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What's the plan now?

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Isaxmx, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Isaxmx

    Isaxmx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Okay guys I know everyone wishes their account were doing well and all, but let's face the truth, we're all bypassing the system to get more likes more followers and not in a organic way like instagram would want us to do. So now what?
    Can we maybe do a brainstorm of what we got left? To be honest, I've work 1 years and a half on instagram and I'm not gonna give up now. Failures happen and if we always give up we won't succeed anywhere.
    We should invest $ in shoutouts? Okay but is it gonna work? We don't even know now who has real followers/likes.
    Many MANY genuine accounts have amazing like/follow ratio and are growing everyday while others are not. I know accounts that don't use bots or follow/unfollow and their ratio is not the best while others keep growing everyday organically but with an amazing ratio. I think that growing with a bot the same way we always did is old news now and will simply not work anymore. Also, I think that a lot of you like me have invested in this project of growing and most importantly invested your precious time and I think we can all help each other find solutions even if it's with white hat methods.

    Btw: There's MANY accounts I used to do S4S with that never follow and unfollow or use a bot and their engagement is HORRIBLE so maybe instagram flags us for doing that also..?
     
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  2. petirthunder

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    hmm the best plan is stop botting and quit from banking IG..
     
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  3. Isaxmx

    Isaxmx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That doesn't sound like the best plan to me :p stop botting maybe and certainly not buying fake likes or followers it will certainly make everything worse. But I do believe theres a way if we work hard and don't take the easy path.
     
  4. asynchrny

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    Growing on Instagram was too easy. Getting followers was mad easy with follow/unfollow.

    It's not as easy now, gotta get creative :) But remember Zuckerberg will keep going against us blackhatters!
     
  5. mladz

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    The plan is to continue growing 1k followers a day with instagress and watch everybody continue to whinge about how the will go to Twitter now because it's the 'end' for instagram
     
  6. prisonsoap

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    Now it's slow growth and organic hardwork. Instagram is accomplishing what they want, cleaning house of non-real accounts.
     
  7. Reaver

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    My account has over 500 followers and I'm in a super boring niche that I pretty much don't care for. However I set it up for a family member and I did manual following/unfollowing for about two months or so. I rarely ever posted pics, but because I engaged with my audience by liking their pics and leaving USEFUL comments I got rewarded.

    This is a brand new account and I have never used Instagram ever until I joined this forum. You may scoff at 500 followers but they are fully engaged and love when I post anything.

    I don't know why people want to use bots for everything. That's just so lazy. Then shit like this happens and you all whine and start saying things like "Making a living on Instagram is impossible!" and "Why do my accounts keep getting banned?!" Just do it the way Instagram wants you to do it. For the love of toast it isn't hard. I know this is BHW but some methods work better if you don't take shortcuts. This is one of them.
     
  8. asynchrny

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    500 followers won't make you a millionaire. We all understand your point, but you have to accept that people wanna optimize their growth and earnings.
     
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    I'm not trying to be a millionaire. I made my point. You don't have to like it or agree with it, but it looks to me like optimizing your earnings with bots isn't working.

    However, feel free to keep trying to do it your way. I'm pretty sure a year from now all of you will be Instagram millionaires. Just keep using those bots and playing with the settings.
     
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  10. txholdem

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    if the daily limit is 300, it's like 1/3 of what one used to be able to do?
    i guess for those who use bots, they just have to have 3 times as many accounts to have the same results. so theoretically, the cost/expenses just tripled.

    it becomes impossible for me since i am not using a bot. i wanted to see money first. now i have to make a decision.
     
  11. this_is_dev

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    stop thinking like an "IMer" and start thinking like a "growth hacker"
    just my 2 cents.
     
  12. richardleb

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    Seems you are giving up too early, keep playing mate
     
  13. FA925

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    I got 500 followers my first day bro.
     
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    This - never give up!

    There's always going to be another new method being worked on behind closed doors.. there's always hope.
     
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    You want a cookie or something?

    You can impress me when you become a millionaire solely off of Instagram.
     
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    One of the best replies I've ever seen.
     
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    Is it not worth using bot with instagram?
    I was thinking of doing it :)
     
  18. Isaxmx

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    I'm using instagress now just trying for fun the comments with mentions and I'm surprised that my accounts haven't been blocked or anything so we'll see where it gets me. I've been trying to follow people who commented and liked pictures but my engagement stays the same instagram seems to have flagged my account real bad lol.
     
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    Never give up bro We can still unfollow 600 people per day..
    Unfollow 300 people in 1 hour and you'll get temp ban after 12 hour again unfollow 300 people in 1 hour.
    Buy shoutouts in your niche from pages which are getting 3k+ likes buy their monthly or weekly package that will be cheap and also help you to grow your account.
    Or you can start kik or skype group for S4S only add those people who are getting 1500+ likes this will help to grow your account.
     
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  20. daewoo45

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    Must just be the way you go about it, I have never really had an issue growing accounts.