How can we grow our following these days?

Until a secret method appears… we can apply occam’s razor — he purchased the followers on SMM :+1:

Moemen you weren’t the "d*ck in this thread, that honor was awarded to Val_vini with his own comments.

I mean seriously, this forum is meant for us to help each other. I realize some don’t like sharing certain methods of doing things, because if they did it would become so widespread it could hurt. But overall most people on this forum are supportive, and help Noobs like me so we can get thru paying our dues so to speak a little easier.

But for Val_vini to just use this thread to gloat is a douche move, and I hope Karma bites him in the arse. But you moemen, have nothing to apologize for here.


mother/slave method

Thanks for honoring me.
As I see in this forum none shares anything, more that they have level 2 3 and more even for censuring information. So if you think you’re in a forum sharing knowledge maybe you should start reading all the posts and if you find someone that shares a real working solution… well… you can honor me again :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

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We all are in the edge these days.

Why such a tension the last days guys ? Chill …

Growing nowadays is NOT easy and attaching here screenshots of how one or another managed to gain some hundreds per day is not changing the facts.

Having 40 accounts in order to promote 1 is also self-evidence that this sm platform is not supposed to work this way.

About hashtags, I tried both ways, with and without. Without hashtags did not work better for my small account. I also tried with and without location. The same results.

It seems that IG follows a formula to determine a range of minimum organic reach for each account and this range of reach will be shared respectively among the destinations you give IG. Eg. when you use location and no hashtags it will share your amount of reach between these two destinations, so you ll get an amount of people who will see your post through location and the rest will be your followers. If you use hashtags and location again it will share your reach among the three. When I used nothing else, ie no hashtags no location, i noticed this peculiar thing, that the reach increased though the ‘other sources’, as if IG didn’t want to show my post to more followers than the usual range it does !!! As for explorer, it did show up in the analytics when i didn’t use location or hashtags, but was a small amount of views.

So folks, I went back to hashtags, I downloaded my own list from J, which I rotate. And it works pretty well. Organic reach remains the same but I get extra engagement and even shoutouts from using hashtags, which otherwise I would have missed.


But… I will keep in mind for the future my conclusions, as well as what @Alexnvo does, and I will use no hashtag after a particular point where my account will hit the numbers and the reach I want, in order to hit explorer.

I interesting too.

Work your way to the explorer page. Viral content is what is going to get you organic growth this days

Yeah, if you can manage to repost viral stuff, could rocket up your growth ! But if you’re a content creator by your own, you need to be over-talented tho.

Sad but true !


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Yeah that’s what I think too!

What if I got reach from hashtags for a post and 0 impression from hashtags the next post

Shadowbanned maybe ? I guess you’ll find out on your next posts


No I’m not shadowbanned

Then go check your analytics and see if you can notice some differences regarding the reach…

Is it exactly 0 hashtag reach or is it nearly 0? Exactly 0 I have never seen in my account. Nearly 0 can happen some times, especially when you use the same hashtags.

If it’s 0 go and see how your organic reach went at this post. Has it increased because hashtags didn’t work ?

It’s “zero” and my organic reach is suck :sob: from 8.2k I got 600 only from home

What helped me was go private for a month

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Looks like a kind of shadow banning or whatever new punishment IG thought of.

600 out of 8.2k Is not normal. Do you use automation? Repost content or new? Think what you may have done.

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My Golden C’s:

  • Consistency
  • Content

i have 2 pages over 10k and under 20k. the likes are down by upto 70%. never botted on those slaves. The feed is slow as shit

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