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Strategy to get TONs of traffics from Instagram

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by youmakeme, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. youmakeme

    youmakeme Power Member

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    Just sharing a method here that have worked for me on instagram to get traffic.

    There is two ways to go about doing this. One is free and the other one will involve some investment.

    Free Method:
    1. Create instagram account using a 3G internet using bluestack or Andy. Both emulator can be downloaded free. Or you can choose to root your android phone and install a device ID changer (just google for this if you need). Disclaimer, rooting your android phone can result in breaking your phone. Create about 10 accounts. I personally buy social media accounts directly from globalsuccesssoftware.vn as it makes my life so much easier. There is no need to buy proxies if you are manually managing the instagram account as long as you are using a 3G internet access. You just need to switch on and off your access to change the IP address.
    2. Make a plan of the target niche of those big instagram account holder. Follow their followers with the hope that they will followback.
    3. To research a list of big accounts to follow, I use this http://socialblade.com/instagram/top/100/followers
    4. Follow about 20 - 50 followers per account each day. There is a limit of around 20 follow per hour so try to stay below this quota to avoid account being ban (Note a fellow member has mention that it is possible to follow much more than this amount per hour,I have not tested but feel free to test it). Follow during the timezone where your target audiences are awake. Example, if you are targeting USA, make sure your activities begin during the time when the audience are awake. Unfollow about max of 10 per hour to avoid being deem as churning.
    5. Post about 24-48 pictures a day. Make sure these are original pictures or at least change the file name of these pictures. *Important* Do not post link in the description of your pictures. Link only appear in your bio once. In the description of your picture, subtley promote your site. If in doubt, follow what big brands like coca cola are doing. Example, "Been to Finland for holiday this summer, nice. Check out my summer wear collection at xxx dot com or simply visit my profile for the link to my site"

    If you are doing right, each instagram should bring you around 10-50 unique visitors per day. 10 instagram account means about 100- 500 unique visitors.

    Non Free Method:

    1. Use followliker to scale up the above process. Take note that there could be instances whereby sms reverification is required. This usually happens when you are over following/ unfollowing or posting of pictures. When this happens, just go to smspva.com (they have a BST here) and just reverify your account

    Monetization method:
    I am primary using this method to promote Amazon affiliate programs as I find that fashion products tends to do better with this method.
    However I am certain there are more creative usage to this method to monetize. Feel free to discuss in this thread so that we can brainstorm for more ways to monetization.
     
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  2. RuthSam

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    Thanks for this guide very helpful. As you wrote, you are using it for fashion amazon affiliate programs, do you think it can be used when you are selling services directly?
     
  3. youmakeme

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    It can be but for services, I find that I have limited choices when it comes to pictures relating to services. My thinking is that we should post relevant pictures and not just post for the sake of posting. I term this as smart spamming. The challenge lies with posting relevant images. Because these are the ones that will help you to get lots of engagement.

    I chose fashion because it is so much easier to get product images to post. :)


     
  4. mladz

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    No offence but the free method is shithouse and you are sharing false information. ' you can only follow 20 users an hour'.

    I, like many, can follow 200 an hour. Your picture method is horrible and you don't even mention the use of tags.

    Both methods are shit.
     
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  5. youmakeme

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    Hi, no offence taken. Remember this is a thread for discussion and sharing. If you have a working method then share it here. :)
    The reason why following only 20 users an hour is primary down to logic of following a normal human usage of instagram. You can do more if you want, nothing is cast in stone.

    Picture method is what works for me in the niche that I have chosen. If you have better method such as using tags, could you share more on this so that everyone can benefit? I can learn from you as well.

    If both methods are shit, please feel free to contribute your version of working method. I think more people will benefits through learning.




     
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  6. mladz

    mladz Power Member

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    For starters if you follow 20 an hr manually that might barely be 200-300 a day if you count sleep. You can do 4 to 5 times a day plus unfollowing also.

    So I have just quadrupled your activity/views/traffic just by correcting your incorrect information.


    I suggest you read the threads and gather information that way. You will learn faster rather than waiting for idiotic (but correct) responses such as mine
     
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  7. youmakeme

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    Hmm, interesting. Could you elaborate a bit more on the usage of the hashtag? How do you research on trending hashtag? I am a good student :)

    Do you think it is better to have more activities then targeted activities? Meaning, do you prefer to do 5/ 6 times a day of following/ unfollowing regardless or timing of your audience activity time zone or do you think matching audience time zone of activities but with lesser activities would be equally effective?

     
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    Quality > Quantity. Always.
     
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    If people click on the link in the Bio and they redirected to amazon affiliate link, will it be cached like for 30 days? Or do I get also commissions if they buy anything else?
     
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    Your Free method is very Lengthy,would be better if you show some of analytic images of your account which will be helpful to know.
     
  11. youmakeme

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    Yes it will still be cached by the cookies and get the commission when they buy something from Amazon. You are smart to point this out. So the trick is to target to drop as many cookies as possible in the hope that these targeted audience will buy something from Amazon within 30 days.

    I try to keep the stats confidential as this is not a journey thread. This thread is more about discussion and sharing of methods that works. Like @mladz who pointed out the possible improvement to my methods. Such sharing and sparring of concept/ ideas is very good for this community so all of us will get a chance to learn more perspective of marketing through instagram. Feel free to contribute or point areas of improvement to the method. Will appreciate your contribution to this.

     
  12. avilux

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    I'm sorry.. but what's new about this? This has been known for ages and is completely rehashed. You can find plenty posts about this from earlier if you just do a simple search. Clickbait title. And for a power member such as yourself, I'm a little surprised, although.. it's understandable if your focus lies on other areas of this forum.

    I don't have anything personal against you, but it's just this is the reason I don't like visiting the IG section anymore of BHW. I like helping people, but it really does anger me when people CONSTANTLY are too lazy to just simply go a few pages back and research. If you want to make money, you MUST invest. Either money or your time. But there is nothing that is free in this world. If you're not willing to sacrifice neither of those, then just simply don't bother. I've been seeing for the past few weeks the same questions, the same posts, the same content, etc. etc. When I got into this, the first few days I spent doing nothing but reading about different strategies and methods and was looking for what the best programs would be and all that. Most of this was already available. Either on here or it was one of the first few searches on Google. If something wasn't available, then sure, I'd inquire about it. Have we all been too lazy at some point to search first, ask second? Probably, yeah. However, the sheer lack of effort I'm seeing from a good portion of "newbies" to both IG and IM in general worries me. A lot of people want to be spoon-fed everything. Also, if you have nothing to offer, then leave and do not come back until you have at least something.

    Also, if someone really wants to get into IG, you have to have some kind of money. I mean, you get what you pay for. It really is a hassle to do things as cheaply as possible, or for free. Sure, you can make a few accounts and save a few bucks, but if you plan to scale.. you have to invest in proxies, VPS possibly, FL and other bots, shoutouts/promos/mentions, etc. orrrr prepare for things to take an incredibly long time. (With the possibility of the banhammer, which would squash all progress you've made) If you literally do not have $100 in your bank account, or even $50 to invest.. then wait a few weeks. If you're making absolutely zero, and you're a teen or somebody without a job.. sure it's possible to make money through IM. But if you need money fast, and you don't have the time to read up on things and make something at least with a little bit of effort.. then just a job. Seriously. Or sell some old things on ebay/amazon. Good, stable incomes take a lot of time to develop. And short, quick ones will dry up before you know it.
     
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  13. youmakeme

    youmakeme Power Member

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    @avilux thank you for taking your time to write this post. I certainly appreciate your insight. What I am sharing is something that works for me. And you are right that my main focus is not on instagram. But it is something that I have tried out recently on my own and discover the possibility with Amazon affiliate program. Not something new definitely, but at least I see that it works out for me.

    Yes, someone might have shared the same methods many times. But how many of us actually take the method and uses it and see results. That is the difference why I started this thread. In a way I hope to stimulate and escalate the sharing of ideas for instagram marketing. This forum is hidden with gems, people who are extremely talented but might not have the time to share their success with instagram. I maybe naive to think that by sharing a method that works for me would result in more people contributing their working methods on instagram marketing but it is still worth a shot.

    And you are right that it takes money to make more money. Your wakeup hammer to this reality is hard but realistic. But let us move a step back and think back how can newbie make money without investment. Could it still be possible to manually manage instagram accounts to achieve the objective of making a sales or conversion?

    In view of the point on laziness, I fully agree with you.

    Now back to the thread. Anyone else have a better method to market on instagram to share? It can be free or cost money. Just any interesting methods for discussion.





     
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  14. txholdem

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    so how much money are you making off amazon?

    i find it hard to believe that you can make much without using hashtag. my experience is that most people follow you because you follow them. these followers dont have real interest in your products.