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Yous' Instagram Journey to 250K Followers in 90 Days

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by YousB, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. YousB

    YousB Junior Member

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    Hello! Welcome to my Instagram Journey! I'd like to thank you for taking the time to check out my thread.

    About This Journey
    - Zero Instagram Experience
    - No bots will be used
    - I will be managing 5 accounts

    My goal is to build the total following of all 5 accounts to 250,000 from practically zero in 90 days. Out of these 5 accounts there are 3 different niches I am working with.

    The Starting Plan
    -To get my first 3,000-5,000 followers I will be following around 400-600 people per day on each account. I only will do this until I reach a decent following of 3000+
    - Post manually 3-5 times per day on each account

    I want to show you guys that with no experience, no followers, and no bots it's very possible to build social media accounts up. I think too many of us are forgetting that there are actual people on the other side of the screen. I want to show that with quality, hard work, and persistence that within 90 days you can establish a incredibly active and high quality following.

    Monetization
    - No attempt at monetization will be made until after each account is over 40,000 followers
    - My monetization plan will include shoutouts and affiliate products


    Account Breakdown 10/27/15
    Account 1 - 2207 followers
    Account 2 - 1079 followers
    Account 3 - 2870 followers (REMOVED FROM THIS JOURNEY)
    Account 4 - 3534 followers
    Account 5 - 2062 followers



    (Account 1,5 same niche | Account 3 unique specific niche | Account 2,4 very similar niche)



    How will I grow the accounts after each account gets 3,000 followers? Well stay tuned in and i'll show you exactly how! Let's do this!
     
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  2. DTjai

    DTjai Regular Member

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    Subscribed and good luck with your journey.

    Regards,

    DTJai
     
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    Suscribed to this! Wish you the best.
     
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    What links of affilate links Instagram does not block/ban?
     
  5. YousB

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    The key is to get people to know like and trust you. A lot of people make the mistake of just directly linking affiliate products. However the best thing to do is link them to your blog in which you talk about the product and your results with that product. And of course it must be something that people from your niche want and need.
     
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    good luck OP!! Looking forward to your updates!!
     
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    Suscribed to your journey. i guess it will be hard without bot. good lucuk.
     
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    It's going to be hard but don't give up. I'll be watching! :)
     
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    I've decided to remove account 3 entirely from this project. It was in an unrelated niche and I was continuing to see why it would not be very profitable even in the long run. Especially because I am focusing on quality I am spending much more time on my accounts and I don't want to spread myself too thin. So I am now managing a total of 4 accounts. 2 in one niche, 2 in a different niche.

    Spent all day doing what I call 'quality following'. Literally going in by hand and following people that are hq and fit the profile. I follow about 200 people then move to the next account. I do this 3x per day. I am also manually posting 2-4 pictures per day for now. After this period of following for my first 5000 followers ends I will then focus much more on quality pictures, timing of the posts etc..

    Will update account numbers in the full update tomorrow. I'll also be upgrading on Iconosquare to get better analytics. I am big on statistics and data.​
     
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    Hello OP and thanks for sharing.
    I have a question about the creation of these accounts, all were created with the same IP or did you bought private proxies?
     
  11. iamthefox

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    Here is my opinion, to reach 250K follower in 90 days is a little to hard if you not buying any shoutouts. Don't misunderstand me that I discouraged you but it just the experience that I faced but you seem to know what you are doing.
    Any way Good luck bro :D
     
  12. YousB

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    Two of them I had already created months ago but never posted on. Two I created this week. I use bluestacks and my personal iphone 6s for managing my accounts. I remember seeing on here somewhere that 5 accounts per ip looks fine to Instagram, but then again you can never be sure. However, I am fairly confident 4 accounts is very reasonable especially given that I am not using any sort of bots or spam tactics.

    I've actually developed some good personal relationships with multiple account owners. I'll possibly be able to get very discounted shoutouts i'll keep you guys posted on that if it happens. I may buy some shoutouts this first month but I am unsure still, preferably no buying because this thread partially serves to motive you guys that with no experience, money, or bots you can build a respectable following.
     
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    keep updating :) good luck OP !
     
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    On Friday I will be upgrading all 4 of my accounts on Iconosquare which will give me more detailed stats on each account. However i'll go ahead and update you on the progress.

    10/28/2015
    Account 1 - 3989 followers
    Account 2 - 3210 followers
    Account 3 - 3820 followers
    Account 4 - 2160 followers

    Honestly I've poured about 75% of my efforts these past two days in account 1. It's fun to engage on that one and I feel it has to most potential. I'm averaging just under 100 likes per picture on that account which I feel is decent.

    My unique method of following seems to be paying off as I am seeing around 40-60% following me back.

    On an unrelated note I am not sure how this thread already got rated 1 star :(

    My update on Friday will be more in-depth in terms of followers and likes per post when I upgrade on Iconosquare.​
     
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    Congrats on your journey. Best of luck.
     
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    Will be following, great journey and hope you have success!

    You using one device? to manage all accounts or have multiple devices? I used to use 4 iphones to manage multiple accounts but now using igerslike, but i'd love to hear how you're doing it cause it's definitely annoying to constantly log in and out.
     
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    I'm combining my personal phone and bluestacks on my computer. I log into all of the accounts on both my phone and bluestacks.
     
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    Nice to see some people not going straight for the money. Why did you remove account 3 from the journey, just curious?
     
  20. YousB

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    My goal here is quality. Account 3 was in a very specific niche and in the long term it did not align with my goals.

    Honestly at the moment Account 1 is getting 80% of my attention. It's growing the fastest and i'm almost at 100/likes per post average which is a great sign.

    I know I can get it to 100k the fastest. I might make that my goal while getting the other 3 to over 25k.