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Wondering when I should stop

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by Twickburns, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. Twickburns

    Twickburns Junior Member

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    Hey everyone.

    I have a business i'm about to launch. I've been working on it for almost a month now.

    Four of my Instagram accounts that are going to be used to promote the business are about to hit 5,000 followers. I've been using FL to build these accounts. My question is what is the growth like being 100% organic posting at around 5,000 followers per account? Obviously I want to keep growing but I no longer want to bot these accounts to risk losing them. I'm debating whether or not to keep botting. If I get banned, I can just build more. Not a huge deal there although it would be a huge pain in the ass.

    What's everyones thoughts?
     
  2. VeeGeeN

    VeeGeeN Regular Member

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    When you start to become worried after focusing on building for so long surely that indicates it's time to stop, load some new accounts and promote the existing?

    Don't push them too far otherwise you will feel worse for taking that gamble and it not paying off.
     
  3. JokerSEO

    JokerSEO Power Member

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    If you don't want to risk their safety than that answers your question right there.
     
  4. vivalikes

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    I think you should stop for the moment being! You don't want Instagram to ban your accounts because of the bots! Best advice would be to purchase organic Likes from Vivalikes and slowly build your followers base organically.
     
  5. W9go

    W9go Elite Member

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    just do what you did to grow them to 5000 with a smaller quantity. then there should be no risk to loos it ;)
     
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    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Work with 100% potential and when you get 3-4k followers reduce it to 20-30% and keep working with that tempo
     
  7. Mr Spectre

    Mr Spectre Regular Member

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    Your reply has nothing to do with what he asked. What a worthless and pathetic attempt it posting just so people can see your signature.
     
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  8. Mr Spectre

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    OP, organically you'll only get about 10-12 followers per day. But you should stop botting and manually follow unfollow during the day when you have time. That will balance the growth & minimize the risk
     
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    well, all these people saying you should stop but by stopping you would lose 90% of your traffic, so whats the point? just let it run on lower settings if you are worried.
     
  10. snowbro

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    You need to get to 20-30k to start growing decently from organic traffic
     
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    I would probably stop following/unfollowing when my accounts have more than 20k followers already, but I will still continue botting by liking photos.
     
  12. xinga

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    Well... I can only agree. Stopping at 5k is a waste of potential. With a 5k account you will get like 5 visits to your money page a day. 10 if you tell them to visit the link in the bio (can easily track that tho).

    Personally speaking i'd say. Continue to about 20k and then switch to manual only.

    If you a worried about losing the account...well...what keeps you from starting a new back up account (don't do it on the same ip adress!)?

    Even with consverative settings you should be able to get a new account to 5k in ~3-4 months (I am asuming your business is not "sexy girls" or "hot cars"..so gaining followers will be harder.

    So what I am saying. Maybe your current account might get banned on the way to 20k. But by the time that happens you will have another 5k account as a backup.
    If you don't continue automation...well your 5k acccount will be at 5.5k in 3 months without shoutouts.

    Alternatively...well..like I said, buy shoutouts, crosspromote and do manual liking and commenting. Will be harder but might actually be the better alternative because it will lead to more engagement = leads more likely to buy your stuff.