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What is your Follow Back Ratio on IG with FL?

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

  1. sakif

    sakif Regular Member

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    So I was wondering is it only me or everyone else who is getting less follow back ratio. Only around 15% people I follow actually follows back.

    Is it way too low?

    I am scraping user's followers, and the account has over 7 million followers.

    Please share yours so we can see the difference.
     
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    50-60%

    I'd take a guess that your photos aren't HQ enough or the blogs you're following aren't targeted enough
     
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    one of my account is in Sports niche and I get good engagement in posts with over 300 likes and around 30-50 comments per pic, so I believe the content I post are engaging. Maybe its the account I scrape from but the account is one of the leading in my niche...

    Perhaps, FL following a lot of inactive users?
     
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    Try scraping from some of the newer blogs in your niche. Might help
     
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    How many likes you get says nothing about your engagement, if you don't state your follower count as well.
    And it's not FL who is following a lot of inactive users...it's you. You set up the bot. ;)

    My follow back ratio is pretty similar to euphorix. It's around 45-55%.

    Try scraping newer blogs
    try scraping only top result from your "leading account in your niche"
    and use the filters. They are there for a reason.
     
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    sorry for the dumb question, but I am just starting out with Instragram so... How do you scrape the accounts ?
     
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    Guys sorry for this but I am confused.. which filters are you talking about
     
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    I get somewhere between 5%-30% follows back depending on the quality of the account feed.
     
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    These:
    Scrape user settings
    fl_scrape_user_settings.png

    follow user settings
    fl_follow_user_settings.png

    Obviously not with the shown settings. :D
     
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    Maybe it's me using the wrong setup... Btw do you do FLC?
     
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    Make sure you follow followers of an account that has great engagement, if that account has 7 million followers but only 4k followers per photo... they wouldn't really be interested in following your content.
     
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    the account your following could possibly have fake followers
    once i targeted lululemon, and got horrible results after 7 days

    when i follow by hash tag i get about 50-75% follow back ratio
    if i follow 900 i get about 450-500 followers in a day by hashtag using top results only
     
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    That's good, do you follow the people who posted the picture? or you follow the people who liked the picture?
     
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    I get about 30-70% depending on niche.

    You shouldn't scrape from an account that has 7m followers, that's just a huge no.
    Instead target multiple smaller accounts, (under 100k is better)
     
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    Mines about 10-30 % I'm trying to get it up to 50%
     
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    ^
    This.
    or scrape from a recent picture if it fits your niche.

    And yes I do FLC for some accounts. but not every niche is good for flc.
    From my experience there are very few niches that work good with flc. mostly creator niches.
     
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    Okay, I will try this and update on this thread. Thanks!
     
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    You use FL or just do everything manually?