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Short Links on Instagram?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MarketDominator, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. MarketDominator

    MarketDominator Newbie

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    I've been making about $50 a day on Instagram with CPA until all of my Tumblr accounts which I was linking to from the Instagram profiles.

    I kind of see this as a blessing in disguise because I realized it's most likely better to link directly to the CPA offers rather than go through a Tumblr page any way. Right?

    But what my main question is, is will I get banned by using short URLs like Bitly links?

    Thanks!
     
  2. loudINMedia

    loudINMedia Junior Member

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    Not really when you use short links, instagram or twitter: both allows short urls in their feed...
     
  3. Micoli

    Micoli Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I haven't heard about somebody being banned for short links on Instagram. However - I've heard about people being banned for simple URL's. At the end of the day - it's up to you. What about me - I'm trying not to include links in my images comments.
     
  4. Macthetrix

    Macthetrix Regular Member

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    yeah most url shortener like adfly or bitly will get your accounts banned. Trust me I speak from experience :)
     
  5. trappin

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    I cant link bitlys in my bio, i used to just write the whole link in caps which made the link "approved" and clickable but being who i am didnt realise that the link was not proceeding to an offer. so i've added emojis infront of the link so it can be visible, but that slows down the traffic way too much. is there any link shortener that works for instagram?
     
  6. bikethatmills

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    There is always risk involved just like you experienced with tumblrs. Just try to diversify your techniques so you should have alternatives in the event that your account is banned.
     
  7. theillusive

    theillusive Newbie

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    Have you tried your own link shortening? Not sure if that will work but if they're looking specifically for those main ones then you might get some reprieve by making your own? I've seen snippets running around that you could probably install/use.
     
  8. arganrecords

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    If you're making spam activities your site will be banned, simply as that.
    I would not never risk to lose my site, I would use a satellite site.

    If you aren't making spam activities and you aren't publishing a lot of links you can go for direct linking.
     
  9. syqelguy

    syqelguy Newbie

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    I am using clk im service as my link shortening service and its great... mail them about it and let them know what is the issue...