Growing via suggestions
We all know the suggestions that you get whenever you follow an account on Instagram, most of the time these suggestions are other accounts that are strongly related to or in the same niche of the account that you just followed. This might not be very interesting on first sight, but imagine being under the recommendations of @Mcm or @Jawlines as a boys page? That should be bringing in a lot of organic growth everyday right? Well that is exactly what I tried to do, I didn’t get under the suggestions of @Mcm or @jawlines but I did get in the suggestions of some smaller accounts like @dreamboy.z.
This (@lifeindubaiuae) account only has 7k followers and a 2% engagement rate but is still suggested underneath @Millionaire and @Luxury
How to do it
To get placed in the suggestions of an account, Instagram needs to recognize that you are in the same niche. You should be able to do this by copying a lot of stuff from the account that you want to appear on, I copied the full name of @Jawlines and put some of the stuff in my bio like ‘Dolan Twins’ and ‘I love cute boys’.
After that I started posting pictures that were easy for Insta to recognize as a ‘hot boy’ and I started using the same hashtags that big accounts in my niche were using.
Eventually big and small accounts in the ‘hot boys’ niche were appearing in the suggestions on MY account and I knew I was on the right track. Instagram recognized my account to be in the same niche as these suggestions so I should be appearing in the suggestions on their accounts as well! I already noticed that I was getting a lot of followers without using f/uf (15 – 60 a day) but I thought that it was just from my posts ranking on some popular hashtags. Didn’t really think about it until I decided to check my insights, I wasn’t getting any followers from my posts at all and I was following 0 people. The only way I could be getting followers was through the suggestions of other accounts which was sick, eventually I was growing without even posting!
Why you should do this
-Great introduction to organic growth
-Easy to implement
-Requires a bit of creativity and exploration of your niche
-Grow without posting anything
How to boost this
There are of course a few ways to really boost this effect but I won’t tell that for now, you guys will have to start thinking outside the box on this one. Reason for this is because it would become very saturated very fast if everyone knew how to get suggested under gigantic accounts with only a few minutes of work.