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What am I doing Wrong?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by hyomin, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. hyomin

    hyomin Newbie

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    Here are my stats:

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    Why am I growing so slow?

    I've been scraping users/photos from my niche's (cars/luxury) big user's followers and I post about 2-3 times a day during peak hours. I don't find my content low quality as well, and my engagement is horrible. I've never bought any followers as well so they're all real but very ghost-like.

    Here's an example of my post:

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    There are journey threads and posts on here stating people had gain anywhere from 2,500 (+/-) a day, but that seems impossible for me.

    I've been running FollowLiker for about 7 months and only gained 32,000 followers.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. envisioned

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    You "only" gained 32k in 7 months? that's about 4,5k a month and that's not bad at all.

    People who gain 2,5k a day have big accounts or do you think you'll be able to gain 2,5k with 32k followers? seems impossible for me, unless your content is HQ and you're constantly hitting the top hashtag section.

    162 likes on a 32k account is low, that's like a 0,5% engagement.

    Try to improve your captions.
     
  3. JiveTurkeySammich

    JiveTurkeySammich Regular Member

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    i'd say thats pretty normal for 300 follows/day unless you want to start spending some money
     
  4. majdi107

    majdi107 Senior Member

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    im running car accounts for about 7 month also and have 40k and get only 250-300 like
    don't know the problem also
    i see also that you follow some days 4 and some 800
    that's my FL problem also
    it don't reach the limit
     
  5. VapeMonkey

    VapeMonkey Regular Member

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    Car accounts are pretty much known for low engagement (just look around, around 2%)

    One of my accounts is a car page as well with about 7k followers and gives ~200 likes per pic.
     
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    I have a car account also,fresh,and from what i saw following users who follow big car accounts is not the best way to go.Why would anyone want to follow even more car accounts than they already do ?I swiched the users, i follow users from other niches and even got up to 600 followers/ day.Try following other users, who most likely don't follow car accounts and will want to follow you.
     
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    You should open up a bikini or modeling account full of hot girls! Sex sells buddy!
     
  8. hyomin

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    I feel like that niche is just competitive as cars. If it's too broad or common, competition is insane and it'll be hard to find followers it seems, but unique niches are not that much interesting to many people :creep:
     
  9. hyomin

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    I see, so you experimented by changing the target audience to a different niche and it worked out significantly? That sounds like a pretty good idea and I'll try it out for a week and I'll report back to this thread if it works for my account or not, thank you for your suggestion!
     
  10. hyomin

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    My guess on why FL doesn't reach the limit is because of Instagram's restrictions and anti-botting timeouts, too much action probably leaded FL to switch to another task
     
  11. hyomin

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    By spending money, do you mean like purchasing shout outs from accounts with high engagement? If the ROI is worth it, how likely is it to get my money back? I already have a landing page on my account bio with mobile downloads. So far making about $2-$4 a day from this account.
     
  12. Natty

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    This is completely irrelevant, but I follow your Instagram account just out of personal interest and now I have to unfollow you because you're a BHW member and I'll probably end up giving you all my money without realising it.
     
  13. hyomin

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    Lol hello! Do whatever pleases you, I enjoy posting on there and I only make money if you click on my link, the link doesn't contain false information actually, there's an eBook for you after completion if you're interested haha.
     
  14. mickyfu

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    Well you read it in an anonymous forum, must be true. Maybe concentrate on what you are doing and not what others say they are "doing".

    Not saying it is impossible, not saying they are lying. However I would take it with a pinch of salt.
     
  15. hyomin

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    My caption is the titled on first line, credit on second, and tags on third, I don't see what could I improve there, maybe more tags? Also I completely disabled likes off FL and changed it to Follow and Unfollow only, I'll update if it engaement increases.
     
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    Hahaha, I'll keep following you!
     
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    That is actually pretty good for how long your stats go back. If you want more organic followers, I would say post more hashtags. Here are some and where I got them:
    #holden #bigheads #love #cars #hot #supercharged #weather #meet #v8 #carsandcoffee #utes #coffee #classic #into #veteran #nowhere #muscle #trip #starbucks #helios #exhaust #golf #vr6 #r32oc #vwvortex #dash #vwsociety #ubertuning #v6 #limiter

    http://top-hashtags.com/hashtag/cars/
     
  18. Evnsmith

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    Yeah i have a car niche and i have the same problem. I have 15k followers right now and only 100 likes, but when i post a picture with a girl and a car, it goes up to 500 likes. :kev:
     
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    Ever thought about SFS? After 10k you can get pretty good results with SFS.
    A friend of mine had before 8 months only 70k follower on luxury/fashion niche. Now after several sfs PER DAY(she was/is very active) she gained without any payment and botting 160k (shes at 234k now).

    Post good content, keep up the work. Try to have a low k/d (simply like the word ^^, of course i mean, have a low followers/following rate, don't follow more then 200 accs).
    Keep posting everyday. Use some picture descriptions like: Tag your best mate which whom you would drive this baby.

    Think smart, how could you bring others to tag their friends?
    Or how could you gain more?

    Maybe create a website too, change name to something really catchy, make it look like it's some company stuff.

    I build an IG with fashion niche, added a website with tumblr bot, run an IG bot, made several sfs, and gained from scratch within 1 week 2k followers!
     
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    Increase the quality of the content, add more hashtags, create a couple of giveaways and make SFS with relevant instagram accounts. If you implement these steps try to do it simultaneously for bigger effect.