im also currently running an onlineshop that i can promote with the 500k acc,
    and selling shoutouts here is good business, i can have ROI in just 4 -6 months i guess.. isnt it a great investment?
    also i am planning to hire someone to work on the shoutouts transaction and grow the acc until 1M++, so it will sell more shoutoutss.
     
  7. hugozao

    hugozao Newbie

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    but the accounts has like 11k posts and it seems very legit.
     
  8. drake_designer

    drake_designer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Stop contacting the seller further and watch the account closely for 1 month. Give a test shoutout and analyze the results.

    Calculate everything.. If everything seems alright and you do plan to go ahead with it, Here are some precautions you can take:

    Use escrow service.
    Write down a sales agreement and get it signed.
    Make sure you get full access to email address associated with that account.
    All recovery email and phone numbers are immediately removed/replaced from associated email security settings.
    Set a very strong password for the both accounts, at least 11-15 characters long. (Use password generators online)
    Pray that everything ends well.

    Best of luck!
     
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  9. Euphorix

    Euphorix Supreme Member

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    500k followers
    2-4k likes per photo?!?!?!

    Your country does not matter. Please don't blow eight thousand dollars on a bum deal

    FIND ANOTHER NICHE
     
  10. longdouble

    longdouble Regular Member

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    FIND ANOTHER DEAL!!!

    500K should have around 11-15K likes per photo. I can analyse this acc for you and tell if the followers were saturated or not. Highly likely they were. Don't blow your money on a fake.
     
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  11. mladz

    mladz Power Member

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    That engagement is horse shit
     
  12. iamthefox

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    I think with your budget you can create your own account and use that money to buy shoutout, it will give you more net profit and less risk.
     
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    NO HUGO NO!!! Whatsapp me and i teach you how
     
  14. Euphorix

    Euphorix Supreme Member

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    If you want to blow your money go buy this. It's getting same engagement as the account you're thinking about purchasing and you'll save 7,100
     
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    bad idea overpaying you can get accounts for way cheaper
     
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    hardly worth $1k in my eyes to be honest
     
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    lol, if it only gets 1k - 2k a pic then I could buy that account for like 150$ xD I buy accounts where its 1k likes = 100$. Bought a 500k account for 1k as it only got about 10k likes per pic. very bad deal yo.
     
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    Not worth $8k. Some of my accounts that had ~100k followers gets 4-6k likes so that is horrible engagement %.
    The account probably has only about realistically 100k-150k real active followers and rest are fake or ghost followers.

    I wouldn't pay anything over $1.5-2k on that.
     
  19. BuySellShoutOuts

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    drake designer has the best advice in the thread.

    Some additional advice - Engagement should be 2% to 5% of follower count. For example - Likes should be 10k to 25k
    drake designer suggests - have a written sales agreement with terms of the agreement carefully outlined that the escrow service uses to manage the process
    We sell IG accounts on our site and have access to an excellent escrow service (not all escrow services will deal in the digital world)
    Good Luck
     
  20. seogenius21

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    Is there a place where you can buy shout outs in bulk?